We’ll be at the Manly Zine Fair next month (Sat 21 Sep). Details can be found on their Facebook page. If you come down please drop by and say hi!
Damn! I bought This Is How You Lose Her last week and now they’re telling me that the new edition will feature a Jamie Hernandez illo for each short story. More over at EW.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz’s brilliant novel-in-stories centers on the now-iconic literary figure Yunior, a bed-hopping, reefer-smoking Dominican immigrant breaking hearts all over New Jersey. Each story delves into one of Yunior’s relationships, and now each of those stories is getting a stark yet sensuous artistic tribute from “Love and Rockets” artist Jaime Hernandez.
Amazing comic by Suzy X
Of course these guys came out of Portland — a band formed to write about songs about zines.
“They decided to be a zine themed bank and In those three weeks they wrote 4 songs about zines, practiced, made a lo-fi recording, then played a show to end the Portland Zine Symposium weekend.”