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, …
by Jeff Zwirek
12p, b&w with silkscreen cover, 6"x9"
Psychic shoeshine abuse drama. Zwirek uses his increasingly polished and elastic cartooning to craft a wordless story about negotiating inner defeat and outer conflict. Laid out with a Brunetti-esque rhythm/repitition on an appropriatly checkered stage. -EF