Optic Nerve #14 by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $6.95 - Optic Nerve 14 brings Adrian Tomine’s multifaceted, expressive cartooning to a new peak with two stories and a bonus autobiographical strip. “Killing and Dying” is about a father’s struggles to be supportive: it centers on parenthood, …
Simple History Series #11: Interstate Highway System
by J. Gerlach
Published by Microcosm Publishing
40p, b&w, 4.25"x5.5"
"Rather than condemning the planning and development of the Interstate Highway System, J. Gerlach’s Simple History Series continues to objectively look at the historical events, military concerns, and governmental priorities that led to its development. Gerlach investigates the opportunity costs and the citizen groups who fought construction and changes to their neighborhoods throughout the last one hundred years. Given the interstates’ ability to divide neighborhoods, make poor citizens poorer, and induce demand