What Nerve!: Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present by Dan Nadel, Dominic Molon, Roger Brown and Robert Cozzolino (RISD Museum of Art/D.A.P) $40.00 - What Nerve! reveals a hidden history of American figurative painting, sculpture and popular imagery. It documents and/or restages …
One Less Lonely Girl
24p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
A rilly amazing comic about being obsessed with Justin Beiber and feeling outside normal social behaviors, unlovable and loved. Wynbrandt's autobio awkwardness revels the humor, pain and glory with a similar bawdiness as Esther Pearl Watson's Tammy Pierce comics. Drawn with a deceptively simple contour sketch line this book also reminds me of Becca Taylor's unforgiving "The Wonderful Year" comics - both in their elegance and in their biting wit. Get this one, Beiber be damned. -EF