"PINK TOMBS" pt. 3 by Pete Toms

The end of Pink Tombs. Wherein pre-natal wisdom is re-revealed and remembered once again. Pete says he’s going to celebrate this comic’s completion by going to sleep for 3 months. Read the first couple chapters here and here. Thanks for the artwork Pete, this is my favorite one yet. I see you’re already wearing your spacesuits, time machine is set for cruise control, let’s go! — Jason Leivian

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"PINK TOMBS" pt. 2 by Pete Toms

Here’s part 2 of Pete Toms‘ new comic for Arthur Magazine, “PINK TOMBS.”

it’s a comic based on the idea that the fictions we experience (books/movies/songs) and the ones we create are just as ‘real’ to us as our ‘real life’ experiences, especially when dealing with memory.
it’s something i’ve thought a lot about since i watched masters of the universe on dvd a couple of years ago and realized that much of my remembered childhood was actually he-man’s life. though i did have a cat that let me ride it around my neighborhood and i was surrounded by muscular, gay men throughout my younger years, there’s not much he-man and i have in common. identity is interesting to me especially with how it’s built by memory and how much that is tied up in the things we experience in our imagination as much as the things we experience physically. and i think it’s even kind of weirder now, as opposed to my eternia years, as everyone blogs about their lives. we’re all building a sort of public internet persona as well as our ‘real’ one. i’m rambling. which is why a drew a story about it, i guess. – Pete Toms

Read part 1 here to revisit what happened before.

Jason Leivian

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"PINK TOMBS" by Pete Toms

We’re pleased to share a new comic Pete Toms created specifically for the website.  Pete sent me some notes for a script he was working on:

Just wanted to let you know I’m working out the script for the Arthur blog.  It’s essentially going to be about the relationship between two people that get fed up with popular furry culture and realize they like to dress up like Spiegelman’s maus characters and have sex with each other.  But that’s just on the surface.  Obviously it’s really about the death of corporate culture.

Not really.  Though after typing that it doesn’t seem like a bad idea.

Pete, I wanna read that comic!  Fortunately the idea he went with is just as cool and the execution is gorgeous.  PINK TOMBS OF YOUTH is about a cartoonist with memory problems that’s having trouble distinguishing between his comics and reality.  Here’s the first 6 pages… 

Jason Leivian

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