“I hope you enjoy what you see in this book. Please look closely at the photos. If you do, thy will make you laugh. If you look closer, they will make you feel. And if you look closer still, they will break your heart.” – from the foreword by James Gunn
Tony Fitzpatrick spins magical tales from his own history and that of his beloved city via drawing-collages, vivid combinations of drawing, text and applied elements like matchbooks, postcards, gambling slips and ballgame stubs. In this gorgeous book, Fitzpatrick introduces the first set of drawing-collages as chapters in an ongoing project that is both personal diary and chronicle of Chicago. Includes 35 color plates.