Ben Sears Interviewed

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Blog

Smash Pages interviews Ben Sears to coincide with the release of the latest Double+ Adventure House of the Black Spot, which they describe as Sears’ “best work to date”. Check out the whole interview here!

Key Fall Graphic Novels!

Posted on Jul 3, 2019 in Blog

ICv2 selects key fall graphic novels from indy publishers and Keiler Roberts’ Rat Time, Michael DeForge’s Stunt and Ben Passmore’s Sports Is Hellmake the list! Check out the full list here!

Get Gloomy and Gothic at the Beach This Summer!

Posted on Jul 2, 2019 in Blog

CBC Books have produced their summer reading list and Emily Carroll’s not-so-sunny When I Arrived at the Castle makes the list! Check out the whole batch of beach reads here!

Chris Kuzma, TCJ Diary Cartoonist!

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Blog

To coincide with the release of Lunch Quest, Chris Kuzma is going on a quest of his own as he serves as The Comics Journal’s resident diary cartoonist all this week! Check out the strips starting with day one here!

House of the Black Spot Reviewed by The Comics Journal

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 in Blog

The Comics Journal reviews Ben Sears’ “high-tech magical realist” comic House of the Black Spot.

“Sears’ strength is absolutely as a visual storyteller, but there’s enough happening in his engaging characters, involving storylines, and light-fingered explorations of contemporary issues that the books are always something to look forward to, and the latest, House of the Black Spot, is a perfect example.” — Leonard Pierce, The Comics Journal

Read the whole review here!

A Children’s Book of Demons Reviewed

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 in Blog

High-Low reviews Aaron Leighton’s all-ages guide to the arcane, A Children’s Book of Demons.

“It’s a funny take on the problems kids encounter and a kind of wish fulfillment in dealing with them.” — Rob Clough, High-Low

Check out the rest of the review right here!

House of the Black Spot Reviewed

Posted on Jun 12, 2019 in Blog

Heavy Feather Review reviews Ben Sears’ latest Double+ Adventure House of the Black Spot.

House of the Black Spot has a really good heart. Plus Man and Hank genuinely care whether or not an old lady can afford her rent. They really want to solve the murder mystery and, even in the throes of said murder mystery, they worry about how their cat will get fed.” — James Ardis, Heavy Feather Review

Check out the whole review here!

When I Arrived at the Castle in the News

Posted on Jun 12, 2019 in Blog

CBC Books selects twelve books by Canadian LGBTQ writers to read during Pride month, and Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle makes the list! Check out all the wonderful titles here!

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New York Journal of Books reviews “the perfect horror story for a rainy day or some night shrouded in fog” Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle.

When I Arrived at the Castle is a blood-drenched romance and a cartoon gothic opera.” — Benjamin Welton, New York Journal of Books

Read the whole review here!

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Winnipeg Free Press reviews Emily Carroll’s “brilliant, innovative horror” comic When I Arrived at the Castle.

“Already an exceptional illustrator, with this novel Carroll cements herself as one of Canada’s most impressive new horror authors.” — Jonathan Ball, Winnipeg Free Press

Read the whole review here!

When I Arrived at the Castle Reviewed

Posted on Jun 7, 2019 in Blog

Study Breaks reviews Emily Carroll’s “triumph of gothic, lesbian literature” When I Arrived at the Castle.

“Gothic fans rejoice, Emily Carroll has returned with yet another hauntingly stunning graphic novel, When I Arrived at the Castle. It’s the lesbian and vampiric erotic horror story you didn’t know you needed.” — Dorielys Cruz,Study Breaks

Read the whole review here!

Lunch Quest Previewed

Posted on Jun 5, 2019 in Blog

The A.V. Club has an exclusive preview of Chris Kuzma’s “gleefully silly” Lunch Quest.

“Having shorter stories makes Lunch Quest an especially good book for early readers with limited attention spans, and the bright colors and simple geometric shapes of Kuzma’s artwork invites readers to replicate his loose, lively style on their own.” — Oliver Sava, The A.V. Club

Check out the whole preview here!