While We Were Sleeping…Recent Publicity

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 in Blog

The New York Journal of Books reviews the “enigmatic” Patrick Kyle’s The Death of The Master.

“Officialdom’s hyperbolic language doesn’t translate to the masses…That contrast is the book’s heart: the disjunction between “era-defining” moments and individual experience; balanced with the absurdity of imagining individualism in the midst of capitalism.” — Annette Lapointe, New York Journal of Books

Read the rest of the review here!

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The Advocate
selects Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle as one of the best LGBTQ comics of 2019!

“This gothic encounter between a lady vampire and a catwoman may be a lesbian love story or a gory revenge tale…But either way, it’s a bloody good tale.” — Jacob Anderson-Minshall, The Advocate

Check out the rest of the wonderful entries here!

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The Comics Journal requested and collated a number of best of 2019 lists and Michael DeForge’s Stunt, Connor Willumsen’s Bradley of Him , gg’s Constantly, Keiler Roberts’ Rat Time, Ben Passmore’s Sports Is Hell, and Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle. Check out all the myriad picks here!

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The Guardian selects Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle  as one of the best comics of the decade!

“Clever, dirty and incredibly scary, it’s an announcement of vaulting ambition—and a welcome one.” — Sam Thielman, The Guardian, 31 December 2019

Check out the entire awesome list here!

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Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle won Best One-Shot and Koyama Press (that’s us!) won Best Publisher at the 2019 iteration of the Broken Frontier Awards! Check out the rest of the winners here!

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The podcast Enemies of the State, which describes itself as “a monthly virtual book club discussion on a recently published comic, featuring a rotating cast of comics critics,” dedicates an entire episode to discussing Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle. Listen to the whole ep here!