Archive for July, 2012

White Clay in October from AdHouse Books

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

White Clay in October from AdHouse Books

White Clay by Thomas Herpich.
Published by AdHouse Books

From Thomas Herpich (a writer/character-designer/storyboard artist on the smash hit Adventure Time cartoon) comes a collection of experimental adventure/fantasy stories. Beautiful and strange… these comics are heartfelt attempts to examine the paradoxes and traps facing a human mind living today.

Thomas’ previous critically acclaimed comic making included Cusp & Gongwanadon.

4C cover
32 1C pages
8.5 ” x 11 ” saddle stitched
$4.95 US funds
ISBN 978-1-9352331-8-39
Shipping September 2012
Diamond Order Code: AUG12 0752

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Notebook by Jim Rugg

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Psst. Need a Notebook? How about a Notebook that’s full of over-the-top ball point pen drawings by Jim Rugg?

Notebook by Jim Rugg. Published by AdHouse Books

“Last year I started drawing again. For the first time in 15 years, I drew for reasons other than work. I make drawings out of the trash culture that I grew up with – superhero comic books, cartoons, straight-to-video genre movies, pro wrestling, and MTV. Like most marketing, that escapist fare usually promised more than it delivered. But those lurid video covers and melodramatic comic books fueled my imagination. As a result, the tone of my work vacillates between celebration and satire.” – Jim Rugg on Notebook

48 4C pages
8 ” x 10.5 ” Spiral Bound
$30 US funds
ISBN 978-1-935233-20-6
Shipping June 2012
AdHouse Books Exclusive Limited Edition (300)

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AdDistro. Hello, I must be going…

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Howdy-ho, true believers.

It’s with sadness that I announce the slow implosion of the once towering AdDistro. Well, sadness and relief.

Basically, I started AdDistro with the thought that I was bringing hard-to-find bibliogoodness to the people. Times have a-changed, and now the once hard-to-find beautiful things are a little easier to obtain.

While there was once a pond that kept Nobrow from us, now you can get their stuff from Consortium. While I was once the go-to place for Koyamaness, I am proud to point you Secret Acres way. Others have joined forces with others, and honestly, it was a lot of work, at least for lil’ ol’ AdCasa.

Adding Thomas Herpich and Bernie Mireault at the end was the proverbial icings on the cake. (I have always loved their sequentialness.)

But don’t fear, my bookish friends… I still have some of these goodies, and honestly, the getting is still good. (I do need to clean the shop up a bit, so pardon the dust until I do.)

I just wanted to let you all know where the pendulum has swung at AdCentral. And as I sign off, I want to thank everyone involved with AdDistro. It has been one helluva ride, and I love you all.