An Army of Lovers Will Be Beaten, Volume 2 is a collection of the most recent chapters of the Army of Lovers saga. Six years running, this story follows the surreal happenings in a war between a blue-skinned people and constellations in the night sky. Join Lieutenant Buckeley and his peeping-tom Llama on a voyage through rat-wrestling, psychosis, temporal plumbing, and digestive mythology.

Self published, perfect bound, 168 pages, B&W with some full color pages.



Bernie McGovern is a comics artist, puppet designer, animator, and teacher living in his native Chicago. His real-life adventures are documented in the self-published comic DemonDust, and his massive labor of love comic “An Army of Lovers will be Beaten” has been in the works for years. Illustrations appear in Lumpen Magazine and the Ragbag Writers Alliance. Puppet designs have appeared in shows by the House Theatre, the Hypocrites, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Neo-Futurists, and Dog & Pony. He is an Artist in Residence with Snow City Arts, a nonprofit organization based in Chicago, teaching art to children hospitalized in Rush University’s Pediatrics.

Visit Bernie’s website, and pick up An Army of Lovers Will be Beaten, Volume 2 at Table 4 June 16 & 17th!