kuš! #9, 3 X 3, July 2011
The 9 contemporary Latvian artists Arnis Balčus, Ivars Drulle, Dace Džeriņa, Ernests Kļaviņš, Romans Korovins, Kate Krolle, Daiga Krūze, Krišs Salmanis and Evita Vasiļjeva took up the challenge to create comics. The result: 3x3 unconventional stories on 9 pages each collected in one rather experimental comics book. The book was designed by Zigmunds Lapsa.
Support: The book was generously supported by the Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation VKKF.
Format: A5, 100 pages, full-color, stapled, french flips, English and Latvian
Get it: Order it from our webshop or below for $ 9.90 (worldwide shipping included in price). In Riga available for LS 3.30 in Lukabuka, Galerija Istaba, Randoms and Muhamors.
kuš! #8, Allotments, September 2010
Cover: Rūta Briede (LV) Artists: Agnieszka Piksa (PL), Ernests Kļaviņš (LV), Franziska Adler (DE), Hironori Kikuchi (JP), Ines Christine Geißer (DE), Inés Estrada (MEX), Ingrīda Pičukane (LV), Irkus M. Zeberio (Basque Country), Jaakko Pallasvuo (Finnland), James Turek (USA), König Lü. Q. (CH), Koshi Kawachi (JP), Lai Tat Tat Wing (HK), Liesbeth de Stercke (B), Līga Laurenoviča (LV), Malin Biller (SE), Marie-Pierre Brunel (FR), Oskars Pavlovskis (LV), Phillip Janta (DE), Rūta Briede (LV), Sabīne Moore (LV), Ulrike Seitz (DE), Yoshi (LT).
This book was part of the art project "Track Changes". "Track Changes" is a winner of the competition "kultur-im-dialog.moe 2010", a program of the Schering Stiftung and MitOst e.V.
Format: A5, 116 pages, perfect bound, full-color, English
Get it: Order it from our webshop or below for $ 12.00 (worldwide shipping included in price). In Riga available for LS 1.90 in Lukabuka, Galerija Istaba, Randoms and Muhamors.
kuš! #7, Do Re Mi Fa So La Si Ku Š!, July 2010
kuš! dedicated to music with comics from people who make music.
Cover: Léo Quiévreux (F) Artists: Bulats Ratkevičs (LV), diceindustries (D), Dunja Janković (HR), Edda ‘Dead' Strobl (A), Fermín Solís (ES), Frost (LV), Geneviève Castrée (CA), HAZ (ES), Helmut Kaplan (A), Ingrīda Pičukane (LV), John Porcellino (USA), Kaspars Groševs (LV), König Lü. Q. (CH), krimi (D), Léo Quiévreux (F), Maija Kurševa (LV), Mārtiņš Zutis (LV), Matthew Thurber (USA), Miriam Katin (USA), Olive Booger (F), Pakito Bolino (F), Paul Paetzel (D), Roope Eronen (FI), Sabīne Moore (LV), Tomasz Niewiadomski (PL)
Support: This issue was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Latvian State Culture Capital Foundation (VKKF)
Format: A5, 100 pages, perfect bound, full-color, English
Get it: Almost sold out. Get last copies for $ 12.00 in our webshop.
kuš! #6, Strange Creatures, June 2008
Cover: Moki Artists: Moki (Germany), Teer (Germany), Olive Booger (France), Menno Wittebrood (Netherlands), Kolbeinn Karlsson (Sweden), Toms Kleins (Latvia), Roberts Galvins (Latvia), Reinis Petersons (Latvia), Olivier Schrauwen (Belgium), König Lü.Q. (Switerland), Thomas Ott (Switzerland), Jyrki Nissinen (Finland), Oskars Pavlovskis (Latvia) and Anna Anjos (Brazil).
Format: 68 pages, B5, full color, stapled, Latvian (comes with English translation sheet)
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kuš! #5, O Latvijaaaaa!, April 2008
Cover: Oskars Pavlovskis Artists: Rūta Bīriņa, Aivars Baranovs, Frenks Hunguss, Anete Melece, Maija Līduma, Ingrīda Pičukāne, Līga Koklače, Kaspars Groševs, Kristaps Auzenbergs, ::Kavi, Evita Vasiļjeva, Māris Bišofs, Ilmārs Šlāpins, Jakob Klemenčič (SLO), Laura Ķēniņa (CDN), Kati Rickenbach (CH), Ruedi Schorno (CH), König Lü.Q (CH), Flix (DE).
Format: 54 pages, B5, full color, stapled, Latvian, no English translation
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kuš! #4, Food, February 2008
Cover: K.LIL (Brazil) Artists: Anete Melece (Latvia), Clement Baloup (France), K.LIL (Brazil), Mairis Naglis (Latvia), Lamelos (The Netherlands), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Hanna P (Sweden), Kolbeinn Karlsson (Sweden), Tommi Musturi (Finland), Max Andersson (Sweden).
Format: 52 pages, B5, full color, stapled, Latvian (comes with an English translation sheet)
Get it: in Riga in Galerija Istaba for LS 1.20.
kuš! #3, Human Animal, November 2007
Cover: Kolbeinn Karlsson (Sweden) Artists: Marko Turunen (Finland), Markus Häfliger (Switerland), Ruppert & Mulot (France), Simon Schnellmann (Switzerland), Mawil (Germany), Kristaps Auzenbergs (Latvia), Kaspars Grosevs (Latvia), Sara Varon (USA), Jochen Schievink (Germany), Knut Larsson (Sweden), König Lü.Q. (Switerland), Anete Melece (Latvia), Kavi (Latvia) and a small poster by Maija Kurseva (Latvia) and Tiemo Wydler (Switzerland).
Format: 48 pages, + small poster, B5, full color, stapled, Latvian, no English translation
Get it: in Riga in Galerija Istaba for LS 1.20 Lats.
kuš! #2, Love Hurts, August 2007
Cover: Gefe (Switzerland) Artists: Charles Burns (USA), Kaspars Groševs (Latvia), Anna Sommer (Switzerland), Afra Häni (Switzerland), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland), Itzik Rennert (Israel), Ingrīda Pičukāne (Latvia), Dupuy & Berberian (France), Richard McGuire (USA).
Format: 32 pages, B5, full color, stapled, Latvian, no English translation
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kuš! #1, True Stories, July 2007
Cover: Anete Melece (Latvia) Artists: Mawil (Germany), Kati Rickenbach (Switzerland), Ruedi Schorno (Switzerland), Allison Cole (USA), R. Kikuo Johnson (USA), König Lü.Q. (Switzerland). Text by Wladimir Kaminer (Germany). Cover by Anete Melece (Latvia)
Format: 36 pages, B5, full color, stapled, Latvian, no English translation
Review: Universo HQ
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