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, …
Mimi and the Wolves Act 1 The Dream
56p, b&w, screenprinted cover, 5.5"x8.5"
Alabaster's new comic is so smart and so pretty, I love it in the way that I love Moomins. The story is about a forthright cateyed animal, Mimi, and her dream-guided encounters with an undomestic scene of beasts and goddesses. The drawings are tremendous- clear and emotional- and although the design is outright adorable, the story never shies away from tension or conflict. Fantastic! -EF