TATE'S Comics, Inc.

June 2009

June 2009

John Kissee

What will you spend your $25 on? Maybe an art book or that coveted Alien back scratcher.

How long have you been visiting TATE’S? I remember the old, old store when Tate was a little kid! But I’ve been a customer of the current Tate megaplex since moving back to FL in 2002.

How old are you? 39

How do you make a living? Graphic Designer

If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living? Illustrator or SNL cast member.

Do you have any pets? Ella, a beautiful French Bulldog.

Do you have any tattoos? No, can’t decide on one.

What was you favorite toy as a child? — Now? Then, A 3 ft Shogun Warrior with firing missiles and detachable spaceship head! Now, a 2.5 ft Alien with retractable jaws.

What is your most bizarre childhood memory? Seeing “Conan the Barbarian” at age 12 with my mom and her telling me “it’s only a movie” during the explicit sex scene.

What is the one thing that irritates you the most? Tie: bad drivers and cell phones in movie theaters.

What is your favorite smell? Those magazine pages scented with sexy cologne samples.

What do you collect? Toys (though I always open them) and comics (though I never bag & board them).

What are some of your hobbies? Art, building old sci-fi models that I had when I was a kid, working out, drunken karaoke.

What is your Favorite Comic/Manga? Watchmen

What is your Favorite Anime/Cartoon? Bruce Timm Batman Animated Series

What is your Most Favorite Movie? Crumb

What is your Favorite Bumper Sticker? “Heaven Doesn’t Want Me and Hell’s Afraid I’ll Take Over”

What is your Favorite T-Shirt? There’s one that has a lightning bolt with the phrase “Don’t Taze Me Bro”.

What is your Dream Car? A cross between the Mach 5 and the Fantasticar.

What superpowers do you wish you possessed? Something like I Dream of Jeannie or Dr. Manhattan… just infinite power.

If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be? Rush Limbaugh

Which character on The Simpsons do you identify most with? Homer

Most treasured possession? Commitment ring.

Do you have a homepage?  www.johnkissee.com

What are your favorite websites?  toplessrobot.comtheonion.comgawker.comjuxtapoz.com,austingrossman.blogspot.comcomicscontinuum.com