The Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s award-winning literary journal, has been in publication for over forty years. Among other readers relevant to issue #42, Donna Vorreyer will read a selection of her poems including "Compline with a Dream of Folded Arms," which is also featured …
Wicked Chicken Queen
by Sam Alden
Published by Retrofit
24p, b&w, 6.5"x10.5"
With thick rich ebony pencil drawings, Sam Alden tells the story of a people, their island, and their wicked chicken queen! The queen moves from being honored and reveared to being feared to being forgotten by its subjects. The island and its people shift and evolve to match its needs.
This comic is charming and magical, and is drawn in a expressive Dr. Seuss-meets-Lee Bonetcou style that will make you read it again and again and again.-NB