REVIEWS

Ah Pook and Bill Burroughs: Two Books

Two books about a never-published graphic novel and its legendary author. Continue reading

 

The Infinite Wait And Other Stories

The Infinite Wait acts as a kind of antidote to the many Disease Comics that have been published in recent years. Continue reading

 

Swell/Invisible Forces

I found myself wishing for a fancy hardback version with thicker, glossier paper that really showed off Juliacks’ mastery over every aspect of the page. Continue reading

 

The Hypo

It’s a fine first major work for a young cartoonist. Continue reading

 

Building Stories

A review in 14 parts. Continue reading

 

Solipsistic Pop Volume 4

This anthology is a formalist’s funhouse in the vein of a Chris Ware, Jordan Crane, or Richard McGuire. Continue reading

 

The Cartoon Utopia

The Cartoon Utopia is packed with visual detail and collect Ron Rege’s thoughts on magic in some of its many incarnations: astrology, the occult, sex magic, the “alchemy” of love relationships and other hermetic principles, and communion with animals. Continue reading

 

The Hive

Charles Burns in color! It continues to be a whole new glorious world for the Burns fan. The Hive, the second in a trilogy of luxe comic books that began with 2010’s X’ed Out, revels in both the associative and gross-out potential of color. Continue reading