Weekly Reading Round-Up : 05/12/2019 – 05/18/2019, Recent Underground Collections


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

As fate would have it, four lengthy collections of old-school underground comics that I’d been slowly but surely working my way through all made it from my “to be read” stack to my “finished” stack (okay, my bookcase) this week, and so, while each of these probably deserves a full-length review of its own, I can’t pass up on the opportunity afforded by fate/coincidence to make a Weekly Reading Round-Up column out of ’em. Note that these are all published by Fantagraphics Books, two under the auspices of their standard imprint, hereafter referred to as FB, and two coming our way courtesy of their “micro-press” Fantagraphics Underground label, hereafter referred to as FU.

Ink & Anguish : A Jay Lynch Anthology (FB) is an exhaustive collection of the late, pioneering cartoonist’s work that showcases the more “cartoony” side of underground cartooning, although there’s still plenty on offer here that’s well…

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One response to “Weekly Reading Round-Up : 05/12/2019 – 05/18/2019, Recent Underground Collections

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 5/13/19 — 5/19/19 | Through the Shattered Lens

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