The two titans meet, ironically, at a gay bar Kyle has snuck into. The series, which just got under way, is energized by artwork from Adam DeKraker and colors by Veronica Gandini. When robot killer Deacon fails to slaughter the last member of a rebellious colony, Dr. Maven is called in to analyze how independent thought can spring from a pre-programmed heart.
An unnamable man stares up from a hospital gurney. He doesn't want to die, he says, and even pledges to turn his life around. If only he hadn't caught that flight to Peru, or hooked up with the mustached undercover cop in a public bathroom. If only he'd passed on guzzling castor oil to quell his aching stomach. The man's arms were covered in prison tattoos and his story soon became a standout in Hall's queer cartoon series as "True Travel Tales No.
It's a shame that among the casualties of the death spiral not only of the "newspaper industry" but of actual physical newspapers themselves are comic strips. Yes, yes, I know in some cases they can be found online There used to be something somehow satisfying about plowing through a newspaper, section by section, until you reached the enjoyment of Peanuts, Doonesbury and Cavin And Hobbes. The little weekly newspaper in the town where I graduated high school doesn't exist anymore Oh, and the artwork you posted above, Ken, is quite good.