The second anthology from Portland comics-performance phenom Gridlords does not disappoint! As implied by the title, the stories within mostly deal with other planets, alternate realities and strange universes. There is some great work in...Read more
Kickstart This: Study Group Comics
Help fund Study Group Comics’ upcoming slate of super awesome print editions by pre-ordering your copies today! Study Group is running a Kickstarter for pre-orders on their 2014 books. It is one hell of a lineup, with the best ever looking...Read more
Suport This: Suspect Device 4 Kickstarter
Suspect Device 4. Anthology of collage based comics dedicated to linking comics history with its future. Cover by Raymond Pettibon. Suspect Device 4 is the 4th installment in a series of comics first begun in 2011. Its principal conceit is that...Read more
Sparkplug Highlight: Whirlwind Wonderland by Rina Ayuyang
Diary and journal comics are addicting. There is something magical about glimpsing into someone else’s life and seeing what drives them, what worries them and what they daydream about. This collection of stories by Rina Ayuyang...Read more
Sparkplug Highlight: The Shortest Interval by David King
The Shortest Interval is a bizarre, hilarious little jaunt through the Planck Epoch, filled with questionable “facts” and quirky personifications. Visit the researchers working at Gash Mountain Lab on Beaver Island. Let the squeal...Read more
New In The Shop Frontier Three and More
Newly added to the shop is the latest issue of Youth in Decline’s Frontier — issue number three — featuring the work of rarely seen in the states German artist Sascha Hommer, who fuses the sensibilities and styles of Jon...Read more
Support This: Seth Kushner’s Schmuck Kickstarter
A semi-autobio graphic novel anthology about one schmuck’s quest for love and the meaning of life in New York City. SCHMUCK is a 168-page trade paperback autobio graphic novel about one man’s awkward coming-of-age-quest to find love in New...Read more
Linework NW Seeks Volunteers for Event!!
Hi friends, this is Emily Nilsson with a special request. Linework NW needs volunteers for the event, Saturday April 12th, for various jobs: setting up, taking down, helping people find their tables, to name a few. We’re hosting an...Read more
Reading at Powell’s!
Just to let y’all know, I (Virginia) will be reading from Milkyboots #14 for Powell’s Books Smallpressapalooza on Monday, March 17th. It should be fun, and there will be lots of other talented folks reading as well. Hope...Read more
Cover preview of our next book!
Here’s a peek at the next book in the Sparkplug Minis Series, The Anthropologists by Whit Taylor. The Anthropologists follows the author’s trip to Australia and subsequent reevaluation of her chosen field of study. It will...Read more
Kickstart This: Matt Howarth’s Myriad Quest
Matt Howarth brings you a graphic novel of two star-crossed adventurers braving the dangers of the Myriad Song. Myriad Quest will be a self-contained, 48-page graphic novel written and drawn by Matt Howarth and produced by Sanguine Games, makers...Read more
Sparkplug Highlight: The Virtuous by Fiona Smyth
The Virtuous is visceral in both senses of the word; provoking a strong emotional reaction and having to do with guts. Intestines pour from torsos and crotches on every page. It sounds grotesque, and it is, but also beautiful. ...Read more