Sacco’s evenly weighted lines almost have the feel of a medieval etching or a topographical map. And these marks form a landscape that extends both through time and space, which is quite a feat. Continue reading
The actual sensation of reading the book —frequently boring with sudden bursts of more interesting material — actually resembles the sensation of dreaming itself. Continue reading
To be curious about human life, but to abjure human actors: Nilsen revisits this technique in his latest book, Rage of Poseidon. Continue reading
A far from exhaustive look at the under-reported professional life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
Psychedelic abstractions are as commonplace as straight, stylish storytelling in the debut graphic novel from Canadian comics creator Elaine M. Will. Continue reading
Zak Sally’s personal, visceral, and bleakly hilarious Sammy the Mouse Book 2 sees its assortment of sad sacks and lunatics pulled along in what’s beginning to resemble a plot. Continue reading
Quickly, you realize this is not actually the story of Fran, the character, but a story about her, inseparable from the perspective of Frank, whom we come to realize is a bit more invested in this relationship than is Fran herself. Continue reading