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, …
88p, color, 7"x10"
The nine completed assignments in this semester's Headmaster all seem to share a moody and phallocentric examination of goldenness - from Slava Mogutin's "Piss Rubbers" to the subtler instincts of Nathan Prouty's homophillic wearables to Chris Bogia's ornate interpretation of The Carniverous Lamb as a bejewelled sacrificial object - More than any other issue of Headmaster the diversity of the projects here also stand united as a visual thesis on queer mindsets. -EF