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!
Kick-Ass Anniemation by Victor Kerlow.
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!
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.
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!
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!
11AM-1PM: Patrick Kyle
1-3PM: Michael DeForge
As 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 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)
11AM-1PM Michael DeForge + Renee French
1-2PM John Martz + Britt Wilson
3-5PM Jesse Jacobs + Patrick Kyle
5-7PM Renee French + Julia Wertz
12-2PM Michael DeForge + Renee French
2-4PM John Martz + Britt Wilson
4-5PM Patrick Kyle + Ryan Cecil Smith
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!