by Various This volume of BLAB! features: a cover by Jonathan Rosen, and the BLAB! debut of popular artist Shag!; a full-color tribute to Bazooka Joe; Sue Coe and Judith Brody's '"And Not a Drop To Drink,' an exploration of the destruction of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast by angry gods of wind and water against a backdrop of war; Greg Clarke's 'The Pungent Gaul,' a surprisingly harrowing story of a Frenchman who smuggles illegal cheeses from his homeland into the United States and sells them on the black market; Drew Friedman's 4-pager 'Old Jewish Comedians' selected from his new Blab! Storybook; Peter Kuper's story of the various ways he's almost died; more 'Fetal Elvis' from Mark Landman; 'Max Vesta, Matchbook Artist,' the true story of the art and life of the unsung and little known (except to a few collectors and connoisseurs) master of the matchbook cover; Lou Brooks invites us into his 'Garden of Tongue-listing Twimericks' - your mouth will never be the same; Peter and Maria Hoey's 'Out of Nowhere,' the story of Coleman Hawkins and Django Reinhart's years in pre-WWII Paris; plus stories by Tim Biskup, Gary Baseman, Fred Stonehouse, Marc Rosenthal, Spain, Mats!, and Sergio Ruzzier."