www.tcj.com/minicomics/public-service-dope-flounder?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=public-service-dope-flounder “All told, DOPE FLOUNDER managed to hold together remarkably well as a coherent reading experience despite its disparate parts…”Read more
Flesh and Bone reviewed by Rob Clough
I thought I’d listed this before but hadn’t. This review by Rob Clough of Julia Gfrörer on the Comics Journal is a great one: http://www.tcj.com/minicomics/horror-hilarity-flesh-and-bone Give it a read.Read more
Top Comics of the Decade: Sparkplug!
There has been a recent push for top 100 books of the last decade. Sparkplug books have made some amazing placings. It is pretty awesome and we’re pretty proud to have been given the chance to publish such masterpieces. Rob Clough’s Top 100:7. Asthma by John Hankiewicz28. Bookhunter...Read more
Rob Clough reviews Big Plans 4
Yesterday Rob CLough posted this review of Big Plans 4 at The Comics Journal. This is one of the more interesting reviews I’ve read about my work.Read more
Comics as Poetry
“Like all the best poetry, what a reader gets out of comics-as-poetry is entirely dependent on how willing they are to truly engage the material and articulate the feelings it evokes.” The new and improved The Comics Journal Online has been redesigned, has a slew of new writers and...Read more
SPX round ups.
Two great round-ups of the Small Press Expo I spent the weekend at:From Chris Mautner: www.comicbookresources.comand from the one and only Rob Clough: highlowcomics.blogspot.comBoth are pretty insightful.Read more
A bunch of Sparkplug books reviewed by Rob Clough!
Extraordinary comics critic Rob Clough has given his time over to a thorough critique of five Sparkplug books: the Shortest Interval, Rock That Never Sleeps, Reich #6, Bird Hurdler and the Department of Art #1. Great insights as always:highlowcomics.blogspot.comRead more
Reviews by Rob Clough
Two of the new books Sparkplug Co-Published with Teenage Dinosaur and Tugboat Press have Received the usually astute critical view from Rob Clough, check ’em out. Neptune by Aron Steinke and Sausage Hand, both available from our online...Read more
Rob Clough round up.
Rob Clough just did a great round up of minis he’d picked up from Forbidden Planet in NyC. Great thoughts and wonderful books.Read more
The Airy Tales on High-Low
Rob Clough gives a really thoughtful review of Olga Volozova’s Airy tales at High-Low his wonderful review blog.http://highlowcomics.blogspot.com/2009/04/open-ended-airy-tales.htmlRead more
Brilliantly Ham-fisted (New Edition)
NEW from I Will Destroy You! I’m defying the downturn in the economy and it’s effects on the comics industry by publishing a new comic book! This is a collection of my comic strip poems. I previously had xeroxed minis of this book available at SDCC and APE, but this is a new official...Read more
Sequart, temporary new home
From Rob Clough: This is a note to let everyone know that since the sequart.com website is down due to server issues, I decided to temporarily move my High-Low column to this url: http://highlowcomics.blogspot.com/ I apologize for any inconvenience. When sequart.com is back up and running...Read more
Alixopulos at Quimby's Saturday Night – 10/11!
CHICAGO’S FINEST WELCOMEALIXOPULOS AT QUIMBY’S!!! October 11, 2008, 7 – 9:00 PMQuimby’s Comics1854 W. North Ave.Chicago, IL 60622http://www.quimbys.com/ Come celebrate the release of Trevor Alixopulos’ 2008 Ignatz Award nominated graphic novel, The Hot Breath of War by Sparkplug Comic Books...Read more
Sparkplug at SPX this weekend!
This weekend we will be premiering Reich #5 by Elijah Brubaker at the upcoming Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland. Also, copies are now available to buy online, but may not go out till after SPX. You can order them at the sparkplug website. The night before SPX, we’ll be co-sponsoring...Read more
Katie Skelly interviewed on Sequart
The wonderfully talented Katie Skelly was just interviewed on Sequart by Rob Clough. She gives lots of insight to her work and history as well as saying some nice things about Sparkplug. http://www.sequart.org/columns/?column=2213Read more
New Reviews of Sparkplug Comics at Sequart
The radical Rob Clough has put up a series of reviews of the new Sparkplug Comic Books and a friend: InkweedNurd BurglarThe Hot Breath of WarWindy Corner #2Reich #3 & #4andNurse Nurse #2 Katie Skelly who does Nurse Nurse does great comics and you should check her stuff out at...Read more
The Comics Journal #285 – Darwyn Cooke cover and interview
You may find yourself actually buying the Comics Journal again. Although it has become virtually impossible to find (I have not seen it in a bookstore or newsstand for several years… and I’ve looked) they are still plugging on. My local comic shop actually had a few, and the owner...Read more