Bubbles #18



Bubbles #18

  • Description

An independent fanzine about comics & manga.

In this issue Bubbles goes on a road trip to visit alternative comic shops across the north-east and interviews each shop and writes about the trip.

Interviews with 9 comic shops:
  • Atomic Books in Baltimore, MD
  • Partners and Son in Philadelphia, PA
  • Desert Island in New York City
  • Librairie Drawn & Quarterly in Montreal, QC
  • The Beguiling in Toronto, ON
  • Gutter Pop Comics in Buffalo, NY
  • Lion's Tooth in Milwaukee, WI
  • Quimby's in Chicago, IL
  • Copacetic Comics / Doomed Planet in Pittsburgh, PA
Also a talk that John Pocellino gave at Beloit College that he attended on this road trip. And he also writes about his time at Crossroads Columbus.

Also an interview with Anand, author of Stories From Zoo.

Comic by Juliette Collet

Article: Who I Was Through Who I Am: Transgender Sentiment in Inside Mari by lyra eckersley

Also: the most reviews ever for an issue, over 65 new comics reviewed, 7 pages of reviews.

Editor: Bubbles
Publisher: BubblesZine
Pages: 48pp
Size: 8.5 x 10.5
Notes: Saddle-stitched, b/w
Release Date: December 2023