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Since I pretty much run the place, I guess it's only natural, at least for an ego-maniac, that I've published a lot of my own work. (In my defense I've also published a lot of other artists as well over the years, so get off my back already!) I've broken up these mostly-solo efforts below, first into the larger magazine sized pubs, and then the odd mix of sizes that make up the world of mini-comics. Sometimes they are just small versions of bigger ideas, sometimes they are interesting little projects in design, like Reindeer Secrets Revealed and 2" = 2'. Of course, if you want to see something I've put together that is really a different approach to publishing art, you should also check out Cardtoons. But first, scroll on down and take a tour of a little corner of my odd-cornered little world!

~ The BIG Brad Foster Collections ~
Bots
Bots
( 40 pgs, 8 1/2" x 11", b&w )  5.00   To Order Form
(Special bagged Bots and Mechthings #1)  7.00   To Order Form
There are over 100 illustrations in this thick collection. I've always had a fascination with designing new robotic forms, ranging from weirdly humorous to elegantly humanoid, and just about everything in between. This pulls together almost every robot drawing I had done up to this point, many from long out-of-print and impossible to find sources. Plus the amazing centerspread is one of my most massive pen and ink drawings, a piece that took over a year and a half to complete all the detail it contains. (The special bagged edition contains a copy of Bots and a copy of the first issue of Mechthings, my densely drawn comic book of a future full of goofy robots, in an edition of 850, each with a special signed and numbered artcard.)
Argent Park Coloring Pages #1
Argent Park Coloring Pages #1
( 10 pgs, 8 1/2" x 11", b&w )  $5.00   To Order Form
Do you want to try your hand at coloring in some of my intricate Argent Park style designs? I've put together this collection of drawings in line-only that are perfect to color. And, since it is all fantasy material, there is no right or wrong way to color them-- let your imagination run wild! Printed one-sided on heavy white stock for best coloring. (And, if you do a page you are particularly proud of, snap a picture and send it to me. I'd love to see what everyone comes up with!)
Stars at Night Coloring Pages
The Stars At Night Coloring Pages
( 7 pgs, 8 1/2" x 11", b&w )  $5.00   To Order Form
Here's a coloring book that will give you something a little extra when you have finished coloring it all in! Based on my detailed space study "The Stars At Night", I have taken the dense pen and ink shading out of that design, leaving only the outlines around the tons of details this piece contains. It has then been broken up into a half dozen sections so that each piece fills an entire page for ease of coloring. Now, once you are done, take all of the individual pages and arrange them together side by side (as indicated on the cover), and you will have created your own huge colorful masterpiece! How many color variations can you come up with for all the aliens, robots, astronauts, control panels, and various whatnots strewn throughout this super-detailed piece?
Elegant Ladies
Elegant Ladies
( 24 pgs, 8 1/2" x 11", b&w )  $3.50   To Order Form
Filled with portraits of beautiful women in imaginative costumes and ornate jewelry, alone or with fantastical companions, set into a variety of decorative designs and lush settings. Some of these were created straight from my head, plus there is a series of twelve illustrations to symbolize the twelve months of the year, each a fantasy portait based on different lovely ladies that I knew.
The Perpetual Calendar
The Perpetual Calendar
( 16 pgs, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", b&w )  $3.00   To Order Form
You could consider this a companion to the Bots collection above, since it contains thirteen more goofy robots not in there. But it's much more than that: it's the world's first "true" perpetual motion calendar! As the easy-to-follow instructions explain, you just lightly pencil in the dates for the year you wish to use it in the blank grids for each month. As the year goes by, erase each day as it passes, until at the end it is now clear, ready to be used again and again and again– hence, "perpetual motion"! (Or just get it for a look at the robot cupid in February, Robo-Mom and her electro pie in May, the hi-tech turkey in November, and all the rest.)
Wizards & Dragons & Elfs~oh my!
Wizards & Dragons & Elfs ~ oh my!
( 20 pgs, 8 1/2" x 11", b&w )  $3.00   To Order Form
Putting my fine-line ink work in the service of fanciful scenes of, well, wizards,and dragons and elfs and all kinds of such things! Full-page illustrations cover topics like learning how to cast spells; the quilting bee; heading off on a quest to the Dark Forest; a spider who spins the most amazingly complicated webs you ever saw; and more. A collection of smaller illos fills in around those pages, plus a big center spread that looks in on "The Magic Class", where you're sure to recognize most of the student types, and even the artist himself, tucked away in one corner. The art here was originally created to illustrate a book on basic programming for kids, but you don't need all that text, you just want the cool Foster cartoons~ and here they are!
Jabberwocky #1- fully hand-colored!!
Jabberwocky #1 – Hand-colored, One-of-a-kind!
( 24 pgs, 8 1/2" x 11", printed b&w, hand-colored)  $600.00   To Order Form
Jabberwocky was the first self-published comic I did back in 1976. It's long sold out now, though you'll see a copy pop up now and then on E-bay at premium prices, since it is listed in many of the Underground comics price guides. So here this is, the very last copy I have on hand, where all 24 pages have been completely hand-colored in brilliant hues. I did this back when I had more spare time to devote to something as time-consuming as this was to complete. This is truly a one-of-a-kind item, and you can think of it as getting 24 "originals" from the artist. If anyone ever found another copy and wanted me to color it in, these days it would cost so much more for the hundreds of hours I devoted to this one, (nor would it look at all similar when completed), I doubt there will ever be another like it. Want to add it to your collection?

~ Mini & Smaller Brad Foster Collections ~
Foster Mini-Comics Package Special!
Foster Mini-Comics Package Special!
( 15 titles, 192 pgs, various sizes, b&w )  $11.00   To Order Form
Before you scan the titles below, I want you to know there is a Special Deal available to get the maximum minis at the minimum cost! You can get all 15 titles below, 192 pages of weirdness with a total retail cost of $14.75 for a package deal price of only $11!. You know you're going to end up getting them all eventually, so just do it now, and you can save $3.75, over 25%, right up front! (And you could even apply that fabulous savings to buying something else from the site!)
Alphabeastiary
Alphabeastiary
( 28 pgs, 4" x 4", b&w )  $1.50   To Order Form
Artists love to play with the alphabet, and I'm no exception. Along with my cat alphabet in the print The Alphacats, this fat little booklet has every letter of the alphabet done as an odd little creature. Even had them published in U&lc, the typographers magazine. A friend also made me a set of rubber stamps based on these designs, so if you'd like to get your name, or anything else, spelled out in "monster", click here for more info!
Camp Skiffy
Camp Skiffy
( 8 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  75¢   To Order Form
Welcome to Camp Skiffy, where youngsters from all over the universe gather together for a few weeks of Fission Fishing, some 3-D Zero-G Volleyball, and telling space-ghost stories around the atomic pile! Camp Skiffy's motto: "Sigh Fie"!
Cat In a Box
Cat In a Box
( 16 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  $1.50   To Order Form
Watch my "mews" Sable as she goes through her paces in a demo of the flexibility of the feline spine! I took these photos thinking I'd use them for drawing references, then when they were developed, I liked them so much I decided to print them as my first photo collection!
Cats in Ink
Cats in Ink
( 16 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  $1.50   To Order Form
I've done a lot of large, detailed cat images in color and black & white (check them all out in the Cat Prints section of the site), but this mini was put together to show the variety of ways you can approach drawing cats, from the heavily detailed down to almost a single line.
The Eternal Conflict
The Eternal Conflict (Reprise)
( 16 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  $1.25   To Order Form
It's the classic tale of one man confronting one vegetable. It's Foster versus the last pea on the plate– who will survive? Some might say you can trash all those bulky philosophy texts you've been wasting your spare time poring over, 'cause this little booklet encapsulates all you need to know about the nature of conflict between the id and the ego. Or, it's just a guy getting frustrated by a small seed. YOU must decide!
First There Was the Scribble
First There Was the Scribble
( 28 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  $1.75   To Order Form
Got the urge to draw, but kind of blank on getting started? Or just curious about how some artists get their ideas? This booklet is my attempt to guide you through a nifty way to "jump-start" your own creative juices, by starting with a bit of meaningless scribble and developing dozens of new characters out of that. I even got about a dozen artist buds to join in, and the variety of different takes from the same start is wonderful!
  (This is also known as the Variations on a Theme Collection, since this thick little mini brings together the original two volumes of that sold-out title into one handy package.)
Folkomix
Folkomix
( 8 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  75¢   To Order Form
For a while there in the "newave" press, doing comics with stick-figure art was the hot look, mainly due to the example of artist Matt Feazell, who was the only one who could do it with any real style. (His body of work is a great example of how just because something looks "simple" that doesn't mean it's also "easy".) So, just to show I didn't think everything had to be drawn with fifty-zillion little dots and lines, I created this little visit to the stick-figure farm. (Plus the title is my gentle dig on a small group who wanted to refer to the mass of small press comics as "Folk comics", rather than "Newave". Hey, call me what you want – but just call me!
Holiday Cheer 1998
Holiday Cheer 1998
( 4 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  50¢   To Order Form
Okay, this is technically not a mini-comic, more of a greeting card. Actually, that's exactly what it is, our Christmas card from way back in 1998. But since I recently came across a small batch of the last of the print run, I thought I'd make them available for all the completest collectors out there. Yes, both of you! (This card also documents the peak of our indoor cat population at five, including the now much-missed Patches and Tiger. Historians, take note.)
Interstellar Yuks
Interstellar Yuks
( 8 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  75¢   To Order Form
Puns, goofy jokes and wacky artwork, all about those crazeee aliens trying to figure us weird humans out! Lots of mistaken identity humor, and when was the last time you heard a "Sputnik" joke? Well, I've got one in here!
Late One Night
Late One Night
( 8 pgs, 2 3/4" x 4 1/4", b&w )  50¢   To Order Form
An 8-page mini-mini that was created in four and a half hours late one night before another odd publication was due to hit the printers, just because I didn't want to waste the paper that would have been trimmed off and discarded during printing. Surprisingly, there is some actual content to it all– though you'll probably want to get it just to show your friends such a tiny little booklet.
Other People
Other People
( 8 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  75¢   To Order Form
Originally conceived as an attempt to print a full color mini, I spent days and days cutting hundreds of tiny pieces of frisket and rubylith (historical pre-computer tools for peparing to print in color) to add all kinds of tones and subtle shadings to this collection of some of my odd little characters. Then, for reasons I can no longer recollect (though probably finding out the final costs for what would be, in the end, just a goofy idea) the color aspect fell through. I took the basic drawings and added even more pen detail than usual to these little guys, and violin!, a mini was born!
Personal Possessions
Personal Possessions (A Visual Inventory)
( 16 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  $1.25   To Order Form
Way back there mumble-mumble decades ago in grade school, I used to fill notebook pages with tiny boxes, and the boxes with tiny drawings. So now I've taken that a step further, and filled 14 small pages here with over 500 tiny drawings of all the things that fill up my life. Is this some amazingly deep artistic observation about how modern mankind is owned by it's possessions, or is it simply another sign of obsessive-compulsive behavior by the artist? Hey, who cares, it's just too wonderfully weird to pass up!
Reindeer Secrets Revealed
Reindeer Secrets Revealed
( 8 pgs, 2 3/4" x 4 1/4", b&w )  75¢   To Order Form
There are no staples for this one, and even though you can flip through it like a "regular" mini, with printing on every page, it's actually only printed on one side of the paper. But you'll see no blank pages (unless you dismantle it!). And there's even a little handcoloring in each copy, as Cindy and I reveal a trio of reindeer with noses other than red!
The Transfer Arteest
The Transfer Arteest
( 8 pgs, 4 1/4" x 5 1/2", b&w )  75¢   To Order Form
See, there used to be this stuff called "tranfer lettering". It was sheets of rub-down lettering in different font styles, used to hand-apply titles for printing. Not so well known in these days of desktop publishing, but old timers like me still have lots of half-used sheets around. Not wanting to waste all that stuff, I came up with this little collection of odd bits of art using only those letters. Talk about your breakthrough, cutting edge art techniques. Woo!
2
2" = 2'
( 12 pgs, 2" x 2", b&w )  50¢   To Order Form
Let's see, we got: (1) This is the smallest Jab publication at only two inches square. (2) It's a team-up between me and Jim Valentino–his idea and pencils, my design and inks. (3) It's very important you read the math symbols in the title correctly, and maybe even out loud, if you want to get the visual pun that the whole thing is about. (4) And that's all I'm going to tell you.


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