MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
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