REVIEWS

Heads or Tails

In “Rainbow Moment”, one of the stories in Lilli Carré’s new collection from Fantagraphics, a man explains to his buddy over coffee what a rainbow moment is: “Like you’re feeling rain and sunshine at the same time, and are caught somewhere between the two.” Continue reading

 

Polish Female Comics: Double Portrait

The comics world continues to grow ever smaller. Continue reading

 

True Swamp: Choose Your Poison

At its heart, True Swamp is an existential howl. Continue reading

 

American Comic Book Chronicles: 1960-1964

Is this a thoughtful, engaging look at how the industry has changed over time, or just a fannish reminiscence of bygone years? Continue reading

 

Susceptible

Reading Geneviève Castrée’s childhood memoir is not unlike watching someone pull at every one of their old scabs and scars, leaving themselves bleeding and torn. Continue reading

 

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

A Lovecraft story given new and haunting life. Continue reading

 

Operation Vaporizer

If you’ve heard of Speer, it’s probably because of the glowy, sculptural digital art he makes — beautiful little artifacts from the retro-future. Continue reading

 

Letting It Go

One would never have expected the artist behind We Are On Our Own to have such delightful comic timing, but Katin is able to both expunge irrational but deeply held feelings and understand them for what they are. Continue reading