The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
Midwestrn Cuban Comics #8
by Odin Cabal
38p, b&w, 8"x10.5"
I remember picking up Midwestrn Cuban Comics 'cuz the title was so great, and being totally charmed by MCC's cast of stubborn oddballs, especially Maria, who's become the heart and soul of the series. Cabal's doing great things with narrative, keeping the drama rich and weird, and the hatchy style vibrates the page along with the story- sort of akin to what the emotional line maximalism of Leah Wishnia's punk comics or Conor Stetschulte's Amateurs. One of my favorite books from this year's CAKE! -EF