Happy Local Comic Book Shop Day! OK, so technically we're a bookstore, but if you're in Chicago, we're local. And we do have comics! For example: Edie Fake's new Gaylord Phoenix Issue #8, which travels the path to call on connections too thick to be broken, in Fake's award-winning, …
Midwestrn Cuban Comics vol 1 #1
by Odin Cabal
20p, b&w, 6.5"x10.25"
Besides having a great title, Midwestern Cuban Comics are pretty awesome in general. We just got in a heapin' helpin' of old Last Gasp underground comix in and it's strking how well Cabal's work fits right into that cavalier continuum of classic weirdo cartooning. In this issue: bodacious Maria watches a ball game and talks trash about her beauty queen mom while back at home Tito ruins the plumbing. I'm into it. -EF