Archive for the 'Books' Category

Incidents in the Night at The Quietus

Aug Stone reviewed David B.’s Incidents in the Night for The Quietus’ comic book random-up column. “As ever, the French cartoonist excels at portraying the mysterious and intriguing that lurks under the visibility of life on the surface.”

Read the review here. You can pre-order Book 2 on our website at a special discount!

It Never Happened Again is one of Copacetic’s 2014 best sellers

Copacetic Comics shared its list of best sellers for 2014, and Sam Alden’s It Never Happened Again is one of them. Bill Boichel’s store is amazing, so we’re proud to have published a book that’s sold so well with him.

Read the full list of great titles here. If you haven’t already, you can order Sam’s book from our website.

Eel Mansions at Mental Floss

Rich Barrett reviewed Eel Mansions for his column at Mental Floss. “Probably the most Lynchian (as in filmmaker David Lynch) comic to be made since Dan Clowes’ 1993 graphic novel Like A Velvet Glove Cast in Iron, Derek Van Gieson’s Eel Mansions has plenty of Eraserhead’s confusing imagery but with Twin Peaks’ wry sense of humor as well.”

Read the review here. Order Eel Mansions from our website.

The Chicago Tribune reviews Carl Barks’ Duck

For the Chicago Tribune, Jake Austen penned a great review of Peter Schilling Jr.’s Carl Bark’s Duck. We recently published this book, and we’re extremely proud that its first review is in the Tribune.

Read the piece here, and order the book from our website.

An Iranian Metamorphosis reviewed at The Comics Journal

Greg Hunter has written a fair review of Mana Neyestani’s An Iranian Metamorphosis for The Comics Journal. “There’s value in firsthand insights about the workings and abuses of power, especially insights originating from places that move to restrict them.”

Read Greg’s review here. You can purchase the book on our website.

Eel Mansions mentioned at comicbookGRRRL

Derek Van Gieson’s Eel Mansions was mentioned on Laura Sneddon’s blog, comicbookGRRRL, as a stand-out release for January 2015.

Check out her other selections here, and order Eel Mansions from our website.

Darling Sleeper interviews Sam Alden

The online magazine Darling Sleeper asked Sam Alden a set of questions about his working process, and what’s next (which includes a future Uncivilized Books project).

Read the interview here, and check out Sam’s book, It Never Happened Again.

The 9th Blog reviews Eel Mansions

Derek Van Gieson’s Eel Mansions received a great review from The 9th Blog. It’s described as “a world of blacks and whites and pseudo-grays and polka dots,” which feels fairly apt.

Read the full piece here, and order Eel Mansions from our website.

An Iranian Metamorphosis reviewed!

Book Riot Contributing Editor Swapna Krishna wrote a very nice review of Mana Neyestani’s An Iranian Metamorphosis for her personal blog. She says it’s “a great choice for someone interested in reading more comics but unsure of where to start.”

You can read the full piece here, and order the book from our website.

Comics Alternative reviews Ed vs. Yummy Fur

Brian Evenson’s Ed vs. Yummy Fur was reviewed by Derek Royal at Comics Alternative. He says that “what makes Ed vs. Yummy Fur so compelling is the intimacy that Evenson brings to his subject matter.”

Read the full review here, and order the book from our website.