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Gertrude's Follies

Nibble at a new edition with Gert #112. And buy Gertrude et Alice.



Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie's new book! TrumpTruth


Igor Trips

Cinch up your helmet and fall in for another freaky foray in Igor Trips.


Kristy the Clown

Hijinks with the Ex-prez's Lil' Rascals Spanky and His Gang.


Kristy the Clown

Get your Jersey on with the beloved insult pol Kristy the Clown.

Bad Adss


Martin Kozlowski
The Baby Bloomer
Winard Editorial
Ant Farmers Almanac
Celebrity Death Haiku
PK in the Terrarium
Illustrated Courtroom

Critic's Corner by E. Basil St. Blaise

Spoof of the film PoorThings entitled My Foul Lady with lead character Bella Baxter (Emma Stone) holding a cucumber and intoning the phonetic exercise 'This fruit, a beaut, fits brut'ly where I toot.'  like Eliza Doolittle. Her creator, Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe) sits behind her and comments 'By George, she's got it!' like Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady.Poor Things –– That would be the audience.
Origin –– Start simple.
Fast Charlie –– Hits: a new low.
Our Son –– Custardy battle.
The End We Start From –– Rear.
A Little Prayer –– Needs a big one.
The Oath –– Oath bran.
A Creature Was Stirring –– Not even a mouse.
Lord of Misrule –– Misrule bull.
The Cello –– Lemon Cello.
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget –– Fried D’oh!
The Three Musketeers: Part I – D’Artagnan –– Musket outta here.
The Peasants –– Revolting.
A Male –– Male drop.
Anslem –– Finders Kiefer’s.
More Cinema Reviews


Caricature of David Oyelowo as the title character in the Paramount+ western television series Lawmen: Bass Reeves.Lawmen: Bass Reeves (Paramount+) –– Throw this Bass back.
Old Dads (Netflix) –– Woke betide.
Bodies (Netflix) –– Marching corpse.
Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+) –– Test tube blabby.
John Carpenter’s Suburban Screams (Peacock) –– Carpenter ain’ts.
Goosebumps (Disney+) –– Flesh spots.
The American Buffalo (PBS) –– Plugged nickel.
Frasier (Paramount+) –– Crane pose.
Bargain (Paramount+) –– Basement.
More Television Reviews


Spamalot –– Ni!-jerk.
–– You phony-ass.
Merrily We Roll Along
–– Reverse jeers.
Gutenberg! The Musical!
–– Prints of the shitty.
Jaja's African Hair Braiding –– Snarly.
More Theatre Reviews


Rockstar / Dolly Parton –– Parton shot.
New Blue Sun
/ André 3000 –– Junk flute.
Hackney Diamonds
/ The Rolling Stones –– Hackneyed.
/ The Pretenders –– Hynde's catch-up.
For All the Dogs
/ Drake –– For the dogs.
More Music Reviews


Prophet Song by Paul Lynch –– Irish stakes.
Distant Sons
by Tim Johnson –– Like farther.
Let Us Descend
by Jesmyn Ward –– You just did.
Nineteen Steps
by Millie Bobbie Brown –– Baby ones.
by Stephen King –– Hock.


Everywhere an Oink Oink by David Mamet –– Pig headed.
Tupac Shakur: The Authorized Biography
by Staci Robinson –– Shakur booty.
American Classicist: The Life and Loves of Edith Hamilton
by Victoria Houseman –– Myth universe.
Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel and Ebert Changed Movies Forever
by Matt Singer –– Thumb thing strange.
Network of Lies: The Epic Saga of Fox News, Donald Trump, and the Battle for American Democracy
by Brian Stelter –– For Fox sake.
More Literature Reviews

The Golem's VoiceNow What BooksGertrude et Alice

Cover of INX Battle Lines: Four Decades of Political Art.INX Battle Lines: Four Decades

Buy Inx Battle Lines, a searing picture history of the last four decades in over 425 images. These are the very best drawings from the files of the Inx group –– images that have been syndicated to journals of opinion in the U.S. and abroad since 1980. INX Battle Lines


President Joe Biden's face on a toy monkey's body.Headbangers: Expel ✓

House votes to expel indicted Rep. George Santos from Congress
–– Flushed with pride.
Paul Uses Heimlich on Joni Ernst at Senate Lunch
–– Iowa chop expelled like Santos. 12/01/23


Caricature of President Joe Biden looking over his soldier at RNC elephant.Inxart: Johnson Wacks is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Johnson Pursues Biden, Ukraine Support Wanes, Life Expectancy Down, Haley vs. Trump, Deforestation, Antisemitism and Kissinger Flying at inxart 12/06/23.


Rep. Lauren Boebert as the horror character The Nun.What Not: Screecher Comforts

Once upon a midnight dreary, as we pondered, weak and weary, we made another Poe decision and called upon our ravin’ film critic E. Basil St. Blaise to offer us a Halloweentide review of scary cinema. Read reviews from the Wild Kingdom of horror films in What Not


Gertrude and Alice split in two as they take magic mushrooms.Gert's Follies: Mount Vermin

As Gertrude blissfully reads a Gothic classic she has a Disney-fiendish visitation. See why Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classic collection Gertrude et Alice definitely doesn't suck. And enjoy the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies


Caricature of Vivek Ramaswamy laughing on the lap of Doanld Trump.Deadlines: Rama Drama Ding Dong

With the dawn of another Election Cycle the worthiest of candidates gather to do battle in the public forum to win the hearts of the mindless and the minds of the heartless. In each of these quadrennial contests there arise new heroes who capture the gaze of the media… Deadlines.


Partial book covers of George Washington Back in New York City, Gertrude's Follies, The Golem's Voice, and Political Animals.What Now: MoCCA Fest 2023

Now What Media had a table at MoCCA Fest on April 1 & 2, 2023 –– our seventh go-round since 2012. MoCCA Fest is an annual alt-comics convention run by the Society of Illustrators which features the non-superhero, pro-hipster approach to the form. What Now


Head WItch in parody of Roald Dahl's The Witches.Bad Adss: The Switches

It's the scary (inspiring) story of evil, stupid witches (persons) emasculating (improving) the work of author Roald Dahl by tearing out (refining) any language that might tick off (trigger) parental snowflakes (children desperately in need of inclusion…) Bad Adss.


Now What Books: TrumpTruth

TrumpTruth: Dissecting America's Most Dishonest President is a very funny collection of political cartoons created to focus a spotlight -- at times a microscope -- on political developments in the late 2020 Presidential campaign.


Candidate Herschel Walker in a cowboy hat from the spoof poster Blazing Ballots.. Kozmic Pictures: Blazing Ballots

Morris Jackson "Mo" Brooks Jr. is a Republican politician serving as the U.S. representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district since 2011. He is also credited as director of the gross, gassy, slapstick farce that is the 2022 Midterm Elections. Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.


E. Basil St. Blaise and Josef from the Critic's corner PodcastPodcast: Critic's Corner Ep. 13

In Unlucky Episode 13, E. Basil St. Blaise and Josef are stranded in Amnisia's backyard as they …sling the hash à la Animal House …find fault with Uncle Walt …spot 101 Dalmatians …melt down Frozen II …sharpen up Knives Out …suspend A Beautiful DayCritic's Corner Podcast


Stack of books on night tableNW Publishing: Travel Is Oxygen

We can help you turn your travel story or your favorite artwork into a published book from inital concept to finshed product on sale at Let us guide you through all the steps in-between from editing to layout and printing. Now What Publishing