October 2010


edited by Alvin Buenaventura

“Comics” is a two-page spread of assorted comics published exclusively in the print edition of the Believer. Below is a rundown of this issue’s comics and contributors.


Jonathan Bennett

Hungry Man by Jonathan Bennett
Jonathan Bennett is a book designer and cartoonist who lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife Amy and their two goldfish.

Charles Burns

Random Access by Charles Burns
Charles Burns draws comics every now and then and is the cover illustrator for The Believer.

Lilli Carré

Anemone and Comics masthead by Lilli Carré
Lilli Carré is a cartoonist and animator living in Chicago. Her most recent book is called Nine Ways to Disappear. www.lillicarre.com

Matt Furie

Boy’s Club by Matt Furie (by guest artist Lisa Hanawalt this month)
Matt Furie likes to draw creepy weird stuff. Three issues of Boy’s Club, his comic of the same name, are now available. www.mattfurie.com

Tom Gauld

Scientists/Not Scientists by Tom Gauld
Tom Gauld is an illustrator and cartoonist. He lives in London. His latest book is The Gigantic Robot. www.cabanonpress.com

Leif Goldberg

Giorgio & Dimitrius by Leif Goldberg
Leif Goldberg still collects unemployment from National Waste Industries.

Lisa Hanawalt

I Have No Idea and Boy’s Club (this month) by Lisa Hanawalt
Lisa Hanawalt lives in Brooklyn. Find a copy of her comic book series I Want You. www.lisahanawalt.com

Eric Haven

Race Murdock by Eric Haven
Eric Haven is the creator of The Aviatrix and Tales To Demolish. tinyurl.com/mxh72d

Anders Nilsen

Sketchbook by Anders Nilsen
Anders Nilsen is the artist and author of Dogs and Water, Don’t Go Where I Can’t Follow, and Monologues for Calculating the Density of Black Holes. He lives in Chicago. www.themonologuist.blogspot.com

Emelie Östergren

Plut by Emelie Östergren
Emelie Östergren is the author of Mr. Kenneth andThe Evil Dress. She is probably somewhere in Sweden right now enjoying the very long summer days. www.emelieostergren.se

Tim Hensley

Goof Ballz by Andrew Jeffrey Wright
Andrew Jeffrey Wright lives in Philadelphia and is 100% artist. He believes art, science, and love can save the world.

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