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Raw Volume 2 Number 1: Open Wounds from the Cutting Edge of Commix
With this issue, Raw, a literary journal for the post-literate, goes into a new format--a smaller, book-like trim isze. This and subsequent issues will Maus, and state-of-the-art work by contemporary American and European artists.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by Penguin Books
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Jul 11, 2009 Leonardo rated it really liked it
A remarkable anthology of late 80s comix and graphic novels. Most likely, the chapter of "Mouse" will be the most instantly recongnizable of the contributions to this volume (and it certainly deserves the recognition it has received), but dream-like visual narratives and starkly realistic tales from a wide range of authors make this book a milestone of late 20th century literature, although I suppose reading the RAW series around the times they were published was a rather different experience, t ...more