Category Archives: IDW Publishing

Review: Long Distance #1

I’m a sucker for slice-of-life comics. No capes, no crime, no space aliens or post-apocalyptic wastelands; just good, old-fashioned, real-life stories backed up by heartfelt, emotional, and just plain real story-telling. Good, contemporary slice-of-life comics are pretty few and far between, nowadays, however, and unless you want to cross genres, throwback to decades past, or settle for webcomics, you’re just not going to find too many on comic shop shelves. One I did manage to find was Long Distance, from writer/artist Thomas Zahler released through IDW Publishing, a new series that is exactly the contemporary update the slice-of-life comic genre needs.

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‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ Coming to Top Shelf

Top Shelf Announces Graphic Novel Of 
Hunter S. Thompson’s

Adapted By Troy Little
“What were we doing out here…? What was the meaning of this trip? Did I actually have a big red convertible out there on the street? Was I just roaming around these Mint Hotel escalators in a drug frenzy of some kind, or had I really come out here to Las Vegas to work on a story?” — Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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