Amazing Arizona Comics: Prepare to rejoin Speed Cameron’s California Adventure!

Before our exclusive presentation of Speed Cameron’s California Adventure continues tomorrow on Nerdvana’s Webcomics Wednesdays, revisit Part 1 armed with these annotations from Amazing Arizona Comics creator Russ Kazmierczak Jr. (Notes originally published at his Karake Fanboy Press blog, but reposted here with permission.) And, at left, click on the thumbnail to get a sneak-peek of the exciting Part 2 cover!

PAGE 1: Spray Tanya soaked up as many UV rays as possible before the use of tanning beds by minors was made illegal last year in California.  Read CNN’s story about it here!

PAGE 2: Crystal Lynn made her first appearance in this story on Nerdvana.  Check it out!

PAGE 4: “June Gloom” is the term commonly used to describe overcast skies in Southern California during the summertime, as explained by Wikipedia.

PAGE 5: That’s Harvey and Max from TMZ!  Harvey may have appeared in another comic book recently, but this time it isn’t a stunt!

PAGE 6: Arnold Schwarzenegger was the Governor of California from — well, if you don’t know about that, you might not enjoy Speed Cameron’s California Adventure!

PAGE 8: “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” is a great song with a rich history.

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About the author

Russ Kazmierczak Jr.

Russ Kazmierczak Jr.

Russ Kazmierczak, Jr. is the creator/self-publisher of Amazing Arizona Comics, and dozens of other minicomics and zines. He was the Phoenix New Times’ Best Storyteller in 2018, and he’s the biggest fan of The Monkees you’ll ever meet. Follow him online on Instagram @amazingazcomics, or on his new Patreon, at