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, …
Mini Kus #20 Crater Lake
by Jean de Wet
Published by kus
24p, color, 4"x5.75"
In a simple, charming line, de Wet takes a panoramic tour of a charmed spot. Drawings that nestle gently on a James McShane-Jesse Jacobs- Ron Rege Jr spectrum of satisfying shape and clarity, scenarios that take a minute to sink in, with sly implications that map the territory of a tourist trap: spaces that can be simultaneously ominous, lovely and the perfect sneaky smoking spot. -EF