The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
44p, color, 5.5"x7"
I'm not going to resist comparing this to the latest sports-themed S! anthology from kus, because they're both gorgeous petit international anthologies with an exciting eye for new work. Plus Colibri #5 is also sports-themed. Whut!?
My favorites here are a hot, strange color strip from Gabriel Corbera, some design freak antics by Sergei Puyol, and an aerobic workout from an artist I've never seen before - Jessica Boston- who's got a immediate, zine-y linestyle with an eye for capturing expressions and a goofy distaste for drawing hands. Wins. -EF