Secret Doll vs Enchanted Doll! Secret Doll Underground: Japanese Surrealist Dolls From the Yaso Collection, Tokyo (Japanese Art Perspectives Series vol 1) (Last Gasp) $29.95 - Underground doll making is a THING in Japan, and has been for years. Elegantly creepy and often beautifully horrifying, …
by Ian Andersen
Published by Hic and Hoc
48p, b&w, 6.5"x10"
What strikes me most about Andersen's comics is the facile clarity of the cartooning -reading Three Stories brings up the easy pleasures of reading crisp craft on simple story - kinship to Joeseph Lambert, Lamar Abrams and Matthew Forsythe. Something distinctly "Highwaterish" about these. -EF