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, …
Special Friend #1
by Patrick Kyle
Published by Mother Books
48p, b&w, 8.5"x12"
Yahahaha! P.Kyle's Special Friend strips are fantastic. A trail of on-point Bushmillerian funny doing swell tricks with an odd couple premiss - Durgie, an amorphus positivity cloud pals around with Babylon, a Jim Drain-y looking grumpy elf head on a lumpy stump. Hijinx that are poised and bizarre withutt losing their cool. -EF