REVIEWS

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

 

Kashmir Pending

The history and conflict graphically personified. Continue reading

 

Mark Twain’s Autobiography 1910-2010

This book has little to do with the real Twain and instead is a showcase for an Our Dumb Century-style send-up of the 20th century. Continue reading

 

Queen of the Black Black

An engaging catalog of both the strengths that would come to characterize Kelso’s later work, and the weaknesses she’d overcome to get there. Continue reading

 

Hark! A Vagrant

Any review of Kate Beaton’s first officially published book has to discuss her meteoric rise in the cartooning ranks. Continue reading