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 Andy Hood
44p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Hood's gently rounded lines do a similar thing to Kate Skelly's work - they put on a cute show while being able to touch on some not cute parts of life. Mess is 6 rapid fire stories that shake from whim to mood like wood blocks inna shoe box. -EF