Sweet Little Cunt: The Graphic Work of Julie Doucet, by Anne Elizabeth Moore wins an Eisner Award!

It’s official! Sweet Little Cunt: The Graphic Work of Julie Doucet, by Anne Elizabeth Moore won an Eisner Award! We’ve been nominated almost every year since we started publishing, but this is our first ever win! Here’s a list of our past nominations: 2013: Post York by James Romberger (Best Single Issue or One-Shot) 2014: […]

Everyday Alchemy: The Comics of Gabrielle Bell

NOTE: This essay was originally published as introductory text to L.A. Diary by Gabrielle Bell in October, 2009. L.A. Diary was collected in The Voyeurs. “Quit the night and seek the day”— from a Magick ritual The Diary as a form didn’t begin to flower until the Renaissance and the “invention” of the individual. However, […]

History of Uncivilized Books, Part 1, L.A. Diary

Check out the first installment of the history of Uncivilized Books. Last time, I detailed the pre-history of Uncivilized books. This time I wanted to recall the events that led to the publication of our first proper mini comic: L.A. Diary by Gabrielle Bell. The Situation 2009 By 2009, I was back in Minneapolis, drawing […]

Uncivilized Books Gets Two Eisner Award Nominations!

We’re happy to announce that Uncivilized Books is nominated for two Eisner Awards! Noah Van Sciver is nominated in the Best Reality-Based Work category for One Dirty Tree! Noah’s memoir has already won one award (AML) and a two other nominations! Noah is also nominated for another Eisner under the Best Humor Publication for A […]

Uncivilized Books Nominated for six 2019 DiNKy Awards

Uncivilized + ODOD Books hauled in a pretty impressive collection of nominations for the DiNKy Awards! Six nominations in four categories! Gabrielle Bell was nominated for Best Anthology/Collection, and Best Small Press publication for Cecil and Jordan in New York. Noah Van Sciver was nominated for Best Small Press publication for One Dirty Tree. Tim Sievert was nominated […]

Public Statement/Apology Regarding Ginseng Roots

On the issue of the Ginseng Roots box cover image and the project in general: Concerns have been voiced on Twitter over the preliminary cover image to our Ginseng Roots Box Set. Various parties on the internet called out the artist, Craig Thompson, over Orientalism present in the image. The image chosen to preview the […]

Out Soon: Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten

We finally have some final printed copies of Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten. The book turned out amazing! Just look at the pictures! Kelsey’s art looks really great! We can’t wait until you get get your hands on it. Cannonball has been gathering steam since we announced it a few months ago! The book got a […]

Craig Thompson’s Ginseng Roots Collectible Box

As we’re making final preparations to print the first issue of Craig Thompson’s Ginseng Roots, we’re also thinking about the container that will hold the whole series together. A few of you out there have been asking about the Ginseng Roots Collectible Box which is currently offered for free with with 12 issue Ginseng Roots Subscription. […]

History of Uncivilized Books, Part 0, Prehistory

Uncivilized Books is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year. In 2009, when we published Gabrielle Bell’s San Diego Diary, we officially became a ‘publisher,’ an entity that publishes comics by creators other than me. How did we get here? Here’s the first installment of the history of Uncivilized Books. The name and the press date […]

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