Originally posted on Robert Mitchell Jr.:
Now that I’ve had a chance to sit down and actually read the zines I picked up at DC Zinefest last weekend, here are some quick reviews (clockwise from upper left in the photo).
Mt. Olyphant is a graphic novel in eight parts — only the first installment is available just yet — written by Zack Ziemba and illustrated by Christine Skelly. This is the tale of Paul Tomarchio, a mythology scholar who wakes up in a mental hospital only to find that the doctors, patients and staff are all figures from Greek mythology. Is Paul frightfully insane, or is he seeing the machinery behind the curtain of reality? The production value is perfect and professional, the writing is skilled and original, and the artwork is inspired. I was blown away! If the quality holds up until the…
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