Songs of the Abyss

Eamon Espey is one of the more remarkable, singular cartoonists to come along in the last decade. Continue reading


My Dirty Dumb Eyes

It’s not so much that her eyes are dumb and dirty, but rather that it’s a dumb and dirty world. Continue reading


Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life

The Austrian cartoonist and online publisher relates her wild true travel adventures as a 17-year-old punk rock girl hitchhiking her way across Italy in the summer of 1984. Continue reading


Aesthetics: A Memoir

Aesthetics is a memoir not because Brunetti talks about personal details or because it’s a catalog of his selected works; instead, it’s a testimonial as to why he even bothers to work. Continue reading


Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

There are also recipes in the book. Not only are they not worth buying the book for, but many of them are simply generic recipes one could find through a random internet search. Continue reading


Kolor Klimax: Nordic Comics Now

The back cover for this hefty anthology of comics by Scandinavian artists suggests it be filed under “Nordic Hypnotica,” which is entirely apropos. Continue reading


Heads or Tails

In “Rainbow Moment”, one of the stories in Lilli Carré’s new collection from Fantagraphics, a man explains to his buddy over coffee what a rainbow moment is: “Like you’re feeling rain and sunshine at the same time, and are caught somewhere between the two.” Continue reading


Polish Female Comics: Double Portrait

The comics world continues to grow ever smaller. Continue reading