In April 2020, as it became clear that the annual Pekar Park Comics and Art Festival, a summer-time tradition in the Coventry Village neighborhood, would have to be either canceled or rescheduled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Heights Libraries Adult Services Associate and artist Kate Atherton got an idea: Let’s see how our local artists are handling this pandemic.

Heights Libraries reached out, and our community artists delivered.

The result is Quarantine Zine, Volume 1, a collection of art and comics made in quarantine.

Featured artists are: