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 Koyama Press
48p, b&w, 7"x10"
There's nothing not to love about this issue of Lose. The parameters of DeForge's storytelling keep getting more refined as his page design gets more skewed toward visual obsessions. It's all subtle stories in an outrageous environment, a tight balance between crisp control and funky tangents. Hit list, top of the pops. -EF