Pompei (001 Edizioni) review and interview on C4 Comic

An interview with Frank Santoro and a review of Pompei (001 Edizioni, 2018) were published on C4 Comic in June of 2018. They are excerpted from below (we will have complete translations from the Italian to English soon!)


Juan Fernandez reviews A Savage Journey to the Heart of An Anime Convention by M.S. Harkness; King Cat #78 Pre-Orders; Tommi Parrish – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – A Savage Journey to the Heart of An Anime Convention by M.S. Harkness. Minneapolis […]


Sally Ingraham here with a look at M. S. Harkness’ “Tinderella” – plus other comics and news!  ——————————————————————————— M. S. Harkness‘ Tinderella (Kilgore Books, June 2018) is an achingly familiar story (heartache, stomachache, side-ache from laughing…) It’s an autobiographical tale of online dating while being poor and in your 20s. If it was merely a […]

Pompei (001 Edizioni) review by Francesco Boille

Francesco Boille wrote about Pompei for Internazionale – you can see the magazine article in Italian above. Valerio Stivè translates it into English below. Pompeii fluidly tells a story of happy every day life of two couples from different social backgrounds, before the apocalypse that happened in August of the year 79 B.C. Santoro uses […]

Pompei (001 Edizioni) review by Simona Di Rosa

Simona Di Rosa wrote a review of Pompei for FuoriPosto on May 23rd 2018. Valerio Stivè translates it from Italian below. Premiered at Napoli COMICON, Pompeii – a graphic novel published by 001 Edizioni from Torino – is written and drawn by Frank Santoro, and set in Pompeii a few days before the eruption that […]

Pompei (001 Edizioni) review by Daniele Barbieri

Daniele Barbieri‘s review of Pompei by Frank Santoro (001 Edizioni, 2018) was originally published on Fumettologica on May 5th 2018. You can read the Italian review HERE. Valerio Stivè, who translated Frank Santoro’s Pompeii (PictureBox, 2013) into Italian for 001 Edizioni, kindly translates Barbieri’s review into English for us below (with sections in bold retained […]

New for June 2018 at Copacetic Comics

LAAB Magazine #0 by Ronald Wimberly, et al Ronald Wimberly & Co.’s LAAB Magazine is here! This GIGANTIC broadsheet – spreads measure a whopping 23″ x 32″! – and it’s is divided into three sections, just like a newspaper – unlocks social strictures and unpacks social structures employing Black/ness and (its) representation as key and signifier.  This […]

Frank Santoro’s ‘Pittsburgh’

Frank Santoro‘s new book – Pittsburgh – is now available from Editions çà et là! If you’re in the States you can get a copy through Copacetic Comics – HERE. About the book, Bill Boichel writes: “OK, all you comics aficionados and connoisseurs exhausting yourselves searching high and low for a comics work that will […]

On Kriota Willberg’s “Draw Stronger” – thoughts from Sara Sarmiento

Sara Sarmiento here: A particular gripe of mine for several years now has been how little we as a society tend to know about our bodies until we have injured ourselves. I can’t tell you how many conversations I’ve had with friends where we talk about how we wish we knew all the things we know […]