The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
Ritual #2 The Reverie
by Malachi Ward
Published by Revival House
24p, b&w, 9"x11"
Ward's covers always draw me in with their science fiction meltdown sensibility - the comics inside are a different flavor though - much more restrained, social dramas with strong Tomine/Huizenga influences blended with sinister forces leaking in around the edges. The weird is here, but I think I'm always surprised that Ward never quite lets it destroy the clean Box Brown-y linework. -EF