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, …
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