The following blog post is reprinted from my wednesday post on Forbidden Planet’s blog The Daily Planet:
“Only you yourself can be your liberator.”
“Science, I’m going to plant a bomb under your ass!!”
What many do not know about the mole people of the subter-land labyrinths of the hollow earth is that they believe in the healing power of orgone, a mysterious energy that radiates throughout the universe. In exchange for the food and Shasta that they bring me, I have agreed to review two issues of Elijah Brubaker’s Reich. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
The following blog post is reprinted from my wednesday post of Forbidden Planet’s blog The Daily Planet:
The pile continues to smother me in her inky embrace; once more I reach my dusty mit into her toothy hide and pluck free three mini-comics at random.
If today’s review had a theme, it would be “experimental,”which can run the gamut from beautiful to pretentious. Happily Water and Fall belongs to the former. This mini reads more like a sketchbook or an illustration series than a comic. Indeed, upon exploring the artist’s website, it seems that the author considers this to be a sort of ‘zine.
Regardless, it is a lovely little book A meditation on the title, artist Martine Workman draws in delicate lines of blue and white. Some pages bustle with activity while others isolate a lone figure or shape. There is a solemn quality that I very much enjoyed.