MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Powdered Milk Collected Stories
112p, b&w, softcover, 7.5"x9.75"
This collects the first 8 issues of Powdered Milk (minus the full-color volume 6), subtle and astute autobiographical comics. Perhaps closest in tone and function to Gabrielle Bell's diary drawings, Roberts' comics are rooted in taking the viewer through a motherhood shaped by unrepentant honesty, honed introspection and a dash of inner fury. Recommended. -EF