The DOGBOY strip appears in a couple of publications. It started out in the Smoke Signal comics newspaper produced by Desert Island Comics. This issue’s theme is Coney Island. Get your copy here.
I am proud DOGBOY is participating in Postcards from Queer Cartoonists: Benefitting the 2019 Queers and Comics Conference - Featuring ALISON BECHDEL, AJUAN MANCE, BREENA NUÑEZ, CARLO QUISPE, DAVE DAVENPORT, DIANE DIMASSA, DYLAN “NDR” EDWARDS, ELIZABETH BEIER, ELLEN FORNEY, ERIC KOSTIUK WILLIAMS, GENGOROH TAGAME, HOWARD CRUSE, IVAN VELEZ, JR., JEANNE THORNTON, JENNIFER CAMPER, JON CAIRNS, JUSTIN HALL, KATIE FRICAS, LIUXING JOHNSTON, MICHAEL FAHY, NICOLE J. GEORGES, PAIGE BRADDOCK, PHIL JIMENEZ, RACHAEL HOUSE, ROB KIRBY, ROSA COLÓN GUERRA, RUPERT KINNARD, SAM ORCHARD, SARA LAUTMAN, SONYA SATURDAY, STEVE MACISAAC, TIM PAUL, VICTOR HODGE, WILLIAM O. TYLER, BISHAKH SOM and BELDAN SEZEN. Support the bi-annual Queers and Comics Conference with this diverse and beautiful limited edition collection of postcards with comic art from 36 LGBTQ cartoonists! All proceeds go to support the conference, which is coming up in May in New York City. Get your postcards here.
Inspired by living in Lima and Madrid in the 80’s and NYC in the 90’s CARLITO tells the story of a gay Peruvian kid adapting to an increasingly hostile Europe and US while leaving friends and family behind. Published by Paper Rocket Comics.
Inspired by living in Lima and Madrid in the 80’s and NYC in the 90’s CARLITO tells the story of a gay Peruvian kid adapting to an increasingly hostile Europe and US while leaving friends and family behind. This is a contribution to gay journal RFD issue I’m Migration. Published by RFD Magazine.
”Boiled Angel Publishing presents the 2nd URANUS collaboration between outlaw cartoonists Carlo Quispe and Mike Diana, each contributing various stories of gay love and horror, respectively. See Quispe's Ass-tro-boy and Supermanuel, plus new Mike Diana comics, artwork and multiple full-page collaboratory spreads.” Published by Boiled Angel Publishing.
Uranus Comics are good comics! This all-ages adventure teaches a valuable lesson in the end! Free poster inside - Get yours here.
“World War 3 Illustrated takes on the world with this new collection of anticapitalist political comics. Now is the Time of Monsters explores and exposes the predatory logic that underpins our economy, politics, justice system, and human relations. From Wall Street to billionaire far-right funders like the Mercer and Koch families to vile creatures like Larry Nassar and Harvey Weinstein, this collection indicts them all in their war against us. Published by WW3 Illustrated.
“World War 3 Illustrated is the real thing.”—New York Times
“The best and longest running alternative comics anthology around.” —Comics Journal
Since its founding by Seth Tobocman and Peter Kuper in 1979, World War 3 Illustrated has been publishing cutting-edge, political comics that have inspired the developing popularity and recognition of comics as a respected art form. Now rebranded as a book series, the first, and timely, theme of this new imprint is fascism. Contributors include Erik Drooker, Sue Coe, Kate Evans, Peter Kuper, Steve Brodner, Isabella Bannerman, Carlo Quispe, Kevin Pyle, Seth Tobocman, and more. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s strip is inspired by Jack Kirby’s iconic image of Captain America punching Hitler, updated with a Hispanic twist. Edited and published by WW3 Illustrated.
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Carlito appears for the first time in the comics anthology Derring Do:True Crime False Crime. This short wordless comic strip is inspired by a true story of crime and punishment. “The Mechanical Pencil” tells the story of a boy in love with a mechanical pencil who liberates it from a stationary store. Problems begin when his father finds out. Published by Birdcage Bottom Books.
RFD is a reader-written journal for gay people which focuses on country living and encourages alternative lifestyles. The first all-comics issue features comics about making comics queer. Published by RFD Magazine. Read the comic free online here.
ALPHABET was born from a scrappy little non profit that promotes LGBTQAI comics. The Prism Comics Queer Press Grant is an annual financial grant that helps queer comics creators self publish their graphic novels, web comics, and zines. The grant is awarded to one creator, but many talented queer cartoonists apply every year. ALPHABET showcases these artists in a big sexy hard back full color anthology.
FEATURING Ajuan Mance, Ahri Almeida, Ashley R Guillory, Bex, Carlo Quispe, Christianne Benedict, Dave Davenport, David Quantic, Dax Tran-Caffee, Diego Gomez, Dorian Katz, Dylan Edwards, Dylan Good, Ed Luce, Elizabeth Beier, Emeric Kennard, Eric Orner, GZ Biazus, Hanna Oliver, Hanna-Pirita Lekonnen, Hazel Newlevant, Howard Cruse, Ingrid Mouth, Jeff Krell, Jennifer Camper, Jon Macy, Josh Trujillo, Justin Hall, Kelsey Wroten, Knave Murdock, Maia Kobabe, Melanie Gillman, Mike Sullivan, Nero O’Reilly, Paige Braddock, Pam Harrison, Robert Kirby, Robert Triptow, Roberta Gregory, Rupert Kinnard, Scott Adams, Soizick Jaffre, Sonya Saturday, Steve MacIsaac, Tana Ford, Tara Avery, Ted Closson, Tod Brower, Tyler Cohen, Vi Cao, Victor Hodge, Zak Plum… and more! Contributor Carlo Quispe’s strip Uranus Comics is a series of comics within a comic within a comics anthology. Published by Stacked Deck Press. Get your copy of the book here.
WORLD WAR 3 ILLUSTRATED #46: YOUTH & CLIMATE CHANGE - The acclaimed political anthology-still going strong stays as relevant as ever. This issue features comic book stories about young people and how they are confronting the climates they have inherited-social, political, cultural, and especially environmental. For the first time in WW3's history, works written, drawn by, or with youth will be featured in the magazine along with stories by parents and children and collaborations between teachers and students. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s Political Will strip follows activist Will from the border to the mid-west celebrating the Come Out Of The Shadows movement. Get your copy here.
WORLD WAR 3 ILLUSTRATED #46: YOUTH & CLIMATE CHANGE - The acclaimed political anthology stays as relevant as ever. This issue features comic book stories about young people and how they are confronting the climates they have inherited-social, political, cultural, and especially environmental. For the first time in WW3's history, works written, drawn by, or with youth will be featured in the magazine along with stories by parents and children and collaborations between teachers and students. Carlo Quispe’s contribution Political Will strip follows Will to a very nude protest. Get your copy here.
QU33R from editor Rob Kirby, features great new comics from 33 contributors— ROB KIRBY, DAVID KELLY, RICK WORLEY, JUSTIN HALL, JON MACY, STEVE MACISAAC, CRAIG BOSTICK, JENNIFER CAMPER, TYLER COHEN, HOWARD CRUSE, DIANE DIMASSA, KRIS DRESEN, DYLAN “NDR” EDWARDS, MICHAEL FAHY, EDIE FAKE, NICOLE J. GEORGES, TERRANCE GRIEP, ANDY HARTZELL, ED LUCE, MARI NAOMI, CARRIE MCNINCH, ANNIE MURPHY, L. NICHOLS, JOSE-LUIS OLIVARES, ERIC ORNER, CARLO QUISPE, MARIAN RUNK, CHRISTINE SMITH, SINA SPARROW, SASHA STEINBERG, IVAN VELEZ, JR., AMANDA VERWEY, ERIC KOSTIUK WILLIAMS - legends and new faces alike. Winner of the 2014 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Anthology. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s Political Will strip follows Will to a sexy party where we meet more of his fabulous friends! Published by North West Press.
World War 3 Illustrated is a semiannual independent political comix magazine. Since 1980, they have made it their mission to shine a little reality on the fantasy world of the American kleptocracy. In this issue, Sue Coe, Mike Diana, Peter Kuper, Magdy El Shafee, Kevin Pyle, Seth Tobocman, Gianlucca Costantini, Blu, Ganzeer, Sandy Jimenez, Frances Jetter, Carlo Quispe with stories about Occupy Wall Street, Julian Assange, The Comics Code Authority, Bradley Manning, Art School, David Wojnarowicz, A.R.A., the Arab Spring and many other controversial subjects. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s strip tells the story of the censored Hide/Seek exhibit at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and it’s aftermath. Published by WW3 Illustrated.
This issue of World War 3 Illustrated brings you conversations with the other and stories of being the other. Featuring the English-language debut of Lebanese cartoonist Barrack Rima, excerpting his forthcoming graphic novel about the experiences of an Arab man in Europe. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s Political Will strip debuts following Will on his way to an Occupy Wall Street meeting. Published by WW3 Illustrated.
This full-color retrospective exhibition is arranged thematically, including housing rights, feminism, environmental issues, religion, police brutality, globalization, and depictions of conflicts from the Middle East to the Midwest. World War 3 Illustrated isn’t about a war that may happen; it’s about the ongoing wars being waged around the world and on our very own doorsteps. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s comic strip The Everything Is Ok Comic tells the story of an imperfect father deported from the US after the Patriot Act goes into effect. Published by PM Press.
“Tahrir : Liberation from the Mideast to the Midwest,” issue #42 of World War 3 Illustrated, features new stories by cartoonists from Egypt, Lebanon, Kashmir, and Palestine as well as the United Kingdom and across the United States. The editors, Seth Tobocman, Jordan Worley, and Ethan Heitner proudly present new work about the revolution in Egypt by Egyptian cartoonist Magdy El Shafee, whose graphic novel Metro was banned by the previous Egyptian regime and will be published by MacMillan in 2012 in English. The new issue also features work from artists present at the massive protests in Madison, Wisconsin, including Mike Konopacki, Nick Thorkelson, Paul Buhle and Sue Simensky. Other featured artists include Eric Drooker, Peter Kuper, Seth Tobocman, Sabrina Jones, Jordan Worley, Sandy Jimenez, Ahmad Nady, Malik Sajad, Mazen Kerbaj, Tayseer Barakat, Ethan Heitner, Carlo Quispe, Edd Baldry, and many others. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s strip Besame Mucho follows militant Peruvian Queers kissing in front of a Catholic Cathedral and getting beaten by the police. Published by WW3 Illustrated.
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As part of their publishing program engaged with social activism, Printed Matter published the Artists & Activists Pamphlet Series between 2008 and 2012. Inspired by the legacy of the political pamphlet, these modest format publications offered artists and collectives a space to address some of the social and political concerns of our time and critically examine the concept of art and activism. Contributor Carlo Quispe’s comic pamphlet Uranus #0 continues the comic magazine’s posterior humor themes. Printed Matter offers a free download here.
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“Within the pages of their collaborative “Gay Love Comix,” Carlo Quispe, Mike Diana, and Shane Uht let their subconscious desires and fantasies roam freely, gleefully blurring distinctions between pleasure and pain, the public and the private, the sacred and the profane. Quickly-executed ink drawings, in which draftsmanship is sacrificed for rawness and spontaneity, give visual manifestation to situations rarely seen in comics of any kind: lovers arguing over their addictions and engaging in explicit sex acts involving razor blades, an “electric eel robot”, and - perhaps most shockingly - genuine and candidly-expressed affection for one another. “ Published by Printed Matter.
“Killer Heights is the story of Brian and his love affair with a hustler named Bible. The loose outline of their dalliance and breakup is told told through sketchy line drawings arranged in a basic comic book style and involves a cast of other characters: hustlers and young gay men looking for love. This is a larger-format extended version of the 2008 zine of the same title.” Get your copy here.
“The cutting-edge, politically charged comic zine includes an incredible lineup of politically radical art and comix, much of it war-related. In this issue: What do New Orleans and Baghdad have in common? One, a victim of Hurricane Katrina; a "natural disaster" caused by Global Warming and governmental neglect. The other, a city ravaged by an unnecessary war fueled by corporate greed and our addiction to oil. The radical artists of "World War 3 Illustrated" take on these issues of man-made disasters, and what hope we have to stop the cycles of violence and environmental destruction. With contributions by: James Romberger, Art Speigelman, Sabrina Jones, Seth Tobocman, Fly, Penny Allen, Mac McGill, Jennifer Camper and many more. Mostly b&w, a little color.” Contributor Carlo Quispe’s experimental strip returns this time with a global scope. Published by WW3 Illustrated.