The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
Transcendental Masturbation Short Comics
by Jeremy Baum
32p, color and b&w, 8.5"x11"
I like Baum's markertone horseface humans and the nearly Ellsworthian dreamland they're set to drift in. Transcendental Mastubation is a bundle of little movements, forming something larger. The fibrous handdrawn look gets thrown off occassionally by imposed computer type but by and large, something weird and wonderful is afoot here. -EF