Test Tube by Carlos GonzalezTest Tube by Carlos Gonzalez

Test Tube

IllustratorCarlos Gonzalez

Paperback | January 1, 2016

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Test Tube follows three people living in a faceless city of decrepit movie theaters, girlie nightclubs, and paper-thin apartment buildings. Within that stew, they are exposed to strange photographs, old cracked statues, cardboard cut-outs, and sexual mania. A stunning woman named Jill meets a white haired poet named Gene Dennel at the flea market. He invites her to collaborate on his masterpiece, revealing the secret that could spark the next phase of human evolution.Carlos Gonzalez's comics have been published in anthologies likeKramers Ergot 6and his artwork has been exhibited in galleries with members of Fort Thunder.
Carlos Gonzalez is a deeply inspirational figure in the underground comics and music scene. He has created a vast body of DIY work including the 500 page sci-fi opus, Slime Freak, experimental films shot on VHS, and a number of cassettes recorded with his musical project, Russian Tsarlag. His comics have been published in anthologies l...
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Title:Test TubeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.37 inPublished:January 1, 2016Publisher:Alternative ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942801920

ISBN - 13:9781942801924

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[Gonzalez]. . . has achieved what should be the goal of any serious cartoonist: a beautiful synthesis of many diverse influences to create a work as thoughtful and unique as the artist themselves." - Anya Davidson,The Comics Journal"Gonzalez's fully formed aesthetic serves as a lightning rod for this diverse potpourri, catalyzing it into something much more than the sum of its parts." - Paul Mirek,Broken Frontier"Though its narrative and artwork are bizarre, Test Tube offers a nuanced and important commentary on modern life" - Ben Boruf,Comic Bastards " [Gonzalez]. . . has achieved what should be the goal of any serious cartoonist: a beautiful synthesis of many diverse influences to create a work as thoughtful and unique as the artist themselves." - Anya Davidson,The Comics Journal"Gonzalez'apos;s fully formed aesthetic serves as a lightning rod for this diverse potpourri, catalyzing it into something much more than the sum of its parts." - Paul Mirek,Broken Frontier"Though its narrative and artwork are bizarre, Test Tube offers a nuanced and important commentary on modern life" - Ben Boruf,Comic Bastards"