Secret Doll vs Enchanted Doll! Secret Doll Underground: Japanese Surrealist Dolls From the Yaso Collection, Tokyo (Japanese Art Perspectives Series vol 1) (Last Gasp) $29.95 - Underground doll making is a THING in Japan, and has been for years. Elegantly creepy and often beautifully horrifying, …
Tonoharu Part 2
Published by Pliant Press
150p, duotone, 5.5"x8.5"
A slow and subtle story about the "Lost in Translation" sort of social anxiety induced by moving to Japan without much of a plan and no friends. Martinson's work is drafted with acute precision, which makes the cautious and awkward protagonist all the more gut-wrenching- I sort of want to slap this book on the back, buy it a drink and tell it everythings going to work out okay. -EF