REVIEWS

Mome Vol. 22: Fall 2011

Tthis final issue of Mome is an unusual experience even in these anthology-saturated times: Its editorial focus is its lack of focus. Continue reading

 

Gay Genius

At the end of the Gay Genius anthology, its editor, Annie Murphy, uncovers some interesting definitions of the word “genius.” One of them, dating back to ancient Rome, is “a guardian spirit.” Reading this anthology, it felt as much like … Continue reading

 

Danger Country #1

Levon Jihanian, no knucklehead, brings much to the (gaming) table. Continue reading

 

1-800-MICE

1-800-MICE looks to all the world like doodles, but hidden behind a veil of nonsense lurks one of the most meticulously and pulse-poundingly plotted comics of the year. Continue reading

 

Freddy Stories

Mendes has been producing minicomics about her quasi-autobiographical character Freddy for some time, and now, thanks to a Xeric grant, she’s collected them into a book. Continue reading

 

Tales Designed to Thrizzle #7

I’m happy to report that Tales Designed to Thrizzle‘s dalliance with being not-that-funny has proven blessedly brief. After the disappointingly non-berserk sixth issue, Thrizzle returns to form with lucky number seven — and of all things, it seems like Christopher … Continue reading

 

Pope Hats #2

One of the more satisfying reads of the year. Continue reading

 

Cave Evil

Meeting to experience an immersive roll playing game. Continue reading