Ben Passmore is the author of the ongoing comic book series Daygloayhole, as well as the Eisner Award-nominated and Ignatz Award-winning comic collection Your Black Friend. He also wrote and illustrated Sports Is Hell (Koyama Press), collaborated with Ezra Claytan Daniels on BTTM FDRS (Fantagraphics), and contributes to publications such as The Nib and New York Times. He lives in Philadelphia.
Your Black Friend is getting the hardcover treatment this February as Your Black Friend and Other Strangers, a 112 page collection of Ben Passmore's best political, funny, and weird comics, all in full color.
Does coverage in Publishers Weekly finally make us a *real publisher*?
"...Passmore explores loneliness and inner turmoil through wavy black lines that resemble Brandon Graham's art. There's a beauty to the simplistic narrative, but I couldn’t tell you what Goodbye is really about because its ambiguity is what draws you in; it's what has made me reread it three or four times..."
Silver Sprocket will be at the Small Press Expo, Sept 17-18 in Bethesda, Maryland with new thrash from Ben Passmore, Jenn Woodall, Liz Suburbia, Michael Sweater, The Degenderettes, and definitely not any secret hotel-room tattoos. Table #M1