Concluding our look at titles currently available from publisher Justin Skarhus’ Entropy Editions we come to catalogue number EE04, 65 Bugs, a formally conservative but conceptually innovative work from Providence’s Dean Sudarsky, who takes the format of the short-form newspaper strip and turns it on its ear by pairing visual simplicity with dense existential complexity to fashion an eight-page mini that exerts a strange hold on readers — or at least it did on this reader — long after the covers are closed. Sex, death, ennui, and the endless search to break free from life’s routines are all touched upon here — among other weighty concerns — but at the end of the day we’re still talking about a mini that is, perhaps against all odds, inherently fun, and if all of that sounds more than a bit contradictory on its face to you, well, that’s as I’m…
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This is from 1962. I like the cover because the look on her face says, “Don’t mess with Maxi!”
This cover was done by Robert Schulz. I’m going to assume that Ort Louis is a pseudonym for someone else.
Today seems like a good day to start things off with a music video from Muse. The video for Panic Station was shot while the band was in Japan for their 2nd Law World Tour. It’s nice to see the lads having a good time and being reminded that they don’t spend all of their time riding around in the back of pickup trucks and encouraging the teddy bears to rise up and destroy the city.