Listing Tag: Koyama Press

Hot or Not: 20th-Century Male Artists

Modern males get the Tinder treatment as Artforum meets MAD Magazine. Picasso? More like Picasso-so.

Junction

For generations the Face Changers have made the clay tokens that change the winds and faces of their kin. This month the youngest is tasked to take the ten thousand footsteps to the top of the mountain and engulf the town in the winds of change. Nathan Jurevicius is an Australian-Canadian illustrator who has worked More Info »

Black Rat

Black Rat is the sleeper in the shadow, the wanderer in the woods. He walks between worlds and travels through time—slaying monsters, solving mysteries and philosophizing with his fists amidst a barrage of butchered quotes and borrowed styles in a series of seemingly disparate, sometimes violently visceral vignettes. Cole Closser is a cartoonist and a More Info »

Lose #7

The multi-award winning Lose series is Michael DeForge’s comics laboratory. The art form is pushed to its limits in these first-time-in-full-color pages. Revel in a cartoonist at the height of their powers exploring the eccentricities of a woman who befriends her dad\’s doppelgänger, and the realities of a flightless bird/boy hybrid. Michael DeForge currently lives More Info »

Dressing

Michael DeForge makes comics like no one else. This collection of the cartoonist’s mini-comics, zines, anthology work, and more, is a follow up to the award-winning Very Casual, and shows the artist at the height of his occasionally fever-induced powers. Michael DeForge currently lives and works in Toronto as a cartoonist, commercial illustrator and designer More Info »

Baby Bjornstrand

Baby Bjornstrand is like a monster movie written by Beckett, and presented in delightfully delicate, and slightly diabolical, pencil drawings. Baby Bjornstrand tells the tale of Mickey, Marcel, and Cyril and their misadventures with an undeniably adorable and mysteriously menacing monster. A wasteland becomes fertile ground for fantasy as the book’s graphite grotesqueries are brought to life More Info »

Lose #6

The sixth issue of this standalone, multiple award-winning anthology series by one of comics’ brightest young stars. Lose #6 is the latest installment in Michael DeForge’s one-person short story anthology series. Hailed as the next Daniel Clowes or Chris Ware, DeForge is cartooning’s brightest young star, and Lose is a standalone showcase for his talents. Michael More Info »

Distance Mover

Imagine Dr. Who as designed by Joan Miró and you’ll have a sense of this art house, sci-fi adventure. Mr. Earth can move incredible distances in his improbable Distance Mover, a wondrous vehicle that reflects the fantastic world it traverses. He, and his young art-star protégée Mendel, explore culture-rich crystalline cities, challenge the mighty Council of the More Info »

A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories

Richard Scarry and Rube Goldberg collide in John Martz’s whimsical comic book world. In Tim’s world, a cat can paint on the ceiling and a happy pig couple can wait months for the bus. A duck and a mouse love to go flying, in a plane, of course. Every page is an adventure and each More Info »

Cat Dad, King of the Goblins

Like visiting Narnia with a sugar rush. Miri and Luey have a dilemma. Their dad’s been turned into a cat and their closet is a garden full of goblins. There is only one thing for them to do—grab their friend Phil the frog and dive headfirst into a wild, woolly, and wacky adventure. Britt Wilson grew More Info »