Stop Forgetting to Remember
The jacket of Stop Forgetting to Remember notes that harried Manhattan cartoonist Walter Kurtz is Peter Kuper’s alter ego, making the disguise kinda pointless. Still, Kuper’s woodcut-style etchings — bold, thick black against pale white — are mesmerizing.
For Fans of…
Harvey Pekar; David Gates’ fiction.
Does It Deliver?
The tales of ”Kurtz” and his hand-to-mouth cartooning career, first parenthood, and 9/11 reactions aren’t original, but add up to deliver an emotional wallop.