PopOok! An interview with Hamo Bahnam

The publisher and editor Hamo Bahnam talks about “PopOok!”, a Los Angeles-based zine combining the aesthetics of the underground comics with the joy of printmaking and the music of little-known experimental rock bands

Preview of “Tales from the Hyperverse”

“Tales from the Hyperverse” is the new collection of short comics by William Cardini. The anthology is part of Retrofit Comics Spring Kickstarter, which includes books by Yuichi Yokoyama, Tara Booth, Zach Hazard Vaupen, Laura Ķeniņš and Warren Craghead III

“Vortex” and “Love Nest” by Charles Burns

Both published in November 2016 by Cornelius for an exhibition at Galerie Martel in Paris, “Vortex” and “Love Nest” are the latest books from Charles Burns, two new trips in the fascinating art of the author of “Black Hole” and “Last Look” trilogy

Three comics by Anna Krztoń

A new life in another city, early mornings in hotels, a dream party: Just Indie Comics presents three stories by Polish cartoonist Anna Krztoń, who has published her comics in magazines as “Stripburger”, “Ink Brick”, “Dirty Diamonds”, “C’est Bon”

Minicomic of the Month Club 2017

The fifth edition of this annual subscription service has been launched this month. Registrations are open until the end of January to get 12 mini-comics by Australian artists, starting from Eleri Harris, best known for her work on “The Nib”

“If I was a Suffering Soul” by Jim Pluk

The Colombian cartoonist Jim Pluk is coming in Europe to launch his book “Canosa’s Welcome” and to exhibit his paintings and drawings. In the meantime this is one of his comics, published with the original title “Si fuera un alma en pena” by Calipso Press

Best 16 comics of 2016

The best graphic novels, comic books, anthologies and reprints published last year. A list including American and European books, as “Puke Force” by Brian Chippendale, “Soft City” by Pushwagner, “Amore di lontano” by Martoz and many others

“Suicida” #1 by Abraham Diaz

Voyeurism, sadism, masochism, self-mutilation, death, murder, suicide, gratuitous violence, sex, masturbation, TV addiction and urban decay in “Suicida” #1, the solo debut by Mexican cartoonist Abraham Diaz

Comic shops of the world: The Beguiling

One day at “The Beguiling”, one of the most important comic shops in the world. A report with a lot of pictures, including rare books by Charles Burns and Adrian Tomine, comics from the golden age of the underground and some original artworks

“š!” #24 + “mini kuš!” #38-42

A look at “Urban Jungle”, the 24th issue of the Latvian anthology “š!”, and at the latest five “mini-kuš!”: “Three Sisters” by Ingrīda Pičukāne, “Unwell” by Tara Booth, “1944” by Hanneriina Moisseinen, “EYEZ” by Aisha Franz and “Alien Beings” by Laura Ķeniņš