Collecting the first four issues of Adrian Tomine's acclaimed comic series Optic Nerve, this book offers sixteen concise, haunting tales of modern life. The characters here appear to be well-adjusted on the surface, but Tomine takes us deeper into their lives, subtly examining their struggle to connect with friends and lovers.
“Tomine is a master of pseudorealistic stories in the tradition of raymond carver. This understated, black-and-white collection should satisfy fiction aficionados in any medium.”— Library Journal
Brilliant... we know we’re in the hands of a major young comics artist—visually gripping and emotionally challenging." — Kirkus Reviews