MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
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