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, …
Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever #2
Published by Microcosm Publishing
34p, b&w, 5.5"x7"
Three zines in and I think the concept here may be running dry - in this issue of Henry and Glenn, the innuendo doesn't get gayer, the music references don't get wittier, and the whole issue is mired in a running gag about that one time Glenn carried some cat litter. The lineup has talent, no doubt- Tom Neely, Mark Rudolph and Josh Bayer sure can draw- but there's no one-up-manship or push-the-limits stuff happening, just that Beaver Trilogy feeling of watching something beautiful get trapped in its own derivatives. -EF