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 …
Positive Graphic Novelette of Life with HIV
by Tom Bouden
Published by northwest
40p, color, 7"x10"
The cover and the term "graphic novelette" don't quite do justice to this translation of Belgian artist Tom Bouden's nuanced story of a woman, Sarah, and her partner, Tim, learning to live with her HIV positive status. Bouden draws with the exacting clarity and subtle color of Herge, letting the straightforward draughtsmanship be an easy accompanyment for the subtleties of the rich narrative being crafted. -EF