High-Low Reviews The Ideal Copy

Posted on Jul 13, 2018 in Blog

reviews the warm and welcoming science fiction world of Ben Sears’ The Ideal Copy.

“Sears [is] an extremely careful and deliberate cartoonist whose serious approach doesn’t detract from the liveliness of his line and the small joys of his characterizations.” — Rob Clough, High-Low

Read the whole review here!

Brat and Chlorine Gardens are the Ones to Watch

Posted on Jul 9, 2018 in Blog

Comics writer and curator Paul Gravett highlights the top 25 graphic novels, comics and manga of September 2018 and Michael DeForge’s Brat and Keiler Roberts’ Chlorine Gardens make the cut. Check out the whole list here!

Sunday in the Park With Boys one of the Best Books to Read in One Sitting

Posted on Jul 3, 2018 in Blog

Book Riot selects ten short graphic novels and memoirs to read in one sitting and Jane Mai’s Sunday in the Park With Boys makes the list!

“Ever want to see what depression looks like? This is it.” — Ashley Holstrom, Book Riot

Check out the whole list here!

XTC69 a Fave of 2018!

Posted on Jul 3, 2018 in Blog

The A.V. Club selects their favourite comics of 2018 so far and Jessica Campbell’s XTC69 makes the list!

“Campbell skewers contemporary misogyny in these pages, but also praises the strength and perseverance of women and non-binary individuals who have to deal with this bullshit on a constant basis.” — Oliver Sava, The A.V. Club

Check out the whole list here!

KP Spotlight!

Posted on Jun 27, 2018 in Blog

The Comics Alternative has another spotlight episode on Koyama Press (their third on our humble operation!). They feature all of our Spring 2018 titles, so check it out why dontcha?! Listen here!

Chlorine Gardens on Publishers Weekly

Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Blog

Publishers Weekly 
highlights comics and graphic novels releasing this Fall and Keiler Roberts’ Chlorine Gardens is featured!

“Roberts’s deadpan humor dissects pregnancy, child-rearing, art making, mental illness, and an MS diagnosis in this diary style collection of dark humor.” — Meg Lemke, Publishers Weekly

Check out the whole list here!

Sunburning a Fave Summer Read

Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Blog

Boundless asks Nick Drnaso, Lucy Sullivan and Wallis Eates to select their favourite summer reads and Drnaso selects Keiler Roberts’ Sunburning.

“Vignettes about motherhood, aging, family, mental health and everything in between, perfectly curated and interestingly arranged.” — Nick Drnaso, author of Sabrina and BeverlyBoundless

See the whole list here!

Soft X-Ray / Mindhunters a Staff Pick at The Paris Review

Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Blog

The Paris Review staff select their faves and A. Degen’s “overwhelming, wordless comic book” Soft X-Ray / Mindhunters makes the list.

“The comic book is kind of a retelling of Plato’s cave allegory, albeit with more lasers and space travel and smiling butterfly cops.” — Isabel Ochoa Gold, The Paris Review

Check out the rest of the picks here!

Stack Magazine Features Patrick Kyle

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 in Blog

Stack Magazine selects 10 comics everyone should read as selected by the big wigs at ELCAF (East London Comics and Arts Festival) and Patrick Kyle’s Everywhere Disappeared makes this list!

Everywhere Disappeared is a collection of Patrick Kyle’s short comics from 2013 to 2016 in which the machinations of life, work and art are pulled apart with droll dialogue, foreign figures and strange settings.” — Angela Sangma Francis, Stack Magazine

Check out the whole list here!

Diabolique Magazine Features What Is Obscenity?

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in Blog

Diabolique Magazine has a feature on Rokudenashiko’s ever relevant What Is Obscenity? The Story of a Good For Nothing Artist and her Pussy.

“The book is alternately charming, informative, and enraging; Igarashi’s cute drawing style opens us up to her plight and in between the brief prison stories are photos, informative essays and interviews that contextualize many of the concepts discussed.” — Klon Waldrip, Diabolique Magazine

Check out the whole feature here!