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, …
Amazing Facts and Beyond With Leon Beyond
Published by Uncivilized Books
240p, b&w with some color, hardcover, 8.75"x6.5"
"Leon Beyond is the know-it-all, relentless-fact-baking brain child of cartoonists Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch. Part John Hodgman, part garage sale Popular Mechanics, Leon Beyond drops knowledge every week in the comics section of the St. Louis Riverfront Times. Amazing Facts & Beyond collects the comic-strip's best and most mental adventures. Discover the world of Memory Palaces, Volcano Graffiti, Baseball Slang, Novelty Rap Commercials, and Knee Hole Skirts. Learn new words and concepts: winkaton, piehabitant, optogenerian. Mark your avante garde cat calendar as you travel to the Pancake and Eggs Nebula. Meticulously un-researched and full of dubious knowledge, Amazing Facts & Beyond is the postmodern successor to Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Featuring special guest contributors, a comprehensive Beyondex, and behind- the-scenes special sections."
. Featuring special guest contributors, a comprehensive Beyondex, and behind- the-scenes special sections."