Real Stuff: The Joeist Philosophy

"I was working in a small tavern in Moscow, Idaho, when I got the call... I took the next pickup truck to California." From Real Stuff #2 (Fantagraphics, March 1991).

Read the other Real Stuff stories and listen to Mark's interview with Dennis Eichhorn here.



  1. The last frame leaves us with a question and makes me think.  Maybe, that is a better ending.

  2. Little did Joe know, but Tom had long since moved back East.  A blind/deaf/dumb, quadruple-amputee, defrocked priest now lived in the apartment next door.  The vibrations from the bar were the only contact he had left in life.

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