Reviews : Illustrated

'Snackies' by Nick Sumida

If a snack is a tasty little bite of fun food between meals, a snackie must be an even tinier, more fun-filled nibble of something good. And that’s exactly what Nick Sumida serves up in his collection of mini-comics… read more

'Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir' by Liz Prince

At the beginning of Liz Prince’s memoir she describes the problematic situation she faced as a kid: According to the schoolyard…boys are: “snips and snails and puppy dog tails,’” while girls are: “sugar and spice and everything nice.” It’s a decrepit old nursery rhyme, but somehow the attitude still prevails. Girls are expected to be… read more