As a serious cartoonist, one secretly hopes to create “That Book”: a book that can be passed to a literary-minded person who doesn’t normally read comics; one that doesn’t require any explanation or apology in advance and is developed enough in its attitude, humanity and complexity that it speaks maturely for itself… Adrian Tomine’s Killing and Dying may finally be That Book, and I’m amazed and heartened by it.

Menu

Select Your Location: