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The Humans: Volume 1: Human for Life

Consider garage rock, the popular music genre that proliferated throughout the United States in the mid-to-late 1960s and still thrives today, its rigid parameters forswearing innovation. Blues-based, distorted, and structurally basic, garage rock by definition offers little variety. Compare something … Continue reading



Just as Smile appealed to teens struggling with getting braces and the unforgiving social order of school, so will Sisters appeal to those struggling with their own sibling and parental relationships. Continue reading



A coming-of-age memoir, set in the late 70’s, from a key figure in post-underground comics. Continue reading


Test Tube

There is a rich tradition of cartoonists, novelists and filmmakers creating fictional towns that function as microcosms to which we can hold up a magnifying glass and examine ourselves. On these small stages, characters bump up against one-another and act … Continue reading


The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane

Back in 1991 I bought a copy of Philippe Druillet’s Nosferatu, a black-and-white one-shot published by Dark Horse in the days when they were still putting out Cheval Noir. In line with the production values of that Euro anthology, it … Continue reading


See You Next Tuesday

Odds and ends-style diary comics from the author of the much darker graphic novella, Sunday in the Park with Boys. Continue reading



Something as a metaphor for nothing Steal this comic book Sex is a vehicle A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. -Wittgenstein It’s nice to be able to put yourself in an environment where … Continue reading


Incidents in the Night 2

Last year Uncivilized Books published David B.’s Incidents in the Night, a twisting, meta-textual narrative about death, esoteric history, and the pleasures of hunting for obscure, impossible books. In that volume David B. himself appears as the central protagonist, stumbling … Continue reading