REVIEWS

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Vol. 1

Here is a book that presents itself as an antic comedy from the author of Goodnight Punpun, which may tempt the reader into thinking it a deliberate reversal, or even a course correction. Reading this interview with Inio Asano from … Continue reading

 

Homestuck, Book 1: Acts 1 & 2

I remember the manic hype around Homestuck during its original run online (between 2009 and 2016), which easily consumed the attention on anyone within five or six degrees of it. The oversaturated presence of the webcomic and its rabid fans … Continue reading

 

Bodie Troll

There’s something delightfully imaginative about Jay Fosgitt’s Bodie Troll compilation. Fosgitt’s character, Bodie, is reminiscent of a six-year-old hyperactive kid brother who straddles the line between grossing you out and warming your heart with his naïve innocence. Bounding out of … Continue reading

 

Resident Lover

Roman Muradov’s comics are often viewed as being cryptic, but they appear much less complicated if you take a closer look at what the artist is driven by: topics mainly revolving around duality, depicted in a style which simultaneously assembles … Continue reading

 

The Pervert

The Pervert, written by Michelle Perez and illustrated by Remy Boydell, is that big, difficult, trans, queer-as-shit, pull-no-punches sad fucking comic that I’ve been waiting for. And now it’s here, out from Image, shipping now. You need to read it. … Continue reading

 

Dalston Monsterzz

Dilraj Mann comes to his debut book with a few marks already against him. The first is that it is very easy, when encountering his work, to see it as ripping off Jonny Negron. The distinction between them that most … Continue reading

 

Why Art?

Compared to her last book, You and a Bike and a Road, Eleanor Davis is holding the reader at arm’s length in Why Art? While the former intimately documented a long bike journey in the first person, Why Art? poses … Continue reading

 

Go West!

If the devil is in the details, then Pascal Blanchet is the very devil himself. Known especially for his 1920s Art Deco artistic style with a whimsical twist, Blanchet’s work is a masterclass in simple elegance. Blanchet’s colorful geometric style … Continue reading