Optic Nerve #14 by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $6.95 - Optic Nerve 14 brings Adrian Tomine’s multifaceted, expressive cartooning to a new peak with two stories and a bonus autobiographical strip. “Killing and Dying” is about a father’s struggles to be supportive: it centers on parenthood, …
by Julie Sabo
24p, b&w, color cover, 5.5"x8.5"
I don't know what to say about Kraft Dinner! It's got an amazing title and I can really get behind the sort of quick-n-goofy slop art cartooning Sabo goes in for. That said, it's all about the weird little things that happen when you move to Canada...like expensive cereal and different styles of hats and free health care, but there's not much smart or funny about it, just sort of a "ha-ha, that's weird!" approach. Dunno. -EF