Basil Wolverton’s Powerhouse Pepper, from the Fantagraphics collection published in 1994.
Originally drawn in the 1940’s, this stuff is super bizarre, and it’s hard to imagine who he was writing it for. It’s almost as hard to imagine a company publishing it, but you have to assume the editors simply didn’t care, since it was for kids. Think of the images of golden age comics and try to fit this in with them. It doesn’t.
16 unique and unusual classes with dubious skills and handy abilities!
Thanks to everyone who read & enjoyed the zine at Indiecade. Lots of people told me (after reading it) what their favorite class was, and I kinda love hearing stuff like that, so feel free to comment with your fave! It’ll warm my heart.
here’s a promotional poster I drew up for a game we’re currently working on for those of you interested in excitin’ co-op hellgirl combat, more deets (and more cool art assets n such!!) soon to follow !!
i can’t seem to prevent it from showin’ up all fucky on tumblr so here’s the full
CELEBRATING BLACK WOMEN IN ROCK AND ROLL: POLY STYRENE
British rocker Poly Styrene, born Marianne Joan Elliott-Said, formed her own punk rock band, X-ray Specs, after seeing the Sex Pistols perform live at the Pier Pavillion on her 19th birthday. Before that, she had been dabbling in the art, recording demos with producer Ted Bunting and releasing her first single, a reggae tune called “Silly Billy”. After creating X-ray Specs, where she sang lead vocals, she began her feminist punk movement and opposed the male expectations of what a female rock star in the 70s should be.
there are a few silence of the lambs jokes so take care of yourself if you think that might be upsetting so you. there is also a shot of a vulva and some mostly-censored illustrated porn so it might not be the kind of thing you want to read at work, depending on where you work!