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, …
It Doesnt Exist
40p, b&w, letterpress cover, 5.5"x8.5"
Mucha's cartooning at it's most serious and elegant. Vignettes about a worry fortress, a fantasy party and the plights of modern inadequacy that have Mucha paring down her trademark zany tangents to their essence and illustrating them highlight a sophisticated comic architecture. "It Doesn't Exist" isn't a funny or bubbly comic like "Buzz" or "I Hate Moms Cat" -it's a new approach for Mucha and it blossoms here, enlisting her finely-honed comedic language to finesse more introspective story arcs. -EF