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, …
Space Basket #1
Published by Domino Books
26p, b&w, color cover, 8"x10.5"
Quite a frooty doozy! Petersen's lines are thick and bold - part Juliacks and part Chris Cilla, filling the page with strange noses, stranger situations and hatch foliage that gives Aron Nels Steinke a run for the money. Space Basket's story is a twisty wild - total goofballs taking itself dead seriously because, well, small town creepers are dead serious. Like an extroverted Rory Hayes, and ripe for the picking. -EF