Archive for March 19, 2010

Coming Soon: “Sunset with a Beard” re-release

Posted in Bizarro Books on March 19, 2010 by carltonmellick

The Eraserhead release of “Sunset with a Beard” should be available by the end of the month. This version will include 5 extra stories that were cut from the original release.

THE MAGAZINE OF BIZARRO FICTION: issue #3 now available

Posted in Bizarro Books, Bizarro Fiction on March 19, 2010 by carltonmellick

The third issue of The Magazine of Bizarro Ficton is available now. It contains the following awesome stuff:

Magazine of Bizarro Fiction Issue Three CoverFICTION

Migration by James Steele
The touching story of father, son, and snowmen.

Re-Mancipator by Garrett Cook
The rampaging hordes of cannibalistic Lincolns must die!

What the Cat Dragged In by Monica J. O’Rourke
A couple, a cat, and a whole bunch of dead things.

Artists Only by Cody Goodfellow
Ass towers, trendy skin suits, and giant sea scorpions. It’s the social event of the year!

Neptune Blues by Bruce Taylor
Love and interstellar travel really aren’t that different.

POETRY

16 Poems by Kevin L. Donihe
Bunnies, bill collectors, and LSD.

COMICS

Ogner Stump by Andrew Goldfarb
What sorrow awaits Ogner Stump in this adventure?

Zombie-A-Go-Go by Richard Tingley
Coming soon to a theater near you! Maybe not…

NONFICTION

Prison Gigolos and the President: Author Spotlight on John Edward Lawson by Jeff Burk
A career overview and analysis of John Edward Lawson

Pat, the Prison and the Pants by Patrick Wensik
A gonzo bizarro tour of the Oregon State Penitentiary

The Grubby Bits: Artist Profile on Jase Daniels by Forrest Armstrong
Frequent collaborator, Forrest Armstrong, dissects the work of bizarro artist Jase Daniels

How Mary Lou Retton’s Bladder Ruined the State Fair by Patrick Wensink
Rednecks and piss at the Oregon State Fair

REGULAR FEATURES

A Rant from the Editor
Free books, yay!

Bizarro Book Reviews by Jeff Burk, Cameron Pierce, and Bob Chaplin
Reviews of Super Fetus by Adam Pepper, Archelon Ranch by Garrett Cook, Zerostrata by Andersen Prunty, The Egg Man by Carlton Mellick III, Ultra Fuckers by Carlton Mellick III, House of Houses by Kevin L. Donihe, Adolf in Wonderland by Carlton Mellick III, Vacation by Jeremy C. Shipp, Jack and Mr. Grin by Andersen Prunty, and Tangerinephant by Kevin Dole 2.

The Bizarro Books That Never Were: Skin House Calling by Cameron Pierce
The lost book of Cameron Pierce.

Cover Art by Carlton Mellick III
Interior Art by Angie Molinar
Editor-In-Chief : Jeff Burk

Buy from Amazon here.

Rotten Little Animals review

Posted in Bizarro Books on March 19, 2010 by carltonmellick

This is a review of the new bizarro author series book “Rotten Little Animals”  by Kevin Shamel, done by Christy Leigh Stewart in a Reading Rainbow parody sketch.  I thought it was pretty funny so I had to post it.