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 […]

Desperate Pleasures by MS Harkness Nominated for Cartoonist Studio Prize

Congratulations are in order for MS Harkness! Desperate Pleasures is on the shortlist for the CCS operated Cartoonists Studio Prize! It’s a great list this year. Check out the full list The Comics Beat. Congratulations to all nominees! Order Desperate Pleasures here: Also, check out all of our titles that have been nominated for or […]

Now Shipping: Cartoon Dialectics 2

The latest issue of Tom Kaczynski’s Cartoon Dialectics is now shipping! Check out the full table of contents on Tom K’s blog. Here are a few pics of the pulp philosophical comic book and the limited edition goodies you get if you order now. P.S. We’ve always wanted to make a die-cut sticker! The Nostalgic […]

Desperate Pleasures by M.S. Harkness: Now Shipping!

We have copies of M.S. Harkness Desperate Pleasures! You can still get the discounted pre-order price and a free, limited edition signed print! In Desperate Pleasures, M.S. Harkness weaves in and out of non-relationships, drug dealing, and sex work—all with the subtlety of a blunt ax! She constantly searches for security and fulfillment, but it is […]

LAST CHANCE TO SUBSCRIBE TO GINSENG ROOTS with FREE COLLECTIBLE BOX

The Ginseng Roots Collectible Box is really starting to come together! When I went over to review proofs for Ginseng Roots 7 Craig Thompson showed off the hand-made mock-up ideas for the box. Check out the gorgeous mock-ups Craig below! Wow! We’re extending the Subscription with the Free Box offer until the 7th issue hits […]

On Press: Ginseng Roots 7 and Cartoon Dialectics 2

We recently reviewed the proofs for Ginseng Roots 7 by Craig Thompson and Cartoon Dialectics 2 by Tom Kaczynski. Both comics are due to arrive from the printer in a week or so. We were able to score a leftover batch of Pantone 804 fluorescent ink for the cover of Cartoon Dialectics 2! It should […]

I Don’t Want To Be Famous

Announcing: Our first Uncivilized LAB publication in many months! I Don’t Want To Be Famous by a.z.terry: Perk up, sweetie. Smile wider. Don’t blink, and don’t scratch that! After all, mother knows best. More than a decade after she stepped out of the public eye and retired from a fruitful career as America’s Sweetheart Lil’ […]

Ginseng Roots 6 Printed and New Bonus Sticker

The latest issue of Craig Thompson’s acclaimed Ginseng Roots comic book just arrived from the printer! It’s another beautiful print job by Wisconsin based Johnson Litho. In this issue, the stratification, planting, and growth cycles of the ginseng seed parallel the seasons of childhood. Ginseng berries are gathered in the last week of summer, just […]

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