Selfish is a biannual, mostly memoir magazine that encourages women to share true stories through unabashedly creative means. Issue two, "Just One More," explores the ways in which women grapple with the countless moments that chip away at our innocence, the fluidity of identity, and the sweet …
Phase 7 #009
52p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
Longstreth's ten-year Basewood forest epic comes to a close and here in the final issue his patterns and layouts are tightened and heightened to hypnotic levels. It's a little like Laura Ingalls Wilder plus dragons...Still and ceremonial, these pages are orderly like Buddhist Thangkas with every action and object governed by very specific mapping. As the story progresses and focuses it becomes foremost a portrait of pioneer life, letting the vengance and battle scenes take a back seat to the growth of a family...a domestic Hobbitesque meditation. -EF