MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
Published by Retrofit
40p, b&w, 6"x9"
Reading this comic is like catching something out of the corner of your eye - Moreton tells a story with only the sparest amount of lines, comics stripped down to bare moments and the simplest path extracted to the narrative: in a blur of banal, a suit becomes a goose and the world goes on. Visually it has the feel of King Cat although the wordless minimalism gives Grand Gestures an emotional weightlessness and release from an specificity.