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, …
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