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, …
by Ines Estrada
40p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Amidst a psychedelic fox fight, human roadkill and an interdimensional cat, Mayra and Roque are gaining control of their capacity for travel to parallel universi. Estrada couples a hallucinogenic story structure with goofball humor and some of the most satisfying new linework in comics. Especially loving how expressive the small figures are in this issue. Most excellent! -EF