Optic Nerve #14 by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $6.95 - Optic Nerve 14 brings Adrian Tomine’s multifaceted, expressive cartooning to a new peak with two stories and a bonus autobiographical strip. “Killing and Dying” is about a father’s struggles to be supportive: it centers on parenthood, …
Published by Blue Cubicle
144p, b&w, softcover, 5.25"x8"
Welcome to the wonderful world of public education,
as seen through the eyes of seasoned substitute teacher,
Horton Hagardy. It's a time you might recall with
great fondness if you were a student--a day to escape
the oppressive existence of your everyday tormentors.
If you're a substitute, however, these dark, funny,
and often poignant stories, take you to a very real
In Emil DeAndreis's new book, Beyond Folly, we are on the front lines of the education system, in the trenches, so to speak, of what it feels like to face the everyday challenges of being a teacher on call. These thoughtful and insightful linked-together tales give the reader a behind-the-scenes peek into the life and mind of a substitute teacher, an isolated, underpaid, and underappreciated professional."