The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabner's Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found themselves on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. Struggling to understand the disease and how they …
Amazing Facts and Beyond With Leon Beyond
Published by Uncivilized Books
240p, b&w with some color, hardcover, 8.75"x6.5"
"Leon Beyond is the know-it-all, relentless-fact-baking brain child of cartoonists Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch. Part John Hodgman, part garage sale Popular Mechanics, Leon Beyond drops knowledge every week in the comics section of the St. Louis Riverfront Times. Amazing Facts & Beyond collects the comic-strip's best and most mental adventures. Discover the world of Memory Palaces, Volcano Graffiti, Baseball Slang, Novelty Rap Commercials, and Knee Hole Skirts. Learn new words and concepts: winkaton, piehabitant, optogenerian. Mark your avante garde cat calendar as you travel to the Pancake and Eggs Nebula. Meticulously un-researched and full of dubious knowledge, Amazing Facts & Beyond is the postmodern successor to Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Featuring special guest contributors, a comprehensive Beyondex, and behind- the-scenes special sections."
. Featuring special guest contributors, a comprehensive Beyondex, and behind- the-scenes special sections."