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 McSweeney's
240, full color, hardcover, 6.75"x9"
I do not know what went weird with this issue of McSweeney's but it seriously smells so toxic in a repulsive sort of way that it is giving me a headache everytime I open it! I'm guessing there's the regular mix of fine art and lit, you've come to know and respect but I can't get into it without feeling barfy from the smell wafting of the pages. Comes wrapped in plastic so you'd never know...perhaps making it a perfect "gotcha" gift for frienemies? -EF