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, …
Machine Gum #2
by John Martz
40p, b&w, 5"x7.25"
Crow quill robot living that gives Martz a near-perfect field for visual play. Soundless drama that reminds me hard of that little potato man from Acme Novelty Library #3: eloquent in design, running on alternate currents of funny and tragic. -EF