Noise in My Head: Voices from the Ugly Australian Underground by Jimi Kritzler (Hozac Books) $55.95 - The Ugly Australian Underground documents the music, songwriting, aesthetics and struggles of fifty of Australia’s most innovative and significant bands and artists currently at the creative peak …
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