Thursday, December 9, 2010

A Belly Full of Art

“Webcomics: What’s Cooking?
Comic artists doing their part
to help the less fortunate.”

Written By: Carlo Jose San Juan, MD

It started out as a quirky idea between a few webcomic aficionados. Then, like many good ideas before it, that moment of quirkiness quickly became an inspiring movement involving many popular comic artists!

That idea is Webcomics: What’s Cooking?, a cookbook which features full-page, food-related comics by over fifty webcomic creators and artists with accompanying recipes to various dishes. The range of included recipes is quite diverse, featuring dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks as well as various beverages. This makes it quite likely that you’d find food to fit any taste bud at any time, in any mood!

 That alone already seemed like a great idea. However, what really got everyone involved passionate about it was that this was a not-for-profit project! Proceeds from the cookbook sales are for the benefit of National Food Banks in Canada and the USA.
At the time of this writing, these are the wonderful artists involved in this comic cookbook (in no particular order):


Spirited by the notion of not only showcasing their talent but to bring fun recipes to families and help bring hope to the less fortunate as well, these creators have combined thousands of hours of work to make this project a possibility! Furthermore, it features an incredibly diverse array of artistic styles. There is nothing out there quite like it and is a gem of an addition to any comic collection!
 And it’s a great cookbook too!

So “Feed your Family, Feed the World!”  The goal is to have this cookbook available in time for the 2010 holiday season and here is how you can help bring fun and food together in classic comic style and deliver hope to someone in need!

Kick-start Webcomics: What’s Cooking? by visiting the project’s Kickstarter site! Kickstarter is a fund-raising site for creative projects such as this one. An initial amount is needed to begin printing this cookbook and you’ll get not only the cookbook
but additional incentives as well!

Pre-order your copy of Webcomics: What’s Cooking?
as each copy pre-ordered helps bring the project closer to print!
You’ll also get it at a cheaper price.
Spread the word! Tell your co-workers, friends, and family about this great project on Facebook, Twitter, and other
social networking sites!
If you’re a website master, you can add these free-to-use banners on your site and link them to the TGT Website!
So help feed yourself, your family, and someone in need this holiday season… and get a few laughs in the process!
All through this great comic cookbook!

For more details on Webcomics: What’s Cooking?

Carlo Jose “Caz” San Juan, MD writes and illustrates the Callous comic strip series and is a contributor to the Webcomics: What’s Cooking? cookbook.
Delicious. Nice going to all the participants of this fine project.


calduckmd said...

Due to additional design elements being implemented onto the cookbook, the release has been postponed to February 2011!

Details here:

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