REVIEWS

Level Up

Level Up represents a step forward in Yang’s development as a writer, in part because of his choice of Thien Pham as his illustrator. Continue reading

 

Special Exits

In Joyce Farmer’s powerful Special Exits the people are more people-like than I have encountered in comics in a long time. Continue reading

 

Black Eye 1

For an anthology of scabrous sick humor, Ryan Standfest’s Black Eye sure is tastefully designed. Continue reading

 

All Nighter #1

A punk-girl five-parter from the collapsed DC Comics imprint Minx finally sees print. Continue reading

 

Sundays 4 (Forever Changes)

The Sundays editors have reproduced the Kramer’s Ergot model in terms of springing new and interesting work on the comics world in a single volume. Continue reading

 

It Is Almost That

This large, 300-page volume is packed full of such a lively variety of work that owning it is an almost piggish pleasure. Continue reading

 

Lucille

Lucille is an above-average version of the classic “troubled teens on the run” story. Continue reading

 

Forgotten Fantasy: Sunday Comics 1900-1915

A revelatory anthology. Continue reading