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, …
Margin Walker #1
by Kriss Stress
72p, b&w, 4.25"x5.5"
"Margin Walker" steers zombie narratives away from carnage culture and heads instead towards survivalist practicality. Reading this first installment I was reminded most of my great love of "My Side of the Mountain" - Stress uses subtle zombie anxiety to build suspense throughout these opening scenes and teases out the conspiratorial tethers of this new world order with nerve-wracking restraint on the blood and guts end. -EF