Go get Bystander #3!
Hiya folks! It's election-time, and Halloween, but forget all that: Bystander#3 is going to press early next week. If you want a copy, firstest, fastest and cheapest, go order... Read more
Newsweek calls Bystander "the last great humor magazine"!
First The New York Times, now Newsweek. The raves just keep coming for The American Bystander.
And it's all because of backers like you. We want you... Read more
Bystander #3 is now available!
See what a little encouragement will do? If you loved #1 and #2 (and you DID back both of them, didn't you?), you can now pledge for #3 here: ... Read more
Files uploaded! Keep sending me those mailing addresses...
Hi there people! I'm just waiting for the printers to approve the files and send me a proof. God and InDesign willing, we have successfully crossed the Devil's Anvil. (A... Read more
Hiya folks! We're just about ready to upload the files to the printer -- just waiting on a few last-minute cartoons from Sam Gross.
This is how Bystanderhappens. I've... Read more
Missed the Kickstarter? Fear not...
I have set up an "Afterparty" on Indiegogo where latecomers can continue to order issues. Please spread the word -- now that we've reached break-even, ten additional sales is like buying... Read more
You did it! (What happens next?)
Excited burbling:I'm just so delighted today! It's great to do this once -- when Great Aunt Millie gets that email and thinks, "Well, Mike's always been kind of a... Read more
Roz Chast is in #2! Let's welcome her with 1000 backers!
We're in the final day of the campaign, and I've just gotten some new cartoons from Roz Chast. Issue #2 keeps getting better and better, and it wouldn't be happening... Read more
On CBC's Q Show in three minutes!
Master McConnachie and myself will be on the CBC's illustrious "Q" arts show this morning at 9:30 am EST. That's 6:30 here in Santa Monica, so if you want to... Read more
Stretch Goal! $41,802 = 50% more Bystander!
Folks, I have a problem. A problem which is AWESOME.
The deal with this one was: we'd make it cheaper, but keep it shorter, around 100 pages.
But -- just... Read more
Please welcome Mr. Michael Ian Black! And keep those Classifieds coming!
It always happens: the moment we fund, we get a surge of new contributors. For #1, it was Al Jean and Merrill Markoe; now the madness has begun for #2.... Read more
You did it!
There's gonna be a Bystander #2, and it's all because of you!
Because 551 souls decided to -- nay, insisted upon -- throwing good money after bad, the Bystandersaga... Read more