Julia Wertz Paints a Poignant Portrait of Brooklyn

Posted by Guest Author on Nov 15, 2010 in Comic Books

Drinking at the Movies by Julia Wertz - a wonderful illustration of a typical brooklyn hipster apartment

Drinking at the Movies by Julia Wertz

Similar to The Fart Party Volumes 1 and 2, Julia Wertz shares an autobiographical account of her life in comics. This volume is about her settling into life at New York City, over a year’s period, separated with season’s markers. As a New York native myself, I found myself nodding my head to some bits that she points out, such as points about the food, neighborhoods, bums, and weather. Though I have no personal experience of her experiences in San Francisco, I find myself quite curious, since San Francisco is a city I have never visited, but heard things about. Read more…

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Julia Wertz is a Worthy Read

Posted by Guest Author on Oct 1, 2010 in Comic Books

The Fart Party Vol 2

The Fart Party Vol 2 by Julia Wertz

Julia breaks up with her boyfriend from Volume 1. Volume 2 is her depiction of things as she goes on her life, leaving San Francisco to move to New York. All this is done in a cartoony way. You can either empathize with her, or just believe that she should get her life out of a ditch and just take life as it is. But if you believe the second option I just mentioned, then clearly she shouldn’t have written this book, and what a loss that would have been. Read more…



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