Quimby's will journey down the street to Jerry's (the Wicker Park location, at 1938 W. Division) to welcome Alfred Ryan Nerz and sell his book Marijuanamerica: One Man’s Quest to Understand America’s Dysfunctional Love Affair with Weed. What BoingBoing called "a fascinating and entertaining …
One Less Lonely Girl
24p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
A rilly amazing comic about being obsessed with Justin Beiber and feeling outside normal social behaviors, unlovable and loved. Wynbrandt's autobio awkwardness revels the humor, pain and glory with a similar bawdiness as Esther Pearl Watson's Tammy Pierce comics. Drawn with a deceptively simple contour sketch line this book also reminds me of Becca Taylor's unforgiving "The Wonderful Year" comics - both in their elegance and in their biting wit. Get this one, Beiber be damned. -EF