In Ukrainian-American novelist Yuriy Tarnawsky’s new trilogy The Placebo Effect (JEF Books), the themes of alienation, abandonment, and fear of death, developed in Like Blood in Water and elaborated in The Future of Giraffes, respectively the first and second book of The Placebo Effect Trilogy, …
Conditions on the Ground #4 Aug
32p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
All of these comics are great and Hooyman's writing keeps getting more and more on point. The story "Can of Shit" is fantastic, I can't stop thinking about it. Hooyman drawings have a visual intensity as concentrated as Theo Ellsworth, though perhaps more a part of the fur and plant world than Ellsworth's woven architectures. Grounded but impish and totally awesome. -EF