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Author Topic: Die Kitty Die #3  (Read 1090 times)

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irishmoxie

Die Kitty Die #3
« on: April 29, 2016, 04:43:19 PM »
Another great issue. I enjoyed all the Fernando Ruiz cameos saying the things he's said on this board and I believe I spotted Victor Gorelick as well. The upcoming ex-husbands issues I think will be really funny.


Sounds like Dan and Fernando are going to be doing variant covers for other Chapterhouse series. It's always interesting to see other characters in their style.

daren

Re: Die Kitty Die #3
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2016, 03:46:31 AM »
I posted about this in the thread for issue 2 http://www.archiefans.com/general-comics/die-kitty-die!-2/ but I should have made a new thread for it like this.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Die Kitty Die #3
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2016, 06:15:55 AM »
Just read it about an hour ago. It just keeps getting better. I don't even have the time to go into detail about all the great stuff on every single page. I mean, you could do annotations every other panel or so, commenting on all the in-jokes, references, homages and observations about the industry and fandom. There are just LEVELS to this thing that give me so much appreciation for it. I love the whole retro comic-within-a-comic "then-and-now" setup. I really feel like this is a comic made by fans who also happen to be pros, FOR fans. I mean that in the best possible sense of old-school fannish enthusiasm and a real love for comics, with just a twinge of "seen that, done that" and a knowing wink to the wise. I want to gush about it more, but words fail me at the moment. I'm just loving it in every possible way!

I was stoked to read the announcement at the end that KITTY had been picked up by Chapterhouse as a print comic. Whether that will be new material beyond the original Kickstarter miniseries, or just print versions of the individual issues, I'll be there ordering copies of it, because this book deserves all the support I can give it. I might have wished ideally for a larger publisher like IDW with better exposure in comic shops and more resources to promote the title, but I'm not going to quibble, this is definitely a win.
« Last Edit: April 30, 2016, 06:31:12 AM by DeCarlo Rules »

 


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