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, …
Moomin vol 5 The complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip
by Tove Jansson
Published by Drawn and Quarterly
I thought that some of the later strips in vols. 3 and 4, written by Tove's brother Lars, were a bit stiffer than the hapless charms of the stories Tove wrote in the first two reprint volumes. Volume 5 continues with Lars writing and Tove drawing, but the plots make a nice jump to the embrace the freewheeling nature of the earlier strips, making this one of the best volumes in the collection. Hooray! Not a Hippo! -EF
88p, b&w, 8.5"x12"