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Cartoonist Adrian Tomine discusses "Optic Nerve"

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Adrian Tomine/Drawn And Quarterly

Writer and illustrator Adrian Tomine recently published the highly-anticipated twelfth installment of his comics series, "Optic Nerve." Tomine has helped redefine the graphic novel genre with his stories about average people. Mainly, single people in their twenties and thirties struggling to find some kind of meaning or connection in their lives. Tomine will discuss "Optic Nerve," as well as his other work with Madeleine.


Adrian Tomine has published many books. His art has graced New Yorker covers and albums of bands like Weezer and Luna.

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