June, For Short #2

The new series from the cartoonist behind the award-nominated I Don’t Want to be Famous is gathering steam. The second issue of June, for Short, is now available in our store! Meet Tal, a chainsmoking binge drinking writer who stumbled into commercial success by putting her twin sister’s tragic past on display. To distract herself from burrowing guilt, […]

Post York by James Romberger

Piece of History We published Post York by James Romberger over a decade ago. One of the earliest comics we published, it has been sold out for a while. However, we found a small batch of them a couple of months ago while re-arranging our covid bunker office. We’re down to the last 4 copies. […]

WEST #1 by John Grund | Preview

Coming in November! Check out a preview of the first issue of our newest series, West by John Grund. Description: Mo and Sal live and work on a farm selling their harvest at city farmers’ markets, practicing magic, and smoking herbs with their cat, Jynx. As society becomes over-reliant on technology, magic is quickly dying […]

Contemplating the Ruins of the Independent Comic Book Industry

I was staring blankly at the hypnotic spiral on the cover of Ex Libris a couple of days ago. I (Tom K, Uncivilized) was about to hop on a panel with Patrick Crotty (Peow), moderated by Brian Heater, Anthony Ha, and Heidi MacDonald. We were about to talk about the challenges of independent comics publishing […]

Celebrating Uncivilized Eisner Nominees and Winners

In light of the recent Eisner Award nominations for Craig Thompson’s Ginseng Roots, we’d like to celebrate our past Eisner nominees and winners with a little sale. Use code: UNCIV-EISNER to get a 20% off discount on our past nominees and winners: Post York by James Romberger (2013, Best Single Issue or One-Shot) Set in New York […]

Starred Review of Ex Libris by Matt Madden

The first major review of Ex Libris by Matt Madden is here! It is courtesy of Foreword Reviews: Matt Madden uses multiple methods of visual storytelling in the surreal, inventive graphic novel Ex Libris. A troubled person enters a room that holds a bookshelf stocked with comics and graphic novels. Wondering about the provenance of […]

Ginseng Roots Gets Two Eisner Nominations

The Eisner Award Nominations have been announced and we are beyond thrilled to learn that Craig Thompson’s Ginseng Roots series has garnered two nominations! Without further ado, the nominations are: Best Graphic Memoir: Ginseng Roots, by Craig Thompson (Uncivilized) Best Writer/Artist: Craig Thompson, Ginseng Roots (Uncivilized) Congratulations Craig! The series began in 2019 and so […]

Uncivilized Books Announces Two Fall 2021 Titles: Ex Libris and New Realities

We’re excited to announce two Fall 2021 titles. First up is a metafictional graphic novel: Ex Libris, A Comic by Matt Madden. And second is a new volume in our Eisner Award-winning Critical Cartoons series of books on comics: New Realities: The Comics of Dash Shaw written by Greg Hunter. Both books are now available […]

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