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, …
The Life Problem Two Stories
Published by Drippy Bone Books
38p, color, 7"x9"
Two stories of unfortunate home invasion - English uses a gutwrench line that keeps you on your toes. His visual abstractions and contortions make me feel like I am winedrunk at a table with 5 people all trying to tell the same story - I can barely keep up and that's partly the point of the energy. This full color comic has the bonus electricity of drenching itself in gritty yellows, muddy blues and watery jade greens - part of the pathway, part of the mystery. -EF