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, …
And the Birds Flew From the Trees #1
by Ian McDuffie
44p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
And the Birds Flew.... is McDuffie's full-fledged comic outpouring from the universe of Arden and Em, most directly set in motion with the Birds and Wolves mini in 2009. A story told mostly through subtle social gestures and a couple of obligatory conversations about David Bowie, AtBFFtT slips into a moonfaced dreamwandering that acts as an intriguing foil to the undercurrents of Arden's lived reality.