This special comics issue of Lumpen Magazine, published by PMI since 1991, consists of 57 brilliant artists who have all contributed work for this celebration of contemporary comics culture in Chicago and beyond. The cover of the comic book is illustrated by long time Lumpen comic contributor Ben Marcus. Edited by Joe Tallarico, Jeremiah Chiu, Nora Catlin and Ed Marszewski Designed by Jeremiah Chiu. Published by Public Media Institute.
Dimensions: 9 x 12', 170 pages
Materials: Hardcover book
Public Media Institute
PMI is a non-profit 501(c) 3 community based, art & culture organization located in the neighborhood of Bridgeport. Their mission is to create, incubate and sustain innovative cultural programming through the production of socially engaged projects, festivals, spaces, exhibitions, and media. PMI has published several periodicals including Proximity Magazine, the international arts and culture journal, as well as Lumpen magazine, Materiel Magazine, and Mash Tun Journal. Their main exhibition facility is the experimental cultural center, Co-Prosperity: a 5,000 + sq ft visual arts and performance space that is also home to Lumpen Radio WPLN/105.5 FM. The Buddy store is the newest arm of the PMI non-profit.