A call for submissions for Moebius art show and mini-comic


To celebrate the release of Dark Horse Comics and Moebius Production’s Moebius Library: The World of Edena we are holding a release party to celebrate the work of the comics legend, with some material appearing in English for the first time.  To celebrate the release of the first volume of the Moebius Library, Ash Ave Comics is holding an art show to honor the legacy of this comics legend.

We are asking all interested artists to submit artwork honoring Jean Giraud (Moebius) by Wednesday, September 21st, our intention is to hold an art show at the shop on Wednesday October 26, the day of release for this first volume of works published in this partnership. We also plan on creating a mini-comic with the art of the submitted artists for the release part on the night of the 26th.  We’re looking for original art paying clear homage to the works of Moebius or interpreting characters or well known pieces of his art.  We are requiring that all art submitted be a physical piece of art, as much as we admire digital, we’d like to hang these around the shop for the release party. However if you would like to submit a physical piece of artwork and a scan of the art, that would be appreciated but not required.    We would also ask that artists provide their own frames for the show.  The shop is allowing all artists who sell their original art at the shop to keep the entirety of the profits.  


Please contact the shop at ashavecomics@gmail.com with submissions or any questions about submissions for the release party. Cheers!

FINAL Friday Tempe! Untidy Secrets Presents: Act Your Age Not Your Shoe Size


9 PM on Friday, June 24 at Ash Ave Comics


For this ninth installment of Untidy Secrets we have the Story Tellers:
Cherie Renee
Lance Turner
Jeff Titone
Shamus Burns
Bonnie Grabowski

The theme this month is “Act Your Age, Not Your Shoe Size”, storytellers interpret this theme however they see fit.

Untidy Secrets exists to encourage literature through alternative means (storytelling, small press, self publishing, zines, and more). If you’re a writer, bring your printed work to swap and connect with others.

This event is all ages and BYOB (some of the storytelling may not be appropriate for sensitive kid ears). Ash Ave Comics has some chairs available at first come first serve basis, feel free to bring your own chair or stand.

Ash Ave Comic Book Club June Meetings: The Filth and Sandman vols 7/8

It’s hot as hell, so it must mean we’ve finally settled into June.  Whereas some cities encourage reading on cold or stormy days, here in the valley we can make the best of scorching heat by sitting with a cold drink and reading a comic or book.  Our first reading group meetup of the month is The Filth, a 2004 mini-series written by Grant Morrison and drawn by Chris Weston and Gary Erskine, following that is volumes 7 and 8 of the series Sandman, by Neil Gaiman and a number of artists.

Check below for the meeting dates for the next two months, below that is the cover art and publishers’ summary of June’s titles.  All discussions are on Sundays at 6PM at the shop, and the selected readings of a given month are 20% off at the shop.

Sunday, June 12th: The Filth

Sunday, June 19th: Sandman vols 7+8

Sunday, July 10th: Pride of Baghdad

Sunday, July 17th: Sandman vols 9+10



One of Grant Morrison’s most imaginative series features a heady brew of big ideas, exotic locales and bizarre action, starring prosthetically outfitted dolphins in scuba gear and a hard-smoking communist chimpanzee. This deluxe edition collects the entire thirteen-issue series plus bonus materials!
Dream’s loopy sister, Delirium, convinces him to go on a quest for their missing brother, Destruction, in this new edition of the classic title collecting THE SANDMAN # 41-49.
In this new edition collecting THE SANDMAN #51-56, two wayward compatriots trapped in a “reality storm” are entertained by myths of sea creatures, dreaming cities, ancient kings, funerals and moralistic hangmen.