Dominic Umile lives, writes, and drinks in Brooklyn, New York. His criticism has recently appeared in the Washington City Paper, the Chicago Reader, at Hyperallergic, and more. Send him an email sometime.
Sketchy line work and frenetic brush strokes nearly obscure the action early-on in new digital-only graphic novel The Package. Co-creator Alexis Ziritt’s blotty backdrops make it difficult to distinguish when a hotel’s table fan and desk chair begin and end in the first few pages, where two miserable hitmen — who are working together in […]
Warring gangs squabble for territory in Duppy ’78, a new hallucinatory whirlwind of sometimes gory, drug trade-fueled violence and Jamaican ghost-story horror from UK publisher Com.X. Writer Casey Seijas sets this Caribbean yarn in the summer of 1978, a time when the island’s state of considerable political unrest yielded a very public death of civilians […]