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, …
Life Death Love & All of the Above
42p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Meredith's prose begins with the starts-and-stops of dating an exciting new sweetheart and then quickly goes into the deep end when her partner is diagnosed with leukemia. Her writing is clear and striking, focusing on her own struggle with the heartbreaking sadness of her lover's diagnosis. Life Death Love forges a path through the precarious uncertainties of hospital waiting rooms back to places of strong and honest romance. -EF