Harlan calls Clifford Meth's COMIC BOOK BABYLON "an imperial hoot." You will, too, or your money back. Order this important book while we still have copies left.
UPDATED May 6th, 2016 to announce our 2016 Scholarship recipients.
Aardwolf Publishing supports the burgeoning creators of tomorrow through two annual scholarships to the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art:
The Gene Colan Memorial Scholarship
Clifford Meth and Aardwolf Publishing present this award for outstanding craftsmanship with a pencil.
- 2016: Marcus Eskow
- 2015: Petterson Oliveira
- 2014: Matthew Gaudio
- 2013: Damien Torres
- 2012: Derek Rodenbeck
The Dave Cockrum Memorial Scholarship
Paty Cockrum, Aardwolf Publishing, and Clifford Meth present this award for creativity and outstanding story-telling ability.
- 2016: Noelia Rodriguez
- 2015: Cecilia Liang
- 2014: Patrick Thompson
- 2013: Ernesto Sin Alos
- 2012: Anwar Hanano
The Dave Simons Inkwell Memorial Scholarship
Each year, in the name of Dave Simons, the Inkwell Awards and the The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art offers a scholarship to a promising student who inks with a pen or a brush.
- 2016: Matthew Neumann
- 2015: Idan Knafo
- 2014: Ayşegül Sınav
- 2013: Ji Wook Moon
- 2012: Kristoffer Sorensen
- 2011: Angela Fernot
- 2010: Carli Ihde
The Herb Trimpe Scholarship
2016 was the first year Aardwolf awarded the Herb Trimpe Scholarship for pencilled art and/or humorous illustration.
- 2016: Dillon Snook
Heard about our unbelievably successful Kickstarter campaign to bring back Dave Cockrum’s FUTURIANS? You can see how well we did at Kickstarter.com. But Aardwolf is indebted to a great team that included Neal Adams, Walt Simonson, Bill Sienkiewicz, Neil Gaiman, Adam & Andy Kubert, Ray Lago, Bob Wiacek, Jim Lee, Ricardo Villagran, Mark Wheatley, Mark McKenna, Clifford Meth and others who came together to bring back Dave Cockrum’s FUTURIANS!
We’re taking orders now! Click here for all the details.
“Dave Cockrum was that rare breed, a “disgusting fan” who did everything the rest of us only wish we could do, and with the The Futurians he is at his disgusting best.”
Chris Thompson interviews Clifford Meth about Dave Cockrum, The Futurians, and Comic Book Babylon on the Pop Culture Hound Podcast.
Aardwolf Publishing and the family of the late Peppi Marchello are pleased to announce the long-awaited book PEPPI MARCHELLO: THE SONGWRITER. This is a beautiful, limited-edition book of Peppi Marchello’s beloved lyrics and songs he never recorded, along with intimate photos from his family’s archives, and memories from Peppi’s biggest fans.
Aardwolf and the Marchello family ran a fundraising effort on KickStarter.com! Thanks to all who made a contribution and backed the project!
The book is now available EXCLUSIVELY from the Good Rats website. Click here for details.
Comic Book Babylon gathers icons HARLAN ELLISON, STAN LEE, ALAN MOORE, FRANK MILLER, JOE KUBERT, GENE COLAN, DAVE COCKRUM, WALTER SIMONSON and NEAL ADAMS into a conversation with CLIFFORD METH where anything goes. KickStarter supporters helped make this book a reality, and their generosity made it even more special than we had originally planned.
Mean Little Stories from Clifford Meth with a cover by Jim Steranko
Comics legend Jim Steranko delivers a startling cover to METHo.d., the first all-new Meth collection after an eight year hiatus. Originally proposed under the banner Mean Little Stories, Steranko suggested the new title for the book and took an active role in its production.
METHo.d. collects thirteen dark little tales with art by Steve Lieber, Al Milgrom, Jordan Raskin, Michael Netzer, Wm. Messner-Loebs, and Paty Cockrum, as well as an introduction by Peter David who writes, “Clifford Meth knows things. Dark, dank, nasty things that most others wouldn’t care to admit they know…”
A few signed copies are still left. Order now!
The Uncanny Dave Cockrum Tribute in hardcover is still available. Edited by Clifford Meth, this beautifully bound new book contains over 20 pages of new, original Cockrum artwork as well as art contributions from Dave’s many peers, includingNeal Adams, George Perez, Walt Simonson, John Romita, Marie Severin, Joe Kubert, Will Eisner, Travest Charest, Joe Quesada, Jim Lee, Dave Gibbons, and many more; written tributes to Dave by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, Harlan Ellison, Marv Wolfman, Len Wein, Chris Claremont, and Peter David.
This offer initially included 200 Special Editions that includes unique, ORIGINAL Dave Cockrum drawings bound into the book. Aardwolf sold out of these editions quickly, but keep an eye on Ebay.
This book was published in cooperation with the Dave Cockrum Estate.
THE WHOREHOUSE MADRIGALS is the newest fiction collection from Hank Magitz. With a cover by the award-winning fantasy artist Kelly Freas (his last ever!), an introduction by “Handsome” Dick Manitoba (of the legendary proto-punk band The Dictators) and with illustrations by brilliant illustrator Mike Henderson (a rising star who came to our attention via Gene Colan). THE WHOREHOUSE MADRIGALS might be Hank’s best work to date.
Solicited for $13.95 in December’s Diamond PREVIEWS, you can now order the SIGNATURE EDITION of the book directly from Aardwolf for $9.95 (plus $2 postage) and also have your book signed by Clifford Meth.
Also available, a truly collectible BOOKPLATE EDITION is signed by Meth, Manitoba, and signed and remarqued by artist Mike Henderson for only $30 plus shipping.
Act now–Aardwolf is offering the collection with a money-back-if-not-delighted guarantee. How’s that for confidence? This book is that good!
Signed/Remarqued by Gene Colan Himself
In February of 2010, Marvel Entertainment released THE INVINCIBLE GENE COLAN (Hardcover, 128 pages). Edited by Clifford Meth, and including observations from Stan Lee, Neil Gaiman, Walter Simonson, Marv Wolfman, Tom Palmer and John Romita Sr., it is also a stunning visual tribute and biography of one of the most brilliant, sublime and influential comic artists in the genre’s history.
Aardwolf worked with Gene Colan and his family for over 15 years. We are proud to have published many of Gene’s original works, and to have participated in several fund-raising auctions when his health was threatened. We were delighted to be awarded the opportunity to offer the signed, limited editions of this extraordinary book.
Gene is gone now, but Aardwolf Publishing has some exclusive remaining copies of this book. And there’s a chance you can still find some of the remarqued copies that pop up for sale on the web from time to time.
Many pioneers of the comic industry have joined the Aardwolf team. Here’s a list of just some of the folks affiliated with Aardwolf: Harlan Ellison, Stan Lee, Gene Colan, Gray Morrow, Al Feldstein, Bill Messner-Loebs, Joe Kubert, Joe Sinnot, Mike Ploog, Herb Trimpe, Dave Cockrum, George Perez, Neil Gaiman, Marie Severin, Roy Thomas, Clifford Lawrence Meth, Joseph Michael Linsner, Peter David, David Boswell, and Alex Toth.
YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT!
Aardwolf products can be found at your local and online book stores and comics shops, or ordered direct from Aardwolf. When you order direct, you get near-free handling and shipping, signed editions, or other surprises with your order!
Our comics and trade paperbacks are all limited editions.