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Meet the world’s most famous underground cartoonist. Transformers actor Shia LaBeouf is hardly the first celebrity to dabble in comic books, but where other stars slap their name on tie-ins for nerd-friendly Hollywood franchises or thinly disguised movie pitches in comics form, he went lo-fi and DIY.
In his short graphic novels Stale N Mate, Cyclical, and Let’s Fucking Party, as well as his webcomics series Cheek Up's – all available through his self-publishing imprint The Campaign Book, also home to projects from Marilyn Manson and Kid Cudi – LaBeouf combines knowingly crude art with writing that alternates between achingly sincere and viciously nasty.
In the following slides, get a peek at excerpts from LaBeouf's biker saga Cyclical and the prose’n’portraits collection Let’s Fucking Party.