fantasy

The Disturbing, Ethereal Comics of C.S. Pego, a Mexican Artist in Exile

I first met Cecilia “C.S.” Pego in Artists’ Alley at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. A native of Mexico City, she was there to promote her new graphic novel, Exilia: The Invisible Path. I found it visually stunning, not to mention a welcome relief from all the soulless superhero stuff. In the first half of our...

Today's Obsession: Marwencol

Here’s an interesting way of seeing the world: externalized autobiography. Mark Hogancamp was beaten so badly in 2000 that he slipped into a coma, and is now regaining his sense of self and his motor skills by creating miniature vignettes from a fictionalized World War Two village called Marwencol. Each photograph is posed and...