Scratches 2, edited by Joost Swarte. $40. 100+ pages, oversize, full color.
An all star anthology of experimental comics edited by Joost Swarte?? No, not a dream, it's real. Joost Swarte, one of the worlds greatest living cartoonists, has edited a magazine that is his version of Raw, a top notch avant grade comics and graphics magazine. And he's not playing around, as the roster includes: Charles Burns, Aline & Robert Crumb, Blexbolex, Brecht Evens and many Dutch artists. A smart combination of well known cartoonists and regional greats, this is an essential item for any fan of art comics past and present.