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, …
44p, b&w, 6.5"x10"
Sharpe and Goodrich turn out a stylish low-key split. Goodrich's "The Greatest Love Affair" reads like a crisp Murakami short story set to a darlng Jay Ryan influenced line. Then the book takes a Sharpe turn towards Sam's more madcap style. "Every Celebrity Ever" does a good job of extending the brash guffaws of his Brunetti-flavor 1-panel gags into a full length story. His second piece is a charming Seth tribute called "Thick Masterson" I find doubly more entertaining than anything coming from Palookaville lately. -EF