The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
Magic Hedge and Other Stories
by Marian Runk
48p, color and b&w, 7"X8.5"
Marian's Magic Hedge collection is a pure autobio arc that's all about the subtle surprise. Starting with meditative and journal-like comics about birding, Runk shifts to a rowdier gear mid-book with a Catholic school girl gay dancefloor bro-down. The final piece, "Bathed In Light" is a lovely reveal, a story about gays, birds, Project Runway and hidden magic. Crafted and solid. -EF