Come to Quimby's the night before the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo to meet three of the most exciting alternative comics makers working today. Michael DeForge (Very Casual, Koyama Press), Lisa Hanawalt (My Dirty Dumb Eyes, Drawn & Quarterly), and Patrick Kyle (Black Mass) will be signing their …
Original Plumbing #6 Trans Male Quarterly
The theme this round is "Schooled", highlighting a twin commitment to both the "It Gets Better" and the "Make It Better" campaigns targeted at queer youth. Editors Rocco and Amos both come clean about what a difficult experience high school was and then the issue opens up to an awesome spectrum of interviews with trans-masculine educators, students and activists. This issue goes a little bit light on the sexy smut, but really delves into some super-inspiring stories and there's still a lovely 10-page spread of mischievious school boys to whet yr whistle. -EF
52p, color, 5.5"x8"