Optic Nerve #14 by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $6.95 - Optic Nerve 14 brings Adrian Tomine’s multifaceted, expressive cartooning to a new peak with two stories and a bonus autobiographical strip. “Killing and Dying” is about a father’s struggles to be supportive: it centers on parenthood, …
Published by Belmondo Tomato
76p, full color, 9"x6"
Angermeier and Benham weave an intricate comparative tale between a historic account of Victor, the feral child of Aveyron and a couple receiving their child's autism diagnosis. Rather than cinching the conclusions however, this comic does subtler work, providing a lens for looking into questions of human perception and behavioral normativity. -EF