Real Stuff: "Dinner at Dale's"

“Dale and I weren’t real close friends in high school, so I was a bit surprised one day when he invited me to dinner at his house.” Illustrated by Julie Doucet. Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992.

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Real Stuff: "Three in a Bed"

A NSFW comix noir tale from the fetid depths of Dennis P. Eichhorn’s troubled soul, illustrated by Mary Fleener. Originally published in Real Stuff #5, February 1992.

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Real Stuff: "Was My Face Red"

“Krystal K. Keithly — what a character! I met her in a bar in Seattle’s Wallingford district.” — From Real Stuff #4 (Fantagraphics, November 1991).

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Real Stuff: "Our Thing"

“When I was a junior in high school, I suffered from a condition that troubles many teenagers: not much money and no way to get booze.” — From Real Stuff #4 (Fantagraphics, November 1991).

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Real Stuff: Death of a Junkie

“It was springtime in Seattle, and I was a newcomer. One afternoon I found myself at the Seattle Center, taking in the sights. I was standing at the base of the Space Needle, when I spotted a familiar face. It was Tim Gazaway, a casual acquaintance from my hometown of Boise, Idaho.” — From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991).

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Real Stuff: New Age Date

“I took Roberta to a small neighborhood bar on Queen Anne Hill. We weren’t there for five minutes before three guys moved in on us.” From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991).

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Real Stuff: The Hot Squat

“I was broke and in need of quick cash, so I took a job selling tickets and checking I.D. at the door of a nightclub. The first night, two good-looking babes caused a stir.” From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991). [NSFW]

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Real Stuff: Bachelor Party

“The night before I got married I left my fiancee with her ex-boyfriend and drove to Spokane with my old pal Bill. We went to visit Boyd, who was just back from Alaska ,and proceeded to get loaded.” From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991). [NSFW]

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Real Stuff: Swim Fin Job

“Fresh out of high school, I spent the summer of ’64 hitch-hiking up and down the West Coast… Eventually I wound up broke and stranded in San Francisco, CA.” From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991).

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Real Stuff: The Meaning of Life

“I was fighting a fire in Alaska, putting out hot spots with my friend E.J. and a squad of Indians. I remember that we were in a clearing, and I mentioned that I had some blisters on my hands.” From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991).

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Real Stuff: What is Gonzo?

“Bill? Listen, I want to interview Hunter Thompson. Can you help me set it up?” From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991).

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Real Stuff: Soap Opera

“I looked around the deserted tavern, which reeked of stale beer and cigarette smoke. The pot of Hungarian goulash bubbled on the stove. I thought of Roy, somewhere in the sewers of Seattle.” From Real Stuff #2 (Fantagraphics, March 1991).

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Kickstarter for all new Dennis Eichhorn comic books

Tom Van Deusen says: "I officially launched the Kickstarter for Dennis P. Eichhorn's Real Good Stuff a few minutes ago. These two new issues will include new stories by Eichhorn and original artwork by cartoonists Jim Blanchard, Max Clotfelter, Mary Fleener, Sean Hurley, Aaron Lange, Pat Moriarity, Tom Van Deusen, and Noah Van Sciver."

Dennis P. Eichhorn's Real Good Stuff by Poochie Press Publications

Real Stuff: Het!

“You’re not supposed to be here. This is a women’s event; no men are welcome.” From Real Stuff #2 (Fantagraphics, March 1991).

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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).

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