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Adrian Tomine & Seth

Adrian Tomine and Seth (aka Gregory Gallant) are two of the most celebrated comic artists of the moment, both welcomed into the New Yorker’s fold while still widely adored by the fans who’ve followed their work for more than a decade. In the latest installment of Tomine’s serial Optic Nerve, a young Asian-American movie theater […]

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Adrian Tomine

Though he just turned 30, Adrian Tomine is an old hand at cartooning. As a teenager in 1991 he started xeroxing his Optic Nerve comic book in print runs of 25 to be dropped off at Sacramento bookstores. At 17 he had a regular strip in Tower Records’ Pulse! magazine, and by 1994 Optic Nerve […]