Broken Frontier reviews GG’s meditative study of isolation and familial ties I’m Not Here.
“GG’s book is quiet, sad and often still, but not devoid of hope.” — Tom Baker, Broken Frontier
And hope is something we could all use these days! Check out the review here!
On Night Air and Volcano Trash
“From castles and haunted beings in Night Air (think Waluigi with more one liners) to a ‘Mission Impossible’ type labyrinth in Volcano Trash, the hero and robot brigade continue to impress as they do things their own way through a medley of shenanigans.“ — Ben Niespodziany, Neonpajamas
On Crawl Space
“[Jesse Jacobs] is back with Crawl Space, a book that might have you looking harder than you expected for your one missing sock.” — Ben Niespodziany, Neonpajamas
Read the whole list right here!
The National Post continues their look at the best books of the year and GG’s I’m Not Here makes the list!
“I’m Not Here is a haunting tale of the loneliness and isolation that comes with family responsibility. A quiet, powerful book.” — Michael Melgaard, The National Post
Check out numbers 74-50 here!
Quill & Quire approached Canadian booksellers to weigh in on their favourite books of 2017 The Beguiling Books & Art’s Peter Birkemoe selects Connor Willumsen’s Anti-Gone.
“You get an odd combination of super contemporary, minimalist, and economical cartooning – the sort of artistic sensibility you expect from a young author, but with a maturity of voice suggesting a master playwright or screenwriter.” — Peter Birkemoe, Quill & Quire
Check out the whole list here!
Most excellent book trailer directed by Fatine-Violette Sabiri.
The staff of Librairie Drawn & Quarterly are selecting their book picks for 2017 and Saelan Twerdy highlights Patrick Kyle’s Everywhere Disappeared, Sophia Foster-Dimino’s Sex Fantasy and Jesse Jacobs’ Crawl Space. Check out his picks for comics and books with just words here!
Connor Willumsen and cartoonist and animator Dash Shaw sit down to discuss Willumsen’s recently released Anti-Gone.
“Connor Willumsen’s first graphic novel, Anti-Gone, beautifully follows a couple who drift on a small boat and go see a movie on drugs. It felt to me a bit like a Tao Lin novel in that it focuses on young people who spend their time shopping for clothes and entertainment/drugs.” — Dash Shaw, The Comics Journal
Check out the whole interview here!
The Comics Journal reviews the weird and eerie Old Ground by Noel Freibert.
“Old Ground‘s strangeness is obvious from the start. Its depths are not. But Freibert rewards people willing to do the digging.” — Greg Hunter, The Comics Journal
Read the whole review here!