MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Screw Heaven, When I Die Im Going to Mars
Published by Dark Horse
For longer than a decade Shannon Wheeler’s flagship character Too Much Coffee Man has cast his tender, cynical gaze on lots of stuff that deserves to be made fun of, from the insipidity of coffee consumer culture to the horrendous reality of dating. This latest collection of short cartoons takes a step back from the cartoonist’s usual scrutiny of mundane pettiness and takes a somewhat sweeter look at life’s bigger issues. The result is the funniest, most sharply executed collection of Wheeler’s comics ever.