Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
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