Comics

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
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Zine about elderly people living in retirement home. Talks about depression, and an episode entitled "Mossdale Afternoon."
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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
Catalog Number: 
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

Catalog Number: 
Zine, Mossdale Estate #3
Date: 
2006
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3
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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.
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English
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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. *
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English
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* 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

The Legacy of the Great Chicago Fire by a Cow

Location

620 N. Sawyer Ave.
60624 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, The Legacy of the Great Chicago Fire by a Cow
Date: 
2014
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The Legacy of the Great Chicago Fire by a Cow is a an account of the interpretation of the Chicago fire from the perspective of one of the people/creatures involved in the fire. It was written by a student of the Polaris Charter Academy.
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English
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Jenny Sime

Bird Wizards No. 2

Location

623 S. Wabash Ave
60605 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, Bird Wizards No. 2
Date: 
2009
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2
Abstract: 
Bird Wizards is Joyce Rice's autiobio zine.
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English
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