Shary Flenniken’s Trots and Bonnie strip is available once more, and Bob is here to talk about why that’s such a big deal, and what today’s readers should be prepared before their first meeting with the girls.
A stack of books–new editions of John Porcellino’s King-Cat collections from Drawn & Quarterly–sends our writer into a voyage of discovery regarding the influential cartoonist, whom he now reads for the first time.
An out of nowhere email from the other side of the world introduces Meisel to the comics of Ivana Armanini and their Crotian peers–including the book that most recently won the Angouleme Festival’s Alternative Comics Award, Komikaze.
Sexton Ming and J.T. Dockery’s 15-years-in-the-making collaboration, Kenttucky Pussy, made its way into the world via Nix Comix, earlier this year. Bob Levin took the trip, and he’s recovered enough to explain.