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VLADRUSHKA:World Eaters Club 01 Color Edition
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Vladrushka: A Summer Night @ the World Eaters Club
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LULU Book 2 - Cover Drawing 1
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Crazy Jane's Mirror
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell 6 - Lake of Fire
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell 5 - Agape
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell 4 - Behold The Girl
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Vladrushka - Pinup: Pooling Resources
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Suzy Spreadwell: A Wanton Lust for Burning Angels
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell no.2 - Pentatheos
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VLADRUSHKA:World Eaters Club 01 Color Edition
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Vladrushka: A Summer Night @ the World Eaters Club
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LULU Book 2 - Cover Drawing 1
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Crazy Jane's Mirror
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell 6 - Lake of Fire
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell 5 - Agape
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell 4 - Behold The Girl
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Vladrushka - Pinup: Pooling Resources
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Sleepy Sins of Suzy Spreadwell no.2 - Pentatheos
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Suzy Spreadwell: A Wanton Lust for Burning Angels
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My Bio
John Linton Roberson has been an independent cartoonist, writer, and illustrator for over 25 years, and has produced 22 publications as Bottomless Studio since 1998. Most recently the lush anthology of comics, art, poetry and prose THIS SICKNESS #8, featuring 100 pages by 8 creators, including a new cover by Molly Kiely, available at Amazon in print and kindle and in digital at Google Play.
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He is the adapter of Frank Wedekind's Lulu (Book 1 available at Amazon & Comixology, and ongoing serialization in THIS SICKNESS), the creator of Martha, Vladrushka, and Suzy Spreadwell, among others, and the co-creator (with John E. Williams) of Uncle Cyrus. In addition he has also been published by Journey Magazine, Fantagraphics Books, Seven Stories Press and Martian Lit.

Pages from his Lulu were exhibited in Munich's Deutsches Theatremuseum as part of their 2014 Frank Wedekind retrospective. Occasionally he is heard, usually at length, on Tim Young's Deconstructing Comics podcast.

Online you can find him at jlroberson.org.

Favourite Visual Artist
Dave Sim, Eddie Campbell, Steve Bissette, John Totleben, Berni Wrightson, Matt Baker, Guido Crepax,Gene Colan
Favourite Movies
O Lucky Man, Blue Velvet, Aguirre the Wrath of God, the Shining, Salo
Favourite TV Shows
Archer, Sealab 2021, Twin Peaks
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Popol Vuh, Stereolab, Sonic Youth, Soft Machine, Pink Floyd
Favourite Books
Book of Daniel (Doctorow), Catch-22 (Heller), Giles Goat-Boy (Barth), Dracula (Stoker), the Atrocity Exhibition (Ballard), Under the Sign of Saturn (Sontag)
Favourite Writers
E.L. Doctorow, George Orwell, John Barth, JG Ballard, Susan Sontag
Favourite Games
None
Favourite Gaming Platform
None
Tools of the Trade
Pencil, Hunt 102 & 104 crowquill, US Logic Graphic tablet, Photoshop, HP scanner
Happy 4th of July: Suzy on How to Love the Flag
Click here to see a full-color excerpt from THIS SICKNESS #8, in which Suzy Spreadwell shows you how to love your flag: https://t.co/Muo7lFTW48 HAPPY 4th!!!
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Stefania Casini Holding THIS SICKNESS #8
For those of you who know who that is: yep. To see the greatest picture in the world, just click here... http://jlroberson.blogspot.com/2016/03/stefania-casini-with-this-sickness.html
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My Big Huge Interview at Sequart + THIS SICKNESS 8
Hey y'all, Sequart's interview with me was so long it had to be in two parts. In it I speak with Julian Darius about the whole damn 19-year indie comics thing I'm calling a "career." I talk about my early work, my time at Eros, THIS SICKNESS, LULU, UNCLE CYRUS, SUZY SPREADWELL, being censored alla time, and more. Part 1 Part 2 And in other news, in case you hadn't heard, the most gorgeous anthology of 2016, THIS SICKNESS #8 is out, and features 60 color and black & white pages of comics & art from me, as well as work from Emily Kaplan (the first substantial collection of her paintings & drawings--27 pages of them--in print!), C
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