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White Clay

Herpich’s work has matured and become more restrained while still hitting on similar themes and imagery: fantasy worlds, grim journeys, bad choices, and characters battling against their fate. Continue reading

 
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The Understanding Monster

In The Understanding Monster, artist savant Theo Ellsworth takes the ideas and images found in his excellent graphic novel debut, Capacity , to an even more audacious and hallucinatory level. Continue reading

 
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Songs of the Abyss

Eamon Espey is one of the more remarkable, singular cartoonists to come along in the last decade. Continue reading

 
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My Dirty Dumb Eyes

It’s not so much that her eyes are dumb and dirty, but rather that it’s a dumb and dirty world. Continue reading

 
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Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life

The Austrian cartoonist and online publisher relates her wild true travel adventures as a 17-year-old punk rock girl hitchhiking her way across Italy in the summer of 1984. Continue reading

 
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Aesthetics: A Memoir

Aesthetics is a memoir not because Brunetti talks about personal details or because it’s a catalog of his selected works; instead, it’s a testimonial as to why he even bothers to work. Continue reading

 
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Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

There are also recipes in the book. Not only are they not worth buying the book for, but many of them are simply generic recipes one could find through a random internet search. Continue reading

 
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Kolor Klimax: Nordic Comics Now

The back cover for this hefty anthology of comics by Scandinavian artists suggests it be filed under “Nordic Hypnotica,” which is entirely apropos. Continue reading