“The terminology used to describe photo comics is somewhat inconsistent and idiosyncratic. Fumetti is an Italian word (literally “little puffs of smoke”, in reference to speech balloons), which refers in that language to any kind of comics. Because of the popularity of photo comics in Italy, fumetti became a loanword in English referring specifically to […]
I present the newly colorized (and slightly rewritten) version of this 1999 classic.
We know how it is: you want to express your feelings to that special someone in your life, but also your undying patriotism in the new America which will also be great again. Hard Cheap Knock has you covered this V-Day with our new line of administration-friendly greeting cards. You built a wall around my […]
Intended for Hard Knock #7 (and very obviously referenced via a 12″ G.I. Joe figure), I present to you, Nothing.
We know how it is. You spent the first 5 minutes of your time “in the loo” crafting the perfect toilet seat nest. You gently folded and positioned each layer of paper so that no surface of the seat went uncovered. Inspired like no “mule burning” that came before this, you found that perfect balance […]
“Listen” appeared in Hard Knock #2 from 1995. There’s a lot going on here. At it’s core, it’s about two people sitting across from each other, not having a conversation. Not listening. It’s one single image. At the time, I wanted to see how much of a story I could tell with just a […]
Permit us yet again, Little Leaguers, as we tread a path down Memory Lane for another lesson in Hard Cheap Knock history. When you get old, you get nostalgic. When you get nostalgic, you get worried. When you get worried, you get lawyers. When you get lawyers, they make you document every last idiotic detail. This […]