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, …
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