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 …
Infinite Wait and Other Stories
by Julia Wertz
Published by Koyama Press
228p, b&w, softcover, 6.5"x9"
Wertz's comics took a cohesive and dramatic shift in her last book Drinking at the Movies. Infinite Wait continues the trajectory into personal and often painful territories grounding difficult subjects with astute and acerbic wit. The book is in three distinct sections: first, a jaunty journey through Wertz's entire work resumé, second, the anchor story of the volume a chronicle of her life during a long diagnosis and adjustment to systemic lupus, and rounding out with a short love letter to libraries and reading. Nice. -EF