Comics

Rocktober #38 TV ROCK N' ROLL ISSUE

Location

1507 E. 53rd St #617
60615 Chicago
United States
41° 47' 58.3188" N, 87° 35' 20.3856" W
US
Catalog Number: 
Magazine, Roctober #38
Date: 
Spring 2004
Issue: 
38
Abstract: 
This issue of Roctober is dedicated to TV and Rock n' Roll. The magazine is packed with articles, comics, interviews with musicians, music reviews, and an exhaustive episode guide of VH1 Behind the Music.
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English
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The Land Line

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P.O. Box 891231
60608 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
journalTheLandLine
Date: 
January 2012
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 
The Land Line is a quarterly publication based in Chicago invested in furthering print publication. It is a collaborative effort by a collection of artists, writers, activists, and musicians who contribute literary criticism, Chicago history, and various explorations of style and genre. The Land Line is committed to a collective production process, including laying out the paper by hand so that everyone can be involved. The benefit shows, film screenings, and readings they host not only fund the paper but are essential to the project of building a community around the journal.
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English
Notes: 
There were four issues in total for The Land Line. The Land Line also launched a successful Kickstarter campaign from Nov 21 2011 - Jan 15 2012. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thelandline/the-land-line
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Arnold Ziffle is Still an Alkie!

Location

1301 N. Dearborn Parkway Loft #1007
60619 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
zineArnoldZiffleisstillanAlkie!
Date: 
2014
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This is a zine that uses the story of an alcoholic pig named Arnold Ziffle to parody the twelve steps for addiction recovery. There are large black and white photos of a pig being fed milk by a bottle in a restaurant, which the author has labeled with different kinds of alcohol.
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English
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Mossdale Estate #2

Catalog Number: 
Zine, Mossdale Estate #2
Date: 
2006
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 
Zine about elderly people living in retirement home. Talks about depression, and an episode entitled "Mossdale Afternoon."
Language: 
English
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Spinning wheel included in back of book.
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Heather's L'il 2009 Country Calendar

Location

6634 N. Washtenaw
60645 Chicago
United States
US
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Other, Heather's L'il 2009 Country Calendar
Date: 
2009
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An illustrated calendar for 2009 filled with dates and facts about various country stars for each day of the year.
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English
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Illustrator includes information about purchasing CD by Chris Ligon. Two copies of calendar at the library.
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Mossdale Estate #3

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Zine, Mossdale Estate #3
Date: 
2006
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3
Abstract: 
Features a few Mossdale-related minicomic episodes. Includes overarching story about residents at Mossdale Estate, including the death and obituary of Agnes Victoria Barret, along with episodes of "Mossdale Afternoon," "Leonard and Louis," "The Such and Such Times," and "A Glimpse Behind the Scenes."
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English
Spanish
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Coffee Spoons 2

Catalog Number: 
Zine, Coffee Spoons 2
Date: 
February 2013
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This zine spans two years of the author's life, age 21 to 23, and she explains it as follows: "This zine is a disorganized hodge-podge of my last years in college, and my first months of post-grad. Like my last issue, there are tons of references to coffee, Harry Potter, and not showering. But I bookended this round with two comics about my mom."
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English
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1st Printing
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Wherecoyote: An Alternate Account of What Took Place Between Joseph Beuys & The Coyote

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Zine, Wherecoyote: An Alternate Account of What Took Place Between Joseph Beuys & The Coyote
Date: 
December 21, 2012
Edition: 
numbered edition
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This comic takes the real life story of Joseph Beuys' performance art piece "I Like America and American Likes Me" and creates an alternate account of what really happened during his time with the coyote.
Language: 
English
Notes: 
noted as 23/75
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The Big Draw

Location

914 N. California
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, The Big Draw
Date: 
October 6, 2013
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"The Read/Write Library and Big Draw Chicago are partnering for a one day program on October 6, 2013. Artists Sara Drake, Brook Golden, and Caroline Picard will talk about their style and process. After the discussion youth and artists will have the opportunity to draw together and create a short comic of their own."
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English
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Read/Write Library

The Witch in the Garden

Catalog Number: 
Book, Gonzalez, Dan
Date: 
2009
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“The Witch in the Garden” is a story about a man by the name of Vlad who exists simultaneously in the real / physical world and in the spiritual world. He has encounters with spirits: Angels, Demons, those that are suffering from illnesses and those who have passed away. Visions of his life come forth in various “dreams” through out his days and nights as he tries to live a good Christian life. During his quest for peace from these visions, Vlad begins the long and difficult road of reconciling with older brother, Rudal, and Katlin, Rudal’s wife… and Vlad’s ex. The story of “The Witch in the Garden” original began as a comic book idea in the early part of the new millennium. After being putting it down and allowing it to collect dust for almost five years, author and creator of “The Witch in the Garden”, decided to revisit the story and turn it into a novel. *
Language: 
English
Notes: 
* abstract taken from http://bookstore.xlibris.com/Products/SKU-0071592049/The-Witch-In-The-Garden.aspx This is a signed copy of the book.
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978-14500-01540
Item Donor: 
Dan Gonzalez

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