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, …
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