Optic Nerve #14 by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $6.95 - Optic Nerve 14 brings Adrian Tomine’s multifaceted, expressive cartooning to a new peak with two stories and a bonus autobiographical strip. “Killing and Dying” is about a father’s struggles to be supportive: it centers on parenthood, …
Handbook vol 7 #3 2013
40p, b&w, 6"x8"
There is a strange mirroring happening in this issues' nude portfolios: Henry, Drew and Will are all toned bald, light-skinned men with beards, moderate body hair and similar-looking weiners. Flipping through, I can't tell if it was an intentional study on a body type or not...but it reads as a narrative of gentle aging. Also and interview with Mike Enders, slash fiction about cult-hit fantasy gay Seth Rogan and Queercore skinhead erotica that could seduce LaBruce.