MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
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