Indie Cover Spotlight: Lone Racer

OK, taking a break from the last few week’s worth of 80s American indie comics, I’m going to spotlight an entirely different creator this week: the incomparable Nicolas Mahler. Here’s a succinct blurb about this talented cartoonist, from Top Shelf publishing’s website: “Austrian cartoonist Nicolas Mahler is as unique as he is prolific, and his whimsical and minimalistic style have an appeal that is all its own.” Let’s start the week off with one of my favorite books by Mahler, Lone Racer:

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There is no way I could even begin to explain the simple joy of this comic, so instead, here’s the link to a 9 page preview of the book on Top Shelf’s website.