169

BugHouse: Pages 11-13

AAJ Staff By

Sign in to view read count
Pages 1-5 | Pages 6-10 | Pages 11-13

Page 11...

Page 12...

Page 13...

Pages 1-5 | Pages 6-10 | Pages 11-13 | Purchase BugHouse




About BugHouse

Set in an "insect noir" Manhattan of the early fifties, BugHouse is the tumultuous story of Tenor saxophonist, Jimmy Watts, as he leads his talented jazz band of "bugs" from the swing era into the uncharted maelstrom of Bop. And as he and his band mates claw their way to the top of the jazz world, they must fight the temptation to be consumed by an addictive substance known as "bug juice." Never before has the art of music felt more alive and real on the printed page. And never before has a more "human" portrait of drug addiction been depicted in comics.

About the Author

An Oakland resident, Steve Lafler has to date created over fifty comic books, including Dog Boy, Mean Cat and Prometheus Gift. His comics have been published by Fantagraphics books, Last Gasp of San Francisco, Rip-Off Press and Sony Music, and have also appeared in Rolling Stone and Pulse! magazine. Recently joining the Top Shelf family, he's even started tinkering with ANOTHER full-length BugHouse graphic novel.

Tags

comments powered by Disqus

More Articles

Read Hey, George Frazier--I’m 10 Years Old Over Here Jazz Humor Hey, George Frazier--I’m 10 Years Old Over Here
by Brian Dunn
Published: September 27, 2015
Read Top Five Funniest People in Jazz Jazz Humor Top Five Funniest People in Jazz
by Michael Ricci
Published: November 27, 2014
Read Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God Jazz Humor Rod Stewart: Hot Rod, Jazz God
by Jason West
Published: January 29, 2005
Read BugHouse: Pages 1-5 Jazz Humor BugHouse: Pages 1-5
by AAJ Staff
Published: January 20, 2005
Read Olympic Bastid Records Cuts To The Cheese Jazz Humor Olympic Bastid Records Cuts To The Cheese
by Shawn McGrew
Published: July 23, 2004
Read "Lee Morgan On Music Matters" Multiple Reviews Lee Morgan On Music Matters
by Greg Simmons
Published: March 6, 2017
Read "Take Five with Mike Casey" Take Five With... Take Five with Mike Casey
by Mike Casey
Published: March 16, 2017
Read "The Slovenian Experience: Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2017" Jazzin' Around Europe The Slovenian Experience: Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2017
by Henning Bolte
Published: September 18, 2017
Read "12 Points Festival 2017" Live Reviews 12 Points Festival 2017
by Henning Bolte
Published: August 6, 2017
Read "Pat Martino Quintet at Chris’ Jazz Café" Live Reviews Pat Martino Quintet at Chris’ Jazz Café
by Victor L. Schermer
Published: November 29, 2016

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.