If the only comic artists print house Nakatomi Inc. works with are Shaky Kane and Paul Pope, well then, in my book they’re two for two. The company has announced a new print and T-shirt combo by Kane, King of the Wild Frontier and Dial Z For Zombie. The last tee Nakatomi and Kane did together proved popular in certain circles — a flurry of U.K. comics folks tweeted/Facebooked photos of themselves wearing it. Continue Reading »
Although Marvel and DC may be trying to suck the air out of the room with event books, there remains a thriving independent comics scene, and as we enter 2012 so does a new publisher: Nakatomi.
Spinning out of a previously established nerd fashion online storefront, Nakatomi (named after Die Hard, I hope) is entering the comics fray with a comic by Tim Doyle titled Bad Cat Comics #1. This limited-edition comic promises a mad-cap chase book centered on an El Camino driven by cats carrying a shark.
An El Camino. Driven by Cats. Carrying a Shark.
Friend of the site Paul Maybury chips in on the book doing gray tones over Doyle’s work, with Nakatomi partnering with Austin-based literary/arts publication Minerva’s Wreck. Bad Cat Comics looks to be the most inventive comic of 2012 thus far. Check out an interior page sample below and then repeat after me: An El Camino. Driven by Cats. Carrying a Shark.