REVIEWS

Configurations

The rare experimental work that makes you feel as though you’re there in the lab with its creator, conducting that experiment yourself. Continue reading

 

Demon

Demon feels like Shiga’s imaginary graduate school thesis. Continue reading

 

Youth is Wasted

A collection of stories featuring Noah Van Sciver’s gritty blend of angsty humor and pathos. Continue reading

 

Treasure Island

Who is Connor Willumsen? Is he a skilled, naturalistic alt-comix storyteller, or a fuck-up who ruined his story by arbitrarily putting a duck’s boner into Treasure Island’s first chapter? Continue reading

 

This One Summer

Throughout This One Summer, Jillian’s art is like Proust’s madeleine, calling to mind half-forgotten memories with real sensual power. Continue reading

 

The Bungle Family

The Bungle Family is yesterday’s theater of humiliation. Continue reading

 

Angie Bongiolatti

A varied group of twenty-somethings sort out political beliefs and interpersonal relationships in post 9/11 New York City. Continue reading

 

Wonton Soup: The Collected Edition

James Stokoe is perhaps most famous for his vibrant colors and “shit, son” sense-of-scale battle sequences in books both licenced (IDW’s Godzilla: The Half-Century War) and creator-owned (Image’s D&D cum Dio song-comic Orc Stain). But before he wrote/drew those, there … Continue reading