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, …
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