Glenn Head has been a fixture in the underground and alternative scenes since the 80s, contributing to legendary anthologies like R. Crumb's Weirdo, Zero Zero, and his own Snake Eyes (co-edited with Kaz). He's not as well-known as many of the other names that even the moderately-educated alt-fan like me can rattle off, because he doesn't have that singular, long-form work that the others do. In Chicago from Fantagraphics, Head finally has his signature piece.
Chicago booksellers have reported increased sales of Persepolis following last week's controversy that saw the Marjane Satrapi 2003 graphic novel about the Iranian Revolution removed from some public schools over concerns of the depiction of torture. Teachers and students joined together to
Powers fans can finally FX's upcoming Detective Christian Walker in action. In a profile about Chicago's place as a character in the superpowered police procedural world of Powers, the Sun Times has debuted Jason Patric firing off a round, Walker-style. This marks the first release of an official image fro
Ryan Heshka's "Strange Powers" exhibit contains works with slime-drool, death-stares and possibly as many threatening tentacles as the anime section shelf at your local adult video store, but if you can handle the danger, you can handle the artwork