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 …
Love and Rockets the Covers
Published by Fantagraphics Books
144p, color, hardcover, 10.25"x13.25"
When I heard this book was coming out I was already writing a catty review in my head, expecting I would find it decadent and excessive. Nope, my spider sense was wrong- it is neither. Despite being an oversize hardcover with an easy-to-damage novelty jacket, this book is beautiful cover-to-cover. Los Bros' gorgeous artwork gets presented "large and in charge" with its ultra-tasty carnival colors on glassy-glossy paper with no sign of any bullshit of filler anywhere. A really great book of stand-alone comic art for any fan of L n' R. -EF