Introduction to Diary by Gabrielle Bell (Uncivilized, 2010) by Tom Kaczynski. To read more about Diary by Gabrielle Bell read: History of Uncivilized Books, Part 2. The comics in this mini comic were collected in The Voyeurs.
This is the third post in a continuing series. Check out parts 1 & 2. L.A. Diary The publication of L.A. Diary (in 2009) by Gabrielle Bell opened the door to other mini comics. Over the next 2 years we added new artists to the roster: Jon Lewis, Dan Wieken, and James Romberger. We continued […]
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, […]
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 + 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 […]
We’re delighted to find some of our books on several Best of 2018 lists. So far Noah Noah Van Sciver’s One Dirty Tree and Tom Kaczynski’s Cartoon Dialectics Vol. 3 made the cut. Noah’s One Dirty Tree is present on two lists: First up, One Dirty Tree is on Boston Globe’s list: A painful, moving […]
When I started Uncivilized Books (back in 2011… it’s been 7 years!), I made this comics manifesto. I did it for a few reasons: first of all, to introduce the press to readers who are unfamiliar with it; furthermore, to help me think about what kind of comics Uncivilized Books should publish; and finally, to […]