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, …
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Hayden's work has a similar look, humor and attitude to Roz Chast's and especially Edward Koren's New Yorker cartoons. That means that despite the terrible title and the wretched "Bead Store" lettering on the cover, Underwire has an urbane and honest wit, a folksy drawing aura and it gets a little randy after a couple of glasses of wine. Fun to hang out with autobio comics about her pretty well adjusted family that cusses a lot but is ultimately overwhelmingly wholsome. -EF