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BONG52 - FUTURE#08 6 EUR / USD
Future series are getting nearer to its end. Read the storylines getting wrapped, tied, looped &twisted – a new life begins, the rich get poor, science fails to explain our world, the day in Centra falls into night, magic taking place and all that and yet a bit more. Writing this we've got reprint of issues #1–3 as well available. Peace!
BONG48 - FUTURE#04 6 EUR / USD
Future series are closing halfway (ten issues coming in total). This fourth issue presents the bohemian artist collective gone underground while art has been made illegal. Meanwhile, read what an angry AI would like to do with you, how are the sounds of today and what's happening some thousands of years from this moment inside that giant plastic bag that's somewhere up there in thermosphere. Also more explanations on the dream town Centra and its citizens.
BONG45 - FUTURE#01 6 EUR / USD
Tommi Musturi's new comic is a weird science fiction epic FUTURE that's published as a serie of 10 magazines. The wholesome wraps its reader inside a confusing net of stories that happen on several time levels and locations throughout the universe. In all FUTURE tells stories on possible futures of the mandkind. Musturi depicts future by showing past, present and upcoming. FUTURE also takes place in illustrated utopias, dystopias and ideal. Soon after its start the sci-fi spectacle turns into images of a giant plastic bag and its aimless travels through space – at the same time in our near future all business is taken over by a corporation and a drugged couple running it. 24 pages in blasting colours. Weird Sci-Fi!
BONG44 - SUURIN PIIRTEIN SAMUEL 25 EUR / $30.00
Long awaited 2nd Samuel graphic novel. This one is bit different from the first book - different ways of narration, more ideas, more stuff, indeed LOTS of stuff so you can read it multiple times. On the other hand it's PURE Samuel-book thats weird twists and psychedelic forms and colours will make you drool. That's 160 pages in full bloom, all mute, edition of 800 pcs. This book will be released in English Spring 2017 by Fantagraphics with the title 'Simply Samuel'.
BONG42 - TROLL-ON 4 7 EUR / $10.00 ***SOLD OUT***
Fourth part in Troll-On series, bigger A4-size, colour burst on glossy & shiny & bad smelling paper - will do the right thing! Three yo-yo's have been done wrong by an evil robot that seems to have an appetite for human hair. It is time for our heroes to do what they do best besides playing flute and do a gigantic favour to the unhappy yo-yo's. Contains some graphic violence and no nudity. Recommended to the bald and the beautiful! Bigger and badder! 28 pages in colour, edition of just 300 pcs!
BONG40 - MARY SHELLEY VS DRACULA 5 EUR / $6.50
An apocalyptic science fiction story in which the existence of mankind is revealed in it's full awkward bloom. Janne made his first comics beginning of 80's for anthologies such as Suuri Kurpitsa. Best kept national comic secret! 28 pages in colour, edition of 400 pcs.
BONG37 - TROLL-ON III 5 EUR / $6.50 ***SOLD OUT***
Our artists have been synced to time: it's September 2011 and that means a new baby Troll-On is born! Already third part following absurd adventures of our two goblins, except now there are theree of them. Monkey business as usual, while "something green" seems to threat them. 28 pages, in colour, A6 size, edition of 500 pcs. Btw, the first part is almost sold out, less than ten copies left!
BONG36 - TROLL-ON II 5 EUR / $6.50 ***SOLD OUT***
Oh shit. This is what we've been waiting for - a sequel to the Finnish best-seller Troll-On. Epic in A6. New Age Kalevala, including two gnomes with their horse, camels, snakes, one barbarian and his busty love. That's all the mankind needs! Edition of 500 pcs.
BONG34 - GLÖMPX 28 EUR / $35 ***SOLD OUT***
10th issue of Glömp is a trip to 3-dimensional comics, last book edited by its founder Tommi Musturi. This is also +10-years-anniversary issue of the anthology - big bang, colourful hardcover baby that features 15 Finnish artists. This book is another half of the whole GlömpX project that we've been working on for past 12 months. The other half is an exhibition that will be touring around Europe 2009-2010. And if that's not enough, the book features a CD with exclusive soundtrack by Amon Düde, Nuslux, Kiiskinen, The Hoopo and Fricara Pacchu.
Featured artists: Sami Aho, Jan Anderzén, The Doozers, Roope Eronen, Jyrki Heikkinen, Reijo Kärkkäinen, Jarno Latva-Nikkola, Hanneriina Moisseinen, Tommi Musturi, Pauliina Mäkelä, Aapo Rapi, Anna Sailamaa, Katri Sipiläinen, Sonja Salomäki, Janne Tervamäki and Amanda Vähämäki.
This books weigths over one KG so be aware of the shipping costs. Edition of 1000 pcs.
BONG32 - DEATH TO MOST***SOLD OUT***
Yet another small publication from Tommi Musturi is a collection of his teenage drawings from 1986-1992. As the title shows this magazine deals with death. On the other hand it's a portrait of a frustrated teen living on the Finnish countryside, listening to metal, skateboarding and drawing. There's lots of skulls and dead people in this release. You can consider this either 'funny' or 'disgusting'.
BONG30 - TROLL-ON ***SOLD OUT***
Benjamin Bergman's first own publication presents a wordless stumbling of likeminded dwarfs in a fantasy world. See them go bonkers for the giant's pot that will come the bass drum for their pot's and pans -orchestra! And along their adventure they seem to rescue a village from a bat-like monster! Joyful, childish and cartoonish! If you've liked Bema's work in Kuti and Glömp you'll most likely dig this too. 28 pages in A6 size, edition of 600 pcs.
BONG28 - GLÖMP9 25 EUR / $40 ***SOLD OUT***
308 pages mostly in colour: Jan Anderzén (FIN), Benjamin Bergman (FIN), Andrea Bruno (ITA), Lilli Carré (USA), Mark Delong (CAN), The Doozers (FIN), Roope Eronen (FIN), Christopher Forgues (USA), Jyrki Heikkinen (FIN), Kwon Yong-Deuk (KOR), Lamelos (NED), Lee Jung-Hyoun (KOR), Bendik Kaltenborn (NOR), Reijo Kärkkäinen (FIN), André Lemos (POR), Jason Mclean (CAN), Ilan Manouach (GRE), Hanneriina Moisseinen (FIN), Tommi Musturi (FIN), Anders Nilsen (USA), Florent Ruppert & Jérôme Mulot (FRA), Aapo Rapi (FIN), Anna Sailamaa (FIN), Olivier Schrauwen (BEL), Michelangelo Setola (ITA), Katri Sipiläinen (FIN), Rui Tenreiro (NOR), Janne Tervamäki (FIN) and Amanda Vähämäki (FIN). Edition of 1000.
BONG26 - STAND ALONE AND SMILE ***SOLD OUT***
Second part in Tommi Musturi’s sketchbook series. 24 pages from around the world with thin line. It's all blue. "I think children would see many things in these drawings.” (mother). Edition of 600.
BONG24 - GLÖMP7 16 EUR / $21
Our first international issue, containing 22 artists from 13 nations. 196-page book including Tom Gauld, Nicolas Mahler, Åsa Grennvall, Jeffrey Brown, Meirav Shaul, Mathieu Christe, Helge Reumann, Giacomo Monti, Bart Schoofs, Marcus Nyblom, Giacomo Nanni, Jan Solheim, Till D. Thomas, Maria Isenbecker, Isabel Carvalho, Kevin Huizenga, Pedro Nora, Jessica Khane, Davide Catania, Frédéric Poincelet, Anneli Furmark and Sara Varon. Glömp7 is again a co-release with Hurry. English translation included! Edition of 800.
BONG22 - THE FIRST BOOK OF HOPE 12 EUR / $15.50
Story about one good life and few deaths. Tommi Musturi’s 2nd own publication and first part of Books of Hope series. 48 pages in two colours and English. Edition of 500 pcs. NEWS MAN! Bries did 2nd edition of the book! Thanks Ria!
BONG20 - GLÖMP6 ***SOLD OUT***
After two years break we finally present the sixth issue of our "hope-to-be-annual" anthology Glömp. By introducing 25 artists, Glömp6 gives you a glance of what's going on in Finnish and Swedish comics scene, this all still going on beyond thematical boundaries. The album includes 27 graphic short stories from the following artists: Sami Aho, Terhi Ekebom, Roope Eronen, Jyrki Heikkinen, Heta Ilmonen, Merja Järvelin, Marko Kalliokoski, Ina Kallis, Inari Kylänen, Heikki Lahnaoja, Anna-Kaisa Laine, Knut Larsson, Jarno Latva-Nikkola, Marko Latva-Nikkola, Tommi Musturi, Marcus Nyblom, Camilla Pentti, Ville Pynnönen, Henna Raitala, Ville Ranta, Jenni Rope, Jouko Ruokosenmäki, Janne Tervamäki, Jari Vaara and Mikko Väyrynen. You can also ask the album from the following fellows of us: Cumbersome (Au) C'est Bon (Swe) and Top Shelf (US). Glömp6 is our another co-release with Hurry. English translation included! 1st edition of 800, 2nd edition of 300.
BONG18 - SPACE ROCKET : bez kalhotek 10” 12 EUR / $15.50
Oh this joy! - a brand new release from our very own Space Rocket, including 12 tracks recorded during one furious weekend on the summer of 2002. Serves the whole family, combining elements from jazz to noise, from kraut to improvisation, and as usually... ending up some distant place out of the map. This is the soundtrack of the year, composed for a movie never filmed. “Space Rocket are fucking brilliant! (and I hope they use this bit of the quote.)” (Robots and Eletronic Brains), “...they go way beyond any labeling. ...Recommended!” (Broken Face). Edition of 300.
BONG16 - GLÖMP5 ***SOLD OUT***
Our annual anthology of comics, this time as massive 156-page album presenting 22 Finnish artists. Season of the Suns including works of: Jan Anderzen, Roope Eronen, Jyrki Heikkinen, Heta Ilmonen, Mikko Jylhä, Merja Järvelin, Jussi Kaakinen, Marko Kalliokoski, Jarno Latva-Nikkola, Marko Latva-Nikkola, Mika Lietzen, Raine Liimakka, Hanneriina Moisseinen, Tommi Musturi, Jarkko Nääs, Miia Ojanen, Camilla Pentti, Jenni Rope, Vilja Takalo, Janne Tervamäki, Hjalle Uitto and Mikko Väyrynen. “Suffusing it all is a sort of hallucinogenic primitism, but the overall level of accomplishment is staggering. Excellent.” (Permanent Damage), “It’s a beautiful anthology!” (Top Shelf). English translation included! Edition of 700.
BONG12 - SPACE ROCKET : hot gadulka suicide 7"EP *** SOLD OUT ***
"I choose to not put any kind of sticker on it since they go way beyond any labeling." (Mats Gustafsson, Broken Face), "nice stuff; walking bass lines, cool melodies, s’kinda lounge jazz... hey! there’s a dildo, hand farts and a drill as extra instrumentation! A sense of humour, I like that in a band." (Steve Hanson, Ptolemaic Terrascope). Edition of 200.
BONG10 - IN-WALKED BLANK : songs that time forgot 7"EP 2 EUR / $3
"Is this a compilation or one band? Could be either." (Ian C Stewart / AUTOreverse), "Few bands can make their tunes interesting enough NOT to need vocals, but this trio lets the instruments do all of the talking." (Andrew Magilow / Splendid). Edition of 300.
BONG8 - WARSER GATE: fallen legions, not me MC ***SOLD OUT***
BONG6 - KAPTEENI PERKELE: Oihreita 7"EP 2 EUR / $3
BONG4 - THE BLUBBERHEADS: Traumance 7"EP 2 EUR / $3
BONG2 - THE BLUBBERHEADS: So Long, Sanity 7"EP 2 EUR / $3