Ink Brick: The Journal of Comics Poetry, issue no. 8

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Pub Date: 07/09/2019

Pages: 80

Publisher: Alternative Comics

Imprint: Alternative Comics

ISBN 13: 9781681485898

ISBN 10: 1681485893

Price: $11.95 / $15.99 CAN

Category: COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Literary

Ink Brick: The Journal of Comics Poetry, issue no. 8

By Alexander Rothman, Andrea Tsurumi

Price: $11.95



About the Book

The vanguard of comics poetry. Pieces from the journal have been highlighted in the Best American Comics Notables section and the Society of Illustrators’ Comic and Cartoon Art Annual. For this special issue, top cartoonist-poets explore the boundless potential of comics’ visual language. It’s the perfect place to discover the exciting, groundbreaking form that asks, “what else can comics do?"

About the Book

Ink Brick is the premiere journal of comics poetry. This special issue asks: 'What else can comics do?'


ALEXANDER ROTHMAN (ed.) is a cartoonist and poet. He is the publisher and editor-in-chief of Ink Brick, and lives in Philadelphia with his spouse and a dog named Spatula. See more of his work at

ALEXEY SOKOLIN (ed.) is a London-based artist, designer, and entrepreneur. He explores form, line, and narrative using the language of urban abstraction and new media. Sokolin’s work was featured in Abstract Comics: The Anthology (Fantagraphics), which was nominated for an Eisner award, and was highlighted as Notable in the 2010 Best American Comics.

PAUL K. TUNIS (ed.) lives in the desert. His work has been featured by McSweeney’s Press, The Poetry Foundation, Bateau, Drunken Boat, The Rumpus, and others. He completed his MFA at Sarah Lawrence. See more of his work at

MATTHEA HARVEY (ed.) is the author of five books of poetry—If the Tabloids are True What Are You?, Of Lamb (an illustrated erasure with images by Amy Jean Porter), Modern Life (a finalist for the National Book Critics Cirlcle Award and a New York Times Notable Book), Sad Little Breathing Machine and Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form. She has also published two children’s books, Cecil the Pet Glacier, illustrated by Giselle Potter and The Little General and the Giant Snowflake, illustrated by Elizabeth Zechel. She teaches poetry at Sarah Lawrence and lives in Brooklyn.