Borb an Ignatz nominee!

Announced yesterday, Jason Little’s Borb is an Ignatz nominee for the category of ‘Outstanding Comic.’ The Ignatz Awards are the highest honors in alternative comics; winners are announced at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland . We wish Jason the heartiest congratulations on his nomination. Borb is truly a wonderful piece of work.

We should also mention Lilli Carre’s nomination for her webcomic, The Bloody Footprint. We will soon publish Lilli with this Fall’s The Deaths of Henry King. And, our neighbor publishers, 2D Cloud, received a nomination for their book Big Pussy.

Check out Borb, if you already haven’t.

Fall Subscription offer ends Aug. 1st

A few days remain to subscribe for our Fall 2015 offerings. Sign up by August 1st and receive Sam Alden‘s New ConstructionCaitlin Skaalrud‘s Houses of the Holy and The Deaths of Henry King from super-star creative team Jesse BallBrian Evenson and Lille Carre.

The entire bundle is $55. You may also pre-order individual titles and save on the cover price.

Get it!

Murder Shoes at Hexagon tonight

Derek Van Gieson’s (Eel Mansions) band Murder Shoes have a show tonight in Minneapolis at The Hexagon. Doors open at 8 p.m., no cover charge.

Check out the band’s latest EP here.

New work from Derek Van Gieson

Derek Van Gieson is hard at work on new comics, and so far they look awesome!

Kevin Huizenga reports on Autoptic for The Comics Journal

The cartoonist responsible for Glenn Ganges now has a column at The Comics Journal, and his inaugural effort focuses on Autoptic, Minneapolis’ only festival dedicated to independent culture. He reports on those organizing, his recent move to Minneapolis and the stomach flu.

Autoptic is the weekend of August 8th and 9th. Read Huizenga’s column here.

Murder Shoes play The Hexagon, tonight

Derek Van Gieson’s (Eel Mansions) band Murder Shoes have a show tonight in Minneapolis at The Hexagon. Doors open at 8 p.m., no cover charge.

Check out the band’s latest EP here.

Incidents in the Night a ‘Best of 2015′ at Paste

Best of the year (so far) lists are popping up, and David B.’s Incidents in the Night has made Paste Magazine’s for comics.

Whether it’s read as a strange meditation on storytelling and obsession or a detective story unlike any other, this volume of Incidents in the Night has plenty of strange and compelling narratives to offer. As befits a story in which rare books and obscure histories play a key role, there’s a slightly insular quality here. The story being told is cerebral and visceral in equal measure, and it succeeds impressively in both qualities.

Read more here.

Alex Holden Part of Architecture and Abandonment Exibition

Alex Holden’s West Side Improvements is part of the Architecture and Abandonment exhibition at Unexpected Art & Decor in Baltimore. The opening is tonight! Check out this cool special edition Alex made:

Joann Sfar’s ‘The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun’

Joann Sfar’s next film now has a trailer. The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun is based on the book by Sébastien Japrisot, detailing the journey of a woman who hijacks a car with a dead body in the trunk.

Of course, this aligns with our forthcoming publication of Sfar’s Pascin, which will be released in September.

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun opens in France on August 5th.

Zander Cannon talks ‘Over the Wall’ on The Bleed

For Bleeding Cool’s podcast, The Bleed, friend and cartoonist Zander Cannon chats about Peter Wartman’s Over the Wall. As we recently reported, the book has completely sold out with a new edition on the way.

Check out the podcast here. Pre-order Over the Wall from our website.