PopMatters Reviews Brat

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Blog

PopMatters reviews Michael DeForge’s “extreme” Brat.

Brat is at its playful best when viewed rather than merely read.” — Chris Gavaler, PopMatters

Read the whole review here!

The CBC is Looking Forward to When I Arrived at the Castle

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 in Blog

The CBC selects 12 Canadian comics to look out for in Spring 2019 and Emily Carroll’s “gothic horror” When I Arrived at the Castle makes their list! Check out all 12 right here!

The CBC selects 12 Canadian comics to look out for in Spring 2019 and Emily Carroll’s “gothic horror” When I Arrived at the Castle makes their list! Check out all 12 right here!

Chlorine Gardens a 2018 Fave

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 in Blog

Extra Inks have selected their 2018 faves and Keiler Roberts’ Chlorine Gardens. Check out the whole list here!

Mickey Zacchilli Interviewed by TCJ

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 in Blog

The Comics Journal interviews our “artistic hero” Space Academy 123 artist Mickey Zacchilli! Read the whole interview here!

Avoid Burnout with You & A Bike & A Road

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 in Blog

Outside has a selection of books to help you deal with early onset burnout, and Eleanor Davis’ You & A Bike & A Road.

“It’s gritty, funny, and triumphant in surprising ways.” — Heather Hansman, Outside

Check out the rest of the burnout salves here!

Annie Koyama is Publisher of the Year!

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in Blog
Kickass Annie by Fiona Smyth

The Comics Beat has announced the results of their annual creator survey, and our fearless leader, Annie Koyama, has been selected as publisher of the year! Check out the rest of the results, and a statement from Annie, here!

Paste is Excited About WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE CASTLE

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in Blog

Paste has selected their most anticipated comics of 2019 and Emily Carroll’s blood-soaked book When I Arrived at the Castle makes the cut!

“Emily Carroll has an ability to put things alongside one another that make your skin crawl, which is why she’s so successful in the horror genre.” — Hillary Brown, Paste, 14 January 2019

Check out the rest of their picks here!

Booklist Reviews A House in the Jungle

Posted on Jan 10, 2019 in Blog

Booklist reviews the droll and dreamlike A House in the Jungle by Nathan Gelgud.

“Surreal elements aside, Gelgud’s slightly cockeyed tale seriously addresses whether an unlikable outsider can coexist with an increasingly regimented society.”  — Gordon Flagg, Booklist

Read the whole review here!

When I Arrived at the Castle is Hotly Anticipated!

Posted on Jan 10, 2019 in Blog

The A.V. Club have selected their most anticipated comics of 2019 and Emily Carroll’s flesh-and-bone-chilling When I Arrived at the Castle makes the list!

“Emily Carroll is one of the modern masters of comic-book horror, telling scary stories that are as gorgeous as they are haunting.” — Oliver Sava, The A.V. Club

Check out all of the anticipated titles here!

Chlorine Gardens Reviewed

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog

Broken Frontier reviews Chlorine Gardens by Keiler Roberts, “one of the finest slice-of-life practitioners in comics”!

“Roberts’ clear, uncomplicated visuals always have an expressive clarity and the most telling of visual characterization, and Chlorine Gardens is another collection of incisive short strips from one of the finest autobio practitioners working in the medium.” — Andy Oliver, Broken Frontier 

Check out the full review here!