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, …
Oddly Compelling Art of Denis Kitchen
Published by Dark Horse
I wasn't acquainted with Kitchen's drawings but when I took the time to open this book up it was full of illustration and comics work of that's a 70's illicit-smelling post-hippie brainwarp blended with a most deliciously twisted raunchy-greeting-card style. Yowza. "Oddly Compelling" is no lie. This may not everyone's cup of tea, but that might be 'cause it tastes like coffee.-EF
"A well-known personality in the comics world, Denis Kitchen has worn many hats: publisher, founder of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and literary and art agent. But his career as a pioneering underground comix artist has been overdue for rediscovery -- until now!
The Oddly Compelling Art of Denis Kitchen, the long-awaited collection of Kitchen's comics, covers, and illustrations, brings Kitchen the artist to the forefront. A comprehensive career overview, this compendium includes approximately two hundred illustrations, most unseen since their original publication in the late '60s and early '70s, and many from regional publications not seen even by serious comix fans."