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 …
Gray Is Not a Color
by Sally Madden
Published by Retrofit
34p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
On my first trip through the Mutter Museum of medical oddities I got so queasy I threw up and almost passed out. This comic is not gross at all though- in fact, it is delightful. Short "McSweeney's-ready" vignettes of behind the scenes at a strange, strange place full of the same kinda fun twists and turns as Corinne Mucha's comics and bringing along a nutty high bun that gives Lizz Hickey's old haircut a run for the money. -EF