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, …
Floating Thoughts and Other Miscellaneous Stuff
16p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Youth zine with an ode to air plants (they are truly cool) and some nice collage work rounded out with a 5-page piece about a vacation and a rubber raft. The layout is pretty great, although much of the writing in the first 7 pages seems like filler compared to the writing in the raft story which maybe should have been spread out through the whole zine. A sold visual mix, with some stories to tell and overall a great first effort. -EF