Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
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