Come to Quimby's the night before the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo to meet three of the most exciting alternative comics makers working today. Michael DeForge (Very Casual, Koyama Press), Lisa Hanawalt (My Dirty Dumb Eyes, Drawn & Quarterly), and Patrick Kyle (Black Mass) will be signing their …
by Marian Runk
Best Friends is the tale of an intense childhood BFF-ship sinking. Runk's artwork is done in soft watercolor washes, eroding any trace of hard feelings and leaving the sentiment sediment as the story's heart and soul. The work leaves me with a similar feeling to reading a C.Tyler story - that midsummer melancholy of something trying to blossom.
32pp, full color throughout, sewn binding with silkscreened cover, 5.5"x6"