Bob Fingerman Archives

Bob Fingerman, Forty Years Of Living In Comics, In One Hardcover
Bob Fingerman is the creator of the slice-of-cartoonist-life comic book Minimum Wage, which ran from 1995 until 1999, published by Fantagraphics The series came to a conclusion in an open-ended way, and so in 2013, when Image Comics collected the 10 issues of the comic in remastered form, he also brought back the comic for[...]
British Comics' Best Kept Secret, Mark Stafford, Has Something For You
Whatever 2023 brings in terms of doom and despondency, bringing Mark Stafford's Salmonella Smorgasbordinto the world may make up for a lot of it. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ People aside from me who have backed the campaign include Gene[...]
Z2 Comics Turns Weird AL Yankovic Songs Into Comic Book Stories
Sikoryak (The Unquotable Trump), Jeff McClelland (The Tick), Jeff McComsey (The Fourth Man), Hilary Barta (Plastic Man), Johnny Sampson (MAD Magazine), Tom Richmond (MAD Magazine, Cracked Magazine), Bob Fingerman (Minimum Wage), and more. The book also features cover art by Drew Friedman (MAD Magazine) and Mike & Laura Allred (Madman), as well as a custom art[...]
Heavy Metal Magazine will be collection Bob Fingerman's Pariah – Redux in trade paperback form in February The iconoclastic comic book creator is best known for his Minimum Wage comic book series but has been knocking around Heavy Metal for the last couple of years including a comic book take on his own post apocalyptic[...]
Help – A Comic Book Kickstarter To Benefit The Hero Initiative
Conrad, Gab Contreras, Joe Cooper, Joe Corallo, Alex Cormack, Jorge Corona, Marcelo Costa, CRANK!, Frank Cvetkovic, Nenad Cviticanin, Tony Donley, Siike Donnelly, Rich Douek, Dave Dwonch, Matt Emmons, Taylor Esposito, Scott Ewen, Eduardo Ferigato, Nick Filardi, Bob Fingerman, Tony Fleecs, Michael Jan Friedman, Antonio Fuso, Alfie Gallagher, Dillon Gemmill, Kieron Gillen, Sina Grace, Frank Gogol,[...]
Either Make Minimum Wage Into A TV Show, Or Elect Trump As President
We know that DC Comics/Vertigo has been asking for comic books that can be more easily translated into relatively lower budget television programmes. But if that's the market, there's one comic book that's just sitting there, waiting to make that journey. Bob Fingerman's Minimum Wage has been published on and off over the last decade and change, most[...]
NYCC '15: Artists Discuss Process At The Image Comics: Where Creators Own Craft Panel
By Madeline Ricchiuto Jason Latour, Bob Fingerman, Wes Craig, Matt Wilson, and Shane Davis held the Image: Where Creators Own Craft panel on Sunday at NYCC 2015 Matt Wilson talked about his coloring process, Bob Fingerman discussed his overlapped-lettering choices as well as the coloring on Minimum Wage, Shane Davis discussed his art on Axcend and the[...]
A New Minimum Wage From Bob Fingerman At Image Comics For 2016
In the most recent issue of Bob Fingerman's Minimum Wage, we get the news of a third Minimum Wage series for 2016. It was at the end of a colourful departure for the series, usually in black-and-white with a blue wash, telling the day-to-day awkward life of a cartoonist trapped working in porn, and measuring the[...]
Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics(UPDATE)
Jones Variant is required to participate in the signing and there is a limit of two signed items per person. Thursday, July 10th The Art on A Gallery and Shop will be holding a free screening of "Fingerman's Favorite Flicks: Robot Holocaust" from 7 to 9PM drawn from the mind of their artist in residence, Minimum Wage[...]
Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics
Featuring artist and tent-show conceptualist Jason Robert Bell with comicbook writer and pop lecturer Adam McGovern, it's a panopticon of staged conversation, video, cosplay and hallucination you can take all your ancestors to!" Wednesday, June 18th Forbidden Planet at 832 Broadway in New York will host a signing by Dean Haspiel, Chris Miskiewicz, Nick Bertozzi, Paul Pope, and[...]
Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics(UPDATE)
Sounds like a good night to me". Thursday, June 12th The Fingus Apocalypticon Gallery/Show Opening featuring the work of Minimum Wage's Bob Fingerman will be held at 8PM at the Art on A Gallery in Downtown New York Bob Fingerman says: "I'm happy to announce my first commercial gallery show is happening in June[...]
Live From The Comic Shop – Loki: Agent of Asgard, Ms. Marvel, Five Ghosts, Minimum Wage, The Fox, Grindhouse: Bride of Blood
Also look out for the preview of Doc Unknown included in this issue—it's a very interesting and energetic pulp-noir comic that's gaining confidence and readership, worthy of consideration. Minimum Wage from Image returns this week for its second issue, the much-demanded time-lapse continuation of Bob Fingerman's reality-is-a-bitch-and-we-know-that, humorous and highly detailed comic Minimum Wage from the[...]
Things to Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics
All proceeds directly support DP's mission and artists.) Wednesday, January 8th At Forbidden Planet NYC, a triple-play of signings: After 15 years, Bob Fingerman brings his classic be-loved series Minimum Wage back! Bob will be at Forbidden Planet NYC to sign the brand new issue number one on the day of it's release at 7PM Forbidden Planet NYC[...]
Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Graphic Novels of 2013
Maximum Minimum Wage, from Image Comics, written and illustrated by Bob Fingerman Minimum Wage influenced a generation of indie comics creators to shake out their dirty laundry and include a street-level view of life in their work rather than sit around pondering what readers might find most appealing What Bob Fingerman discovered, and many since, is[...]
Screw's Al Goldstein Passes? (NOT)
He published Robert Crumb, Milton Knight, Brad Holland, Danny Hellman, Bob Fingerman, John Holmstrom, Wally Wood, Art Spiegelman, Danny Hellman, Spain Rodriguez, Peter Bagge and many more He didn't have to publish comics to sell the paper, but he wanted to A wide circle of friends, cartoonists report meeting the likes of Bill Gaines, Buck[...]