New York Times Can’t Say: Sweet Little C**t

Here’s a fun new story. The New York Times recently ran an excellent profile on Julie Doucet regarding her recent Grand Prix award at the Angouléme festival. Our Eisner Award-winning book Sweet Little Cunt (written by Anne Elizabeth Moore) had a small mention… or we should say it was unmentionable: “We have this great thing […]

WEST by John Grund is Best of Show at MOCCA

We are happy to report that WEST #1 by John Grund got the Best of Show purple ribbon from the MoCCA festival! It was John’s first convention and first widely released comic! Pretty good start! Congratulations John! About the first issue: Mo and Sal live and work on a farm selling their harvest at city […]

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. […]

New York Times Reviews Matt Madden’s Ex Libris

We’re very excited to see a new review of Matt Madden’s Ex Libris in the New York Times! It’s a great review that really gets the special literary pleasures of Ex Libris’ labyrinthine structure. Here’s a short excerpt: EX LIBRIS (Uncivilized, 105 pp., $29.95) is a work of purposeful sprawl. It’s an existential locked-room mystery — […]

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 […]

Ex Libris by Matt Madden a Metafictional Master Class in Comics

Reviews are rolling in for Ex Libris by Matt Madden, and we’re thrilled to share a brand new starred review from Publishers Weekly! “Cerebral self-referential humor abounds, with characters discussing their existence as cartoons and saying things like, “Am I doomed to live out my days in a para-narrative spatio-topical desert?” amid hat tips to […]

The Shape of Excellence | Omniversity

To celebrate our recent Eisner Award Nominations, we commissioned special research into the origins of trophies. The research was conducted in another collaboration with Omniversity and Adalbert Arcane: For millennia we have understood that excellence must be noted and rewarded. But what shape should the award take? The sacred laurel leaf of ancient Olympics, the […]

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 […]

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