Got our party face on for #independentbookstoreday ! #mychicagobookstore #chibd17 A post shared by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on Apr 29, 2017 at 12:47pm PDT Happy Independent Bookstore Day! #CHIBD17 #mychicagobookstore *ZINES* Prism Pop by Alicia Obermeyer and …
Prison Pit Book Three
by Johnny Ryan
Published by Fantagraphics Books
120p, b&w, 6.5"x8.5"
"Prison Pit blends Angry Youth Comix creator Johnny Ryan’s fascination with WWE wrestling, grindhouse cinema, first person action video games, Gary Panter’s “Jimbo” comics, and Kentaro Miura’s “Berserk” Manga into a brutal and often hilarious showcase of violence like no other comic book ever created. Even the lead character’s name, which is only one letter away from “Cannibal Duckface” (hint: “Cannibal” is correct) is unprintable.Prison Pit is so deranged and twisted that even the author’s plot description, while admirably reflecting the spirit of the book, has to be edited into a sea of asterisks in order to be bearable to normal human beings: “A mysterious new a**hole has descended into the Prison Pit. He’s looking for Cannibal F***face and he wants revenge. Revenge for what? Probably for some f***ed up evil s***. But before he can get his hands on the CanMan he’s got to battle his way through some pretty vicious motherf***ers. S***’s about to get real.”Well, yes, exactly."