The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
Gray Is Not a Color
by Sally Madden
Published by Retrofit
34p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
On my first trip through the Mutter Museum of medical oddities I got so queasy I threw up and almost passed out. This comic is not gross at all though- in fact, it is delightful. Short "McSweeney's-ready" vignettes of behind the scenes at a strange, strange place full of the same kinda fun twists and turns as Corinne Mucha's comics and bringing along a nutty high bun that gives Lizz Hickey's old haircut a run for the money. -EF