Wednesday, December 16, 2020

THE COPPERHEAD AFFAIR! My secret agent short story hits comic book stores

Illustration by Ed Catto

My short story "The Copperhead Affair" hits comic book stores Wednesday, December 16th. It's a prose back-up feature in the pages of Second Coming: Only Begotten Son # 1, published by the good folks at AHOY Comics.

Set in the final hour of 1965, "The Copperhead Affair" is my love letter to '60s spy movies and TV shows. It takes place within the same general continuity as my Western short "The Last Ride Of The Copperhead Kid" and my '30s pulp vigilante short "The Copperhead Strikes!," as well as the unfinished '80s punk rock adventure "Chaos At The Copperhead Club." Each is a stand-alone story. 

If you're interested in reading "The Copperhead Affair," you can use Comics Shop Locator to find a comic book retailer near you. I recommend calling ahead to see if the store carries AHOY titles and if this issue is in stock; most stores will order a copy for you if one isn't on hand.

Will these extended Copperhead chronicles continue? I...don't know yet. For now, I hope you'll consider a visit to a comic book store, flip the pages back to 1965, and enjoy "The Copperhead Affair."


TIP THE BLOGGER: CC's Tip Jar!

You can support this blog by becoming a patron on Patreon: Fund me, baby! 

Hey! If you buy from Amazon, consider making your purchases through links at Pop-A-Looza. A portion of your purchase there will go to support Boppin' (Like The Hip Folks Do). Thinking Amazon? Think Pop-A-Looza.


This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio with Dana & Carl airs Sunday nights from 9 to Midnight Eastern, on the air in Syracuse at SPARK! WSPJ 103.3 and 93.7 FM, and on the web at http://sparksyracuse.org/ You can read about our history here.


The many fine This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio compilation albums are still available, each full of that rockin' pop sound you crave. A portion of all sales benefit our perpetually cash-strapped community radio project:


Volume 1: download

Volume 2: CD or download
Volume 3: download
Volume 4: CD or download
Waterloo Sunset--Benefit For This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio:  CD or download

Carl's writin' a book! The Greatest Record Ever Made! (Volume 1)will contain 165 essays about 165 tracks, each one of 'em THE greatest record ever made. An infinite number of records can each be the greatest record ever made, as long as they take turns. Updated initial information can be seen here: THE GREATEST RECORD EVER MADE! (Volume 1). My weekly Greatest Record Ever Made! video rants can be seen in my GREM! YouTube playlist. And I'm on Twitter @CafarelliCarl.

No comments:

Post a Comment