May 2007 :: Print Reviews
Three hundred pages of sadomasochistic poetry. Carl F Gauze asks if he may have another.
Bob Ham gives a looksie to an odds-and-ends collection of anthologies strips and mini-comics from autobiographical cartoonist Jeffrey Brown.
Who wouldn't want to live a fairytale life as royalty? In this new, controversial biography of Japan's empress, Mary Petralia notes that a gilded cage is still a cage.
Your wall calendar might say something about you, but can it speak for an entire nation? Eric J. Iannelli ogles Angela Villalba's colorful Mexican Calendar Girls and discovers a unique popular art form from south of the border.
Carl F Gauze finds that this new graphic novel is more than just the story of a boy and his farm - it's a gritty look at the isolation, boredom and human cost of living off the land.