Permanent Press (2018)



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Luke is depressed, afflicted by a severe case of metaphoritis and deadlines that don’t really exist.

Afraid of being forgotten by the comics community and unable to find motivation in anything besides jealousy, he sets out to create an award-winning comic that will remedy all of his problems.

From: Avery Hill

Notes on This Title

This title collects two short comics, framed by a narrative focusing on a cartoonist who shares a name and biographical details with the title’s creator. One of the short comics focuses on two gay men who live in the same building, while the other features two men in a relationship as supporting characters. No racial / ethnic identities are established on panel.


"The Unofficial Cuckoo's Nest Study Companion" - 2016 Ignatz Award for Best Minicomic - Nominee
2016 Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize shortlist


“This is the rare meta work of art that finds a way out of its own maze and encourages the reader to do so as well.” (Source: The Comics Journal)

““Permanent Press” is a self-aware and funny take on creation and relationships.” (Source: Multiversity Comics)



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