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, …
Comic Collection of 3 Stories
20p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
Bessijelle's got one of my favorite drawing lines- bold, detailed, funny and sensitive. Her comics look like collaged pencil sketches made from photo collages accompanied by a sinister formal comic timing that reminds me of Edward Gorey's work without resembling it visually. This collection of 3 steel-eyed short ones runs like a tour 3 elaborately wallpapered parlors each with their own magic and secrets. -EF