The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
by Aidan Koch
48p, full color, softcover, 6.5"x9"
Koch's work has a visual eloquence that is constantly at work recalibrating your brain and refocusing your eyes. Assured pencil work and yolky yellows give a shimmer to lunar cycles that share a little witchy-ness with Julia Gfrorer's comics and some social ambiguities akin to Jaako Pallasvuo's "Some Approaching End". Opal stone, blue candle burn down, darkness and voicemail. -EF