In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
Comics Sketchbooks Private Worlds of Todays Most Creative Talents
Published by Thames & Hudson
352p, color, softcover, 8.5"x11.5"
Comics Sketchbooks gives you tiny glimpses into the sketchbooks of a vast buffet of about a zillion artists. It's a mixed bag of tricks, some choice cuts and some weird choices, arranged alphabetically, which seems a little awkward in terms of graphic flow...Definitely there are some nice pages here, a little overwhelming to process. Overall, a nice idea executed with a lot of breadth but not much depth. -EF