Understanding Monster Book 2 by Theo Ellsworth (Secret Acres) $21.95 - Continuing where Book One left off, Book Two follows Pharoah Tellitome, Inspector Gimble, Turtletree, Master Sponko and Minnow on their collective quest to awaken Izadore and re-establish his identity and …
Published by Conundrum Press
128p, b&w with some color, hardcover, 7"x9.5"
Bunjavec does balls-out Eastern European noir - immigrant malaise, broiling in cigarette smoke and stewing in cheap whiskey, drawn with a cross hatch that gives R.Crumb a run for the money. I love Heartless- perfectly portrayed runny makeup and juicy lips, seedy clubs and psychic advice delving into the shambles of a lonely world to hit something poignant and true. -EF