What Nerve!: Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present by Dan Nadel, Dominic Molon, Roger Brown and Robert Cozzolino (RISD Museum of Art/D.A.P) $40.00 - What Nerve! reveals a hidden history of American figurative painting, sculpture and popular imagery. It documents and/or restages …
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