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, …
Powdered Milk #6
40p, full color, perfectbound, 8.5"x11"
Powdered Milk, Roberts' parenting autobio comics, are told through vignettes, yet have the feeling of capturing a whole. "Unglamorous" is maybe a great word for unlocking the magic of the storytelling here...kids and dogs and family and spouses are all quoted verbatim and the little moments lined up for an overall clarity, journaling of life that's brutally honest but not unkind. -EF