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 …
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