Two From Jonny Petersen : “A Brief Yet Rambling Journey Through A Bunch Of Country Style Quotes And Bits Of Worthless Advice”


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

My only previous exposure to Canadian cartoonist and ‘zinemaker Jonny Petersen came by way of his Space Basket comic that Domino published some years back, which followed a pretty straightforward (if admittedly bizarre and hilarious) narrative, so I was pretty well floored when I received a couple of his latest self-published minis, which are highly interpretive works set within a tight conceptual framework deployed in service of different goals. This review and the next one forthcoming on this site will take a look at each in detail, so let’s get started with the one that’s got the longest title — as well as one of the longest titles you’ll ever find in general, A Brief Yet Rambling Journey Through A Bunch Of Country Style Quotes And Bits Of Useless Advice, which is admittedly a real mouthful but offers quite a bit to take in visually, as well as to…

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The Four Covers of Verdict


Verdict was a crime fiction magazine that enjoyed a brief run in 1953.  Though only four issues of Verdict were published, the magazine still featured work from notable names like Raymond Chandler, Cornell Woolrich, William Irish, Henry Kane, Dorothy Hughes, Rex Stout, and others.  That’s enough to make this magazine far more popular among modern collectors than it was among readers when it was first published.

Below are the four covers of Verdict!  Sadly, I have not been able to find any information on which artist (or artists) should be credited for those covers.

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