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, …
Happiness Comix #3 Jan 13
212p, b&w and color, 8"x10.5"
Double Happiness. When anthologies succeed they feel like a great mix tape and they feel like this - a well-curated selection of outstanding work ordered in a meaningful way and punctuated by bursts of the unexpected. Tremendous comics work from people I'm always excited about and people I've never heard from and a full bleed plus a 36 page portfolio of abstracted modes of painting, essays and bonuses. Comics from Zejian Shen, Inés Estrada, Sophia Foster Diminio, Danni Parelman, Abraham Diaz, White Swallows, Krystal DiFronzo, Mike Taylor, Conor Stetschulte, Sara Drake, Ian McDuffie and oodles more. If your looking for young guns, this is your first stop. -EF