The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
Published by Domino Books
22p, b&w, color cover, 8.25"x10.25"
Bessijelle is making some of the most interesting comics coming out now and I am ridiculously amped on this book. Weird-delicate-intricate-weird pencil renders, cutting into drastic angles and a fish eyed perspective on identity. Face Man has the tricky ghastlies of a Nikolai Gogol story and the visual burn of Czech New Wave as our Face Man runs through a city and a play and arrivals never understood. Haunts you. -EF