Quimby's welcomes Keiler Roberts & Jessica Campbell on Fri, October 5th at 7pm! Dealing with pregnancy, child-rearing, art-making, mental illness, and an MS diagnosis, the parts of Chlorine Gardens’ (Koyama Press) sum sound heavy, but Keiler Roberts’ gift is the deft drollness in …
48 pages, black & white with two-color cover, 5.5" x 8.5"
DiFronzo's deft pencil traces her path through some particularly gruesome territory -- her own experiences being diagnosed with and treated for Hodgkin's lymphoma, and the crisis of mortality it provokes. Reads like a diary of a slow-motion train wreck, with time taken to note the beauty of every shard of broken glass. Many-faceted gems like this are precisely why Satan, in His benevolence, granted us the gift of autobio comics as a consolation prize for eternal life! ~GS