The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
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By my count, Joseph Remnant is running neck-to-neck with Noah Van Sciver for "Most Curmudgeonly Line Drawn By A Young Person". His work illustrating Harvey Pekar's "Cleveland" was perhaps the most fitting match for Pekar's grouchy narration since the American Splendor R.Crumb collaborations. Blindspot, his solo series shines with the glow of the light reflecting off a million beads of brow-sweat. Drawn looser than issue 1, this installment is no less beautiful or psychologically astute. -EF