In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
Boots and Pup #1
by John Y Jr
20p, b&w, 6.5"x10.25"
This comic is running it's ship like a modern Saturday morning cartoon - two buddy characters stuck in a repeat loop of 5 poses enter various over-rehersed humor scenarios, then there's an ad for products you can buy with them on it. Something's gotta swing here towards either Tex Avery-style visual nuttiness or Chuck Jones-style narrative wittiness or I'm just gonna tune out. -EF