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 …
by Tom Gauld
Published by Drawn and Quarterly
96p, Hardcover, 2 colors, 6.5" x 9.75"
"Goliath of Gath isn't much of a fighter. Given half a choice, he'd pick
admin work over patrolling in a heartbeat, to say nothing of his
distaste for engaging in combat. Nonetheless, at the behest of the
king, he finds himself issuing a twice-daily challenge to the
Israelites: "Choose a man. Let him come to me that we may fight. If he
be able to kill me, then we shall be your servants. But if I kill him,
then you shall be our servants."
From one of Britain's most popular cartoonists, Goliath displays a sensitive wit, a bold line, and a traditional narrative reworked, remade, and revolutionized."