Vol. 281 last edited by theojesed on 03/01/19 07:29AM View full history

This second issue in the Grant Morrison era is the “Sex Special,” and it is indeed packed with amorous interludes and coitus illustratus. But if you think we’re talking straight-up titillation, you’ve got another think coming. As he promised, fearless leader Grant’s picks tend toward the weird, wacky, trippy, surreal, absurd, and psychedelic. His own ongoing story “Beachhead” (art by Ben Marra) continues in this issue, and it’s not sexy at all—but Morrison’s second serial, “Option 3” (art by Simeon Aston) is sexy in the extreme. Comics superstar Dean Haspiel shows up twice, once on his own and then later in the issue providing imagery for a story by ultra-cool adult entertainer Stoya. Edgar Roggenbaulooks at love and sex in the not-too-distant future; Jamaica Dyer‘s tale is all about girl power (literally); and Ed Luce‘s story is called “Space Jizz” (need we say any more?). John Mahoney‘s art in “Zentropa” will knock you out, as will the creepily sensual visions of Matthew Bone. “The 49th Key” by Erika Lewis and JK Woodward, “Salsa Invertebraxa” by Mozchops, and “Julia & Roem” by Enki Bilal all continue in this issue as well.

Contents

  • Option 3
  • Luv U
  • The Last Romantic Antihero
  • Frog Wife
  • The 49th Key (Part 9)
  • Her First Time
  • Zentropa (Part 1)
  • Art Gallery: Corey Helford
  • Julia & Roem
  • One Such Partner
  • Artist's Studio: Matthew Bone
  • Space Jizz
  • Beachhead (Part 2)
  • Salsa Invertebraxa (Part 2)
  • Red Beaver Bandit

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ACover AChris Achilleos1
BCover BKevin Eastman2
CCover CLuis Royo3
DCover DJason Levesque4
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