About Buffalo Speedway
A deep dish, super-sized omnibus collection of the indie comic hit Buffalo Speedway. Figgs is a pizza boy who’s about to hit the eight year mark working for Houston’s Turbo Pizza. In the world of pizza delivery that makes you a lifer. You’re going to die a pizza boy. Figgs secretly wants to be a police officer, but pizza boys and cops are mortal enemies. He’s got one day to decide his fate, and that one day happens to be June 17th, 1994: the busiest pizza day in history. In one day, there was the World Cup, the NBA Finals and OJ Simpson went on the run. Follow the drivers of Turbo Pizza as they chase destiny, make history and go from pizza boys to pizza men.
What are People Saying about Buffalo Speedway?
“R. Crumb and Matt Groening had gay sex and Yehudi was born. He is a master artist who has the imagination of a boy with Aspergers going through puberty while a P.O.W. Buffalo Speedway will make you want to invite your Pizza delivery boy/man in for a drink so he can tell you a story about driving a 1970 Barracuda and banging a Dragon Girl. Just don’t eat the guy’s pizza.” - Greg Fitzsimmons (Fitzdog Radio)
“The sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll in Buffalo Speedway is pure comic fun — and like a pizza, it’s gobbled-up and gone too fast.” - Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Hulk)
“If you mix the witty banter of Tarantino with the extreme action of Grand Theft Auto and fold them into the world of Scott Pilgrim, you’ll have an idea of the sheer awesomeness that is Yehudi Mercado’s Buffalo Speedway.” - Barbra Dillon, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor
“Pizza and Comics, the two greatest things known to man. Mercado spins a yarn that’s just as funny as it is enthralling”. -Dave Scheidt, Huffington Post
About the Author: Yehudi Mercado is a former pizza delivery driver turned writer / illustrator, whose projects include Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon (Marvel / Disney) and Pantalones, TX (Boom / Archaia). Yehudi is currently an Art Director for Disney Interactive.