If you like what you see check out her comic Sunday in the Park with Boys and her new minicomic Sorry I Can’t Come in On Monday I’m Really Really Sick.
“No matter how weird things get in this book and how strange its points of view become, it never stops feeling real. This is a beautiful, odd book, and it’s well worth the effort it takes to immerse oneself in its understanding of reality.” — Rob Clough, High-Low
Take a trip with Mr. Earth and read the rest of the review here!
Walter Scott’s Wendy, the humorous and heartfelt tale of a post-modern partier, has been selected by The Globe and Mail as one of three new comics you should be reading.
“Scott takes a snarky scene report, and subtly shades it into an affecting character study – how’s that for art?” — Sean Rogers, The Globe and Mail
Read the whole capsule review and check out the other comics you should be reading here!
“The boys speak like adolescents, calling each other names, discussing bugs, butts, and farts. They talk like Beavis and Butthead, if Beavis and Butthead ever gazed into the abyss.” — Jason Viola, Festival Season
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“In many respects, this book is a modern update on Dan Clowes’ classic short story Art School Confidential. Unlike Clowes, Scott isn’t afraid to get extremely personal about his own life, as he invests various aspects of his life into different characters.” — Rob Clough, High-Low
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“It’s a naughty, rule-breaking, brazenly bizarre kind of wholesomeness, but ultimately this book is a good, clean presentation of youthful adventure fantasies. It’s also about the way kids can adjust to, and accept, whatever is different or challenging about their family life — even closet portals to goblin kingdoms — as long as they feel safe and loved.” — Jake Austen, Chicago Tribune
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Patrick Kyle and Michael DeForge debuted new books at this year’s SPX, Distance Mover and Lose #6 respectively. SPX also marked the first stop of a month-long tour of the United States with fellow commonwealth cartoonist Simon Hanselmann. While at SPX, Patrick, Michael and Simon crossed paths with another touring group: Robin McConnell and Brandon Graham of the podcast Inkstuds. The encounter was recorded for posterity; hear it here!
Britt Wilson’s sugar-fuelled fantasy adventure Cat Dad, King of the Goblins, has been reviewed by the School Library Journal.
“Wilson’s incredible Technicolor art and dynamic drawings will enchant kids.” — Lisa Gieskes, Richland County Public Library, Columbia, SC, School Library Journal
Renee French’s adorable and menacing Baby Bjornstrand is reviewed by The Absolute.
“Equal parts clever and cute, Baby Bjornstrand is a coming of age story that doesn’t need to beat you over the head with its message.” — Tiffany White, The Absolute
Read the whole review and check out some preview pages here!