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, …
Published by Domino Books
22p, b&w, color cover, 8.25"x10.25"
Bessijelle is making some of the most interesting comics coming out now and I am ridiculously amped on this book. Weird-delicate-intricate-weird pencil renders, cutting into drastic angles and a fish eyed perspective on identity. Face Man has the tricky ghastlies of a Nikolai Gogol story and the visual burn of Czech New Wave as our Face Man runs through a city and a play and arrivals never understood. Haunts you. -EF