New Stuff This Week

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The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 – 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, death-themed cafes in fin-de-siècle Paris, post-mortem photography, eroticized anatomical wax models and more.

*ZINES*

Heavy Whisper by Corinne Halbert $5.00 – Sexy drawing zine featuring bondage vignettes, seductress destroyers and ogling skulls.

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Little Bay Denoc by Troy Lehman $8.00

Chomp #5 by Mitsu Sucks $12.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Crickets #5 by Sammy Harkham (Fantagraphics) $7.00

Fade by Michelle LaPlante $4.00

Garbage Pail Kids American as Apple Pie Ten Sticker Card Packs! $2.95 each

Our Comics, Ourselves: Identity, Expression, and Representation in Comic Art $10.00 – A series of pic-rich essays from cartoonists & readers, of very varied identities, examining how they see themselves seeing comics seeing them — and how those prisms have shifted over the medium’s turbulent history. ~GS

Homebody #1-#3 by Nicole Jakus $3.00 each

*GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS*

Was She Pretty by Leanne Shapton (D&Q) $19.95

Future Shock Zero (Retrofit) $18.00 – 136 page comix anthology edited by Josh Burggraf focusing loosely around the watchwords of SCI FI ASTRO PLUS. Contributors include: LALA ALBERT, WILLIAM CARDINI, MARINE BLANDIN, JASON MURPHY, VICTOR KERLOW, PAT AULISIO, SOPHIA FOSTER-DIMINO, ANUJ SHRESTHA and more.

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Lumberjanes vol 3 A Terrible Plan by Noelle Stevenson, Carolyn Nowak & Shannon Watters $14.99

The Chilling Archives of Horror Comics: Haunted Horror Pre-Code Cover Coloring Book (IDW) $9.99

Comics Dementia: A Love and Rockets Book, vol 12 in the Love and Rockets Library by Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Collects buried treasures, oddities, and rarities from outposts of the Love and Rockets galaxy by Gilbert Hernandez. Most of these stories haven’t been available since the 1990s. Saints, sinners, and the Candidelike Roy mingle in jungles, cocktail lounges, living rooms and outer space. Ditko meets Melville meets Bob Hope-but the party really starts when the Alfred E. Neuman of the Love and Rockets multi-verse, Errata Stigmata, makes her entrance.

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Puke Force by Brian Chippendale (D&Q) $22.95 – Don’t miss artist and musician Brian Chippendale here at Quimby’s on Feb 20th to talk about this crazy awesome graphic novel about the aftermath of an explosion in a coffee shop.

*FICTION*

The Final Programme by Michael Moorcock $9.95 – Back in print! MM’s first book in the Cornelius series from the late 60s, of the drug-taking, physics-doing, sex-experimenting weirdo Jerry Cornelius. Bond but as an assassin, part-Buckaroo Banzai, 100% rock star. Recommended. -LM

Every Anxious Wave by Mo Daviau $25.99 – An indie rocker opens a time wormhole! And falls in love!

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Western Palaces by Logan Ryan Smith (Transmission Press) $11.99

Dirty in Cashmere by Peter Plate (Seven Stories Press) $14.95

Almost Everything Very Fast by Christopher Kloeble $16.00

*MAYHEM*

The Book of English Magic by Philip Carr-Gomm $16.95 – Learn more about alchemy, herbal remedies, water dowsing, performing spells, experiments to try and places to visit, as well as historical exploration of magic and interviews with leading magicians! Now in soft cover!

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Fast Food Maniac: From Arby’s to White Castle, One Man’s Supersized Obsession with America’s Favorite Food by Jon Hein $15.00 – Personality from The Howard Stern Show celebrates American fast food, exploring the history and secret menu items of both national and regional chains, ranking everything from burgers and fries to ice and mascots, and offering his own expert tips on where to go and what to order.

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty by Ben Ratliff $26.00

*DIY*

I Spy How to Be Your Own Private Investigator by David Ribacoff $25.99

Little Felted Dogs: Easy Projects for Making Adorable Pups by Soori Yamazaki $14.99

*SEXXXY*

Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Kinky Crustaceans, Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep by Marah J. Hardt $26.99

My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir by Chris Offutt $26.00 – True story: Andrew Offutt wrote erotica to pay for his son’s braces. And then he became an erotica-writing superstar. Years later, the author (with probably pretty straight teeth) inherits his dad’s 1800 pounds of porn written in the 70s and 80s.

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Burrs and the Beans #1 by BJ Hillis $5.00 – Coffee shop erotica! By a barrista! For reals!

Kittens and Kulture: The Pinup Photography of Susana Andrea $34.99

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*MAGAZINES*

Juxtapoz #182 Mar 16 $6.99

Maximumrocknroll #393 Feb 16 $4.99

Cinema Scope #65 $5.95

Cinema Retro vol 12 #34 16 $11.99

Frieze #176 Jan Feb 16 $12.00

Race and Class vol 57 #3 $8.00

Horror Hound #57 Jan Feb 16 $6.99

Weed 2016 Special Newsweek Edition $10.99

Inked #73 Feb 16 $6.99

Under the Radar #56 Jan 2016 $5.99

ASR #66 Win 16 Anarcho-Syndicalist Review $5.00

Witches and Pagans #31 $6.95

ArtForum Feb 16 #54 $10.00

Diabolique #25 Jan Mar 16 $9.98

Offscreen #13 People Behind Bits and Pixels $20.00

*POETRY & CHAP BOOKS*

Pretty Pretty Poison by Morgan Eldridge $5.00

Psychogynecology Poems by WEndy Lee Spacek $10.00

Sheriff Nottingham’s Holiday Herald vol 1 #5 Groundhog Day $10.00

February Newsletter

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Daniel Clowes Brings “Patience” To Quimby’s 3/30

Mar
30
7:00 pm

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Daniel Clowes returns to Quimby’s to celebrate the release of Patience, the most anticipated graphic novel of 2016!

Patience is the first all new, original graphic novel from Daniel Clowes (Ghost World) in over a half-decade, and also the biggest and most ambitious book yet in a storied career that includes multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards, a PEN Award, and an Academy Award nomination.

Patience is an indescribable psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially “Clowesian,” and utterly unique in the author’s body of work. This 180-page, full-color story affords Clowes the opportunity to draw some of the most exuberant and breathtaking pages of his life, and to tell his most suspenseful, surprising and affecting story yet.

Wed, March 30th, 7pm at Quimby’s! As usual, our events are free.

Patience by Daniel Clowes
$29.99 – 180 pages
ISBN: 978-1-60699-905-9

Pre-order this book in advance from Quimazon! Click here for more details!

For more info:

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Here’s the Facebook event invite. Put it on your FB calendar and invite your friends!

 

New Stuff This Week

lightbox_webpic_7lightbox_webpic_9lightbox_webpic_10Theres No Stoppin’ the Cretins from Hoppin': Punk and Hardcore Flyers, Zines and Ephemera (BOO-HOORAY/Printed Matter) $20.00 – BOO-HOORAY is an organization dedicated to the preservation of 20th century and 21st century cultural movements. There’s No Stoppin’ The Cretins from Hoppin is the catalogue zine to BOO-HOORAY’s extensive poster collection, related to the exhibition Punk and Hardcore Fliers, Zines and Ephemera, curated by Johan Kugelberg at Printed Matter in January 2016. The exhibition showcased more than a hundred and fifty original fliers, zines and periodicals. All DIY, xeroxed and staple-bound, the materials span from the early 1970’s covering the glam rock and punk scenes of New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, including garage rock and power pop revivals, American hardcore, English peace-punk, and industrial music scenes. An overview of underground music culture of the last forty years, these posters represent this dynamic period.

*ZINES*

Just Make Pictures Zine #7 The Wrestlers by Michael Jarecki $4.00

Meghan Goes to McDonalds by Meghan Turbitt & friends $8.00

Protect Us All from the Family Protection $4.00

Hawking Sexist Chemicals #1 $4.00

The Vellum Underground 2015 Year End Zine Review by David LaBounty $3.00

The Ground Rules: A Manual to Reconnect Soil and Soul by Terra Fluxus $15.00 – With a good balance of facts and feels, Ground Rules is larded with useful, ground-level tips on how to locally grow both food and community out of the mean city streets. Contains detailed instructions on how to research growing sites, assess your soil, understand weeds, build good compost, and clear soil of toxins (whether they be lead, mercury, cadmium or landlords). ~GS

My Mother of Old Bones #1 by Elizabeth Kuklenyik $8.00

Les Belles by Chris Taylor (Floating World) $8.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

GANGES #5 by Kevin Huizenga (USS CATASTROPHE) $8.00

Low Light by Tristen Wright $8.00

It Sucks to be in Robot Jail by Sam Hintz $8.00

Island #6 $7.99 – Stories by: Onta, Fil Barlow, Gael Bertrand & Brandon Graham. Onta shows how two very different guys spend a day at the gay pride parade. Plus the recolored return of Fil Barlow’s Fun bizarre, Plastoid conspiracy science fiction: ZOONIVERSE! and more.

Work In Progress by August LeRoi $7.00

You Are a Donut by Kriota Willberg $2.00

Bears In Space #2 by Nate McDonough $4.00

Free Money #1 and #2 by Daniel McCloskey $10.00/$5.00

We Choose Our Friends Alone by Elaine M. Will $4.00

Blubber #2 by Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $3.99

Twilight Children #4 by Gilbert Hernandez, Darwyn Cooke and Dave Stewart (Vertigo) $4.99

New Stuff from Otto Splotch!:
Sticker Postcard Pack $3.00
Pulsate and Squirt comic $7.00 – This Splotch spooge-swamp is part hitachi chic, part ex texts, part deepfried spiders. Find out why daddy’s having a bad day. See sex acts, meatfloors. Nothing’s fulfilling and everything’s titillating. ~GS

Frankie Comics #1-#3 by Rachel Dukes $3.00 each

The Bus Stop – An Un-Adventure Comic by Jimi Okelana (Big Ugly Robot) $5.00 – Jimi ponders the big and little questions of life via conversations with a voice from the gutter. Is it his imaginary friend that just never left? Is it healthy? and why is that voice such a jerk?

Poseur by Adam Pasion $5.00

Pyramid Scheme 2: This Time It’s At The Beach by Josh Burggraf & Victor Kerlow (Birdcage Bottom Books) $3.00 – After destroying an interstellar cult and collecting their space bounty, Dog and Robot and Kid Space Heater return to earth and embark on their most tantalizing and thrilling adventure yet: visiting a nude beach.

The Spiritual Crisis of Carl Jung by Robert Goodin $4.00

Present Tense – The Collected Simple Stuff 2010-2012 by Emily Churco (One Percent Press) $5.00

Aeronaut by Alexis Frederick-Frost $5.00

Tiny comics from JP Coovert:
Super Mega Buds $5.00
Simple Routines #20 $3.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS*

Love and Rockets New Stories vol 8 by Hernandez Bros (Fantagraphics) $14.99

Nod Away by Joshua W. Cotter (Fantagraphics) $24.99 – Deep-space transport has been developed to take a small crew to a habitable planet in a nearby system in an attempt to begin colonization/repopulation. The Internet is now telepathic and referred to as the “innernet.” When the hub is revealed to be a human child, Melody McCabe is hired to develop the new nexus on the second International Space Station. The intersection of human psychology and the ethics of progress is examined through a sci-fi graphic novel that takes place in a not-so-far away future, while hitting home with the realities of consequence and consciousness. Don’t miss Josh Cotter celebrating the releaseo f this book here at Quimby’s on Sat, Feb 27th, 7pm!

BATMAN THE JIRO KUWATA BATMANGA TP VOL 3 by Jiro Kuwata (DC) $14.99

MIND MGMT HC vol 6 The Immortals by Matt Kindt (Dark Horse) $19.99

Invader Zim TPB vol 1 by Jhonen Vasquez (Oni) $19.99

Adventure Time Sugary Shorts TPB vol 2 $19.99

Ghost by Whit Taylor (Birdcage Bottom Books) $10.00

Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puke-tacular by James Kolchaka, Roger Landridge & Shannon Wheeler (IDW) $19.99

Illustra Sean Year #1 and #2 by Sean Dempsey $20.00 each

Death Saves: An Anthology – Fallen Heroes of the Kitchen Table $21.95

Rough Age by Max de Radiguès (One Percent Press) $12.00 – Teenage romance!

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Sweater Weather and Other Stories by Sara Varon $19.99 – New edition!

Comics Squad #2: Lunch! $7.99 – This all-star tribute to classic Sunday comics includes eight sidesplitting, action-packed stories about every kid’s favorite subject—LUNCH! With work from Jeffrey Brown, Sara Varon and more!

Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood by Kaz (Fantagraphics) $39.99 – Finally! The first ever omnibus collection of the very best of Kaz’s Underworld comic strip’s 23-year run, with annotations, photos, and other surprises from the author!

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BEE AND PUPPYCAT TPB vol 2 by Natasha Allegri $14.99

Hollow in the Hollows by Dakota McFadzean (One Percent Press) $6.00

*MAYHEM, OUTER LIMITS & TRUE CRIME*

Rest In Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses by Bess Lovejoy $16.99

Rayful Edmond: Washington D.C.’s Most Notorious Drug Lord by Seth Ferranti (Gorilla Convict Publications) $15.00

Beast: Werewolves, Serial Killers, & Man-Eaters: The Mystery of the Monsters of the Gévaudan by S. R. Schwalb $24.99

Books about despair by E. M. Cioran, $14.95 each (you’re welcome):
The Temptation to Exist
Short History of Decay
The Trouble with Being Born

*PHOTO BOOKS*

East End Fashionistas by Anthony Webb $24.95 – As in, the East End of London.

*MAGAZINES*

Razorcake #90 $4.00

Charlie Hebdo #1224 Jan 6 16 $7.50

*LIT JOURNALS*

Black Fox Literary Magazine #10-#12 $14.00 each

Josh Cotter Celebrates the Release of Nod Away 2/27

Feb
27
7:00 pm

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In Josh Cotter’s new book Nod Away (Fantagraphics Books), deep-space transport has been developed to take a small crew to a habitable planet in a nearby system in an attempt to begin colonization/repopulation. The Internet is now telepathic and referred to as the “innernet.” When the hub is revealed to be a human child, Melody McCabe is hired to develop the new nexus on the second International Space Station. The intersection of human psychology and the ethics of progress is examined through a sci-fi graphic novel that takes place in a not-so-far away future, while hitting home with the realities of consequence and consciousness.

“Cotter is pure cartoonist, in the truest sense,” explains Fantagraphics Associate Publisher Eric Reynolds. “He has such an intuitive grip on the language of comics that he makes it look easy, creating these fully realized characters in a fully realized world.”

Cotter garnered international acclaim in 2008 with his original graphic novel Skyscrapers Of The Midwest, released by AdHouse Books. For the past seven years, comics fans and critics alike have been calling out to Cotter for a new book. Nod Away is shaping up to be the most highly anticipated graphic novels of the year. Joshua Cotter lives in rural northwest Missouri with his wife, child, cat, and an astute sense of impending mortality. They keep him making comics.

For more info:

Facebook event post here. Invite your pals!

http://fantagraphics.com/flog/events/chicago-josh-cotter-at-quimbys/

http://jwcotter.tumblr.com

Saturday, February 27th, 7pm – Free Event