Weekly Reading Round-Up : 11/04/2018 – 11/10/2018, George Wylesol And More November Garcia


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

This week I was mightily impressed by comics both very familiar and anything but, and since I’m feeling slightly adventurous we’ll start with the “anything but” part of the equation —

Sufficiently intrigued by Philadelphia-based cartoonist George Wylesol’s mysterious, abstract, and multi-layered Avery Hill book Ghosts, Etc. last year to give a couple of his self-published minis a go (belatedly, I admit, but hey, I’ve been busy), 2017’s Porn stands out as the “must-buy” item of the two that I did, in fact, buy. Eight bucks is admittedly a bit spendy for what you get here in terms of physical product, but it more than carries its weight thematically, artistically, even philosophically. A series of disparate, perhaps even discarnate, drawings paired with coolly bland texts expounding upon vaguely harrowing scenarios with a disturbing level of clinical detachment, this is astonishingly confident stuff with an utterly unique point…

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One response to “Weekly Reading Round-Up : 11/04/2018 – 11/10/2018, George Wylesol And More November Garcia

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 11/5/18 — 11/11/18 | Through the Shattered Lens

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