Witty and irreverent funny comics by skater/tagger/punk Michael Sweater, clearly raised on Calvin and Hobbes, The Far Side and Foxtrot.
Get excited about this collection of cute and disturbing comics, all too relatable and gut wrenchingly hilarious.
PB SC, 64 b&w pages, 6″ x 6″, $6.99
SILVER #064; ISBN: 978-1-945509-01-8
Purchase: Silver Sprocket store
Previews: MAR171234 care of AdHouse Books
I love Michael Sweater’s collection of 60 darlingly ironic and awful comics.
This collection of comics by tattoo and comic artist Michael Sweater has me catching hints of Gary Larson’s The Far Side subversive cute animal absurdism, Matt Groening’s Life in Hell bone-dry deadpan, and bits of Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes pre-adult philosophical inquiry. Sweater manages to make his usual choice of four or so panels count with enough biting humor to catch one’s attention, but is also capable of experimenting a bit and expanding into a couple of succinct “multi-day” arcs when the urge moves him. Overall, a fun read for people who need some relatable weirdness in their lives