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, …
Published by Kabinett
82p, b&w, 5.5"x7"
Every European country gets one artist and one 2-page spread in this whirlwind tour of a comics 'thology. The standout funniest piece is Emilie Östergren/Sweden's dickrabbit hutch dinner. Norway/Mari Kanstad Johnsen's and Liechenstein/Anna Hilti's pieces are so pretty and so smart. Croatia/Damir Steinfl wins most madcap psychedelia per inch and everyone else throws down too. If you've been psyched about what the Kus Baltic Comics crew has been putting out lately you will love this. -EF