26 August 2014

š! #18 'Poetry' coming soon

š! #18 'Poetry' will be released on September 22nd, 2014

This issue presents you a wide range of international poetry comics. Some of the contributions are visual adaptations of existing poems, others are collaborative efforts between poets and comic artists, but mostly they genuinely are poems as comics or comics as poems. As you will discover, there are countless ways of interaction for the two mediums to merge into a new poetic visual art form. 

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).

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

Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

Get it:  Pre-order it for $ 14.00 from our webshop (international shipping costs included) or get yourself a kuš! subscription.

Preview pages:
Evie Cahir

L.L. de Mars

 Lote Vilma Vītiņa / Kārlis Vērdiņš

Tiina Lehikoinen

Klāvs Loris / Anna Foma

Dunja Janković

More preview pics will be updated on the kuš! tumblr the next days!  To see the whole poetry comics you should pre-order the issue from our webshop (or by clicking the orange button below), or wait until it's available at a bookshop near you.

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