Where Can You Find The Coloring Book For Your Commute?

Where in the world can you find a copy of Attention Passengers: Adventures on Public Transportation? Well, you can go to the Shop section of the site or, if you prefer to see the book in person first, you can check out these options (and maybe pick up a bunch of new books while you’re there):

Escapist Comics

3090 Claremont Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705

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Located in a quiet Berkeley neighborhood about 1.5 miles south of UC Berkeley, this comic shop is filled from floor to ceiling with comics, graphic novels, anthologies, collections, and so much more. They even have a section dedicated to indie self-published books (hence, why Attention Passengers is there!).

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Escapist Comics even featured Attention Passengers on their site!

 

Silver Sprocket

1687 Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94117

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Located on bustling Haight street in San Francisco, Silver Sprocket is an indie and small press comic lover’s dream. They even publish comics that started out as self-published in their store.

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You can buy Attention Passengers on Silver Sprocket’s website, too.

 

Quimby’s Bookstore

1854 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

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Located in Chicago’s hip Wicker Park neighborhood just off of N. Milwaulkee, Quimby’s is described as an “edgy shop for obscure books and comics.” How secretive and utterly cool!

Chicago Comics

3244 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657

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This well-known Lake View shop aims to have the widest variety of comics, including indie books, manga, zines, underground publications, and merch. You can take the brown, purple, and red lines or the 22, 77, or 8 bus practically to the doorstep.

 

Online Options

Storenvy

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Originally intended as the primary storefront, Storenvy is where the Store section links. I particularly love how you can check out as a guest so you don’t have to make an account. Plus, you can pay with either Paypal or credit card.

 

Etsy

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In case you don’t like Storenvy or whatever the case may be, the book is also for sale on Etsy.

 

Amazon

Currently in the process of verifying our seller’s account so this is coming soon!

Next Stop: SF Zine Fest

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Attention Passengers! Next stop: SF Zine Fest 2019! The SF Zine Fest team just released this year’s exhibitors list and Attention Passengers: Adventures on Public Transportation has been accepted, along with a list of many other talented creators. We’ll be selling books, signing books, and coloring book pages. Look out for some special new merch as well.

The event is free so if you’re near San Francisco, say hi, pick up a book, and support the independent artists keeping creativity alive in the city!

SF Zine Fest
September 1, 2019
11 am – 5 pm
County Fair Building at Golden Gate Park
San Francisco County Fair Building
1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 831-5500
1199 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

Awesome person alert!

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I once met an older gentleman on his way to the airport, carrying a small suitcase and a saxophone case. The bus picked him up from his extremely modest home–a trailer in a tiny home project located on a median between major streets in an industrial area. He was incredibly pleasant and polite as he held his saxophone close and explained that he was on his way to Paris to play jazz with his band at various cafes over the next month.

I love imagining him there in front of an audience of people who may adore his music or may not even care, but regardless, no one can judge him based on where he came from. All that matters is his passion and art.

Attention Passengers! Adventures on Public Transportation Ahead

Know the feeling of trying to fit onto a train or bus during commute time and suddenly you’re getting to know a whole bunch of strangers up close as you get squished farther into the packed train? So do I! Ever wish you could express that unique mix of frustration, rage, and claustrophobia in illustrated form? Me too!

Every day is a new adventure commuting on public transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area with new weirdos, delays, and even people who will help you out of a jam. Let’s chronicle those moments here in stories, pictures, and ultimately–a coloring book!

Send me your stories for a feature here and standby for my own experiences.