After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
New Comics #1
by Patrick Kyle
Published by Mother Books
40p, b&w, 7"x10"
Patrick Kyle's comics express the ability to dissolve into straight up graphic design but then pull back and take hairpin turns into tantalizingly weird and astoundingly concrete stories. New Comics is a collection that's both goofy and grand: it pulls the deft trick of letting its style guide the humor and corrupt the plot. It's like hidden treasure- relax yr magic eyes on these piles of Kyle's and let it all take root. -EF