From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "Cartoonist couple Melinda Tracy Boyce (Cactus Club, Freckless) and Aaron Whitaker (The City Troll, The Awkward Quarterly) created diary comics during the month of July 2015. Taking place in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland, this split comic features slice-of-life vignettes from two different perspectives about love, being on the cusp of turning 30, and trying to make it as self-employed artists."
Full-color covers, b&w interiors
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "This experimental comic tells the story of a group of canines that tackle depression, drug addiction and anger problems whilst roaming the streets and protecting their cardboard box home from outsiders. Lunney explores themes of fame/celebrity, mental health problems, class struggle, addiction and more through a pack of homeless street dogs. Lots of jokes! Lots of bones!"
Two-color risograph covers
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "New Yorker cartoonist Sara Lautman shares drips and drabs (never drab!) of her life in glorious black AND white (grays are included gratis). Calling a crisis hotline! Singing Karaoke to bros! Wearing other people's shirts! Accidental antisemitism! It's all here, and more!"
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "Bottoms Up! True Tales of Hitting Rock-Bottom is an anthology collecting real stories of bottoming out from alcoholism, drug dependency, sex addiction, body dysmorphia, pornography addiction and more. These stories have been adapted into comics by a team of incredibly talented and diverse cartoonists."
Full-color covers with b&w interior. Perfect-bound.
Edited by J.T. Yost
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: “Cringe: An Anthology of Embarrassment collects over twenty stories of personal humiliation, shame & awkwardness from a variety of indie cartoonists.
Edited by Peter S. Conrad.
Full-color cover with b&w interior. Perfect-bound softcover.
From the Birdcage Bottom Books site: "One Thing At A Time, Bud starts with the news of his father's hospitalization for what turns out to be cancer. Budnik admits that drawing diary comics helps him process emotions, so the reader is privy to his internal dialogue, childhood reminiscence and conversations with family as he struggles to cope with a scary reality."
What Is This Site?
A virtual archive of mini-comics, fanzines, small press comics, newave comix and related items. The physical archive, housed at PF headquarters, is being built with personal acquisitions as well as generous donations from supporters. This project is most definitely a work in progress.