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, …
If N Oof
Published by Picturebox Inc
Picturebox is the Prime Suspect in the case of my missing paycheck, implicated by dropping, like, a million amazing new books on Quimby's simultaneously this week. Shit seriously needs to stop, cause I still gotta pay the rent. Enough whinging about my problems, though, that's really not the point. The point is really that Brian Chippendale has a beautiful, brilliant new 800-page brick of a graphic novel out, this time shedding the winding snakeys for a panel-a-page wheels-within-wheels sci-fi storyboard. Scrapper friends If and Oof go outward and onward through a scintillating, labyrinthian landscape/psychic tangle/war that's prettier than Logan's Run and more crazier than the Illuminatus Trilogy. Actually, It's sorta like the comics equivalent of Pihkal. -EF
800p, b&w, 5.5"x7"