Shaky Kane and Krent Able bring back fun into comic books. The best way to describe their work is Jack Kirby meets Dada with a splash of Fletcher Hanks in old-school comic book four-color glory. Image collects this exciting strip from the British duo. Kane & Able is a 72-page graphic novel that delivers a wallop.
Comic book-wise guys, Kane and Able, serve up a summer dump cake of genre-busting mischief and masked mayhem in this oversized anthology of never-before-published strips.
Slip in and out of subconsciousness with the Astonishing Shield Bug!
Surf the fleshwave with Black Fur in “Who Fears The Deathroach?”!
Journey into the sub-basement in the gasoline-tinged “Dustmites”!
Ride into the Creepzone with Nightmare and Sleepy in the aptly named “Creepzone”!
“Readers will slip in and out of subconsciousness with the “Astonishing Shield Bug”, surf the Fleshwave with Black Fur in “Who Fears The Deathroach?”, journey into the sub-basement in the gasoline-tinged “Dustmites,” and ride into the Creepzone with Nightmare and Sleepy in the aptly named “Creepzone”!”
Shaky Kane: Michael Coulthard is a British writer and psychedelic artist who best known for his work as a comic and graphic artist under the pseudonym Shaky Kane, as well as Shaky 2000.
Krent Able, born in 1970, is a comic artist and illustrator, based in London. He began his comics career at the age of 15, drawing for a local newspaper. He then gave up comics to pursue a career in music and self‐medication, which has continued to the present day. His Big Book Of Mischief marks his return to the world of comics, compiling all of his hilarious, rock‐star abusing stories and illustrations for the UK’s award-winning music magazine, The Stool Pigeon. In 2013 he exhibited in The Vice Illustration Show, in 2014 his work was included in the Comics Unmasked exhibition at The British Library, and in 2015 he illustrated the book, Jolly Lad, by John Doran. Krent’s comics and illustrations have also appeared in The Guardian, the NME, and VICE, and he has designed record sleeves and T-shirts for the rock band Future Of The Left. In 2016 he co-wrote and starred in Ink, Cocks & Rock ‘N’ Roll, a short documentary about Krent Able by award-winning film director Matt Harlock.