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“Ruffians”, Future Graphic Novel

I’ve been writing so much lately I decided to take a break yesterday and draw. I drew this teaser image (below) for my upcoming graphic novel, “Ruffians!”. Ruffians! will be released online, with one page posted every Monday through Thursday, starting January 2015. I’ll be posting more preview images and revealing a bit about the story over these next couple months.


SlyChum Poster

Here is a poster I made for the comedy duo SlyChum. Their first show is August 31st in Los Angeles and I’m really excited for them! I was lucky enough to see a rehearsal of the show and I can say it is very funny and unique. Check out their facebook for more info: facebook.com/slychum

Subcultures Comic Anthology

Check out this preview from my 7-page comic in “Subcultures: A Comic Anthology” coming this fall from Ninth Art Press! The anthology has a really amazing line-up of cartoonists who have created short comics on a variety of subcultures. Grab it from SPX this year!

Lök Zine #05

My comic “Asher & Felix” was published in Lök Zine all the way from Italy! This is my first comic published outside of the U.S.. You can see the Italian translation at the bottom of the page. All the comics in it are really cool, definitely worth checking out. [Buy Here]

Awkward Quarterly #4

Hey dudes! You guys can all stop fasting in protest, the fourth issue of “The Awkward Quarterly” is finally here!!! This comic zine is black and white, 20 pages, and only 3 bucks. Check out The Awkward Quarterly #4 in my Etsy shop!

Friend-Love With Benefits Reading

Melinda and I (a.k.a. Bangs And Beard) will be reading some of our autobio comics (along with several other rad cartoonists) on Valentine’s Day at Giant Robot 2 in Los Angeles. Yumi Skugawa will also be reading from her AWESOME new book “I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You”.

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Melinda and I will be reading some comics at the LAZF Zine and Comic Reading the night before the LA Zine Fest. You should stop by if you’re in the Los Angeles/Venice area!

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Aaron Whitaker is a cartoonist, artist, and screenwriter living in Los Angeles. He is the author of the graphic novel, "The City Troll", and the comic series, "The Awkward Quarterly".

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