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, …
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