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 …
Mini Kus #14 The Pernicious Kiss
Published by kus
24p, color, 4.25"x5.5"
There's something outright repulsive about Lehikoinen's drawings here. What was watery and wispy in The Lonely Inspector zine becomes gnarly and soggy here - and the sick thing is it's supposed to. The Pernicious Kiss is about the plight of a horse-headed Romeo clacking his gums against those of his beloved. Uncomfortable and ugly in an intentional way. -EF