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INDIE VIEW: The challenges of being a team player in ‘The...

John Seven reviews The Breakaways by Cathy G. Johnson and Chronin Volume 1 by Alison Wilgus

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 6/5/18: RIP Nick Meglin

§ Nick Meglin, the long time editor of MAD Magazine, passed away at age 82 over the weekend. As a writer and editor Meglin had...

Review: The darker beauty of Cathy G. Johnson’s ‘Gorgeous’

This short, spare, poetic, emotionally brutal piece from Cathy G. Johnson and Koyama Press captures the intersection of three lives, and the unlikely self...

Koyama Press Announces Spring list with Kyle, Koch, Sears, Johnson and...

And yet more awesome comics are on the way from Koyama Press, with a particularly fresh line-up of indie comics up and comers. Patrick Kyle is known for his oddball fantasies while Aidan Koch has already gotten attention for her evocative experimental comics. Cathy G. Johnson is a fast rising star with a book coming out from First Second next year and an Ignatz under her belt; while Ben Sears name came up constantly when I asked about emerging male cartoonists. In addition, Koyama Press will put out its first translated comics: What is Obscenity? The Story of a Good For Nothing Artist and her Pussy, the story of Japanese artist Rokudenashiko (“good-for-nothing girl” or “bad girl”) whose work achives being truly transgressive; the Massive duo of Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins bring this one to English. PLease note, this comic is not about cats. And here's the complete lineup: