The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
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