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 […]

Kelsey Wroten’s Cannoball wins a Lammy!

According to the Lambda Literary Awards, the Best LGBTQ+ Comic of 2020 is… Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten! Congratulations to Kelsey Wroten! Here’s what they had to say about the book: “Mythology is so weird,” says Pen, the level-headed best friend and foil to Caroline Bertram, the fierce, rudderless queer art school graduate at the center […]

Noah Van Sciver Interviews Craig Thompson

As if the world’s busiest cartoonist had nothing to do… now Noah Van Sciver has a YouTube channel! Check it out. It started a month ago and already has great interviews with Zak Sally, John Porcellino, Joseph Remnant, and many more! Recently Noah caught up with Craig Thompson and got the latest news on the […]

About Our Social Media Presence

NOTE: The following essay/rant was originally published in the indicia of Cartoon Dialectics (vol. 2) #1 (Jan. 2020). This was before the current, and ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Now that we’re all insecurely self-isolated, social media has become both more important and more insane. Now you’re trapped inside, you have no choice but to check us […]

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