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"The Wiggly Reader knocked me on my ass." - Tom Hart

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THE WIGGLY READER  •  Issue One
     This Xeric-Award winning original features the knock- down, drag-out City Guy/Country Guy epic plus four other seriously funny stories. Issue One of The Wiggly Reader is a 32-page, standard format, black-and-white comic book with full-color, wrap-around cover. It is recommended for adults. Originally priced at $2.95 it's now on sale for only $2.50 US (plus 50¢ s/h).




  
"The cover of Issue #2, showing the assassination of Lincoln is the funniest comic cover ever." -Alex Robinson, Box Office Poison

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THE WIGGLY READER    Issue Two
     This critically-acclaimed second issue features five somewhat disturbing stories lovingly sheathed in the much-ballyhooed Lincoln Assassination cover. Issue Two of The Wiggly Reader is a 32-page, standard format, black-and-white comic book with full-color, wrap-around cover. Recommended for adults, this $2.95 value is now specially priced at only $2.50 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


 
"The Wiggly Reader is great... Kerschbaum has a morbid, vicious sense of humor..." - Peter Bagge

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THE WIGGLY READER  •  Issue Three
     Packed with fun, this third offering starts with a scruffy little Petey & Pussy tale rounded out nicely with a half- dozen other oddities including one story nobody gets... YET! Issue Three of The Wiggly Reader is a 32-page, standard format, black-and-white comic book with full-color, wrap-around cover. It is recommended for adults and is specially priced at only $2.50 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


 
   
THE WIGGLY READER  3-PACK
     Our ever-popular convention special is now available to our online shoppers! This fantastic deal gets you one copy each of the first three issues of The Wiggly Reader PLUS the 2000 Ignatz-nominated Best Mini Comic, Timberdoodle (that's over 100 pages of comix lunacy!) all for the low, low price of just $6.00 US (plus $2.00 s/h)! If you've never had a chance to read these books before, this is a great introduction to all things Wiggly at a price that's just too good to pass up!

 
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PETEY & PUSSY  •  Issue One
     Finally! By popular demand, that irascible duo star in their very own comic book! Can Petey & Pussy thwart the Old Lady's niece in her attempt to steal a valuable knickknack from the apartment? Not without Bernie's help. And that's not promising. The exciting premiere issue of Petey & Pussy is a 24-page, standard format, black-and-white comic book with a full-color cover. It is recommended for adults and is specially priced at only $2.50 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


 
 The original 16 strips! Supplies are limited!    

PETEY & PUSSY  •  The Strip Collection
     Where it all began. This very rare, 32-page, 6' x 7", hand bound, b/w maxi-comic with full-color cover collects the first fifteen Petey & Pussy strips that lay the ground work for all the jocundity that follows. Plus, there's a lame flip book! It's recommended for adults but supplies are limited. It's specially priced at $2.50 US(plus 50¢ s/h), so they're sure to go fast.


 
   
JUNK DRAWER
     This meaty tome features 90 pages of comics by John Kerschbaum (including one in full color and 8 big gatefolds!) culled from various books, comics, minis and magazines such as the 2001 SPX Anthology, Dirty Stories 2, the Bries Wind anthology, Lo-Jinx 3, The Comics Journal special editions and Nickelodeon Magazine among others. Plus there are several never-before-published doozies! And it's all been lovingly hand-bound in a beautiful yet sturdy corrugated cardboard cover! Limited to only 100 signed and numbered copies and priced at just $15.00 US (plus $2.50 s/h), it's recommended for adult comic lovers everywhere especially John Kerschbaum completists and the idly rich!


 
   
LITTLE BILLY BLUMPKIN
    According to this charming little nursery rhyme, Billy Blumpkin believes there's a bird lurking inside the pumpkin he's perched on. We can only hope he's as patient as he is stupid while he waits for it to hatch. This hand-bound mini is 16 (yawn!) pages long. It is recommended for children of all ages and is specially priced at $2.00 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


 
   
SNOWBALLS!
    Finally, an answer to that age-old question, "Where do snowballs come from?" Of course, this mini doesn't reveal the secret right away. First, it's going to tease you a little bit. This mini is 16 pages long and has a hand-printed two-color cover. It is recommended for adults of all ages and is specially priced at $2.00 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


   

THE SNOWMAN
     What's more fun than building a snowman? Nothing, of course. But reading this 20-page, hand-bound mini (aprox. 4.25" x 4.25" not including the die-cut carrot nose) is a close second. But you have to hurry. We've only made a few of them and they're melting fast! It's recommended for all ages and is specially priced at $2.00 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


 
   

 THE SNOWMAN • Six-Pack
    Why not send your loved ones some snow in the mail this holiday season?! Each pack includes six of the above-described mini-comic, The Snowman, plus eight envelopes for easy mailing! Only $11.50 US (plus $1.50 s/h)! This year, give the gift of comics!


 


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TIMBERDOODLE
     Nominated for a 2000 Ignatz Award for best mini-comic, this is the tragic tale of Wally Timberdoodle, an ordinary boy with one extraordinarily large, wooden "appendage". This 12-page, hand-bound mini (aprox. 4.25" x 5.5") is guaranteed to make you laugh till you cry. It's recommended for adults and is specially priced at $1.00 US (plus 50¢ s/h).


 
"Savaging a moron almost always sounds funnier than it reads." -Tom Spurgeon    

RANDY & THE CHRISTMAS PIMPLE
     Randy wakes up on the morning of the big Christmas Eve Extravaganza with a zit the size of a golf ball on the tip of his nose. And that's the least of this poor kid's problems. Don't let the pretty package fool you. Untie the big, red, die-cut bow to unwrap the meanest Christmas story ever told. This 12-page, hand-bound mini (aprox. 4.25" x 5.5") is specially priced at $2.00 US (plus 50¢ s/h) and is recommended for adult Scrooges.


 
   

RANDY & THE X-MAS PIMPLE • Six-Pack
     Do you know a few Scrooges? Well why send them some boring, sappy Christmas card when you can send them each their very own copy of Randy and the Christmas Pimple? Each pack includes six mini-comics plus eight envelopes and is cheaper to mail than a lump of coal! Only $11.50 US (plus $1.50 s/h)! This year, give the gift of comics!


  
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DUMB CLUCK
    A river stands between a dim-witted fowl and his home on Old McDoodle's farm. Luckily, there's a hungry alligator anxious to help him get across! This 12-page, hand-bound mini (aprox. 5.5" x 4.25") with die-cut cover is specially priced at $2.00 US (plus 50¢ s/h) and is recommended for readers of all ages.


 
ONE WAY or ANOTHER     ONE WAY or ANOTHER
    Nothing is quite as it appears in this twisty, turny, upside-down mini comic featuring two, separate, wordless stories with more in common than meets the (a-hem!) eye. Plus there's a challenging circus puzzle in the centerfold! Not only is this a real fun read -- with surprises at every turn -- it's a bit of an upper-arm workout, as well! This 32-page hand-bound maxi-mini (5.5" x 8.5") with wrap-around cover is recommended for all ages
and is specially priced at only $4.00 US (plus 75¢ s/h).


 
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HOMECOMING (Third Edition)
    It's the day of the big Homecoming and the entire school is a-buzz. But this isn't your ordinary high school. In fact, it's a school of fish, salmon to be precise. This wordless, 24-page, hand-bound maxi-mini (5.5" x 8.5") answers the question: What do you get if you cross a stereotypical, 1950's high school melodrama with a National Geographic film on the life cycle of a salmon? Nominated for 2002 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Minicomic, it's recommended for adults (but probably OK for older kids) and is specially priced at $3.00 US (plus 75¢ s/h).


 
"We laughed out loud for the whole time with tears streaming down our faces." - The New York Daily News

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IF NEW YORK CITY WAS THE WORLD
     Find out everything you always wanted to know about The Big Apple but were afraid to go there to find out for yourself! INYCWTW is a 112-page trade paperback containing a collection of strips that ran in one of Gotham's more obscure weekly tabloids. Originally published by Citadel Press (and priced at $8.95), it's now available directly from Fontanelle Press at the very special price of only $7.00 US (plus $2.00 s/h). Like the city itself, it's recommended for adults.


 
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