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 …
Wicked Chicken Queen
by Sam Alden
Published by Retrofit
24p, b&w, 6.5"x10.5"
With thick rich ebony pencil drawings, Sam Alden tells the story of a people, their island, and their wicked chicken queen! The queen moves from being honored and reveared to being feared to being forgotten by its subjects. The island and its people shift and evolve to match its needs.
This comic is charming and magical, and is drawn in a expressive Dr. Seuss-meets-Lee Bonetcou style that will make you read it again and again and again.-NB