Publishers Weekly on SPX

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in News

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Publishers Weekly
has an in-depth account of last weekend’s SPX including wedding, prom and comics coverage. Our very own Annie Koyama is quoted regarding comics publishing and distribution. Check out the full article by Heidi MacDonald and Calvin Reid right here!

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Michael DeForge and Renee French on The Comics Alternative

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in News

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The Comics Alternative’s Andy Wolverton was at SPX and interviewed fifteen different artists (fifteen!) including our very own Michael DeForge and Renee French. Michael debuted Lose #6 and Renee debuted Baby Bjornstrand at the show and discuss their latest books.

The podcast is jam-packed with an impressive list of artists so be sure to give it a listen here!

Annie Koyama at SPX!

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in News

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Zachary Clemente of The Comics Beat interviewed Koyama Press publisher and owner Annie Koyama at this weekend’s SPX, and he also composed a wonderful roundup of the “Micro-Press and Beyond” panel Annie was on.

Read the whole interview here and check out the panel roundup right here.

Britt Wilson and John Martz on Mental Floss

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 in News

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Britt Wilson’s Cat Dad, King of the Goblins and John Martz’s A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories are featured on Mental Floss as a part of the SPX edition of their most interesting comics of the week feature!

ON CAT DAD, KING OF THE GOBLINS

“This is Britt Wilson’s first full-length book. She has a really fun and exaggerated style and a great sense of comic timing which will make this book a lot of fun for kids of any age.” — Rich Barrett, Mental Floss

ON A CAT NAMED TIM AND OTHER STORIES

“Martz’ illustrations are crisp and candy-colored and a joy to look at.” — Rich Barrett, Mental Floss

Check out the other SPX selections here!

BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL!

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 in News

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BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOTH 815
21 September 2014 | 10AM–6PM Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, Brooklyn, NY | FREE
Visit the Brooklyn Book Festival website for further details

Koyama Press will be at the Brooklyn Book Festival with Michael DeForge and Patrick Kyle who will be signing their latest books Lose #6 and Distance Mover. Swing by booth 815 (shared with the stupendous Secret Acres) for most excellent comics!

SIGNING SCHEDULE
11AM-1PM: Patrick Kyle
1-3PM: Michael DeForge

11 O’Clock Comics Podcast Covers Safari Honeymoon

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in News

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The fine folks at the 11 O’Clock Comics podcast talk about a ton of current comics releases including Jesse Jacobs’ Safari Honeymoon.

Listen to the whole podcast right here!

John Martz on Inkstuds!

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in News

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John Martz is on Inkstuds this week discussing his newest book, the delightful and double-page-spread-full, A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories, which is set to debut this weekend at SPX!

Listen to the whole interview here!

Anne Ishii Interviews Michael DeForge

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 in News

DeForgeAs a part of her series of interviews with Asian American comics artists, Anne Ishii chats with Michael DeForge about many things including influences, the occasionally unsavoury fan mail of an artist associated with “horror” and “porn,” cartoon Canadiana, and more. Check out the whole interview on the Asian American Writers’ Workshop website here.

SPX Signing Schedule

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 in News

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SPX SIGNING TIMES

SPX is rapidly approaching and it promises incredible debut books and special guests, excellent programming and even a prom!

We at Koyama Press will be hosting signings all weekend long so be sure to come by and say hello!

KOYAMA PRESS SIGNING TIMES (TABLES J12-14)

SATURDAY

11AM-1PM       Michael DeForge + Renee French
1-2PM              John Martz + Britt Wilson
3-5PM              Jesse Jacobs + Patrick Kyle
5-7PM              Renee French + Julia Wertz

SUNDAY

12-2PM            Michael DeForge + Renee French
2-4PM              John Martz + Britt Wilson
4-5PM              Patrick Kyle + Ryan Cecil Smith          

Baby Bjornstrand and Lose #6 Your Best Bets This Week!

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in News

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Renee French’s
Baby Bjornstrand and Michael DeForge’s Lose #6  are highlighted as notable releases by Tom Spurgeon on The Comics Reporter and on The Comics Journal in Joe McCulloch’s weekly rundown of the most exciting comics listed by Diamond Comic Distributors.

Check out all of Tom’s picks here!

Check out the rest of Joe’s picks here!