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 […]

Your Mind Is A Vast Landscape | Omniversity

Abstract: Recent developments in Brain Science lend significant support to research conducted at Uncivilized Omniversity (fully owned subsidiary of Uncivilized Megacorp). Ancient mnemonics understood the relationship between mind and space: the mind was a memory palace. Heraclitus’ river revealed the paradoxical relationship between spatial phenomena and time. Einstein helped us understand space and time on […]

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 […]

Uncivilized Books finalist for the Lammys and Indie Awards

The news is mostly bleak out there, so it’s good to focus on some good news for a change: a couple of recent award nominations! First up is Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten. It’s nominated for the Lambda Literary Awards (or Lammys for short) in the Comics & Graphic Novel category. Cannonball is also a finalist […]

Uncivilized Doomsday Plan

Quarantine Day 5 Our co-working office building closed its doors on yesterday (Tuesday 3.17). We had just completed our move to that space in late February. Now, less than a month later we had to move again. The news from China, Italy, and the rest of the world was growing increasingly dire. It was only […]

History of Uncivilized Books Part 2: Mini Comics Press

This is the third post in a continuing series. Check out parts 1 & 2. L.A. Diary The publication of L.A. Diary (in 2009) by Gabrielle Bell opened the door to other mini comics. Over the next 2 years we added new artists to the roster: Jon Lewis, Dan Wieken, and James Romberger. We continued […]

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