The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
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.