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Leading up to CeTV July 8th: the interview -now!

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  • oliver_simonsen
    Dave Sim jumped the gun on our interview -so we re off to the races starting now!http://captzap.blogspot.com/
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 2, 2011
      Dave Sim jumped the gun on our interview -so we're off to the races starting now!

      --- In cerebus@yahoogroups.com, "oliver_simonsen" <oliversimonsen@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thank you so much to those who have purchased my comic "Captain Zap" in conjunction with Cerebus TV upcoming spotlight July 8th. And thank you so much for the kind praise. Don't have a whole lot of issues left, so the $10 price tag will only be available for one more week. It's kinda dumb to under sell this gem anyway:)
      > Here's a paypal link to buy all 6 issues (hard copy and signed) for again the very limited time (one week only!) price of $10 even, postage included to anywhere in the Cosmos: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=GZD4S2KD8K73Y
      > Also as a reminder: I will be interviewed daily by Dave Sim via fax (!)July 4th -15th. The interview will be posted here http://www.captzap.blogspot.com/.
      > And for a preview of the first issue please go here: http://then.whatcomix.com/index.php?strip_id=1
      >
      > --- In cerebus@yahoogroups.com, "oliver_simonsen" oliversimonsen@ wrote:
      > >
      > > Just saw episode 72, which will air July 8th on Cerebus TV featuring my
      > > comic "Captain Zap", where Dave Sim calls me a genius! How cool is
      > > that?Not too late to order your CapZap issues, so that you may better
      > > follow our conversation "And now i ask YOU one" that will take place
      > > herehttp://captzap.blogspot.com/ <http://www.captzap.blogspot.com>
      > > (paypal button at the site: special price for the special occasion)
      > > --- In cerebus@yahoogroups.com, "oliver_simonsen" <oliversimonsen@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > As Dave put it: we're probably going to have a lot to talk about,
      > > referring to our upcoming "Now I ask YOU one" starting July 4th in
      > > connection with my comic "Captain Zap" being featured in Episode #72 of
      > > Cerebus TV. The comic on the surface reads like a humorous Flash Gordon
      > > type story, but underneath there's a whole lot of philosophical issues.
      > > >
      > > > Feature Magazine:
      > > > There's something about it that made me put it at the top of my read
      > > pile. "Captain Zap" sets the reader off on a journey that forces him to
      > > examine himself as an individual while the characters do the same. This
      > > isn't a comic to glance at, this is a comic to read and think about.
      > > >
      > > > And Batton Lash said:
      > > > "Don't let 'Captain Zap" fool you - there are some very complex themes
      > > lurking in Oliver Simonsen's simple storytelling. Simonsen just may be
      > > opening up a philosophical can of worms - and I plan to be there when he
      > > does!"
      > > >
      > > > Howard Cruse compared it (very correctly I thought:)) to Samuel
      > > Beckett, Dylan Horrocks called it "dangerous":) Mary Fleener said I'm in
      > > comics for all the right reasons! Everyone praised it for it's
      > > sophisticated sequential art techniques and humor. It's on the Staros
      > > Report as one of the best comics of all time! And STAN LEE and WILL
      > > EISNER both praised it!
      > > >
      > > > So if you want to know what we're talking about while watching CeTV
      > > EP72, July 8th, there's still time to get your issues before the episode
      > > airs and the talks begin...for the temporary low introductory price of
      > > ten dollars for 6 issues. Think of it as a CeTV episode supplementary to
      > > enhance your enjoyment. And if you are a speculator: if ever there was a
      > > comic that will go up in price -this is it!
      > > > http://www.captzap.blogspot.com/
      > > > You'll be making money!
      > > >
      > > > And if you want a little sample first, you can now purchase the first
      > > issue for your ipad here:
      > > >
      > > http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/captain-zap-meets-disenchanted/id4315333\
      > > 70?mt=11
      > > > or for you kindle, nook etc here:
      > > > http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/40889
      > > >
      > > > No Cerebus TV viewer should be without Captain Zap!
      > > >
      > > > On a personal note: I strived for High Art while embracing everything
      > > about the comicbook form. Aiming so high and taking such a chance right
      > > out of the gate and receiving such accolades was truly one of the
      > > happiest moments in my life.
      > > >
      > > > and...end scene:)
      > > >
      > >
      >
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