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  • Quick Picks #11 – More Manga

    Quick Picks #11 – More Manga

    Quick Picks is an occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. This episode contains 3 manga microreviews.

  • Quick Picks #10 – mini kuš! #63-66

    Quick Picks #10 – mini kuš! #63-66

    Quick Picks is an occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. The latest batch of mini kuš comics came in the mail earlier this week, and as always it’s an interesting set. mini kuš #63 – Nausea by Abraham Díaz The first, most noticable quality of Díaz’s comic is how messy […]

  • Quick Picks #9: Crumbs, Dreams, and Birds

    Quick Picks #9: Crumbs, Dreams, and Birds

    Quick Picks is an occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. Here’s a selection of books I’ve been thinking about over the last two weeks. Reign of Crumbs by Glynnis Fawkes Glynnis Fawkes’ latest comic Reign of Crumbs from Kilgore Books is a collection of brush pen drawings […]

  • Quick Picks #8 – Mágan, Martinez, Porcellino, Smoke Signal

    Quick Picks #8 – Mágan, Martinez, Porcellino, Smoke Signal

    Quick Picks is an occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. Here’s a selection of zines that have been on my mind recently: A Friend (mini-kuš #56) by Andrés Magán At this point in my life I feel like I shouldn’t be so surprised with the great talent […]

  • Quick Picks #5: Manga Manga Manga

    Quick Picks #5: Manga Manga Manga

    Quick Picks is an occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. Here’s a selection of manga I’ve been reading recently. Haven’t You Heard, I’m Sakamoto #1 & #2 by Nami Sano A series that recently ended with its fourth volume, Haven’tYou Heard, I’m Sakamoto is an oddball comedy by Nami […]

  • Quick Picks #4: Uncivilized

    Happy Friday everyone! Quick Picks is a series of microreviews of books I’ve read in the past 2 weeks. These three quick reviews are of some recent minis from Uncivilized Press​ – an abbreviated set of these reviews was originally published in Selections #2, a comics review zine I publish. Uncivilized Books is a publisher […]

  • Quick Picks #3 – Bugs and TCAF

    Quick Picks is an occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. Here’s a selection of books I’ve been thinking about over the last two weeks. Last of the Sandwalkers by Jay Hosler A recent release from First Second, Last of the Sandwalkers features a family of extraordinary beetles as they […]

  • Quick Picks #2

    Quick Picks #2

    Quick Picks is an occasionally published feature of a set of three microreviews of stuff I’ve read the past two weeks. I’m still working through my stack of minis, which includes some micropublisher work, a few subscriptions, and even a Kickstarter project or two. Bastard #1, by Max de Radiguès Max de Radiguès is kicking […]

  • Quick Picks #1: New Shojo #1s

    Quick Picks is a new, occasionally written series of microreviews of books I’ve read over the past two weeks. Here’s a selection of books I’ve been thinking about over the last two weeks. Say I Love You #1 by Kanae Hazuki After a hurtful betrayal as a small child, main character Mei withdraws from her […]