Zine Club Chicago: My Own Private Chicago Cartography Zine Workshop 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2024 Quimby’s Bookstore, 1854 W. North Ave. Free! This month, Z marks the spot at Zine Club Chicago’s cartography-inspired zinemaking event, led by producer Cynthia E. Hanifin. We’ll each be …
by Chloe Wilson
20p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
The story of a crush dissolving only to blossom into a love affair, only to wilt with differences and time. Wilson's twiggy linework is like a rough combination of Marnie Galloway's lushly patterened surfaces and Ginger Brooks-Takahashi's rabbit headed queer feminists and involves an elegant topsy-turvy component to the narrative structure, ending in the middle. It's a well-made zine format minicomic, but the price tag certainly makes me wish Wilson went for simpler production values and greater accessiblitiy. -EF