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, …
New Comics #1
by Patrick Kyle
Published by Mother Books
40p, b&w, 7"x10"
Patrick Kyle's comics express the ability to dissolve into straight up graphic design but then pull back and take hairpin turns into tantalizingly weird and astoundingly concrete stories. New Comics is a collection that's both goofy and grand: it pulls the deft trick of letting its style guide the humor and corrupt the plot. It's like hidden treasure- relax yr magic eyes on these piles of Kyle's and let it all take root. -EF