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 …
Sleep of Reason
Published by Iron Circus
368p, b&w, 10.1"x6.6"
The Sleep of Reason is a
368-page black-and-white anthology of horror comics, inspired by likes of Taboo, Uzumaki and Black Hole, that attempts to eschew the well-worn genre tropes and cliche gross-out graphics in favor of newer, fresher nightmare territory. Artists were banned from submitting work about vampires, zombies, and traditional monsters; the results are hit-or-miss, frequently icky, sometimes even emetic (in a good way). There are no garden-variety monsters, but fans of slime-slathered entrails and fungal parasites will not leave disappointed.