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 Volcano Productions
60p, b&w, color cover, 5.5"x8.5"
What a strange and awesome comic! All about Liz's volleyball friendship with a bipolar weirdo named Marty, M.Chronicles unfurls a Vanessa Davis-ish conversation about social interaction and the inner wiring of a friendship. Ando's funny and impulsive linework makes everything twinkle with a certain playfulness - the toothy grins remind me a bit of Tessa Brunton's work. -EF