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, …
Comic Collection of 3 Stories
20p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
Bessijelle's got one of my favorite drawing lines- bold, detailed, funny and sensitive. Her comics look like collaged pencil sketches made from photo collages accompanied by a sinister formal comic timing that reminds me of Edward Gorey's work without resembling it visually. This collection of 3 steel-eyed short ones runs like a tour 3 elaborately wallpapered parlors each with their own magic and secrets. -EF