More details coming soon! https://www.facebook.com/wplfest/ #WPLITFEST #mychicagobookstore The rest of the fest is the 15th through the 17th at a variety of venues around Wicker …
by Soner Ön
32p, color, 7"x10"
The farce of capitalism pretty much rests on the surface of old Richie Rich comics in a spunky sortof brainless way. Soner Ön does it one better, and makes it count, painstakingly transforming Richie into a black kid on 32 vintage comic covers and suddenly the Poor Little Rich Boy gets wrested into a dialogue about race and wealth. This is when pop culture wrangling gets smart and important. -EF