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  1. š! #18

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

    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: Punctum, Broken Frontier, Arterritory, Libraire D&Q, Largehearted Boy

    Get it:  Order it for $ 14.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga (Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors and Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA) and soon around the world.


  2. š! #17

    š! #17 'Sweet Romance', released on May 15th, 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 $ 14.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga (Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors and Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA) and around the world.


  3. 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 $ 14.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga (Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors and Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA) and around the world.


  4. 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

    Get it:  Available for $ 14.00 from our webshop  or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in selected shops in Riga (Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors and Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA) and around the world.


  5. 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 $ 13.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). In Riga  available in Lukabuka (Opera), Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors and Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA.


  6. š! #13

    š! #13, Life Is Live, April 2013

    Cover:  Ana Albero (Spain) Artists: Akvilė Misevičiūtė (Lithuania), Ana Albero (Spain), Anete Melece (Latvia), Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Berliac (Argentina), Bianca Bagnarelli (Italy), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia), Dogboy (UK), HTMLflowers (USA), Ian Andersen (USA), Inés Estrada (Mexico), Ingrīda Pičukane (Latvia), Jonny Negron (USA), Julia Gfrörer (USA), Kārlis Vītols (Latvia), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Liisa Kivimäe (Estonia), Līva Āboltiņa (Latvia), Maciej Sieńczyk (Poland), Maija Līduma (Latvia), Marlene Krause (Germany), Oleg Tischenkov (Russia), Rūta Briede (Latvia), Sabīne Moore (Latvia), Simon Hanselmann (Australia), Thomas Wellmann (Germany)

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

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

    Reviews: Youthless, Broken Frontier, Comics for Grownups, The Beat, zinefan, just indie comics (English version), Goethe Institut

    Get it: Order it from our webshop or below for $ 13.00 (worldwide shipping included in price). In Riga  available in Janis Roze, Lukabuka (Opera), Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors and Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA.


  7. 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 $ 13.00 (worldwide shipping included in price). In Riga available in Lukabuka (Opera), Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors, Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA and Kafka Kafija.


  8. š! #11

    š! #11, Artventurous, July 2012

    Cover: Leonards Laganovskis (Latvia) Artists: Aidan Koch (USA), Betty Liang (Canada), Brecht Vandenbroucke (Belgium), Damiano Fenoglio (Italy), Daniel Wernëck (Brazil), Dilraj Mann (UK), Elīna Brasliņa (Latvia), Emelie Östergren (Sweden), Ilde Betanzos (Spain), Ingrīda Pičukāne (Latvia), Jean de Wet (South Africa), Jen Rickert (USA), KJ Martinet (USA), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Leonards Laganovskis (Latvia), Marc M. Gustà (Spain), Mārtiņš Zutis (Latvia), Mikus Duncis (Latvia), Nicolas Mahler (Austria), Nicolò Pellizzon (Italy), Olive Booger (France), Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia), Renata Gąsiorowska (Poland), Roman Muradov (Russia/USA), Simon H (Austria), Simon Moreton (UK) and Ugo Schiesaro (Italy).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

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

    Reviews: Rob Clough, Truth Zone, The Chicago Reader, Optical Sloth, Edie Fake, Nummer 9 dk, Outline, Gildia.pl, Universo HQ, Portal GHQ, MO rokraksts

    Get it: Order it from our webshop or below for $ 13.00 (worldwide shipping included in price). In Riga available in Lukabuka (opera), Galerija Istaba, Randoms, Muhamors, Dizaina drukas studijā TELPA and Kafka Kafija.


  9. š! #10

    š! #10, Sea Stories, March 2012

    Cover: Maciej Sieńczyk (Poland) Artists: Ābols (Latvia), Akvilė Misevičiūtė (Lithuania), Andrea Bruno (Italy), Anete Lielpētere (Latvia), Anete Matvejeva (Latvia), Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Ansis Puriņš (USA), Box Brown (USA), Dace Sietiņa (Latvia), Éndrjü (Latvia), KJ Martinet (USA), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Laila Milevski (USA), Lars Sjunnesson (Sweden), Laura Ķeniņš (Canada), Luka Va (Lithuania), Maciej Sieńczyk (Poland), Maré Odomo (USA), Martha Verschaffel (Belgium), Martiņš Zutis (Latvia), Max Baitinger (Germany), Mikus Duncis (Latvia), Noah Van Sciver (USA), Oskars Veilands-Kustikovs (Latvia), Patryk Mogilnicki (Poland), Richard Short (England), Rūta Briede (Latvia), Simon H (Austria), Tetsu Kayama (Japan).

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 148 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English.

    Reviews: mare, Sticky Institute, Omelete, Tacoche, Goodreads

    # SOLD OUT #


  10. š! #9

    š! #9, Female Secrets, November 2011

    Featuring comics by international female cartoonists

    Cover: Inés Estrada (Mexico) Artists: Akvilė Misevičiūtė (Lithuania), Alice Sola Kim (USA), Anete Melece (Latvia), Angie Wang (USA), Anita Rupeika (Latvia), Anja Wicki (Switzerland), Anna Deflorian (Italy), Anna Vaivare (Latvia), Betty Liang (Canada), Dunja Janković (Croatia), Emily Carroll (Canada), Husmann/Tschäni (Switzerland), Ieva Gvazdaitytė (Lithuania), Inés Estrada (Mexico), Ingrīda Pičukāne (Latvia), Jen Wang (USA), Kirsten Carina Geißer (Germany), Kris Mukai (USA), Lala Albert (USA), Lilli Loge (Germany), Māra Viška (Latvia), Mickey Zacchilli (USA), Queen Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Renata Gąsiorowska (Poland), Rūta Briede (Latvia), Sabīne Moore (Latvia), Sarah Mazzetti (Italy), Sophia Foster-Dimino (USA) Zejian Shen (China) Guest Co-Editor: Ryan Sands (USA)

    Support: Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation

    Format: A6, 164 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English and partly Latvian with English subtitles

    Awards: Winner of Alternative Comics Award of Angouleme 2012, nominated in two categories for the Stumptown Comic Arts Award 2012

    Reviews: Comix Cube I, II, Cute Juice Comics, Sticky Institute, 1 Fanzine Par Jour, goodreads, Jake Lawrence

    # SOLD OUT #

    Digital version: Downloadable PDF for $10.00 available here.


  11. š! #8

    š! #8, Midnight Sun, September 2011

    Special Finnish issue

    Cover: Amanda Vähämäki & Roope Eronen Artists: Aino Sutinen, Amanda Vähämäki, Anna Sailamaa, Evan Androutsopoulos, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Jari Vaara, Jarno Latva-Nikkola, Jyrki Heikkinen, Karri Laitinen, Katja Tukiainen, Katri Sipiläinen, Kuningas Lü. Q., Mari Ahokoivu, Marko Turunen, Mikko Luostarinen, Mikko Väyrynen, Roope Eronen and Tommi Musturi Text: Ville Hänninen Photo: Henrik Duncker

    Support: This anthology has been published with the financial assistance and the generous support of FILI– Finnish Literature Exchange, Embassy Of Finland, Riga, Finnish Institute in Estonia, Helsinki Comics Centre.

    Format: A6, 148 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English

    Reviews: Edie Fake

    # SOLD OUT #


  12. š! #7

    š! #7, Forest Tales, February 2011

    Cover: Till Hafenbrak (Germany) 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).

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

    Format: A6, 100 pages, full-color, perfect bound, English and partly Latvian with English subtitles.

    Reviews: Midnight Fiction, Coverless

    # SOLD OUT #

    Digital Version: Downloadable PDF for $ 7.00 available here.


  13. š! #6

    š! #6, From Kurzeme to Kušzeme, June 2010

    kuš! together with Kuldīga celebrated the 400th anniversary of Duke Jakob Kettler

    Cover: Andrejs Lavrinovičs (Latvia) Artists: Aivars Baranovs, Kristians Brekte, Jānis Kalaus, Velta Ķešāne, Gatis Kurzemnieks, Maija Līduma, Dace Sietiņa, Arnolds Soms, Oskars V-K and Mārtiņš U, Mārtiņš Zutis (all from Latvia) and Gregor Hinz (Germany), Laura Kenins (Canada), Triinu Lille (Estonia), Christian G. Marra (Italy), Leonard Riegel (Germany), Scott Jason Smith (UK), Yoshi (Lithuania).

    Format: A6, 64 pages, stapled, full-color, English and partly Latvian with English subtitles

    # SOLD OUT #


  14. 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 $ 8.00 from our webshop or below (worldwide shipping included in price). Available in Riga in Galerija Istaba, Muhamors, Randoms and Lukabuka


  15. š! #4

    š! #4, Lost in the City, August 2009

    Cover: Paul Paetzel Artists: Kavi::, Dace Sietiņa, Ingrīda Pičukane, Mārtiņš Zutis, Rūta Briede, Kaspars Groševs and Reinis Pētersons (all from Latvia), Keisei Kanamachi (Japan), Lai Tat Tat Wing (Hong Kong), Paul Paetzel (Germany), Léo Quievreux (France), Rokudai Tanaka (Japan), Oleg Tischenkov (Russia), Yoshi (Lithuania), Lamelos (the Netherlands) and König Lü.Q. (Switzerland)

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

    Reviews: book-by-its-cover, the comics reporter, Avoid the Future, Super Duper

    # SOLD OUT # 


  16. 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: in Riga in Lukabuka, Randoms, Galerija Istaba and Muhamor or order it for $ 6.00 from our webshop or below.


  17. 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


  18. š! #1

    š! #1, Green Issue, November 2008

    Cover: TeER Artists: Emelie Östergren (Sweden), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Henning Wagenbreth (Germany), Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia), Ingrida Picukane (Latvia), TeER (Germany), Olegti (Russia), Jari Vaara (Finland), Nicolene Louw (South Africa) and Joonas Sildre (Estonia).

    Format: A6, 48 pages, full color, saddle stitch binding, English          

    Reviews: The Comics Reporter, midnightfiction, Lasītājas piezīmes, Avoid the Future

    # SOLD OUT #


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