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, …
Tel Tales #1 Cut Lines and Intricate Minds
They don't make 'em like they used to, that's for certain. Papa Zettwoch takes us on an exacting tour of life in midcentury Louisville telephone operations, in particular the oracle operators who fiddled with antiquated 8-board switchpanels. Dan lovingly arts up the exacting craft, attention to detail and squirrely diagnostic techniques that existed before everything got replaced with plastic and no one could remember a phone number. -EF
26p, b&w with silkscreen cover made of punchcard with film negative window, fold out center, 3"x4"