Author Archive for Adalbert Arcane

New Construction by Sam Alden Nominated for the LA Times Book Prizes!

Wow! Sam Alden’s New Construction: Two More Stories was nominated for the L.A. Times Book Prizes!

Congratulations Sam, and all other nominees!!! See the full list of nominees here.

Musnet on the Guardian!

The Guardian named Musnet: The Mouse of Monet by Kickliy as one of the most anticipated graphic novels of the year! Check it out! We’re honored!

Musnet is the inaugural book in our brand new imprint for kids: Odod Books!

More on both Musnet & Odod very soon. Follow us on twitter:

for lots of news coming soon!

Uncivilized Books at The Source Holiday Jubilee

Good morning Twin Cities! We’re going to be participating in the annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Source Comics & Games all day Saturday! Stop by for:

  1. Huge discounts! 40-50% off most of our books and $1 off all mini comics!
  2. Peter Wartman! He’ll have copies of Stonebreaker his follow up to sold out smash Over the Wall!
  3. Tom Kaczynski! He’ll be signing the last remaining copies of sold out Beta Testing the Apocalypse! AND he’s bringing some original art too!
  4. Commissions! Both artists will take commissions! A rare treat!
  5. T-shirts!
  6. FREE STUFF! We’ll be giving away all kinds of goodies!
  7. There will be free food and pop! What!?

Stop by and load up on great local comics for the Holidays! More details here.

See you there!

CALA 2015

We wish we could be at CALA this year! Alas, we can’t! But, a couple of our artists will be exhibiting anyway. Sam (New Construction) Alden will be camped out at table 9 and MariNaomi (Dragon’s Breath) will be at table 16. CALA is on Dec 5 & 6 from 10am to 5pm.

Sunday, Dec 6th at 1 pm, Sam will also be hosting a spotlight panel with none other than Jaime Hernandez! Not to be missed!

Much more details 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:

An Iranian Metamorphosis is an L.A. Times Book Prize Finalist

We are pleased to announce Mana Neyestani’s nomination for An Iranian Metamorphosis as one of the finalists for the L.A. Times Book Prize in the Graphic Novel/Comics category! The full list of finalists is published here. Congratulations to Mana and all the other nominees!

Less Than 2 Weeks Left

Less than 2 weeks left until our Spring 2015 Subscription offer expires! Don’t delay!

Autoptic Festival Needs Funds

The amazing Autoptic Festival is raising funds for it’s biannual event next year (2015). Our first year was great, help make the next year even better!

Please share! Thank you!

Uncivilized Books at Rain Taxi Book Festival

Today (Saturday, Oct. 11, 10am – 6pm) we’re camping out at the Rain Taxi Book Festival. Tom Kaczynski and Peter Wartman are holding down the fort at our table (63) but don’t miss special festival guests Zak Sally (new Recidivist!!!) and Anders Nilsen who are both debuting new books! Don’t miss their panel at 3:30! Tom Kaczynski will have advance copies of The Mammoth Book of Cult Comics in which he has a comic.

Stop by and say hi! Table 63!

Uncivilized @ Brooklyn Book Festival

We’ll be at the Brooklyn Book Festival, Sunday, September 21, 10-6pm. We’ve taken over space 412 along with friends from 2D Cloud. Festival details here.

A few of our creators will be on panels:

Single Facing City: Coming of Age Comics. New graphic narratives by popular comics creators Mike Dawson (Angie Bongiolatti), Michael Cho (Shoplifter), and MariNaomi (Dragon’s Breath) follow the lives of very different young women, all striving for their place, identity, and their own way to change the world—some fictional, some confessional, all unforgettable. Moderated by Nicole RudickThe Paris Review. Featuring screen projection.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. 10 am. Brooklyn Historical Society

Losing and Finding Yourself: Comics of Heartbreak and Healing. Three award-winning artists offer their stories of traveling the world, through illness, anxiety, love, family, loss, and survival. Gabrielle Bell (Truth is Fragmentary), Mana Neyestani (An Iranian Metamorphosis), John Porcellino (Hospital Suite), and Anya Ulinich (Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel). Moderated by Bill Kartalopoulos, ed., Best American Comics. Featuring screen projection.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. 2 pm.
Brooklyn Historical Society

Here’s a roster who will be camping at our table and the signing times:

10:30 – 11:30 am. Jon Lewis (True Swamp) + James Romberger (Post York, Seven Miles A Second)
11:30 am -12:30. pm Alex Holden (West Side Improvements)
12:30 – 1:30 pm. Mana Neyestani (An Iranian Metamorphosis) + Gabrielle Bell (Truth is Fragmentary)
2 – 4 pm. Mari Naomi (Dragon’s Breath )
4:30 – 5:30 pm. Mana Neyestani (An Iranian Metamorphosis) + Gabrielle Bell (Truth is Fragmentary)
10 am – 6 pm. Tom Kaczynski (I’ll be there all day!)

Should be a blast! Stop by and say hi!!!