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, …
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