As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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You may know the work of comic book artist and illustrator Adrien Tomine quite well. His tales of awkward and disaffected youth strike close to home. For those who don't, he's the creator of Optic Nerve, illustrates for The New Yorker, is featured in the current McSweeney's and if that doesn't ring any bells, you may have seen his regular strip in Pulse, the Tower Records magazine. Tomine will be appearing in his first Chicago event this Thursday the 17th at the Borders in Lakeview. He'll be talking about his latest, Scrapbook which collects all of his Tower Records strips as well as his illustration and design work and other ephemera. Not to be missed.

 
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