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 …
by Ines Estrada
Published by Ediciones Valientes
48p, b&w, 5.75"x8.25"
Estrada's comics blend an intuitive portrayal of everyday routine with a hybrid version of reality -the characters' problems are overtly real while their world's potential is unexpectedly infinite. Traducciones operates on a sort of drunken bike ride of longing and frustration coasting into subtle weird pockets, wiry internetted layers and the tangled hair of animal dreams. -EF