Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
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