This week's retailer's feature is one of the largest and oldest feminist bookstores still running to this day, it's Women & Children First! This 45-year old stronghold of queer literature in Chicago has stood the test of time and is likely one of the places you think of if you have a picture of a feminist bookstore in your head.
Check out Quimby's Bookstore, a Chicago mainstay indie bookstore and hub for comics and zines since 1991! With a goal of carrying "the unusual, the aberrant, the saucy and the lowbrow", there's a lot to love about this small-press institution. Learn more from our interview here with Quimby's store manager Liz Mason!
Ashley Robin Franklin explores what happens when a witch and a werewolf go on dates and deal with the infatuation and awkwardness typical of a new relationship.
Recommended: Theth: Tomorrow Forever by Josh Bayer THETH is sprawling scrawled madness. It is a tidal wave of artistry, comprised of mental illness, guilt, depression, punk rock. To me, THETH is a perfect comic book, representative of the future of boundary pushing graphic literature. It's rawness is unbridled in comics today and every page is loaded with visceral imagery and language. THETH is a [...]
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