June 26, 2017


James Shin



[Comics]

Comics

Fatbottoms 001 (2005-10-10) humor pen and ink

Can a leopard change his spots? How about a lion? Carrying heavy burdens from the past, Leo is dwelling among animals who should be his prey. Take a look at natural order turned upside down with the premier of Fatbottoms.

Fatbottoms 002 (2005-10-17) humor pen and ink

Fatbottoms 003 (2005-10-24) humor pen and ink

Just because you're an herbivore doesn't mean the hunt for food isn't dangerous.

Fatbottoms 004 (2005-10-31) humor pen and ink

Oggie shows Pokey how *not* to antagonize a rabbit with anger management issues.

Fatbottoms 005 (2005-11-07) humor pen and ink

Nothing makes you feel better than venting anger amongst friends.

Fatbottoms 006 (2005-11-14) humor pen and ink

Leo and Oggie demonstrate how to be supportive friends.

Fatbottoms 007 (2005-11-21) humor pen and ink

How not to go fishing.

Fatbottoms 008 (2005-11-28) humor pen and ink

Having ruled out fry-fishing, Oggie demonstrates a more successful method of catching dinner.

Fatbottoms 009 (2005-12-05) humor pen and ink

A menu of freshly caught fish doesn't appeal to everyone. Could Leo need a shrink?

Fatbottoms 010 (2005-12-12) humor pen and ink

Leo has issues, obviously, but Oggie and Pokey differ on how to address them.

Fatbottoms 011 (2005-12-19) pen and ink, humor

Leo's feelings are still hurt by the porcupine's harsh words, but Oggie steps in to soothe him -- and suggest that maybe Pokey's idea about getting therapy is a good idea.

Fatbottoms 015, 016 and 017 (2006-01-02) pen and ink humor

During a therapy session to explore Leo's lack of confidence, Leo the lion relives losing his parents and the extended family of his pride. The reassurances of his owl therapists might just result in the need for more therapy, though...

Fatbottoms 018, 019 and 020 (2006-01-09) pen and ink humor

As Leo's therapy session comes to a close, Oggie and Pokey are left on their own to deal with other forest dwellers.

Fatbottoms 021, 022, and 023 (2006-01-16) pen and ink humor

The unsinkable Molly Brown. Molly the elephant is trapped in quicksand and it's up to Oggie and Pokey to save her. Yeah. She's doomed.

Fatbottoms 024, 025, and 026 (2006-01-23) pen and ink humor

The unsinkable Molly Brown. Leo, Oggie and Pokey are fighting for Molly's life, trying to save the elephant before she drowns in quicksand.

Fatbottoms 027, 028 and 029 (2006-01-30) pen and ink humor

Molly the Elephant is trapped in quicksand, and not only are Oggie, Pokey and Leo facing almost certain failure, but it looks like one of the rescuers is doomed, as well -- but no worries, it's only Pokey.

Fatbottoms 030, 031 and 032 (2006-02-06) pen and ink humor

Success! Molly the elephant is saved from the quicksand, and so grateful, she even gives Pokey a hug. Maybe the ordeal affected her brain.

Fatbottoms 033, 034 and 035 (2006-02-13) pen and ink humor

Where do you go to celebrate a daring rescue? To open mic night at Fatbottom's.

Fatbottoms 036, 037, 038 (2006-02-27) pen and ink humor

More stand up comedy from deep within the jungle at open mic night at Fatbottom's.

Fatbottoms 039, 040, 041 (2006-03-06) pen and ink humor

Sure, therapy is helpful, but Leo's friends assure him that what he needs is the thrill of the hunt. Not for meat -- love.

Fatbottoms 042, 043, 044 (2006-03-13) pen and ink humor

Nothing boosts confidence like the chance of being turned down by a girl in front of hundreds of people! Leo plays 'the Mating Game'.

Fatbottoms 045, 046, 047 (2006-03-20) pen and ink humor

Nothing boosts confidence like the chance of being turned down by a girl in front of hundreds of people! Leo plays 'the Mating Game'.

Fatbottoms 048, 049, 050 (2006-03-27) pen and ink humor

All the contestants are just sooo cute! Who will the lioness choose? Leo plays 'the Mating Game'.

Fatbottoms 051, 052, 053 (2006-04-03) pen and ink humor

Nothing boosts confidence like the chance of being turned down by a girl in front of hundreds of people! Leo plays 'the Mating Game'.

Fatbottoms 054, 055, 056 (2006-04-10) pen and ink humor

Nothing boosts confidence like the chance of being turned down by a girl in front of hundreds of people! Leo plays 'the Mating Game'.

Fatbottoms 057, 058, 059 (2006-04-17) pen and ink humor

Leo may not have won the Mating Game, but at least he has great friends. And a swell consolation prize.

Fatbottoms 012, 013, 014 (2006-04-24) pen and ink humor

Leo seeks out local jungle therapist, Hootie the Owl, who helps Leo work through his grief rather than suppress it.

Fatbottoms 060, 061, 062 (2006-05-01) pen and ink humor

There's nothing quite as amusing as an afternoon at an amusement park.

Fatbottoms 063, 064, 065 (2006-05-08) pen and ink humor

An idyllic afternoon getting in and out of trouble at the Poney Island amusement park continues.

Fatbottoms 066, 067, 068 (2006-05-15) pen and ink humor

It's celebrity guest star week as Pokey, Oggie and Leo run into some famous faces at the Poney Island amusement park.

Fatbottoms 069, 070, 071 (2006-05-22) pen and ink humor

Leo's making real progress with therapy. Well, he's making some progress. Well, he's showing up.

Fatbottoms 072, 073, 074 (2006-05-29) pen and ink humor

Someday Leo will find love. Until then, there's a platypus with issues, and Pokey's going to help him clear them all up.

Fatbottoms 075, 076, 077 (2006-06-05) pen and ink humor

Leo recalls his first steps upon the path of vegetarianism.

Fatbottoms 078, 079, 080 (2006-07-03) pen and ink humor

Brave New World

Fatbottoms 081, 082, 083 (2006-07-10) pen and ink humor

Fatbottoms 084, 085, 086 (2006-07-17) pen and ink humor

Fatbottoms 087, 088, 089 (2006-07-24) pen and ink humor

Fatbottoms 090, 091, 092 (2006-07-31) pen and ink humor

Free falling.

Fatbottoms 093, 094, 095 (2006-08-07) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 096, 097, 098 (2006-08-14) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 099, 100, 101 (2006-08-21) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 102, 103, 104 (2006-08-28) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 105, 106, 107 (2006-09-04) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 108, 109, 110 (2006-09-11) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 111, 112, 113, 114 (2006-09-18) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 115, 116, 117, 118 (2006-09-25) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 119, 120, 121, 122 (2006-10-02) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 123, 124, 125, 126 (2006-10-09) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 127, 128, 129, 130 (2006-10-16) pen and ink humor

Forbidden Fruit

Fatbottoms 131, 132, 133, 134 (2006-10-23) pen and ink humor

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James Shin
James Shin


Artist James Shin pens several regular strips, including FatBottoms which is appearing from the beginning in the Press. FatBottoms follows the life of Leo, a lion with a dedication to vegetarian principles and a boat-load of emotional issues.

James also publishes Blues Rock, a humorous look at disparate cultures and personalities, revolving around 11 year old Hiro, a Japanese-American latchkey kid, and his brazen new friend, Scooter, who is a living legend in his own mind.

On the Web:

FatBottoms

Bluesrock



Available in print:

"Beetlemania," a Fatbottoms anthology. 88 pages, 9.0 x 7.0 in. (), perfect-bound, black and white interior


The Fatbottoms 2006 monthly calendar. 26 pages, 11 x 8.5 in. (), coil-bound, full-color (CMYK) interior