In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
Kus #8 Comics Anthology
112p, color, 6"x8"
The theme to this issue of Kus is "Allotment Gardens" and the collection of pretty plots that ensues has been tended to nicely. Ingrida Pikukane's hypervivid Russian Silence Haiku, Agnieszka Piksa's pared down graphix and Ines Estrada's lush watercolored pages shine especially bright, a million little gnomes abound and with 19 other stunning international contributors, best believe this is ripe for the picking. -EF