The variants for the publisher’s first two offerings will be available in limited quantities.
ShortBox is setting foot in North America!
Aaron Costain’s Entropy is the type of book that begs you to never give up on it. It’s built into the story itself, which follows a humanoid’s journey through a surrealistic fable as it tries to explain itself through a variety of mythologies and theologies colliding. The humanoid’s challenge is to keep searching, even as […]
In Gipi’s post-apocalyptic drama Land of the Sons, there’s a moment when a father laments whether he should reveal to his sons that dogs were once prized friends of humans to be cherished and not competitors for resources that you killed for food. The fear is that to reveal such a truth is to […]
In a newsletter post from editor Matt Bors, its been announced that The Nib, the acclaimed non fiction comics site, will be Kickstarting a print edition later this month. Bors writes: I founded The Nib five years ago as a comics site publishing more of the work I wanted to see in the world. Now, each […]
Let it be said upfront that in this more enlightened time, legendary photograph Weegee is not the kind of person that is given a lot of sympathy. He is, to put it in current vernacular, “problematic.” His most famous period of work, the period covered in this biography Weegee: Serial Photographer, had him combing the […]
The pressure to do something a little more than make a transcript of your life seems to build on autobiographical cartoonists as they get older and realize that the lives of most people who sit down to capture this stuff are not that remarkable. Not that they are bad lives or unworthy lives or anything […]
Small Press & Indie Comics Galore: Canada Day Edition
Zach Worton’s The Curse of Charley Butters begins with a mystery, but soon shifts gears to the more immediate story — that of the investigator and the devastating effect the mystery has on his life while suggesting that the drive to solve the mystery is the symptom of a problem that is already there. Travis […]
Jeremy Holt has yet to receive his “big break” with a book at a Top 5 publisher, but he’s continued plugging away at various comics projects, focusing on art over commerce. Recently his grunge fantasy Skip to the End was released in hardcover, and it may be his finest work to date. I interviewed Jeremy […]