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, …
Little Joe #3
128p, black and red with full-color signature, 5.5"x8.5"
Very, very excited to be getting Little Joe here! This brilliant British queer cinema magazine (with a lovely risograph aesthetic, btw) has single-handedly ripped me out of my winter movie slump. Tending toward the experimental, strange, and under-examined, this issue features George Kuchar and Andy Milligan, looks into Derek Jarman's role in Ken Russell's The Devils, Marlene McCarty, Gregg Bordowitz's Fast Trip, Long Drop, and the vice theaters of Times Square's heyday. Wonderful, well-written, witty and content-rich, two thumbs up. -EF