SPUMCO Returns to America’s Homes, Where it Belongs!
Thursday, Nov 15th, 2012
IDW and Yoe Books Bring the Legendary Animation House to the Printed Page!
San Diego, CA (November 14, 2012) – IDW and Yoe Books are pleased to announce the publication of JOHN K PRESENTS SPUMCO COMIC BOOK, a raucous collection of early comics by the illustrious John Kricfalusi and the explosively entertaining animation studio he founded, Spumco!
"I am thrilled that Craig Yoe and Yoe Books, the imprint of IDW, are compiling the rare Spumco comics we drew in the 1990s into hardbound volumes," said Kricfalusi. "Now collectors and fans can get to read some of the finest stories and art from the crew that made Ren and Stimpy. Jim Smith, Vincent Waller, Rich Pursel in top form - and also great inking by then young sprout Shane Glines. And many more funny artists!"
Long out of print and rendered hideously expensive, the insanity
of these comics by the creators of Ren & Stimpy and
Sody Pop are being collected into a beautiful, deluxe,
full color hardback for the first time! That’s right, folks,
160 pages of metaphorically unglued, off-the-wall,
kinda-filthy-but-that’s-ok-by-us comics goodness featuring
the adventures of beloved characters like George Liquor and Jimmy!
This collection even has a never-before-published story! This will
be the first time Jimmy the Drooling Numbskull in nutty the
Friendly Dump has ever been printed!
Lined with the works of Spumco greats like Jim Smith, Vincent Waller, Mike Fontanelli, Shane Glines, Rich Pursel, and more, this book is a must-own for animation aficionados and comics fans of all stripes!
JOHN K PRESENTS SPUMCO COMIC BOOK HC: (FC, $34.99, 160 pgs.) in stores 2/27/13. Diamond order code: DEC12 0494.
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IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coasts Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
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