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1. Exclusive UNCENSORED clip from SUPERF***ERS cartoon debuting tomorrow

Tomorrow is the day human history changes direction and sets sail for the future, as SUPERF***CKERS, the cartoon based on the James Kochalka superhero epic, debuts on the Cartoon Hangover video channel.

Cartoon Hangover already debuted THE BRAVEST WARRIOR, and SUPERF***CKERS will appear every Friday until February.

In case you missed the comic, the SuperFs—and their leader, Jack Crack—are the randiest, raunchiest, rowdiest, revoltingest teen superhero team ever. In the above EXCLUSIVE AND UNCENSORED clip you begin to see why. Here’s the official trailer with requisite puking jokes:

Super F’s will be seen in censored form on YouTube and uncensored on the website.

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2. Superf*ckers animation is closer to reality with voices Faustino, Belmont, Morris

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As we keep repeating, it has somehow not dawned on civilization at large that its end is at hand, in the form of a cartoon version of Superf*ckers from the folks who gave you Adventure Time. Perhaps this photos from creator James Kochalka’s tumblr will alert you:

This was one of the best days of my whole life, swear to god, and I’ve had a lot of good days.
Meet Some SuperF*ckers

Well, the first day of recording for Cartoon Hangover’s SuperF*ckers went even better than we could have hoped, in large part due to these folks.

From left to right, there’s showrunner Fran Krause; David Faustino (Jack Krak); creator James Kochalka (Grotus); Veronica Belmont (Grotessa); and Phil Morris (Ultra Richard).

Bud Bundy as Jack Krak? It’s coming.

While the world a large will pay no heed, we will continue to warn you of the coming apocalypse.

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3. 2 down, 48 other Cartoonist Laureates to go

By Jen Vaughn –In light of yesterday’s announcement

of James Kochalka being appointed “country’s first ever” Cartoonist Laureate in Vermont, it appears that one other state has previously named a cartoonist laureate, Chad Carpenter. And what state would that be? Alaska. That’s right, the 50th state in terms of population density per square mile named a Cartoonist Laureate before states like Oregon, Washington, California, New York and the ever-burgeoning Vermont. These states are pregnant with cartoonists, illustrators, animators and graphic novelists. When asked about the erroneous credit The Center For Cartoon Studies co-founder, James Sturm, stated, “I should have known. Alaska is the only state in the country that has a longer cartooning season than Vermont.” For those down south, cartooning season lasts as long as there is snow on the ground and whiskey in your mug.

So, calling all states (aside from Vermont and Alaska) to step up to the plate. Creators and publishers, rustle up some enthusiasm not just for books sales but the love of the medium! Fans, get into it! Create a committee (possibly with the backing of a trusted cartooning institution in your state) and don’t just wait for a bill to pass through your local government. Select a cartoonist who not only creates influential or a large volume work but gives back to the community. Then publicly celebrate that cartoonist to the best of your abilities.

Please email me

once you have a cartoonist in your state selected as Cartoonist Laureate (or if you need help choosing one) and definitely send the details of the celebration so that all may revel in our shared love of comics. And remember, you’ll have a lot of cartoonists worthy of the title but you can always name another laureate.

Jen Vaughn

is a proud voting citizen of Vermont and past citizen of Texas, Nevada, Oklahoma, Kansas and New York. She hopes to be a citizen of The Future.

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4. SDCC11 A Look Back: James Kochalka

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Okay we’re not going to spend weeks and weeks rounding up San Diego memories, but we are going to share a few good ones. James Kochalka has started his sketchbook diaries account, and this is the comics equivalent of the MODERN FAMILY recap.

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5. SCOOP: From the people who brought you Adventure Time….James Kochalka’s SuperF***ers

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Move over Finn. Jack Krak is on his way.

Over at the Cartoon Hangover blog, this image of James Kochalka’s Superf***ckers has appeared with the headline “Too Wild For T.V.” If you’ve read the debauched adventures of Kochalka’s NSFW teen superheroes—imagine Beavis and Butthead without the intelligence and restraint—you know that any such cartoon WOULD be too wild for T.V. Frederator Studios, which runs the blog and produced such cartoon classics as Adventure Time and The Fairly Odd Parents has had Superf***ers in development for a while now—and now it’s going to be seen as part of the massive new influx of programming on YouTube. Kochalka has already written 8 of the 12 episodes.

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Superf***ers the comic s published by Top Shelf. Kchalka produced four “issues” in the square picture book format which was then collected into a trade.
Two thoughts: #1 as streaming TV become the norm, having a series on YouTube isn’t going to mean anything much different than appearing on TV


#2 this IS going to be wild. Here’s a theme song Kochalka already wrote:

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6. austinkleon: So happy that James Kochalka is on Tumblr — just...


So happy that James Kochalka is on Tumblr — just what my dashboard needed.

(If you ever doubt the medium or even the time we live in, think of this — at least two of our greatest cartoonists are on Tumblr, posting things daily for you.)


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7. Ten Years of American Elf


That flew by.

Oh and there’s a new American Elf collection coming out next month.

Congratulations to James on this historic feat.

Also of interest:
American Elf comics now free

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8. Johnny Boo and the Mean Little Boy

Move over Casper! There's a new ghost in town and his name is Johnny Boo. The "best little ghost in the whole world" is featured in four graphic early readers by James Kochalka. The latest in the series is Johnny Boo and the Mean Little Boy.

In this book about friendship, Johnny has a play date with his new friend Rocky the Rock, excluding his old pal Squiggle, a comma-shaped ghost. So Squiggle squiggles off to find a friend of his own, landing in a butterfly net wielded by Mean Little Boy. The little ghost believes he's found a new friend, even after the boy plops Squiggle in a jar. Luckily Johnny shows up, and the two ghosts figure out Mean Little Boy's true colors.

Perfect for the kindergarten-through-third-grade crowd, this book will leave young readers laughing, especially at the potty humor. (Mean Little Boy has an unfortunate accident.) They will also take away an important message about what it means to be a friend. Kochalka's action-packed illustrations are zany and fun, while the speech balloons are large enough to assist beginning readers.  

Johnny Boo: The Mean Little Boy
by James Kochalka
Top Shelf Productions, 40 pages
Published: April 2010

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9. Vermont names country’s first ever Cartoonist Laureate: James Kochalka

By Jen Vaughn
What do you do with a man with a wild mind of his own and a pair of drawing hands that just won’t quit?

You make him KING.

James Kochalka is the one of forerunners of autobiographical diary comics with his syndicated comic, American Elf

, which is also available online and began way back in October, 1998. He is also the creator of other excellent comics like irreverent SuperF*ckers and children’s books like the Johnny Boo series and most recently, Dragon Puncher. His comics are published by Portland-based comics publisher, Top Shelf. Brett Warnock of Top Shelf had this to say about his new Laureate: “James Kochalka mines the depths of the comics medium in ways that most aspiring cartoonists can only hope to achieve. Simply put, he “gets” comics… the narrative flow, panel and page compositions, line quality and color palette. Of course, all would be for naught without his charming, funny, and engaging content. And he makes it all seem so damn effortless. The world is a much better place for Kochalka’s impressive body of work.”

All over the state of Vermont, Kochalka has spread his love of comics and drawing. He is a regular visiting artist/faculty member at the Center for Cartoon Studies

Kochalka is also known for giving back to his own Vermont town, Burlington. Once a year, Kochalka and a rag-tag group of fledgling cartoonists (usually from CCS) take over the 4th and 5th grade classes to teach youngsters the joy of comics, sequential art and panel play.

When not inspiring the minds of children and cartoonists world-wide, Kochalka occasionally sings in his band, James Kochalka Superstar or creates 8-bit digi-tunes (my favorite track from Digital Elf was The Golden Eagle). The coronation of James Kochalka , the first EVER Cartoonist Laureate, will take place all over Vermont in a day long-celebratio

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