23 February 2011

(ku)š! # 7 is out

Yesterday we received a couple of boxes, this is how they looked inside:

So, finally the new (ku)š is printed! The issue contains 20 stories from Latvian and international artists about the forest. It might not be so much about gnomes and fairies, like in the forest of your dreams, but rather stories that might evoke nightmares... Well enough said, better read it yourself. Here are some preview pics:

Excerpt from Emelie Östergren's story "The monster that dreamed of getting eaten"

Excerpt from Michael Jordan's story "TheHuntress'woods"

Excerpt from Oskars Pavlovskis' story "sled"

 Cover artist: Till Hafenbrak (Germany). Comics artists: Emelie Östergren, Kolbeinn Karlsson (Sweden), Michael Jordan (Germany), Juani Ta (Romania), Michael DeForgeDuy Thang Nguyen (Canada), Derek M. Ballard, Pat Aulisio, Ansis Puriņš, (USA), Jyrki Heikkinen (Finland), König Lü. Q. (Switzerland), Yoshi (Lithuania), Dace Sietiņa, Kristofers Reidzāns, Maija Līduma, Mārtiņš Zutis, Oskars Pavlovskis, Ingrīda Pičukane, Sabīne Moore, UKNO (Latvia)

Format: A6, 100 pages, stiched binding, full-color, English and partly Latvian with English subtitles,
Price: LS 1.40, $ 6.50, € 5.00 (plus shipping). Write to kushmens@gmail.com or buy it on ecrater. Soon also available in Latvian bookstores.

Generously supported by: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation, AS "Latvijas valsts meži", Mammadaba, HungryLab.

More preview pics on www.komikss.lv 

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  1. aaaa this looks awesome!!!!! terrific lineup !!! love from yr mexican friend