Palm Ash by Julia Gfrörer  Retail $5 Wholesale $2.50. Digest size, black and white, 16 pages

Gfrörer is one of the most respected and popular cartoonists of her generation, and while her recent graphic novels can be seen in bookstores across the nation, her short story mini-comics form a core of her reputation. Palm Ash, Too Dark to See, Dark Age, Flesh and Bone and more stand as some of the strongest short fiction made in comics today.