I haven't seen such a cool magazine since the old Raw Magazine.
The comics section features people like Michael DeForge, Luke Pearson, Joost Swarte and Anders Nilsen.
|Leather Spacemen is Michael DeForge's contribution to Nobrow #7|
|RAW Magazine alumnus, Joost Swarte's 'Credo'|
|Eleanor Davis' 'In Our Eden' about people returning to the Earth. One really interesting thing about this piece is that the brown is metallic ink that gives off a slight sheen.|
I guess my favorite story is Joseph Lambert's "New Worlds" which is also the most narrative in nature of the pieces presented. It's about three children who, coming from different ethnic backgrounds, discover new worlds through each other. It's really fun and cute.
|Joseph Lambert's New Worlds with it's cast of 3 well written children.|
|Sam Vanallemeersch' 'Franz'|
The illustration section is just as cool with it's diverse group of styles and though they are not narrative, the illustrations do, very much, tell a story. In one, these men dressed in communist China garb are erecting a Chinese Statue of Liberty. I find my mind creating a story around each picture.
|A section of Minho Kwon's double page illustration of a Chinese Statue of Liberty throwing our notions of Communism and Democracy in a whirl.|
|A section of Simon Roussin's double page cowboy and aliens illustration. What are these strange spacemen doing to these poor cowboys? Is this some kind of tempus police clean up?|
|This section of Mayumi Otero's double page contribution reminds me of an old Middle Age illuminated manuscript or a Bosch painting..|
|Nick Sheehy use of delicate detail and color on these strange critters reminiscent of Sendak's 'Where the Wild Things Are'|