Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
by Chloe Wilson
20p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
The story of a crush dissolving only to blossom into a love affair, only to wilt with differences and time. Wilson's twiggy linework is like a rough combination of Marnie Galloway's lushly patterened surfaces and Ginger Brooks-Takahashi's rabbit headed queer feminists and involves an elegant topsy-turvy component to the narrative structure, ending in the middle. It's a well-made zine format minicomic, but the price tag certainly makes me wish Wilson went for simpler production values and greater accessiblitiy. -EF