Here are some of the new comics making their first appearances at this year’s Locust Moon Comics Festival:
The Little Red Fish #3
Writen by James Moffitt
Illustrated by Bizhan Khodabandeh
Published by Sink/Swim Press
Digitally Published by Rosarium Publishing
The Little Red Fish is a political allegory in serial comic form and in the style of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. The story is inspired by the Iranian revolution of 1979—starting with the coupe of Prime Minister Mossaddegh up to the rise of Khomeini.
Exhibitor: Bizhan Khodabandeh, Table 65-A
In A Rut Comics #1
Written by Eros Livieratos
Illustrated by Maria Sweeney
Their comics debut, with a series featuring a cast of characters all dealing with the hardships of life in their own way.
Exhibitor: Eros Livieratos & Maria Sweeney, Table 44-A
The Remnants #5
By Aremo Massa
The final printed issue! The Remnants is about an ancient land visited by three evil sister witches and the mysteries that surround them. The story follows a young vagrant and a cast of other characters whose destiny it becomes to defend the village from the witches. Also there are werewolves and zombies.
Exhibitor: Aremo Massa, Table 71-A
By Lou Allen
The first in a series about a kid named Alexis who has magical lunchboxes, and struggles with the havoc a demon wreaks after it’s accidentally released. A surreal, horror-tinged, all-ages comic.
Exhibitor: Lou Allen, Table 32-A
By A.D. Puchalski
A Halloween-tastic semi-debut: Monster mayhem in the ‘burbs thanks to the misadventures of a surly eleven year old. B&W with color cover.
Exhibitor: A.D. Puchalski, Table 72-B
Sherbet Volume 1
Written by Michael Vincent Bramley
Illustrated by Joshua Mathus
Cover by Alice Meichi Li
Featuring pin-ups by Alice Meichi Li, Amy Reeder, Glenn Fabry, Leila Del Duca, Fred Hembeck, Rodney Ramos, Shaky Kane, Hyeondo Park, Yao Xiao, Ally Cat, Nate Bear & more.
A horrific book about a lesbian Private Detective in a hellish retro-futuristic city where paramedics in bird-masks steal the organs of the poor to keep the rich alive and the police force is a Lovecraft themed cult. Most of that doesn’t concern her however, as she’s too busy doing lots of drugs and solving paranormal mysteries.
Exhibitor: Michael Vincent Bramley, Table 59
By Soumya Dhulekar & Nicole Rodrigues
A Philadelphia-set comic highlighting Soumya & Nicole’s friendship and the experiences they’ve had living as females in the city.
Exhibitors: Soumya Dhulekar & Nicole Rodrigues, Table 69-B
APB: Artists against Police Brutality: A Comic Book Anthology
Edited by Jason Rodriguez, Bill Campbell, John Jennings
An incredibly unique comic book benefit project featuring comic shorts, pin-ups, short essays, and flash fiction, the proceeds of which will be going to the Innocence Project.
Exhibitor: Jason Rodriguez, Table 65-B
Find them at the
LOCUST MOON COMICS FESTIVAL 2015
Saturday, October 31 – Halloween!
11 am – 6 pm
@ The Rotunda
4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
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