Hollow Press published authors



SHINTARO KAGO

Shintaro Kago (born in Tokyo 1969), is a Japanese guro manga artist.
Shintaro Kago's style has been called "fashionable paranoia".

He has been published in several adult manga magazines, gaining him considerable popularity.
Many of his manga have strongly satirical overtones, and deal with grotesque subjects such as extreme sex, scatology and body modification.
He has also written Sci-Fi non-guro manga, most notably Super-Conductive Brains Parataxis for Weekly Young Jump.
Many of his shorts are experimental and bizarre.
He frequently breaks the fourth wall, and he likes to play with the page layout in extreme ways, mostly for comedic effect.

On April 4, 2006 an exhibition of his works, called Unsanitary Condition Exhibition (Fueisei Hakurankai) was opened.
Similarly, in the same month the first edition of his personal movie convention called Shit Film Festival (Unko Eigasai) was held by him.
From September 3–15, 2007, the Vanilla Gallery in Tokyo held another exhibition of his works,
called Unsanitary Festival in the Cool of the Night (Noryo fueisei matsuri).
Kago Shintaro has been invited for a new exhibition outside Japan: Unsanitary Hong Kong Exhibition at CIA (Culture Industries Association)
Most recently, his work as been seen as preview material for the newest Flying Lotus release You're Dead!,
set to come out October 7, 2014 in the US (October 6 in the UK) via Warp (record label).
He also designed the album's cover artwork and provided illustrations for each of the album's songs, which are featured on the inner sleeves of the vinyl album.

In Lucca Comics and Games 2014 he won the prestigious italian award "Gran Guinigi" as best short comic, with
"Uno scontro accidentale sulla strada per andare a scuola può portare a un bacio?" (Hikari Edizioni)

The main works (Comic)
"Shine! Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere"
"Notebook of Murder and Killing"
"Super-Conductive Brains Parataxis"
"Fraction"
"Anamorphosis no Meiju"
"Abstractions"




DAISUKE ICHIBA

Daisuke Ichiba started painting seriously in the eighties and in 1990 self-published his first book entitled 37 Year Old Bastard. Since then, he has continued to release a book a year, and was noticed by the great manga artist Takashi Nemoto, as well as Pakito, from the outsider art gallery, Le Dernier Cri based in Marseille, France. Since 2006, Ichiba has held solo shows in Paris, Marseille, and Switzerland, and in recent years has been pursuing photography.




LAURENCEENGRAVER

Lorenzo Baroni, born in Rome on the 13th of November 1994.
Leaving behind five years of high school, I attend the course of Illustration at the IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) in my home city from 2013 to 2016, the year I graduated with the creation of "Oltremondo".
I currently write and illustrate under the pseudonym of LaurenceEngraver, creating the series that will thrill us for the next years. Its name is "Aberration", published by Hollow Press.




PAOLO BACILIERI

Paolo Bacilieri (Verona, 1965) works in comics World since 1982. His character-alter ego is Zeno Porno, Disney scriptwriter and ex Cia agent, whose adventures are told in Zeno Porno and in La magnifica desolazione. Among is most alternative works Barokko, Durasagra – Venezia Über Alles, The Supermaso Attitude, Phonx.
In 2012 published Sweet Salgari (best italian comic at Treviso Comic Book Festival 2012) and Fun in 2014. For Sergio Bonelli Editore he drew and wrote stories of Napoleone and Jan Dix, he drew the comic Sul pianeta perduto, and the Speciale Dampyr #9 (Gli studenti della scuola nera). In 2014 realizes the team-up Napoleone-Dylan Dog, with Carlo Ambrosini for Dylan Dog Color Fest #12. Winner in 2002 of Award A.N.A.F.I. as best drawer and Award Gran Guinigi as best complete author at Lucca Comics & Games 2006.




SPUGNA

Spugna, born in 1989. Italian Illustrator and comic artist, his first graphic novel "una Brutta storia" published in Italy won the Premio Boscarato as "best emerging author" at Treviso Comic Book Festival 2015. In 2015 he self-published the Artbook "The Book of Heads". 
He's Art Director and member of the "Lucha Libre Magazine" collective, an italian Indipendent small press project. He's now working on his new graphic novel, "The Rust Kingdom" that will be published by Hollow Press for Lucca Comics festival in 2017. 




DAVID GENCHI

David Genchi, 1995 D.C. after several prints and and self-produced little books he made his debut in world of comics with outERoticspace, a split-book designed in collaboration with Miguel Angel Martin.
With "Lo Fallo Perduto", published by Hollow Press (2018), he started a cycle of tales he defined has a grotesque genre of chivalry and was nominated for the best "first work" at the Micheluzzi prize of Napoli Comicon 2019.
after atrocious production vicissitudes he manages to conclude his first and at the same time last work "La Gameti", which will be presented at the 2019 TCBF. 




JESSE JACOBS

Jesse Jacobs was born in New Brunswick, Canada, and now works from his home in Hamilton, Ontario. His graphic novels have been translated into a number of languages. His work has appeared in Best American Comics (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Mad Magazine, The New York Times, Le Monde Diplomatique, Pitchfork Review, and The New Yorker website.
His full-length books, By This Shall You Know Him, Safari Honeymoon, and Crawl Space, are available through Koyama Press (English) and Eris Edizioni (Italian).




HENRI DUMAS

Henri Dumas is making Virulent Vessels of Vesicating Vices comics somewhere within the United States.