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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 + Comic Arts Brooklyn!

Comic Arts Brooklyn! If in Brooklyn, or anywhere surrounding, come to CAB – arguably one of the best North American comic shows – and check us out.

Publisher Tom K. will be behind the table, shaking hands and selling books. In tow, you’ll find the likes of Derek Van Gieson, Sophie Yanow, Sam Alden, James Romberger and Gabrielle Bell.

The show is free. You’ll find it at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Brooklyn. Hours are 11 am to 7 pm.

See you there!

MariNaomi at IE Zine Fest!

Continuing her lengthy book tour, MariNaomi will attend the IE Zine Fest in Redlands, CA this Sunday. Check out the show’s blog for more info on the event, and head out and support Mari as well as many more zine makers.

Order Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories from our website!

Cute Boys Alert: Sophie Yanow interviews Simon Hanselmann

We forgot to mention this near its original point of publication, but Sophie Yanow spoke to Simon Hanselmann way back in early September, grabbing the scoop on the then forthcoming United States tour with fellow Cute Boys Michael DeForge and Patrick Kyle. Their conversation was posted at The Comics Journal, and it can be read here.

If you’ve followed any comics people on Twitter in the last month, then you know the tour was a success. Yet, read this interview anyway, and act like it’s still September 8th. When all was good.

Recidivist Volume 4

Zak Sally’s ongoing project Recidivist is now another volume heavier. He completed it just in time for last weekend’s Rain Taxi Festival, and it should soon be on sale online.

For now, check out Zak’s site, and hype yourself up. Also, order Sammy the Mouse. It’s too damn good!

Fall Subscription Deadline Approaching!

Hey! Our awesome Fall Subscription deal will close on October 31st, leaving all those who missed it to permanently miss it. Don’t be that person!

Place your order through our website!

MCAD Visiting-Artist Lecture: Sam Alden

Sam Alden will speak at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. The event is open to the public, and it’s free. If you’re in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, you should definitely attend.

Visit MCAD’s website for more information. Order Sam’s latest collection, It Never Happened Again, from our website.

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!

Dragon’s Breath reviewed at Panel Patter

Rob McMonigal reviewed MariNaomi’s Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories for Panel Patter, as part of the site’s coverage of SPX debuts.

One of the things I really like about Mari’s work as an autbio author is that she does change things up on a regular basis. While I enjoy the work of others, their static style means that a heartbreaking moment and a silly one can get the same panel layouts or visuals … It reminds me a lot of Anne Thalheimer or the limited work I’ve read of John Porcellino, where there’s no set form to how the comic has to look.

Read the full review here. Order Dragon’s Breath from the Uncivilized Books website.

Truth is Fragmentary reviewed at For Books’ Sake

Alexis Somerville offers a positive review of Gabrielle Bell’s Truth is Fragmentary at For Books’ Sake.

Bell’s artistic style is perfect for this type of diaristic comic – simple but lively line drawings which communicate the atmosphere of the situations … Truth is Fragmentary is a funny, thought-provoking and exquisitely observed book.

Read the full review here. Order Truth is Fragmentary from our website.