The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
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.