Adrian Tomine is on Mark Oliver Everett’s radar

On my radar: Mark Oliver Everett’s cultural highlights

The Guardian    |    Kathryn Bromwich    |    January 22, 2022

Graphic novels were a huge influence on me in the early days of the Eels. This is a really beautiful autobiographical book and it’s simultaneously really funny and cringeworthy because Tomine depicts a lot of embarrassing stories about himself. He’s very open and honest, and it also has some really moving parts and will probably make you cry at some point. My favourite genre: funny and heartbreaking. He’s really great at being completely honest about being an artist, to having some renown and navigating people knowing who he is or not knowing him.

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