The Acme Novelty Archive - An Unofficial Chris Ware Database

Slam Bang #21

Slam Bang #21


Potato Guy

5 8"
32 pages with cardstock covers
Fan-Atic Press

1 page B&W 'Potato Guy' strip.

"For the crowd that liked their mainstream-y comics and more alternative fare to comingle, Slam Bang was the small press comics anthology of the '80s. Although recently revived, this issue is from the original run."

"In this issue you'll find a "potato-man" strip by Chris Ware (Acme Novelty Library, Jimmy Corrigan), David Miller (Bob Goblin), a Razz strip by Jim Siergey (Cultural Jet Lag), Jim Thompson (Moat City), Michael R. Neno (Reactionary Tales), W.C. Pope (Arthur's World), Allen Freeman (Morgana X), Mike Barreiro, Michael Cain, Larry Blake (Nightstar), Russ Miller, Chuck Haspel, fiction by Joseph Shea, Steven Fox, Tod Rush and Jeff Gaither."

"Over the course of 33 issues, Slam Bang presented the work of Mary Fleener, Jeff Gaither, Hilary Barta, Roger Langridge, Donna Barr, Mark Martin, Colin Upton, John Howard, Edward Bolman, Tom Hart, Roy Tompkins, Steve Woron, Brad Foster and many, many others."

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