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The Signifiers #2 is a wacked-out, psychedelic comic book written and drawn by Michael Neno and featuring an interview with Tom Scioli.

My name is Michael Neno. I write and draw comic books.

Help me attain my goal of printing The Signifiers #2, the wacked-out story started in one of 2010's most critically acclaimed indie comics.

After a mutating international event, a cultural war is raging against - and in support of - a mysterious force known as The Voyst. Meanwhile, one faction wants Splash, a denizen of the protected neighborhood of Millbrook, dead.

(Art below from The Signifiers #1)

For fans of Silver Age comics, classic newspaper strips and the golden era of '80s indie comics, The Signifiers is a fever dream come true. If Milton Caniff, Jack Kirby and David Lynch had hashed out a story in a weekend-long cabin retreat, this could have been the result!

The Signifiers #2 will also feature an exclusive interview with cartoonist Tom Scioli (Godland, The Myth of 8-Opus) on the state of comic book distribution, including unpublished art from his wicked webcomic, American Barbarian. Issue #2 will be 52 pages, b&w, with color covers and a $5.95 cover price. Money pledged for this project will be used towards the printing bill and pledgers will receive new copies of The Signifiers #2 as soon as they are printed. "Just read Michael Neno's The Signifiers - one of the strangest, coolest comics I've read all year." - Paul Pope (Batman Year 100, THB, Heavy Liquid)

Check out some reviews of The Signifiers #1:

Avoid the Future blog: http://avoidthefuture.blogspot.com/2010/04/review-signifiers-michael-neno-self.html

The Comic Book Bin http://www.comicbookbin.com/thesignifiers001.html

IndiePulp blog: http://indiepulp.blogspot.com/2010/08/review-signifiers-1.html

Copacetic Comics: http://www.copaceticcomics.com/comics/1149

The Comics Bulletin: http://www.comicsbulletin.com/reviews/127014051818466.htm

Music for the promo video composed by Squealing Eels: http://web.mac.com/littletimmy1/PiG_CiTY_SoUND/HOME.html

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    You'll receive a new, minty-fresh, straight-off-the-press copy of the 52-page The Signifiers #2 extravaganza in your mailbox. Signed upon request.

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    Receive a new copy of the 52-page The Signifiers #2 and a copy of my demented Whitman coloring book-inspired Quacky Pig and Friends Coloring Book. You'll never look at coloring books the same way again! Both signed upon request.

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    Receive a new copy of the 52-page The Signifiers #2, a copy of my demented Whitman-inspired Quacky Pig and Friends Coloring Book and a shiny new coffee mug with the wacky Signifiers logo. Books signed upon request.

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    Receive a new copy of the 52-page The Signifiers #2, a copy of my Quacky Pig and Friends Coloring Book, a shiny new coffee mug with the Signifiers logo and a sketch of your fave Signifiers Universe character, drawn with pencil on recycled bristol board. Books signed upon request.

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