18 October 2017

š! #30 coming out soon!

The fall issue of our š! comics anthology is about to come out - š! #30 is dedicated to Brooklyn! Guest-edited by the mastermind behind the Desert Island comic book store, the Smoke Signal anthology and Comic Arts Brooklyn - Gabe Fowler. This issue is all about the crazyness of Brooklyn by Brooklyn artists!


Cover: Alabaster Pizzo Contributors: A. T. Pratt, Alabaster Pizzo, Austin English, Ben Mendelewciz, Caroline Paquita, Courtney Menard, Daniel Zender, Gabrielle Bell, Heather Benjamin, Jane Mai, Jen Tong, Kevin Hooyman, König Lü. Q., Lily Padula, Natalie Andrewson, Rob Corradetti, Sabin Cauldron, Siobhán Gallagher, Thu Tran, Thomas Toye, Tyler Boss, Whit Taylor.

Specs: Format A6, 180 pages, full-color, perfect bound, high quality and environmentally friendly Munken paper. To be released on 31 October 2017

Get it:  Pre-order it for $13.95 from our webshop, or get a kuš! subscription and receive also the next kuš! titles!

Preview Pages:












Whoop, whoop! What are you waiting for? Put away your cold-brew coffee and order your copy of š! #30 'Brooklyn' right here!

This issue will be debuting at CAB in Brooklyn on 11 November at the kuš! table M2! And don't forget to pick up a free copy of the special international issue of Smoke Signal, guest edited by kuš!

11 October 2017

mini kuš! #59-62 preview

The kuš! autumn season is gonna be hot! A new very special anthology, two mind-bending kuš! mono titles and four simply amazing new mini kuš! are awaiting you! Today we announce the new minis, about the rest of the books we'll inform you very soon! 

 Illustration by Noah Van Sciver

The mini kuš! #59-62 line-up is as diverse as ever. Get blown away by four brand new comics by Paula Bulling / Nina Hoffmann (Germany), Noah Van Sciver (USA), Tomasz Niewiadomski (Poland) and Aidan Koch (USA)!

Each mini comes in A6 format and has 28 pages in full color with saddle stitch binding. They will be released on 10 November, 2017.

You can pre-order the 4 mini kuš! together at a special price here or get each mini kuš! separately here. In case you'd also like to get the following š! issues and mini kuš! releases, get a kuš! subscription here. Continue to celebrate the 10 year kuš! anniversary with some of the best alternative comics from around the world!

Preview:

mini kuš! #59 'Share The Love' by Paula Bulling / Nina Hoffmann

It´s summer in Berlin. Philip and Simone could be lovers. But there is so much to talk about.






mini kuš! #60 'His Last Comic' by Noah Van Sciver

After 20 years of attempting to become a successful comic artist, a frustrated man resolves to publish one final issue with the help of an old witch's mysterious potion.
 
 


mini kuš! #61 'Jonah 2017' by Tomasz Niewiadomski

A story about an alchemical journey through time and space, loosely drawing from the Biblical story of Jonah.





mini kuš! #62 'Daughter' by Aidan Koch

Daughter follows the spontaneous visions of a young girl, carried to her through five million years of co-existent evolution between humans and other species – while exploring the idea of genetic history and attachment in a post-earth human colony.


So if you want to see the rest of the stories, better head over to our shop and get them now!

The books will debut at CAB in Brooklyn on  November 11.  Don't miss!


1 August 2017

mini kuš! #55-58 preview

It's time for more comics, right? You don't need to wait long, soon we'll release four new mini kuš!

 Illustration by Patrick Kyle

The mini kuš! #55-58 line-up is stunning. Get ready for new comics by GG, Andrés Magán, Evangelos Androutsopoulos and Patrick Kyle!

Each mini comes in A6 format and has 28 pages in full color with saddle stitch binding. They will be released on the 10th of August 2017.

You can pre-order the 4 mini kuš! together at a special price here or get each mini kuš! separately here. In case you'd also like to get the following š! issues and mini kuš! releases, get a kuš! subscription here. Time to celebrate the 10 year kušiversary with lots of exciting alternative comics!

Preview:

mini kuš! #55 'Valley' by GG

An adventure of rain and fog and steam and heat! Or just wandering in silence and solitude through the indifference of nature.




mini kuš! #56 'A Friend' by Andrés Magán

A short story about friendship between a man and his dog that takes place in a park, inside a house and everywhere in-between.



mini kuš! #57 'Eviction' by Evangelos Androutsopoulos

We hear stories all the time. But are they true? This story of a story of an empty lot by the sea might be. But who really knows?




mini kuš! #58 'Night Door' by Patrick Kyle

Who goes through the night door? A mysterious passageway into a cavernous well - the night door presents itself to only the few. Will you be fortunate enough to enter?



So if you want to see the rest of these stories, better head over to our shop and get them now!

The books will debut at Safari Festival in London on the 12th of August. Evangelos Androutsopoulos will be there, as well as many artists of previous kuš! books such as Roman Muradov, Tara Booth, and Aisha Franz. Don't miss!


7 July 2017

10th Anniversary issue

Today is the 10th Birthday of kuš! Exactly 10 years ago on the 07/07/07 we released the first issue of kuš!. To celebrate this, we compiled a special issue which we'll release next Friday, the 14th of July, at a little kuš! Birthday party at D27 in Riga (Facebook invite!).



š! #29 'Celebration', Cover by Mārtiņš Zutis, Release: 14 July 2017

While the first issue featured only a single Latvian artist, in this issue you’ll find all Latvians but one. As we unite contributors both old and new in this volume, we look forward to many more years of kuš!

Contributors: Anete Melece, Anna Vaivare, Dace Sietiņa, Dāvis Ozols, Elīna Brasliņa, Ernests and Andrejs Kļaviņš, Ingrīda Pičukāne, Kaspars Groševs, König Lü. Q., Laura Ķeniņš, Līva Kandevica, Lote Vilma Vītiņa, Maija Kurševa, Mārtiņš Zutis, Oskars Pavlovskis, Rasa Pavilona, Rebeka Lukošus, Reinis Pētersons, Rūta Briede, Zane Zlemeša.

Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation (SCCF)

Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, high quality and environmentally friendly Munken paper.

Get it:  Pre-order it for $13.95 from our webshop, or get a kuš! subscription and receive also the next kuš! titles!

Preview Pages:

 Anete Melece

 Dāvis Ozols

 Elīna Brasliņa

 Kaspars Groševs

 Līva Kandevica

 Lote Vilma Vītiņa

 Oskars Pavlovskis

 Rasa Pavilona

Reinis Pētersons

 Rebeka Lukošus

So are you ready to celebrate with us? Go pre-order your copy of š! #29 'Celebration'.