Speed Reading: Matt Furie's Hot Topik and boy's club 4


I got an orange Pepe T-shirt at Needles and Pens' release party for Matt Furie's new comic Hot Topik. What better way to also celebrate the fourth and latest issue of Furie's boy's club, in which Pepe and pals Andy, Brett, and Landwolf are joined by two new characters, Whitey (a zit), and Bird-Dog? Somewhat reminisicent of a stoned Big Bird, Bird-Dog lectures Pepe on the history of weed in one of the comic's highlights, though I'm also fond of the episode in which a Vaporizer turns Landwolf into a viper with a craving for pepperoni pizza. Here are some of the characters in Hot Topik, as well as a few pieces by Furie on the walls of Needles and Pens.

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