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, …
Eye of the Majestic Creature 2 TPB
by Leslie Stein
Published by Fantagraphics Books
144p, b&w, softcover, 8"x11.5"
Leslie Stein makes comics that people should be writing essays about. Here, more than in volume 1, EOTMC doesn't shy away from trouble and pain - but it doesn't dish it out without reason either. Deeply invested in why and how life is ridiculous and still in touch with what a day is actually made of, these are comics with confounding craft and endearing depth. -EF