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, …
Published by Never Press
32p, red ink, 7"x10"
What I draw from this comic is that a trio of foreign semi-military investigators are on a case about homicide occuring inside geodes - although the details are confounded by the poetic language and the bursts of gymnastic fight scenes. Perhaps plot is beside the point here though- Olivo's working a visual scene similar to Andy Burkholder's ITDN comics - penchants for fluidity of meaning in a simplified form and the obfuscated idea of narrative. -EF