REVIEWS

Demon

Demon feels like Shiga’s imaginary graduate school thesis. Continue reading

 

Youth is Wasted

A collection of stories featuring Noah Van Sciver’s gritty blend of angsty humor and pathos. Continue reading

 

Treasure Island

Who is Connor Willumsen? Is he a skilled, naturalistic alt-comix storyteller, or a fuck-up who ruined his story by arbitrarily putting a duck’s boner into Treasure Island’s first chapter? Continue reading

 

This One Summer

Throughout This One Summer, Jillian’s art is like Proust’s madeleine, calling to mind half-forgotten memories with real sensual power. Continue reading

 

The Bungle Family

The Bungle Family is yesterday’s theater of humiliation. Continue reading

 

Angie Bongiolatti

A varied group of twenty-somethings sort out political beliefs and interpersonal relationships in post 9/11 New York City. Continue reading

 

Wonton Soup: The Collected Edition

James Stokoe is perhaps most famous for his vibrant colors and “shit, son” sense-of-scale battle sequences in books both licenced (IDW’s Godzilla: The Half-Century War) and creator-owned (Image’s D&D cum Dio song-comic Orc Stain). But before he wrote/drew those, there … Continue reading

 

School Spirits

In her debut book School Spirits, Anya Davidson carries over the raw energy and power of her zines into a longer loose narrative. Continue reading