This week, Gemma gives us Decoding your Menu — a guide for restaurant patrons
My ongoing comic, Book of Storms, Pp.24–28
El gato Bipolar
Comics by Antonio Rubino for the Corriere dei Piccoli, circa 1910–1955 Italy
Barli highlighted the qualities that made Partch unusual among his contemporaries: his expressive linework and pared-down environments, the self-contained worlds within each cartoon, the way Partch subverted expectations in an image, and the lack of “winking at the audience” seen in other strips. Partch’s comics show a surrealism and sophistication that sometimes outstripped his readers’ comprehension, as evidenced by an exasperated letter to the editor asking him to explain one of the cartoons.