Zander Cannon fans can rejoice, as the first issue of his Oni Press giant-monster series Kaijumaxhits shelves on Wednesday. When I first heard about the comic, which is send on an island prison for for kaiju, the phrase “Pacific Rim meets Orange is the New Black” was mentioned. That’s certainly an apt comparison.
Creatively this project marks a major departure for Cannon, as all of his work is completely digital for the first time. The cartoonist shared a peek behind the scenes at a page from the second issue, showing the steps from rough layout to final product:
Every week the Robot 6 crew gathers together to see what looks good in each week’s comics in a playfully titled feature called “Food or Comics?” But now that eternal debate can be laid to rest thanks to the food-themed comic ‘zine Burgermancer.
“Burgermancer #1 is the most spectacularly weird thing I’ve read this year,” said Diesel Sweeties‘ R. Stevens, who introduced this book to me.
Described by creator/publisher Jason Fischer as “the burger lover’s zine,” this 12-page self-published ‘zine has comics, recipes, reviews and articles all about hamburgers. It even has an interview with burger connoisseur and curator at the Hamburger Museum, Hamburger Harry.
Here’s a sample page from the book to wet your taste buds: