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An anthology of comics and illustration featuring the work of over 40 independent artists from 8 countries.
An anthology of comics and illustration featuring the work of over 40 independent artists from 8 countries.
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Front cover art designed by Jim Rugg
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MEMORY: A Comics Anthology

An anthology of comics based on the theme of human memory and featuring the work of over 40 independent artists from 8 countries.

Featuring the work of:

  • Tom Aresto
  • Shawn Atkins
  • Jeremy Baum
  • Morgan Ritchie-Baum
  • Bill Boichel
  • Caitlin Rose Boyle,
  • Nikki Burch
  • Gerald Butalewicz
  • Jared Catherine
  • Thom Delair
  • César Sebastián Díaz
  • J.T. Dockery
  • Keely Dolan
  • Jelena Đorđević
  • Daniele Giardini
  • Eric Haven
  • Tara Helfer
  • Danny Hellman
  • Jessica Heberle
  • John Korn
  • Industrius Lamonicana
  • Alice Leoni
  • Nick Marino
  • Daniel McCloskey
  • Nate McDonough
  • Tim Molloy
  • Steph Neary
  • Maggie Negrete
  • Christina Joy Nuemann
  • Jessica Orlidge
  • Nicolò Pellizzon
  • Denitsa Peneva
  • Adam Pinson
  • Victor Puchalski
  • Hans Rickheit
  • Jim Rugg
  • Tom Scioli
  • Diego Simone
  • Nils Skeletonballs
  • Sara Skogsberg
  • Julie Sokolow
  • Lizzee Solomon
  • Daniel Spottswood
  • Daniel Thing Stiner
  • Brenna Sydel
  • Mater Totemica
  • Diego Tripodi
  • Edwin Vazquez
  • Dave Wachter
  • Mariana Weflen
  • ...and more...

Having difficulty remembering important dates or people's names? Is it often that, upon entering a room, you find yourself puzzled as to what brought you there? Does studying for academic exams seem impossible? Is general forgetfulness causing difficulties at work or amongst friends and loved ones?

Perhaps you should try MEMORY.

Gaze upon the visual wonders of 40+ independent artists from across the globe as they all sequentially interpret cognitive neuroscience together in one book for your reading pleasure. 

"...it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it becomes." - Vladimir Nabakov

Memory and it's effects on the perception of reality itself has been the central fascination of the finest contemporary artists and storytellers, with particular interest taken within the genres of surrealism and science-fiction. Memory and it's loss are also arguably the core factor behind what can lead to a person's inability to notice relatively long periods of time passing without returning, let alone watching, a copy of Miller's Crossing after borrowing it five years ago, Bill.

The book is a 180 page 6"x9" trade paperback in color. 300 books or more will be printed.

The book is complete and printer quotes are lined up. A possible stretch goal might be an upgrade in printing/book format, if such a decision agreed upon by the artists involved.

Additional rewards for other preorders/donations include the options of receiving digital comics downloads, the solo comics, minicomics, zines, and art prints of the artists involved, as well as original artworks and commissions.

All excess funds go towards paying the artists involved.

  • Cover art by Jim Rugg
  • Video by John Korn
  • Special Thanks to Box Brown, Chris Pitzer and Tony Shenton.

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    COMMISSIONS:
    A copy of the paperback book, the bundle of solo comics, and a custom original drawing, subject of your request, by your choice of either Jeremy Baum or Diego Tripodi. (for examples, go to madbaumer37.deviantart.com OR diegotripodi.deviantart.com)
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