The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
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