The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
Sunday in the Park With Boys
by Jane Mai
Published by Koyama Press
52p, b&w, 7"x10"
Mai's Sunday in the Park With Boys is built on a cranky cuteness that's maybe most akin to Lucy Knisley's autobio strips, while also undermining that visual bouncy-ness with unnameable discomforts. Gnarly centipedes, burst yolks, dirty eyepatches and too much to drink - it's brooding and slippery. -EF