A Journey or On the Incapacity for Abstract Thought
Another mostly wordless book, but this one didn’t come from the folks at Stripburger (or if it did, that’s not how I found it). This is the tale of the author as he makes his way to the annual math championships. He hitchhikes to where he needs to be and tries to barter people down for food and lodging. Another simple, honest tale. Not much here, but it’s not a bad buy for $1 and it is entertaining. Feel free to e-mail the guy and see what else has laying around.
Adamiceva 17 1000 Ljubljana Slovenia
One of these days I’ll figure out how to do a review for an anthology. I liked the vast majority of it. Lots of familiar faces, either from other anthologies or just things that I’ve come across, like Alexsander Zograf and Jakob Klemencic. I’ve mentioned before that I think Stripburger puts out some of the best anthologies going, right? Good. This is over 200 pages and has a great insert with samples from all of the cartoonists and contact information for everybody. Damn you, finite amount of money! Anyway, the stories here are about all sorts of things. Vague enough for you? Life, love, work, futility, time, zoos, rebellion, dreams, hunger, suicide, Hitler, hostages, trolls, elves, oblivion, family, trickery. and death. There, who says these things have to be complicated? This one is about a year old (as of 2/16/03) but they have a new anthology available for preorder from Top Shelf. Come on, aren’t you getting sick of all these American comics?