The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
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