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, …
20p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
Two comics about misfit humans drawn in a style that can only draw you in - puffed up patterns and crazed obscenities. Bessijelle perfectly captures the expression of someone going a little loopy from taking themselves too seriously, and it moves these comics through their ornate landscape of anticipated blunder. And lobsters. -EF