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LISA CHEESE AND GHOST GUITAR hits stores this week!

September 10, 2023

Lisa is a sweet unicorn girl with a cyborg arm… and anger issues… who’s late for her first day of work. And if this occult fast food chain’s minions don’t stop attacking, she’ll never achieve her dream of making it as a musician!

Meet Kevin Alvir at Brooklyn's Desert Island Comics on September 14th!

  • “This is raw and passionate cartooning that slaps.” — James Kochalka
  • “An insane delight, blending the struggle of life's mundanities with fun larger-than-life elements to create a fully realized yarn.” — Nick Cagnetti
  • Lisa Cheese and Ghost Guitar brought me back to the days when reading comics was taboo, full of subversion, provocation, and excitement. Alvir is a master of this style!” — Steve Orlando
  • “An utterly unhinged comic overflowing with wit, absurdity, and pure childlike energy. Highly addictive.” — The Comic Book Couples Counseling Podcast
  • “This fun and chaotic comic evokes underground punk zines through its blend of anger, heart, and anti-corporate themes. Lisa’s self-doubt and journey to find her place and purpose will resonate.” — Kirkus Reviews
  • “Wry jokes about student-loan debt, joyless office jobs, and parents deriding artistic aspirations keep this grounded in realistic concerns, while the kaiju fights, boldly cartoonish characters, and acidic color palette give it a pulpy, underground-comics feel... sheer fun.” — Booklist

Lisa Cheese moved to Earth City hoping to make a name for herself as a folk singer… but her very first open mic was a disaster, leaving her with a bionic arm and an identity crisis. Now she’s starting a crummy office job, her parents back in their home dimension are laying on the guilt trip, her sister’s acting smug, and the cool girl at the record store leaves her tongue-tied. But none of that will matter if the city’s demonic new burger corporation achieves its evil ambitions: Lisa’s very life is at stake! Fortunately, she has allies…

The astounding first graphic novel from artist/musician Kevin Alvir is packed with off-the-charts creativity and electric energy, blending vintage comic-book aesthetics with contemporary concerns and crusty lo-fi passion. Once you meet Lisa Cheese you’ll never be the same!

Lisa Cheese and Ghost Guitar (Book 1): Attack of the Snack by Kevin Alvir
ISBN 978-1-60309-528-0 | Diamond: JUL231273 | $19.99 (US) | 164 pages
Full-color softcover graphic novel with flaps
6.5” x 9.25” | For young adults (13+) and up
In stores September 12th/13th!
Pick it up from the shop of your choice!