Another great issue that's more fun than usual.
Here's the offical word from The Nib:
Animals: we love them, we eat them, we meme them, we are one.
In the Animals issue, cartoonists from around the world pack 112 full-color pages with original stories of graphic journalism, memoir, and satire. Contributors explore America’s roadside animal attractions, eating less meat, cat behavior, racist dogs, and pet cemeteries.
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Mansoor Adayfi recounts the wild animals he met while imprisoned by the United States, illustrated by Kane Lynch.
Four cartoonists on their absolute worst pet ever.
Comics journalism on the tragic trade of smuggled birds by Dorian Alexander and Levi Hastings.
Stories from around the world: Laura Athayde on myths surrounding the Amazonian dolphin and Mike Centeno on bullfighting in Venezuela.
Arwen Donahue’s memoir of raising goats explores the divide behind the city, the farm, and the slaughterhouse.
Dispatches by Julia Bernhard, Andy Warner, Sarah Glidden, Tom Humberstone, Elizabeth Haidle, Sage Coffey, Mey Rude, Lilian Min, and Diane Zhou.
Illustrated animal stats by Krystel Bugayong.
Kory Bing draws endlings — the last known individual of a species.
Strips by Ruben Bolling, Gemma Correll, Ben Passmore, Lauren Weinstein, Lucy Knisley, Michael Kupperman, Chelsea Saunders, Brian McFadden, Joey Alison Sayers, and Matt Furie.
With contributions from Sarah Mirk, Gerardo Alba, Molly Brooks, Warren Bernard, Mady G, Matt Lubchansky, Meg O’Shea, Delta Vasquez, Bob Sikoryak, and Mark Kaufman.