The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
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