Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince $15.99 - Tomboy follows Liz Prince through her early years and explores—with humor, honesty, and poignancy—what it means to “be a girl.” From staunchly refuting ”girliness” to the point of misogyny, to discovering through the punk community that …
32p, b&w with some color, 5.5"x8.5"
Adams' Period speaks in a similar comics language to John Brodowski's Curio Cabinet - wordless flashes of action that form a choppy narrative rhythm comprised of jump cuts. The story is simple but the editing is not and the art matches it's bizarreness, harnessing a drawn stiffness to invigorate everyday details. -EF