SEX FANTASY and SUNBURNING are Best of the Decade

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in Blog

The Comics Beat has produced a list of the 100 best comics of the decade and it includes Sophia Foster-Dimino’s Sex Fantasy and Keiler Roberts’ Sunburning.

ON SEX FANTASY
“These spare pages are wells of emotion, raw stuff given form and then released again.” — Arpad Okay, The Comics Beat

ON SUNBURNING
“Roberts’ greatest strength is her honesty about balancing her own needs with her family’s — and it isn’t always the family that wins. Few comics about motherhood have ever been this tender or real.” — Heidi MacDonald, The Comics Beat\

Check out the entire massive list here!

Best of the Year Lists!

Posted on Dec 11, 2019 in Blog

CBC Books selects Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle as one of the best Canadian books of the year! Check out the whole list here!

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Librairie Drawn & Quarterly staffer Saelan Twerdy selects Keiler Roberts’ Rat Time as one of the best of 2019.

“Keiler Roberts’ Rat Time is the fourth collection of her beguilingly affectless comics about being a bipolar artist-parent and I’m continually compelled by how perfectly her visual style matches her anecdotal storytelling.” – Saelan Twerdy, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly

Check out all of Saelan’s picks here!

WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE CASTLE on Geist

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 in Blog

Geist reviews Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle.

“I loved the mix of familiar horror tropes, dramatic art and feminist themes in this graphic novella, and look forward to Carroll’s next work.” — Kelsea O’Connor, Geist

Read the entire review here!

THE DEATH OF THE MASTER is One of the Best

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 in Blog

Ryan C.’s Four Color Apocalypse ranks Patrick Kyle’s The Death of The Master among the best of the year!

“Kyle is in full command of his considerable gifts here, and you pass on it at your peril.” — Ryan C., Ryan C.’s Four Color Apocalypse, 9 December 2019

Check out the list of the 10 best here!

YOU & A BIKE & A ROAD Best of the Decade

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 in Blog

The perspicacious podcasters at Comic Books Are Burning in Hell have selected Eleanor Davis’ You & A Bike & A Road as one of the best comics of the decade! Check out their take and the rest of the best books here!

Paste Calls WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE CASTLE One of 10 Gifts That Comic Book Readers Will Love in 2019

Posted on Dec 5, 2019 in Blog

Paste Magazine ranks Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle as one of the ten gifts that comic book lovers will love!

“Give this to your friends and fans of Shirley Jackson, Daphne du Maurier and Mary Shelley.” —Hillary Brown & Steve Foxe, Paste Magazine

Check out the rest of the list here!

WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE CASTLE is One of the Best (Again)

Posted on Dec 4, 2019 in Blog

Huffington Post ranks Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle as one of the best graphic novels of 2019! Call us biased, but we couldn’t agree more!

“Emily Carroll is that rare beast — a fabulous writer who also happens to be a great illustrator and understands colour in a way that brings something primal to everything she creates.” — Lindsay Pereira, Huffington Post

See the whole list here!

CONSTANTLY Reviewed

Posted on Dec 2, 2019 in Blog

PopMatters reviews gg’s forthcoming Constantly.

“gg is a master of the graphic short story.” — Chris Gavaler, PopMatters,

Read the whole review here!

WHEN I ARRIVED AT THE CASTLE is One of the Best

Posted on Dec 2, 2019 in Blog

The Comics Beat ranks Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle  as one of the best of the year!

“The book is about maintaining a constant bodily reaction. Emily Carroll’s style grabs you by the organs.” — Arpad Okay, The Comics Beat

Check out the rest of the entries here

STUNT is Top 10!

Posted on Dec 2, 2019 in Blog

Michael DeForge’s Stunt makes the list of Top Ten Single Issues on Four Color Apocalypse.

“A rumination on identity and its voluntary, even necessary, abandonment filtered through his usual lens of homoeroticism and gooey body horror, this short-form offering ranks right up there with the cartoonist’s most confidently-realized works.”  —  Ryan Carey, Four Color Apocalypse, 1 December 2019   

Check out the whole list right here!