Perhaps a little too much sometimes.
From Martian Lit and the pages of This Sickness, the hilarious first issue of America's Sweetheart trying to stay pure amid the temptations of this fallen world!
John Linton Roberson has been an independent cartoonist, writer, and illustrator for over 25 years, and has produced 22 publications as Bottomless Studio since 1998. Most recently the lush anthology of comics, art, poetry and prose THIS SICKNESS #8, featuring 100 pages by 8 creators, including a new cover by Molly Kiely.He is the adapter of Frank Wedekind's Lulu (Book 1 available at Amazon & Comixology, and ongoing serialization in THIS SICKNESS), the creator of Vladrushka for Eros/Fantagraphics, and the co-creator (with John E. Williams) of Uncle Cyrus. Occasionally he is heard, usually at length, on Tim Young's Deconstructing Comics podcast.
Join the excitement as depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. Caught in the crossfire are his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry. This collection features the first five issues of the comic book series, including "“The Wubba Lubba Dub Dub of Wall Street,” "Mort-Balls!" and more, along with hilarious mini-comics showcasing the whole family.
In addition to the most recent Sarah's Scribbles fan favorites and dozens of all-new comics, this volume contains illustrated personal essays on Sarah's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges that will remind readers of Allie Brosh's Hyperbole and a Half and Jenny Lawson's Let's Pretend This Never Happened. The same uniquely frank, real, yet humorous and uplifting tone that makes Sarah's Scribbles so relatable blooms beautifully in this new longer form.
"As an adaptation Lulu is an education on the strengths of comics; as a dialogue on sex across the years between Wedekind and Roberson, this is a thrill." - Emmett O'Cuana, THE MOMUS REPORT
"LULU translates into graphic storytelling terms Wedekind’s meditation on sexual repression and its role in facilitating exploitative seduction with all its disturbing ferocity intact." - Martin Pasko, from the introduction.
You might think she's a femme fatale. But then you'd have it backwards.
At last collected in print, the first volume of acclaimed cartoonist John Linton Roberson's adaptation of the notorious sex tragedy by Frank Wedekind (author of Spring Awakening) and adapted by Walerian Borowczyk, Lou Reed, G.W. Pabst and Alban Berg (and banned by the Nazis as "degenerate"). Now in comics for the first time. Also included, a full collection of production sketches and other drawings, and a brand-new introduction from award-winning writer Martin Pasko. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.