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 […]

Omniversity: The Moment and Infinity

The world is still a surreal matrix of intersecting and conflicting doomsday scenarios competing for dominance. One may win out, but maybe not the one we think? Or maybe all the scenarios will come to pass? Hard to say. Uncivilized Books always straddles the moment by sliding between the fissures created by our exhausted civilization. […]

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’ […]

Three Ignatz Award Nominations for Gabrielle Bell

The Ignatz Awards were announced and Gabrielle Bell got three nominations! The three nominations are: Outstanding Collection for Inappropriate Outstanding Comic for My Dog Ivy Outstanding Story for “Little Red Riding Hood” from Inappropriate Congratulations to Gabrielle and all the other nominees! If you haven’t seen these two incredible comics by Gabrielle,

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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