Sparkplug at Autoptic This Sunday, August 18th!

Are you going to be in Minneapolis this Sunday? Come see us at Autoptic! It is a free, one-day festival celebrating independent culture that features comics, zines, art, and music. Special guests include Jaime Hernandez, Marc Bell, Jim Rugg, Lilli Carre, John Porcellino, Genevieve Castree...

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The Outliers #1 by Erik T. Johnson Out Now

The Outliers #1 by Erik T. Johnson Out Now

A school bus is forced off a cliff by a vehicle in pursuit of a legendary woodland giant. Secrets are revealed when it’s young passenger, a boy known for his inability to speak, commands the giant to in an unknown language. Exposed as link between our world and another, the boy must choose...

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Introducing Sparkplug Highlights!

Hey everyone! We’re excited to announce a new feature here on our blog called “Sparkplug Highlights,” in which we’ll choose a book from our store a couple of times a week and share a little bit about why we think it’s so great. After you’ve read the selection...

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New in the Store: Sky in Stereo #2!

Sky in Stereo #2 picks up shortly after the incredible first issue left off, plunging the reader back into the tumultuous life of Iris, a teenage girl living in early 1990s Manchester. In this issue, Iris experiments with hallucinogens, pines over her crush, fights with her parents, and...

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Support this: Tangiers – Avant Garde Stealth Game

Imagine a video game that combines a 3D explorable world that has the stealth gameplay of Thief with the ideas of the 20th century avant garde as documented in Re/Search and you still might not having something as great as what Tangiers is poised to deliver. Go read this interview with Tangiers’...

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Josh Bayer’s Raw Power Part Two is Out Now

Josh Bayer’s Raw Power Part Two is Out Now

Josh Bayer’s Raw Power Part Two is now available in the Wow Cool Shop. Noah Van Sciver says, “That shit is intense!!” Go get yours now. Also new to the shop are two of Josh Shalek’s fine books: Falling Rock National Park #1 and Tomb of the Zombies. We have also finally...

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Wow Cool @ 25 Comics FX July 1989

Wow Cool @ 25 Comics FX July 1989

Wow Cool got a whole page in the old small press comics tabloid Comics F/X back in July 1989. The man incorrectly identified as Marc is actually the sculptor Paul Komoda. Sam cleverly altered minor details of Wow Cool history to protect the guilty parties.

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Massive Attack v Adam Curtis

I’m afraid you’ve already missed it. It happened. The Journalist Adam Curtis and Robert Del Naja and his band Massive Attack — with vocalists Elizabeth Fraser (Cocteau Twins) and Horace Andy — staged a show over some nine days at an abandoned railway station as part of...

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