Cookie Mueller (1949-1989) was an actress, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and an icon. A child of suburban 1950s Maryland, she made her name as an actress in John Waters's films, including Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble, and then as an art critic for Details magazine and a columnist …
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