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, …
Alien Invasion #3
by Lala Albert
36p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Lala's lines have never been more alluring - spidering and scratchy, with a miscreant distortion to them. Similarly, the field guide format of Alien Invasion #1 and #2 falls away here and space-y narratives emerge full of affection, rage and a thin lipped sly smile at the beyond. YES. -EF