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Jeremy Tinder stopped in with his new creation...And oh yeah, a new comic called Heat Escapes. #quimbys #QuimbysBookstore

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Heat Escapes by Jeremy Tinder (Horror House Books) $5.00


Never Forget Spiderweb Salon $4.00

Tender Bonbons In Celebration of Gertrude Steins Tender Buttons by Elizabeth Harper $3.00

Serio Zine Chicago 2015 Mexican American Identity and the Chicano Chicana Movement $5.00

Comics & Minis

Mare Cognitum by Dave Kelly $4.00

Tales of the Night Watchman vol 1 #4 Long Fall Part 4 Dwellers of Big Bogie 2 $5.00

SANDMAN OVERTURE #6 Nov 15 by Neil Gaiman & friends $3.99

Cosmographer by Joe Kuth $3.00

Cool Cat Blue TM Random Facts by Matthew Walker $7.00

Reagan Punx God Save the Queen Punks $3.00

Cold Beef Comics $3.00

Endless Filth 28 Big Pgs of Crude Comics and Weird Art $8.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

BEST AMERICAN COMICS HC 2015 ed. by Bill Kartalopoulos & Jonathan Lethem $25.00 - Featuring Gabrielle Bell, Mat Brinkman, Roz Chast, Anya Davidson, Eleanor Davis, Jules Feiffer, Blaise Larmee, Raymond Pettibon, Ed Piskor, Joe Sacco, Esther Pearl Watson, and others. Don't miss the Chicago release event for this book here at Quimby's on 10/16 with Bill Kartalopoulos, Gina Wynbrandt and Anya Davidson!

Futchi Perf by Kevin Czap $15.00

Quit Your Job and Other Stories by James Kochalka (Alterna Comics) $19.95 - On his way to work at the Chinese restaurant, Magic Boy discovers an enchanted ring and determines to make an expedition to the North Pole. He only gets as far as the coffee shop on the next block, but his world is forever changed in the short journey. With a foreward by Bone's Jeff Smith.

Houses Of the Holy by Caitlin Skaalrud (Uncivilized) $21.95

Plans We Made Simon Moreton (Uncivilized) $19.95

Long Red Hair: A Graphic Memoir by Meags Fitzgerald (Conundrum) $17.00

Secret Coders by Mike Holmes (First Sec) $9.99

Art & Design Books

The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History ed by Stephen Jones (Applause Publishing) $40.00

Mural XXL by Claudia Walde $40.00


Mermaids in Paradise by Lydia Millet $15.95

Resentment: A Comedy by Gary Indiana (Semiotext[e]) $15.95

Pirelli: Tyler's Story by Loyd B. Stafford Jr. $23.95

Music Books

Massive Pissed Love: Nonfiction 2001-2014 by Richard Hell (Soft Skull Press) $18.95 - Ruminations on art, literature, and music from punk icon Richard Hell (Television, the Heartbreakers, and The Voidoids).

61 Highways Revisited: The Albums Of Bob Dylan by Bob Shiel $12.95

Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt by by Kristin Hersh (U of TX Press) $22.95 - A quadriplegic who could play only simple chords on his guitar, Chesnutt recorded seventeen critically acclaimed albums before his death in 2009. Everybody from Madonna to Fugazi have covered his songs. Kristin Hersh from Throwing Muses writes about being friends with him.

Outer Limits Books

Walking Among Us: The Alien Plan to Control Humanity by David M. Jacobs (Disinfo) $21.95

Forgotten Origins: Rescuing Order from Chaos by J. Douglas Kenyon (Atlantis Rising) $16.95 - Culled from the pages of Atlantis Rising® magazine this collection of 34 concise and well-illustrated articles featuring alien giants, Atlantis, extraterrestrial life and more.

HP Lovecraft and the Black Magickal Tradition: The Master of Horrors Influence on Modern Occultism by John L. Steadman (Weiser) $22.95

Sex Guides & Culture

Coming Out Like a Porn Star: Essays On Pornography, Protection and Privacy by Jiz Lee (Three L Media) $16.95 - Porn performers share their "coming out" to the people in their lives. Essays by Joanna Angel, Annie Sprinkle, Betty Blac and more.

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched A Revolution by Jonathan Eig $16.95


AdBusters #122 vol 23 #6 Nov Dec 15 Here Comes the Fuck it All Generation $12.95

Hi Fructose #37 New Contemporary Art Magazine $7.95

Monocle vol 9 #87 Oct 15 Style Directory 02 $12.00

Uppercase #27 $18.00

Kids Books

This Bridge Will Not Be Gray by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Tucker Nichols (McSweeneys) $19.95

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New Stuff This Week

A photo posted by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on Sep 26, 2015 at 1:53pm PDT Today is Wicker Park & West Town Lit Day! Free only at Quimby's: Chicago Food mini! Zines Multiple new zines from Jolie Ruin! Teen Art I Have Stolen by Katie Bush $9.00 I Am Red Lexus by Anthony Weiss $3.00 Big Heart Small Brain by Nicholas Cade $5.00 Psycho Moto Zine #25 Antagonist Piece no 368 Dwellings by Ethan H. Minsker $1.00 So Tonight that I Might See: An …

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Bill Kartalopoulos joins Gina Wynbrandt and Anya Davidson to discuss THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2015 on 10/16

Now in its tenth year, THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS 2015 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), guest edited by Jonathan Lethem with series editor Bill Kartalopoulos, showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors, and pulls from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, minicomics, and the Web to create a unique and stunning collection. This year’s edition is a stirring journey into the world of comics, featuring pieces by Chicago contributors Gina Wynbrandt and …

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New Stuff This Week

Cheap poster sale at #quimbys! Many prints $5! #QuimbysBookstore A photo posted by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on Sep 19, 2015 at 9:17am PDT Quimby's Cheap Poster Sale! Many prints and posters $5.00! ZINES Kiernan Dunn zines that all look awesome: YOBO: You Only Butch Once Queer Reactions to Gender Presentation, Joy of Missing Out: A Self Care Zine To Reduce FOMO They Call Him Spooky: X-Files Fan Zine We Are Not Alone: A Collection of Extraterrestrials by …

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Quimby's & Friends Co-Sponsor Wicker Park & West Town Lit Day, Sat, 9/26

Wicker Park & West Town Lit Day is Saturday, September 26th. A group of local organizations and businesses got together to promote all things literary in the West Town and Wicker Park neighborhoods. Read Local + Shop Small! Support these partnering organizations during their open hours and for special events during the day! Invite your friends! Here's the Facebook event post for it. Quimby's Bookstore 1854 W. North Ave, Open Saturday from 11am-10pm. Shop for …

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