Noise in My Head: Voices from the Ugly Australian Underground by Jimi Kritzler (Hozac Books) $55.95 - The Ugly Australian Underground documents the music, songwriting, aesthetics and struggles of fifty of Australia’s most innovative and significant bands and artists currently at the creative peak …
Ink Fight is a winding, multiform conversation with the self through realms of art-making. Thorkelson is in pursuit of finding a practice which reflects what is individual, yet universal, dreamlike, yet socially aware, wild yet meaningful. Looking for the intuitive power that balances vibrant inner light with the sobering global trauma, Ink Fight is a reflective comic about "making" similar in a lot of ways to the paths of Lynda Barry's What It Is, but with an added and refreshing commitment to social justice. -EF
18p, b&w with full color covers, sewn binding, 8.5"x11"