My latest piece is up at http://www.tcj.com/reviews/purgatory-a-rejects-story/. I think it lost its title (“Alone”) but it begins:
As Tolstoy almost said, in high school, all alternative cartoonists are the same.
No one who has read R. Crumb (or any of several others) will be surprised by “Purgatory (A Rejects (sic) Story),” by Casanova Nobody Frankenstein (F.U. Press. 2017). But it still impales the heart.
Crumb, at least, had sisters and brothers.
Crumb, at least, was white.