Dave Sheridan: Life With Dealer McDope, The Leather Nun, And The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers by Dave Sheridan and Mark Burstein (Fantagraphics Underground) $35 - Dave Sheridan collects the best of the legendary underground cartoonist's tripped-out comic strip hilarity. It includes …
Reptile Mind #1
32p, b&w with a little color, 8.5"x11"
Stiegler's got the micro-visions all in alignment - think early Melinda Gebbie-style stippled flesh and hyper-texture hair and you'll be getting the picture. Like Gebbie or Kevin Hooyman, the force of detail is what forges the narrative tone and Reptile Mind knows how to work it-moving visually through ever-threatening territories, sliding in and out of demonic possession through iredescent scales, gnarly knotted wood, thick fur and tiny cracks in the clay. -EF