The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
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