REVIEWS

The Carl Barks Big Book of Barney Bear

Amusing in parts, but nowhere near Barks’s best work. Continue reading

 

Kramers Ergot 8

Kramers feels like a “break out the good china” prestige anthology compared to the Armory Show-style upstart it was circa Summer 2003, but it’s still tapped directly into the zeitgeist. Continue reading

 

Nuts

Gahan Wilson’s comic strip confronts the mysteries of childhood with often shocking frankness. Continue reading

 

Underwire

Hayden’s anecdotes about parenthood and marriage are related with real wit and poignancy. Continue reading

 

The Great Northern Brotherhood Of Canadian Cartoonists

This is perhaps Seth’s strangest book to date. Continue reading

 

The Someday Funnies

Could be good, could be bad. Maybe a bit of both. Continue reading

 

Papercutter #17

This is the premier minicomics anthology series. Continue reading

 

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