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Death in Oaxaca #1 review in The Comics Journal online.

The thinking person’s alt comics critic Rob Clough reviewed Death in Oaxaca #1 at the Comics Journal online.

MEANWHILE, I finally finished the Spanish translation of this first issue, with help from Paco X González Muñoz. Actually, it was more than help, Paco did the actual translation, I just did the graphic part. Thanks Paco!

I had to graphically marry the words to the pictures on the existing pages. Let’s just say there was, and still is, a learning curve to the whole process. But, it’s also really great to have my new work in Spanish!

EBOOK en espanol to come soon from Alternative.



I Will Eat My Pants if it Means I Can Make Comics!

For Real! Details Here.


Steve Lafler’s 2014 Holiday Art Sale

Come on in, check out these favorite Lafler art pieces at ridiculous deals for the Holidays! Paintings and original comics pages & covers.

You’ll know which one you just have to buy, it’ll call your name. Ordering details/instructions below.


slafler_signatureCave_VochoCave Vocho. Acrylic 10″ x 12″, 2008 $95.00

Wild Little PigWild Little Pig. Acrylic 8″ x 10″, 2002. $75.00


Drinkin' DennisDrinkin’ Dennnis. SOLD! Acrylic 10″ x 12″, 2002. $85.00

Ms. Reed RichardsMs. Reed Richards. Acrylic 14″ x 11″, 2003. $145.00

Jorge&FelixJorge & Felix (from Baja). Acrylic 10″ x 8″, 2002. $65.00

Cat SuitCat Suit. Acrylic/collage, 11″ x 14″, 2007. $145.00


Minibikes. India ink on paper, 10″ x 7″, 2012. $65.00


bukgcov3Bughouse #3, inside front cover. India ink on bristol board, 11″ x 14″, 1995. $165.00

Below are 3 original Dog Boy pages from Dog Boy #7 (Fantagraphics, July 1987). India ink on bristol board, 11″ x 17″. I’m putting these amazing pieces up at only $100 each! A steal, they are. Wuxtry Special Offer: these 3 Dog Boy pieces for $250!

DB7_Fanta_6 DB7_fanta_3 DB7_Fanta_1HERE ARE some DEATH IN OAXACA pieces:

OAXCOVER_lineartDeath in Oaxaca, page one. India ink on bristol board. 10.75″ x 16.5″, 2013. $250.00

Oaxaca_comicwebDeath in Oaxaca #1, cover. India ink on bristol board, 11″ x 17″, 2012. $250.00

Death_Oaxaca_2_coverDeath in Oaxaca #2, cover. India ink on bristol board, 10.75″ x 16.5″, 2014. $250.00

Purchase two pieces and get a 15% discount.

Email me to place an order.

I’ll send an order confirmation and paypal invoice.

Have a fine holiday season!


All pieces come with a signed copy of Death in Oaxaca #1, my new comic mag from Alternative Comics. Items ship in the December 26 – 28 window. I’m in the U.S. at that time. Prices include postage, shipped insured. Original comic pages ship in a sturdy tube. Paintings are wrapped with care as if they were the baby Jesus himself!

Steve Lafler’s Monster Guitar Trading Cards


I’ve done an interview with Copy This!, a zine devoted to mini-comics, to appear in December 2014. To add spice to the issue, we are including two Monster Guitar trading cards.



Copyright Steve Lafler 2014

Get Your “Death in Oaxaxa” Ebook at Comixology


Cover sketch for issue #2

My new comic book Death in Oaxaca from Alternative comics shipped to comic book stores last month (August, 2014.) Now it’s available as an ebook from Comixology at this link for 99 cents. A great deal for 34 pages of comics!

Photo on 9-18-14 at 8.09 AM #2

Meanwhile, as this terrifying picture shows, I am hard at work on Death in Oaxaca #2.

Steve Lafler Comics & Illustration

Welcome to my online portfolio! Come on in, get cozy, and have a look around.

Please do get in touch with inquiries about professional cartoon and illustration gigs.

I include my CV below the work.


Steve Lafler, 503-213-3671

(click my name to send an email)


Cover Spread, “Death in Oaxaca”, Alternative Comics (publisher.)

Radio Insecto, band marketing icon.

Radio Insecto, band marketing icon.


Lost in Space, Book Cover, Curbside Splendor Press





CatSuit, Ebook Cover, Alternative Comics (publisher.)

Possessed_2T-Shirt Design, Manx Media


T-Shirt Design, Manx Media

rough_pageRough Sketch, Death in Oaxaca issue #2, page 3.

Steve Lafler


Illustration CV

Editorial and Promotional Illustration:

Sony Music including: Jamiroquai, Mike Watt, Leonard Cohen.

Apple Computer, (TNT hardware project Tshirt, 1995)

Pulse, Guitar Player,, Bill Graham Presents, SF Weekly, Seattle Weekly, Worcester Magazine

Early Clients:

Rolling Stone “College Papers”, Fall 1979 issue

EMU Cultrual Forum, Eugene Oregon (concert promotion)

Mentor Graphics, IPO Illustration

Comic Books, Graphic Novels. Fantagraphics Books (Dog Boy), Top Shelf Productions (Bughouse), Last Gasp, Slave Labor, Rip Off Press, plus my imprints Cat-Head Comics and Manx Media.

Current Projects:

Alternative Comics/Wow Cool Distribution of Cupertino, CA. Death in Oaxaca comic book, ebook and graphic novel. Cat Suit ebook.

CO2 Comics: Legacy volumes: Menage a Bughouse and Doggie Style: The Complete Dog Boy.

Manx Media T-Shirts.

Education BFA Umass Amherst December ’79

Aluminum Foil Daily Comic Strip ’76-79, Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Steve Lafler Catalog: Graphic Novels & Tshirts

I’ve updated my catalog of graphic novels and T-Shirts, the catalog page is here.

I encourage everyone to purchase some books so I can A) Keep doing comics and B) eat!

Meanwhile, I’m hard at work on Death in Oaxaca #2… here’s a peek at a page in progress.




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