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, …
Everything Together Collected Stories
Published by Picturebox Inc
120p, color, softcover, 7.25"x10"
Harkham's work is like the comics equivalant of a Cassavettes film: composed exquisitely, paced cunningly and embracing a humor that is not-kind-at-all, Harkham's world of characters are complicated and essentially self-serving yet tethered to each other. Cinematic and unrepentant, I think this is much of his stuff from the Kramers anthologies: Poor Sailor, Somersaulting, Lubavech, Napoleon, salty comics about popular cartoonists. -E