Noise in My Head: Voices from the Ugly Australian Underground by Jimi Kritzler (Hozac Books) $55.95 - The Ugly Australian Underground documents the music, songwriting, aesthetics and struggles of fifty of Australia’s most innovative and significant bands and artists currently at the creative peak …
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