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, …
Ocular Anecdotes #1
Published by Otto Press
24p, color, newsprint, 12"x15", folded to 12"x7.5"
This attractive newsprint debut from Otto Press is clearly coming out of the new wave of British design comics (...along with the work coming from the likes of Nobrow, Breakdown and Landfill Presses). Ocular Anecdotes is crisp and human- the comics of The Thought Police demonstrate an allegance to Chris Ware-style page and palatte while forging stories all its own. -EF