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 …
The Plot #3 Stolen Minds
by Neil Brideau
72p, b&w, sewn binding, 5.5"x8.5"
The first two issues of The Plot have concentrated on world-building: establishing a strict-but-loving society at the cusp of a major initiation ceremony and facing an unknown threat from outside. Now, issue three turns that around and does a great job at prying open that order and undermining its authority. Ripe with foreshadowing, the three adolescent protagonists are questioning the rules and running risks and the way Brideau takes us along does great work at bringing up real societal questions while being thoroughly entertaining. -EF