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!
Today's featured retailer is Outsider Comics & Geek Boutique, a women-run indie comic shop in Seattle, WA, with an emphasis on inclusion, small press, and local artists.
Our comics get out into the world through a network of fresh-to-death indie comic shops. Let us tell you about them! This is week we're talking to Katie Proctor, owner of Books with Pictures in Portland, OR. Katie's been running her aggressively inclusive shop & repping our wares since June 2016. Tell us a bit about your shop Our tagline is Comics for Everyone: [...]