kuš!

 

 

  1. All the available kuš! titles in chronological order.


  2. š! #25

    š! #25 'Gaijin Mangaka', will be released 26 July 2016

    Cover: Berliac (Argentina) Contributors: Andrés Magán (Spain), Aseyn (France), Ben Marcus (USA), Berliac (Argentina), Daylen Seu (USA), Dilraj Mann (UK), GG (Canada), Gloria Rivera (USA), Hetamoé (Portugal), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Luis Yang (Spain), Mickey Zacchilli (USA), Nou (USA), Vincenzo Filosa (Italy), xuh (Poland). Coeditor: Berliac

    With an introduction by: Paul Gravett (UK)

    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 below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  3. mini kuš! #42

    mini kuš! #42 'Alien Beings', Laura Ķeniņš, released on May 12th 2016

    Driving home, a young girl’s family encounters strange lights. After that night, everything begins to change at home.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Optical Sloth

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  4. mini kuš! #41

    mini kuš! #41 'EYEZ', Aisha Franz, released on March 17th 2016

    In a not-so-distant place and time where everything and everybody knows everything about everybody, we as individuals will have to come up with new escape strategies. In order to overcome the observers’ preset categories, we must manage to blur the lines between male/female, organism/machines, reality/virtuality, and finally, between life/death.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Comics Journal, The Comics Beat, TagesspiegelA.V. Club, Optical Sloth, Thirteen Minutes, The DIY Eye, We Should Be Friends, Just Indie Comics

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  5. mini kuš! #40

    mini kuš! #40 '1944', Hanneriina Moisseinen, released on March 17th 2016

    It's summer 1944 and Karelia is being evacuated. At the same moment that the inhabitants are told they have two minutes to leave, a cow starts to give birth.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, black/white, English

    Reviews: Comics JournalThe Comics Beat, Sequential State, Optical Sloth, Thirteen Minutes, The DIY Eye, Just Indie Comics

    Support: Published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  6. mini kuš! #39

    mini kuš! #39 'Unwell', Tara Booth, released on March 17th 2016

    Tara Booth's Unwell tells the story of a young woman and her dog as they struggle to make it through daily life.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Comics JournalThe Comics BeatThirteen Minutes, Optical Sloth, The DIY Eye, Just Indie Comics

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  7. mini kuš! #38

    mini kuš! #38 'Three Sisters', Ingrīda Pičukāne, released on March 17th 2016

    This tale shows the gruesome collision of two worlds. When three sisters are strolling through the woods, they encounter a strange man. It’s truly beautiful!

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color,  French & Russian, no subtitles

    Reviews: Comics JournalThe Comics Beat, Thirteen Minutes, The DIY Eye, Just Indie Comics

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  8. š! #24

    š! #24 'Urban Jungle', February 2016

    Cover: Līva Kandevica (Latvia) Contributors: Abraham Díaz (Mexico), Amanda Baeza (Chile/Portugal), Ann Pajuväli (Estonia), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia), Daria Tessler (Finland/USA), Disa Wallander (Sweden), Elīna Brasliņa (Latvia), G. W. Duncanson (USA), Hicham Amrani (France), Jean de Wet (South Africa), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Lee Kyutae (South Korea), Līva Kandevica (Latvia), Luke Pearson (U.K.), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Mathilde Van Gheluwe (Belgium), Sami Aho (Finland), Tara Booth (USA), Tsuchika Nishimura (Japan), Vivianna Maria Stanislavska (Latvia), Ward Zwart (Belgium) and Zane Zlemeša (Latvia).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

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

    Reviews: Just Indie Comics, Bandas Desenhadas

    Get it:  Order it for $13.99 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  9. The End of a Fence / Roman Muradov

    The End of a Fence by Roman Muradov
    kuš! mono #1, November 2015

    What if we were segregated by compatibility? What if we agreed on everything, from haircuts to philosophy? What if we had no sides to take? What would remain in the middle? Inspired by J.G.Ballard, Ai Weiwei, Jonathan Monk and all the recent horrors in the news. Imagine a community willfully segregated by OkCupidish algorithms… or don’t–Roman Muradov did it for you!

    “A visionary, sad, glitchy love story by a master of the comics form.”
    -Stephen Collins, author of The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil

    Roman Muradov is an award-winning author and illustrator from Moscow, Russia, currently living in San Francisco, USA. His clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times, Penguin, Random House, Vogue, Time, GQ, and many others. His first graphic novella, (In A Sense) Lost & Found was published in 2014 by Nobrow Press.

    ISBN: 978-9934-518-34-8

    Format: A6 (4" x 6"), 100 pages, full-color, perfect bound
    Printed in Latvia on FSC certified paper

    Reviews: A.V. Club, The Comics Beat, Art Kunstmagazin, Mental Floss, Wink Books, Sequential StateLibraire D+Q, ConSequential

    Get it: Order from our webshop or below for $14.00 (includes worldwide shipping)


  10. š! #23

    š! #23 'Redrawing Stories from the Past', November 2015

    Anthology with comics about victims of National Socialism by five European authors.

    Cover: Paula Bulling (Germany) Contributors: Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Max Baitinger (Germany), Paula Bulling (Germany), Vuk Palibrk (Serbia), Zosia Dzierżawska (Poland) and a postscript by Ole Frahm (Germany)

    Project Organization: MitOst e.V. Project Support: Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future, Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony, Cultural Office Neukölln, Goethe Institute Belgrade

    Project Website: redrawingstoriesfromthepast.com

    Format: A6, 188 pages, full-color, perfect bound, printed on environmentally friendly paper.

    Reviews: The Beat, MDR-Zeitreise, Die Tageszeitung, Fumettologica, Just Indie ComicsDaniel Elkin, Brian MCHenry, Armad'illo, Largehearted Boy, ComFor

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  11. mini kuš! #36

    mini kuš! #36  'Pages to Pages', Lai Tat Tat Wing, September 2015

    Hold on to your chairs, Lai Tat Tat Wing takes you on a wild read from comics to comics, readers to readers, lovers to lovers, heroes to heroes, evils to evils, colours to colours, books to books, frames to frames, huge to huge, mini to mini... Pages to Pages...

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Just Indie ComicsThirteen Minutes, Optical Sloth, The QuarterMelon, Paul Gravett

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  12. mini kuš! #32

    mini kuš! #32 'R.A.T. ', Lala Albert, March 2015, second edition: May 2016

    Ever get the feeling you’re being watched? Maybe there is a R.A.T. observing your every move! Read Lala Albert’s comic at your own risk, it might alter your perception forever.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Broken Frontier, We Should Be Friends, Optical Sloth, Comics&Cola, The DIY Eye, Chili Com Carne, Quimby's, Sequential State

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  13. š! #22

    š! #22 'Fashion', August 2015

    Cover: Marie Jacotey (France) Contributors: Anna Deflorian (Italy), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia), Dāvis Ozols (Latvia), Hetamoé (Portugal), Ingrīda Pičukāne (Latvia), Joseph P Kelly (UK), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Laura Callaghan (Ireland), Léo Quievreux (France), Liisa Kruusmägi (Estonia), Marie Jacotey (France), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia), Otaki (South Korea), Roman Muradov (Russia), Sharmila Banerjee (Germany), Tamia Baudouin (France) and Tin Can Forest (Canada).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

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

    Reviews: The A.V. Club, Bandas Desenhadas

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  14. š! #21

    š! #21 'Business Time', May 2015

    Cover: Brecht Vandenbroucke (Belgium) Contributors: Ann Pajuväli (Estonia), Anna Haifisch (Germany), Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Berliac (Argentina), Brecht Vandenbroucke (Belgium), Chris Kuzma (Canada), Disa Wallander (Sweden), Harukichi (Japan), Jeroen Funke (The Netherlands), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Lai Tat Tat Wing (Hong Kong), Laura Ķeniņš (Canada/Latvia), Līva Kandevica (Latvia), Lote Vilma Vītiņa (Latvia), Maciej Sieńczyk (Poland), Olive Booger (France), Roope Eronen (Finland), Rūta Briede (Latvia), Sergi Puyol (Spain) and Zane Zlemeša (Latvia).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

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

    Reviews: Vermicious, Largehearted Boy, Just Indie Comics

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  15. š! #20

    š! #20 'Desassossego', February 2015

    Special issue dedicated to comics from Portugal.

    Cover: Daniel Lima Contributors: Amanda Baeza, André Lemos, André Pereira, Bruno Borges, Cátia Serrão, Daniel Lima, Daniel Lopes, Filipe Abranches, Francisco Sousa Lobo, Joana Estrela, João FazendaMarta Monteiro, Milena Baeza, Paulo Monteiro, Pedro Burgos, Rafael Gouveia, Tiago Manuel. Featuring an introduction to Portuguese comics by guest editor Marcos Farrajota and a special photo story by Tiago Casanova.

    Support: Funded by the Direção-Geral do Livro, dos Arquivos e das Bibliotecas/Portugal.

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews and mentions: Expresso Newspaper, Just Indie Comics, LerBD, Darling Sleeper, Largehearted Boy, Just Indie Comics, A Garagem, Fumettologica, bandasdesenhadas

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below. (worldwide shipping costs included in price.


  16. š! #19

    š! #19 'Mathematics', December 2014

    Cover: Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia) Contributors: Alexis Beauclair (France), Amanda Baeza (Chile, Portugal), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia, The Netherlands), Dāvis Ozols (Latvia), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), Joaquín Aldeguer (Spain), John Pound (USA), José Ja Ja Ja (Spain), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Laura Ķeniņš (Canada, Latvia), Liisa Kruusmägi (Estonia), Līva Kandevica (Latvia), Markus Häfliger (Switzerland), Martín López Lam (Peru, Spain), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Pixin (Singapore), Renee French (USA), René Rogge (Germany), Roope Eronen (Finland), Ville Kallio (Finland), Zane Zlemeša (Latvia).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: Largehearted BoyThe Comics Reporter, A Garagem

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  17. mini kuš! #29

    mini kuš! #29 'Remember This?', Disa Wallander, November 2014 

    Remember This? When were you where and how? What do you think about what you think about stuff? Should you memorize memories or just trust the smell to bring them back? Disa Wallander‘s story will confuse you, perhaps it's best not to think about it?

    Winner of the 2nd mini kuš! competition!

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Sequential State, Sequential State II, Rob Kirby, Optical Sloth, Fine Fine Books

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  18. mini kuš! #27

    mini kuš! #27 'Mathematical Solutions for a Global Crisis', Jesse Jacobs, November 2014, third edition: May 2016

    Within the pages of Mathematical Solutions for a Global Crisis, Jesse Jacobs has solved all the world's largest problems. The answer is much smaller than you think.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Der Tagesspiegel, Festival Season, Fine Fine Books, Rob Kirby, Optical Sloth

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  19. mini kuš! #26

    mini kuš! #26 'Little Hilma', Jyrki Heikkinen, November 2014

    In Jyrki Heikkinen’s Little Hilma, a busy father does not always have time to read to his children. But luckily a teacher-to-be is found at a surprising location and minor worries can be forgotten. 

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Support: Published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

    Reviews: Festival Season, Fine Fine Books, Rob Kirby, Optical Sloth, Susto

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  20. š! #18

    š! #18 'Poetry', September 2014

    Special issue featuring comics poetry.

    Cover: Dāvis Ozols (Latvia) Contributors: Anete Melece / Inga Gaile, Anna Vaivare / Semyon Khanin, Dāvis Ozols / Ingmāra Balode, Ingrīda Pičukāne / Sergej Timofejev, Klāvs Loris / Anna Foma, Lote Vilma Vītiņa / Kārlis Vērdiņš, Mārtiņš Zutis / Arvis Viguls, Rūta Briede / Jānis Rokpelnis from Latvia, and Alexander Rothman (USA), Andrej Štular (Slovenia), Dunja Janković (Croatia), Evie Cahir (Australia), Julie Doucet (Canada), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), L.L. de Mars (France), Mari Ahokoivu (Finland), Nicolas Zouliamis (Belgium), Patrick Kyle (Canada), Sam Alden (USA), Theo Ellsworth (USA), Tiina Lehikoinen (Finland) and Tommi Musturi (Finland).

    Listen: Four of the Latvian poems recorded at the opening.

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: Comics Bulletin, Your Chicken EnemyPunctum, Broken Frontier, Arterritory, Libraire D&Q, Largehearted Boy, Daniel Elkin

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  21. mini kuš! #25

    mini kuš! #25 'Magnetism', Roope Eronen, June 2014

    Magnetism is a science fiction story by the Finnish artist Roope Eronen. It tells about a spontaneous business meeting in the world of the future. Swallow the magnet and join the adventure...

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Support: Published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

    Reviews:  The Comics Journal, Comics Bulletin, Optical Sloth

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  22. mini kuš! #24

    mini kuš! #24 'Swimming Pool', Anna Vaivare, June 2014, second edition: May 2016

    Anna Vaivare’s protagonist works at the Swimming Pool. She enjoys observing people while keeping herself almost invisible doing her work. When you least expect it she herself plunges into the water and unveils her special secret.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: The Comics Journal, Lyderhorn, Comics&Cola, Fine Fine Books, Comics Bulletin, John SevenOptical Sloth, Sequential State

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  23. š! #17

    š! #17 'Sweet Romance', May 2014

    Cover: Patrick Kyle (Canada) Contributors: Aisha Franz (Germany), Akvilė Misevičiūtė (Lithuania), Ayumu Arisaka (Japan), Berliac (Argentina), Betty Liang (Canada), Dace Sietina (Latvia), Emma Rendel (Sweden), Ginette Lapalme (Canada), Heta Bilaletdin (Finland), Inger Zivana M. Torvund (Norway), Ingrīda Pičukāne (Latvia), Jesse Lucas (USA), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Laila Milevski (USA/Latvia), Liisa Kruusmägi (Estonia), Līva Kandevica (Latvia), Patrick Kyle (Canada), Pixin (Singapore), Raids Kalniņš (Latvia), Tomasz Niewiadomski (Poland), Yvang (France).

    Support: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia / this project has been funded with support from the European Commission

    CUNE: This issue is published in relation to the CUNE Comics-in-Residence Programme.

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: Broken Frontier, Cutejuice, Comics for Grownups, Quimby's

    Get it:  Order it for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  24. š! #16

    š! #16 'Villages', March 2014

    Cover: Anna Vaivare (Latvia) Artists: Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Anne Stalinski (The Netherlands), Anthony Meloro (USA), Celine de Cadt (Belgium), Chris Reijnen (Belgium), Daniel Almeida (Brazil), David Biskup (UK), Evangelos Androutsopoulos (Finland / Greece), Gillian Rhodes (USA), Jana Vasiljević (Serbia), Kara Sievewright (Canada), Kawai Shen (Canada), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Lauri Mäkimurto (Finland), Oliver East (UK), Paddy Lynch (Ireland), Placid (France) and Sandra Rummler (Germany).

    Map: click here

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: Just Indie Comics, Konomanga, Lyderhorn, Copacetic, Largehearted Boy

    Get it:  for $14 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  25. š! #15

    š! #15 'Cats', November 2013

    Cover: Edgars Folks (Latvia) Artists: Dace Sietiņa (Latvia / Netherlands), Dāvis Ozols (Latvia), Edie Fake (USA),  Emmi Valve (Finland), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), John Broadley (England), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Lars Sjunnesson (Sweden), Léo Quievreux & Fredox (France), L.L. de Mars (France), Margrieta Dreiblate (Latvia), María Inés Gul (Poland), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Michael DeForge (Canada), Paul Paetzel (Germany), Pedro Franz (Brazil), Reinis Pētersons (Latvia), Roméo Julien (France), Rūta Briede (Latvia), Warren Craghead (USA), Weng Pixin (Singapore).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation / Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia / this project has been funded with support from the European Commission

    CUNE: This issue is published in relation to the CUNE Comics-in-Residence Programme.

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: This Is Infamous, Comics Bulletin, Comics&Cola, Three Thousand, Largehearted Boy, Ler BD, It's Nice Thatjust indie comics (English version), Anthony Meloro, People of Print, John Seven, Uma Bedeteca Anónima, Outgoing Signals

    Get it:  Available for $14 from our webshop  or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga and around the world.


  26. mini kuš! #16

    mini kuš! # 16 'Runaway Dog', Emelie Östergren, August 2013

    “Once I was in Riga and you were there in front of me. In a basket of an old lonely lady you laid there with two other alfs and you where the one, Alvie. Then I said, I will make a story about you.” Emelie Östergren’s 'Runaway Dog' is a story about Alvie and the dog Moses finding each other in a difficult time in life. A story full of happiness and joy as well as loneliness and struggling. Simple and beautiful.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Reviews: Book By Its Cover, Broken Frontier, The Comics Journal, Rob Kirby, Comics Bulletin, Rabén & Sjögrenbloggen

    Get it:  Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). 


  27. š! #14

    š! #14 'Sports', August 2013

    Cover: Amanda Baeza (Chile/Portugal) Artists: Amanda Baeza (Chile/Portugal), Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Conor Stechschulte (USA), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia/The Netherlands), Dāvis Ozols (Latvia), Emelie Östergren (Sweden), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), Jeroen Funke (The Netherlands), Josh White (USA), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Lai Tat Tat Wing (Hong Kong), Luka Va (Lithuania), Marc M. Gustà (Spain), Marlene Krause (Germany), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Michel Esselbrügge (Germany), Michiel Budel (The Netherlands), Mikus Duncis (Latvia), Nicolas Zouliamis (Belgium), Ratigher (Italy), Rūta Daubure (Latvia), Søren Mosdal (Denmark)

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: The Comics Journal, just indie comics (English version), Largehearted Boy ,Edie Fake, Desde el globo, Rob Kirby, Ler BD

    Get it:  Available for $13 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  28. mini kuš! #14

    mini kuš! # 14 'The Pernicious Kiss', Tiina Lehikoinen, August 2013

    The story 'The Pernicious Kiss' by the Finnish poet and artist Tiina Lehikoinen is about a modern hero who has a horse head. He seeks love, but it's not easy to find a kissing-partner if you have a face like his…

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English

    Support: Published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

    Reviews: Broken Frontier, Edie Fake, Comics Bulletin, chili com carne

    Get it:  Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). 


  29. mini kuš! #11

    mini kuš! # 11 'All You Need Is Love', Emmi Valve, January 2013

    Emmi Valve’s autobiographical comics 'All You Need Is Love' is a story about friendship and how we should appreciate the love we already have in our lives, instead of just dreaming of a romance or thinking we are alone (when we really are not).

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English with Latvian subtitles

    Support: Published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

    Reviews: Poopsheet, Thirteen Minutes

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  30. mini kuš! #10

    mini kuš! #10 'Otso', Mari Ahokoivu, January 2013

    Otso, Kontio, Karhu, Bære, Bear, Ours, Meška, Lācis… – Mari Ahokoivu’s fearless hero has many names. Join him for a dreamy adventure through space and time! 

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English with Latvian subtitles

    Support: Published with the financial assistance of FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange.

    Reviews: Poopsheet ,Quimby's

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  31. š! #12

    š! #12, Future 2.0, November 2012

    Cover: Michael DeForge (Canada) Artists: Anja Wicki (Switzerland), Charles Forsman (USA), Chris Kuzma (Canada), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia),  Dustin Harbin (USA), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), Ginette Lapalme (Canada), Irkus M. Zeberio (Basque Country), Jane Mai (USA), Jesse Jacobs (Canada), John Martz (Canada), Jon Boam (UK), Julie Delporte (France), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Kuba Woynarowski (Poland), Léo Quievreux (France), Luke Ramsey (Canada), Maciej Sieńczyk (Poland), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Melissa Mendes (USA), Michael Comeau (Canada), Michael DeForge (Canada), Nicolas Zouliamis (Belgium), Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia), Patrick Kyle (Canada), Paul Paetzel (Germany), Ryan Cecil Smith (USA), Steve Wilson (Canada) and Tiina Lehikoinen (Finland) Special Co-Editor: Annie Koyama (Canada)

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 180 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: Drawn Words, Thirteen Minutes, TCJ's Comics of the Weak, Comics Never Stop, MO rokraksts, Popeye blog

    Get it: Order it from our webshop or below for $13 (worldwide shipping included in price).


  32. mini kuš! #8

    mini kuš! #8 'The Flames', Akvilė Misevičiūtė, September 2012

    When two teenagers visit their grandmother to enjoy the beautiful green countryside, they quickly discover that a big corporation is polluting the surrounding nature. In 'The Flames' Akvilė Misevičiūtė tells their magical quest for dealing with this evil.

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English with Latvian subtitles

    Reviews: Truth Zone, Thirteen Minutes, Forbidden Planet, El Elefante Lektor

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshopor below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  33. mini kuš! #7

    mini kuš! #7 'Rainbow of Pain', Ernests Kļaviņš & Andrejs Kļaviņš , September 2012

    All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Or is it? The only thing sure is that the sports world depicted by Ernests Kļaviņš and Andrejs Kļaviņš in 'Rainbow of Pain' is perfectly crazy - 9 points!

    Format: A6, 28 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, English with Latvian subtitles

    Reviews: Thirteen Minutes, Forbidden Planet

    Get it: Order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  34. mini kuš! #1

    mini kuš! #1 'Bearslayer Returns', Ruedi Schorno, December 2010

    With ‘Bearslayer Returns’ Swiss artist and watchful explorer of Latvian identity, Ruedi Schorno brings the famous Latvian epos to a new sombre present.

    Format: A6, 20 pages, saddle stitch binding, full-color, Latvian with English subtitles

    Reviews: Comicsgirl, ComixTALK, John Porcellino

    Get it: Order it for $ 5.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  35. š! #5

    š! #5, After Snowfall, December 2009

    Cover: Kaspars Groševs (Latvia) Artists: Aisha Franz (Germany), Anna Sailamaa (Finland), Ernests Kļaviņš (Latvia), Hironori Kikuchi (Japan), Ignacio Serrano (Spain), Ines Christine Geißer (Germany), Johan Klungel (the Netherlands), Kolbeinn Karlsson (Sweden/Iceland), König Lü. Q. (Switzerland), Maija Līduma (Latvia), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Oļa Vasiljeva (Latvia), Olegti (Russia), Reinis Pētersons (Latvia), Rūta Briede (Latvia), TeER (Germany) and Yoshi (Lithuania).

    Support: Latvian Culture Capital Foundation VKKF.

    Format: A6, 84 pages, perfect bound, full-color, English                              

    Reviews: Avoid the Future, Optical Sloth

    Get it: Order it for $8 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  36. KU foldout kuš!

    KU #1, Dark Ages, May 2009

    5 International artists lead you through a colourful journey through time. While Marcus Nyblom (Sweden) shows his view of a rather primitive stone age,  Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia) depicted the macabre Antique Age, Lai Tat Tat Wing (Hong Kong) shows a fascinating picture of a very torturous Middle Age, Patric Sandri (Switzerland) drew up a dark picture of the industrial age and Brecht Vandenbroucke (Belgium) beams us into a very colourful but harsh future.

    Format: Foldout poster, B2, 500mm x 707mm, folded, full color, English

    Get it: Order it for $ 8.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  37. š! #3

    š! #3, Childhood & Matches, February 2009

    Cover: Bendik Kaltenborn (Norway) Artists: Līga Koklače, Rūta Briede, Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Aistė Mo, Eikantas (Lithuania), Juanita (Transylvania), König Lü. Q (Switzerland) and Bendik Kaltenborn (Norway).

    Format: A6, this issue comes together with the second issue, together they have 68full color pages, full color, saddle stitch binding, English

    Reviews: Nick Abadzis, Avoid the Future, Neorama

    Get it: Order it for $6 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price).


  38. š! #2

    š! #2, Budēļi (mask tradition), January 2009 

    Cover: Anete Melece (Latvia) Artists: Reinis PētersonsKrišs Salmanis, Krišjānis Rijnieks, Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia) and by König Lü. Q. (Switzerland), KLIL (Brazil), Nicolene Louw (South Africa) and Luca Schenardi (Switzerland).

    Format: A6, this issue comes together with the third issue, together they have 68 pages, full color, saddle stitch binding, English.

    Review: Avoid the Future

    Get it: See š! #3


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