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, …
Midwestrn Cuban Comics vol 1 #1
by Odin Cabal
20p, b&w, 6.5"x10.25"
Besides having a great title, Midwestern Cuban Comics are pretty awesome in general. We just got in a heapin' helpin' of old Last Gasp underground comix in and it's strking how well Cabal's work fits right into that cavalier continuum of classic weirdo cartooning. In this issue: bodacious Maria watches a ball game and talks trash about her beauty queen mom while back at home Tito ruins the plumbing. I'm into it. -EF