Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
Published by Sparkplug Comics
Cute without being cutesy, Neptune is a jam-packed little book about two plucky kids and their dog-centric world. Steinke smoothly mixes truthing and fibbing and elementary school drama with bigger emotions and the drawings are really something to look at because all the details pile up into heavy textures that remind me of one of my favorite children's books, Arlene Dubanevich's Pigs in Hiding.
160pp, b&w with color cover, 5"x7"