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, …
by Laurie Piña
24p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Piña's easy, drifty linework is a good accompaniment to this comics' Tomine-style anxiety and malaise. Essentially nothing happens in this comic except a look at the inability of humans to relate to each other. The road it takes through the territory is pretty engaging though - the social limitations and shortcomings of both introverts and extroverts are laid bare and the pacing feels spot-on. -EF