Ben Snakepit – who draws an autobiographical comic strip every single day of his life – who’s been doing so, without missing a day, since January First of 2001 – has a new book of the things coming out from Portland’s Microcosm Publishing.
You’ve done drugs, right?
Not just alcohol, c’mon, alcohol only makes you stupid.
I mean, you’ve at least smoked weed, right? Maybe done ecstasy or ‘shrooms or, ah, what was Jim Morrison’s thing? Tarantula venom?
And maybe you’ve especially dropped a lot of acid?
It's been a long week, and now you deserve to have one day when you can curl up with a good book – let's call it Lit-urday. How about something that's got visuals even more striking than the powerful textual and subtextual parts of its compelling whole?
If we weren’t going to give the Hanuka Brothers’ The Divine the description it deserves, we’d go all media shorthand and say it’s a mash-up of parts of Apocalypse Now and Princess Mononoke and that Rian Johnson sci-fi thing called Looper.