The 2018 Ignatz Awards Winners and a roundup of the issues surrounding the 2018 Small Press Expo
Joff Winterhart’s Other People brings together two self-contained stories in the same volume, joined by common themes and similar characters, and also Winterhart’s mastery of intimate moments and the outward expression of personal and sometimes indefinable feelings. When it comes to full portrayals of realistically-rendered human beings, with all the subtleties and awkwardness contained in […]
We’re back with three new crowdfunding projects that are sure to set your heart aglow.
In small-town situations, it can be a challenge to live as an outlier. You might be able to separate yourself from the general networking involved in a community, but eventually, you will need something, and that will place you write in the center of the very thing you seek to avoid. You might want to […]
In its fourth year, Flame Con continues to be a haven for diverse voices among indie creators, artists and the fans that love them.
Rising above the roiling tides of history, the 2018 Ignatz nominations are out, and they are, as always, a very deserving list of creators and titles some known, some exciting newcomers. It’s all worth exploring. The nominations were selected by a jury – Leila Abdelrazaq, kevin czap, Mita Mahato, Carolyn Nowak, and Taneka Stotts – and winners will be selected by […]
A Sci-Fi comics remixing Stanley Kubrick, Jack Kirby and Cheech & Chong in an eclectic comics collection.
Americans are made to be well aware that the big wide world is fraught with danger. Especially for Americans. When we hear about murders, abductions, and slavery of all types, it’s almost always in regard to an American being murdered or abducted or made into a slave. That’s part of the narrative we sustain for […]
As a meditation on man’s relationship with nature and the landscape, and the poetic ironies inherent in this relationship, The Great North Wood presents one powerful image that sticks with you as histories unfold — an empty box of fried chicken, discarded on the ground, with a picture of a chicken on it. That’s a […]
Cassette tapes are one of those things. I don’t know if people who didn’t live decades of their life with cassette tapes as part of them can really gather what they mean to people over 40. I don’t even know an equivalent for those in their 20s now. They were physical media that you could […]