Stoopin: A Bronzeville Twitter Project is musician Lloyd Brodnax King‘s funny, poignant, and sometimes heartbreaking Twitter observations of life in a rapidly gentrifying south side Chicago neighborhood. The tweets are illuminated by illustrator Daimon Hampton‘s vivid black-and-white drawings. It’s published as a lovely chapbook in a limited edition of 200 copies. Each copy is signed and numbered by the author and artist.
Price: $13 plus shipping.
Snow White’s Shattered Coffin is a horrific short story by Chicago-based horror writer Cynthia Pelayo, illustrated by Chicago-based artist Vheto Gutierrez Vazquez. It’s published as a lovely chapbook in a limited edition of 200 copies. Each copy is signed and numbered by the author and artist.
The story: Chicago’s Graceland Cemetery is the resting place of thousands of people, and as many myths and legends. When a little girl attends a funeral at the cemetery she discovers some myths and legends refuse to die, and will remain with you, like an infection, unless you can find an escape.
Price: $17 plus shipping.
Note to international customers: We underestimated shipping on the last book and had to pay out of pocket to rectify our mistake, so shipping is higher this time around.
Distinguishing Features is a horrific short story by Bram Stoker Award winning author Kealan Patrick Burke, illustrated by Chicago-based comic artist Corinne Halbert. It was published as a lovely 32-page chapbook in a limited edition of 200 copies. Each copy was numbered and signed by Burke and Halbert.
Distinguishing Features is about a jogger who makes a very gruesome and unusual discovery on his morning run. As his investigation into the origins of this discovery intensify, so too do the consequences.
“Distinguishing Features packs not one but several delightfully gruesome shocks into its 32 pages, at the same time delivering a fully-formed and well-thought-out narrative to get our teeth into.” – Lucy Wood, Sublime Horror
“Fans of Burke’s writing will not be disappointed by this one, as it’s the engaging storytelling style that you’ve come to expect, enhanced by the addition of artwork. Corinne Halbert’s illustrations are great, bringing the words even further to life.” – Jamie G., Nightfall Up North