Quicken Forbidden #13

Written by Dave Roman
Art by John Green
32 pages, black and white
Published by Cryptic Press

It’s been a while since I’ve checked in with Dave Roman and John Green’s Quicken Forbidden, a distinctly unusual and inventive comic series about a young girl who discovers that going down the proverbial rabbit hole is much more dangerous than Alice let on. And what better time to take a look at Quicken Forbidden than its final issue… right? Well, yes, actually.

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Peculia and the Groon Groove Vampires

By Richard Sala
80 pages, black and white
Published by Fantagraphics Books

Ever since I first encountered Richard Sala’s work in his animated short “Invisible Hands” (for MTV’s Liquid Television) I’ve been a fan. Reading his new graphic novel Peculia and the Groon Groove Vampires, I’m reminded once more why I think Sala’s work is so great; it’s not quite like anything else out there, but in the best possible way.

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