New Stuff This Week

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Stuff from Gatosaurio. Stickers! Patches! By artists such as Karissa Sakumoto, Inechi, Koyamori, Simon Hanselmann & Repoghost!


Doris #32 by Cindy Crabb $3.00


Mistaken Wedding vol 1 by Diana Bowden $8.00

What Are You Raising Them For? Tim Devin Tells You All About 70s Hippie Parenting $8.50

Building: A DIY Guide to Creating Spaces Hosting Events and Fostering Radical Communities by Neil Campau $5.00


Do Not Disturb My Waking Dream #5 (Uncivilized) $5.00 – The fifth installment features slices of life beautifully illustrated by prolific Chicago cartoonist, Laura Park.

Tendril Wild by Tomas Moniz and Alicia Dornadic $5.00

New comics by Ashley Ronning:
Tachiyomi $6.00
Closest Approach $6.00
Weft $3.00

Magic Whistle vol 3 #2 I Created Him You Know by Sam Henderson (Alternative Comics) $5.99 – The newly revamped Magic Whistle makes a strident return with its second issue as a humor anthology. Sam Henderson once again leads a crack team of tremendous talent featuring contributions from Seth Cooper (Paper Rodeo), Brigid Deacon, Jesi the Elder (Vanilla White), Amy Lockhart, and Tom Van Deusen (Scorched Earth).

Hello Birdman #0 by Heather Pickett $1.00

Stripburger #67 $8.00

Sketchbook vol 1 by Bae Cutler $5.00

Fuzzy Princess #1 by Charles Brubaker $4.99 & #2 $5.00


Art & Beauty Magazine: Drawings by R. Crumb, Numbers 1, 2 & 3 (David Zwirner Books) $35.00 – Drawings from the 90s to the present. Some of the material in here has never been published before!


Time Clock: An Eye of the Majestic Creature Book by Leslie Stein (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Springtime in Chicago by Cathy Hannah $10.00

HIP HOP FAMILY TREE TPB vol 4 by Ed Piskor (Fantagraphics) $27.99

Hip Hop Family Tree Box Set vol 3 and 4 1983-1985 by Ed Piskor (Fantagraphics) $49.99

The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions (Stone Bridge Press) $29.95

Ohio Is For Sale by Jon Allen $19.99

Weirdy by AP Quach $14.95

Love Addict: Confessions of A Serial Dater by Koren Shadmi (Top Shelf) $24.99

I Am Legion: by Fabien Nury and John Cassaday (Humanoids) $19.95

Monstress TPB vol 1 Awakening by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda $9.99

Virus Tropical by Powerpaola (2d Cloud) $24.95

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists by Santiago Garcia (Fantagraphics) $29.99


Marcel Dzama: The Book of Ballet Text by Hans Christian Andersen (David Zwirner Books) $20.00 – Dzama collaborated with choreographer Justin Peck and musician Bryce Dessner at the New York City Ballet. This book documents the genesis of all aspects of the project.


Eye of the Sixties: Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art by Judith E. Stein $28.00


Dying to be Beautiful vols 1 & 2 Without a Head by M. Glend Rosen $14.95 each

Neon Green: A Novel by Margaret Wappler (The Unnamed Press) $16.00

American Candide by Mahendra Singh (Rosarium Publishing) $12.95 – Illuminati global warmers, insurance cults, sex-crazed illegal aliens and even the Senate Sub-Committee on Homeland Furnishings provides sufficient belly laughs.

Invoice by Jonas Karlsson (Hogarth Publishing) $24.00


Sex and Horror: The Art of Alessandro Biffignandi by Mark Alfrey (Korero) $32.95

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Wicked Boy: The Mystery of A Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale $28.00


You Drive Me Crazy by Josh Bergman $12.00


Invisible Rainbow: A Physicist’s Introduction to the Science Behind Classical Chinese Medicine by Changlin Zhang, Jonathan Heaney (North Atlantic Books) $24.95

Wild Sex: The Science Behind Mating In the Animal Kingdom by Carin Bondar (Pegasus) $27.95

Sex On Earth: A Journey Through Nature’s Most Intimate Moments by Jules Howard $17.00


Wildcat Anarchist Comics by Donald Rooum & Jayne Clementson (PM Press) $14.95 – Collects the drawings of Donald Rooum, mostly (but by no means entirely) from the long-running “Wildcat” cartoon series that has been published in the Freedom newspaper since 1980.

Bias of Temperment In American Politics by William Kreml $15.00

Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change by Cynthia Kaufman (PM Press) $22.95

Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction by Elliott Liu (PM Press) $14.95


Skeptical Inquirer vol 40 #4 Does Astrology Need to be True $5.99

ASR #67 Sum 16 Anarcho Syndicalist Review $5.00

Maximumrocknroll #399 Aug 16 $4.99

Shindig #56 $12.99

Wire #389 July 16 $9.99

Make vol 52 Aug Sep 16 $9.99

Dissent Sum 16 $10.00

2600 The Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #2 Sum 16 $6.95

Magnet #133 $4.99

Uppercase #30 A Magazine for the Creative and Curious $18.00

Vive Le Rock #36 Devo $10.99

True Crime Special Sum 16 20 Crime Stories $12.99


Musnet: The Mouse of Monet by Kickliy (ODOD) $19.95

Ogres Awake by James Sturm and friends (First Second) $14.99


Field Notes Byline Reporter’s Notebook With Receipt Pocket $12.95 – Long skinny reporter style!

New Stuff This Week

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We got a bunch o’new gifty stuff! Cat tiki mugs, inflatable cat wizard hats, plague doctor air fresheners, squirrel coffee cups, and more!


People in the Backseat by Bobby Burg $5.00

Loose Ends and Loneliness: A Zine About Transition Times by Allison Felus $3.00


comics by Shin Yin Khor (Sawdust Press):
Desert $4.00
Beast Darling $4.00
Tiny Adventure Journal Goes To Petrified Forest $8.00

American Spirits Freelance Ghostbusters #1 by Andi Santagata $7.00

Sorry Youre Ill by Inbal Amit $3.00

Wage Slaves vol 3 by John Bailey $8.00

Secrets by Jasmin Mejia $3.00


Chicken: A Comic Cat Memoir by Terese Jungle $17.99

Robusto by Wostok and Friends $12.00


Outlaw Bible of American Art by Alan Kaufman (Last Gasp) $39.95

Uptown and Downtown: Old Skool Paintings on NYC Subway Maps by Alan Bortman $34.99

Ferragosto Book 1 by Jonathan David Lange $25.00


You Are Having a Good Time by Amie Barrodale $14.00

Angels of Detroit by Christopher Hebert $27.00

Year Two Hundred by Agustin de Rojas (Restless) $18.99


Oh Florida: How Americas Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country by Craig Pittman $26.99


Witchcraft: A Handbook of Magic Spells and Potions by Anastasia Greywolf (Wellfleet Press) $16.99

Supernatural Serial Killers: Chilling Cases of Paranormal Bloodlust and Deranged Fantasy by Samantha Lyon & Daphne Tan (Arcturus Publishing Limited) $9.95

Gangster Women and the Criminals They Loved by Susan McNicoll (Arcturus Publishing Limited) $9.95


Steven Cerio’s ABC Book: A Drug Primer by Steven Cerio $12.95


Elska #6 Istanbul Turkey $18.50

BDSM FAQ Your Antidote to Fifty Shades of Grey by Faith G. Harper $4.00

Good Girls Rot Bad Girls Too by M Zinkovitch $5.00


Juxtapoz #187 Aug 16 $6.99

Fader #104 $6.99

Furore #21 $15.00

Wicked Vision Magazine vol #1 $18.00

Puss Puss #4 $24.95

Sneaker Freaker #35 $12.95

Sick Muse #3 Jun 16 $5.00

Tom Tom Magazine #26 Roots $6.00


After Hours #32 and #33 Sum 16 Journal of Chicago Writing and Art Afterhours $15.00

Monocle vol 10 #95 Jul 16 $12.00

July is International Zine Month!




Need it in text form? Here it is!

1 – Make a Top 10 list of reasons why your love zines

2 – Re-read your favorite zines

3 – Zine Distro Appreciation Day! Order from a zine distro

4 – Read a zine from a country other than your own

5 – Organize your zine collection

6 – Add your zine to or update your

7 – Make some envelopes or postcards for postal week

8 – Make a flyer for your zine to send with trades

9 – Write a letter to a zine maker that you don’t know

10 – Send a care package to a zine friend

11 – Make some mail art!

12 – Send your zine out to be reviewed

13 – Zine Trade Day! Ask someone to trade zines with you

14 – ValenZINE’s Day! Write to (or your zine crush!)

15 – Leave a zine in public for someone else to find

16 – Send your zine to a distro for consideration

17 – Review a zine online or write a review to share

18 – Order from a different zine distro than normal

19 – Zine Shop appreciation day!

20 – Free Zine Day! Give away a copy of your zine

21 – International Zine Library Day! Visit your local zine library (and bring your favorite zine librarian a pastry!)

22 – Send your zine to a zine library

23 – Make a one page zine

24 – Teach yourself a new zine skill

25 – Organize a zine event! Any size! big or small!

26 – Teach a friend or family member about zines

27 – Submit something to a compilation zine

28 – Cook with a recipe from a zine or cook zine!

29 – Post photo of you with your zine or zine collection.

30 – Read some zines!

31 – HallowZINE  Remember zines and zinesters that are no longer with us.


  • -Read a zine everyday
  • -Attend a zine event
  • -do a 24 hour zine: sign up at
  • -post your progress on your blog or on
  • -Drawa comic a day then release a comic zine
  • -Write about your progress daily online

When posting online about International Zine Month use the #IZM2016

More info at :


New Stuff This Week


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The Match #115 Sum 16 by Fred Woodworth $3.00

Punk Rock Glee Club #2, ed. by Liz Mason $5.00 – The zine that started out about Chicago-based a capella punk band Blue Ribbon Glee Club that does covers of bands like Fugazi and the Misfits expands into covering other a capella punk bands (!) and also features awesome pieces from amazing Chicago writers regarding specific punk rock songs. Contributors include: Ben Tanzer on “The World’s a Mess It’s In My Kiss” by X, Shay DeGrandis on “Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)” by the Buzzcocks, Mike “McBeardo” McPadden on “Kiss Me Deadly” by Generation X, Celia Forrest on “Black and White” by the dB’s, Paul Durica on “Children of the Revolution” by T-Rex & Dan Kelly on “X-Offender” by Blondie. For those who love punk (we salute you).

On the Way by Hart Ginsburg $20.00

2 photo zines from by Alexander Swilley, $5.00 each:
Filth Zine #2


Crass Sophisticate #36 by Josh Reinwald & Justin Rosenberg $3.00

What Is a Witch by Pam Grossman (Tin Can Forest) $20.00

Town Hall Lawn by Marissa Falco $1.00

Resurrection by Carmen Johns $5.00

Vulture City Stories by Sam Spina (Kilgore) $5.00

Vile #1 Cowards Hole by Tyler Landry $7.95

Titan #3 by Francois Vigneault $4.95

Danger Country the Role Playing Game by Levon Jihanian $5.00


Maakies: Drinky Crow Drinks Again by Tony Millionaire (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – Booze-soaked high-seas adventures with Drinky Crow, Uncle Gabby and co.


A Horse, A Crow, and a Hippo Walk Into a Bar: A Collection of Stories by Lauren Barnett

Crying In Front Of Your Dog by Phil McAndrew (Grimalkin Press) $15.00

Saga vol 6 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples $14.99

Beyond Paper Walls by Adam Fotos $19.99

Fantasy Sports 2 The Bandit of Barbel Bay by Sam Bosma (Nobrow) $19.95

Thousand Faces by Philippe Thirault & friends (Humanoids) $29.95


The Chicago “L” by Greg Borzo $24.99 – Photo book.


Ghosts from Our Past: Both Literally and Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal by Erin Gilbert, Abby L. Yates & Andrew Schaffer $15.00 – Reprinted with perspective gained through time. And Ghostbusters.


How to Set a Fire and Why by Jesse Ball $24.95

Where the Bird Sings Best by Alejandro Jodorowsky (Restless) $19.99 – Mythic proportions! Now in soft cover!

Slade House by David Mitchell $16.00 – Now in soft cover.

Tales of the Bagman vol 3 Bagman vs the Butcher by BC Bell $15.00


Incantations of Daniel Johnston: A Graphic Novel by Ricardo Cavolo and Scott McClanahan (Two Dollar Radio) $17.95 – A spirited, eye-popping collaborationg between New York Times-bestselling Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo and award-winning author Scott McClanahan. Long a fan of Daniel Johnston, the man and his music, Cavolo illustrates Johnston’s colorful life, from his humble beginnings as a carnival employee to folk musician in Austin, to his rise to MTV popularity and persistent struggle with personal demons.

Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock by Barney Hoskyns $26.99

Vention: Star Wars Collection by Vincent S. Egolf Esq. $19.99 – A collection of all the patents George Lucas filed for Star Wars properties.

On Bowie by Rob Sheffield $19.99

Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs by Dave Holmes $26.00

The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years by Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman $29.99


Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes by Robin Ha $19.99


Tom Tom Magazine #26 Roots $6.00

Posture Magazine #2 16 The Ornamentation Issue $20.00

Cleaver Quarterly #7 $17.00

Internationalist #43 May Jun 16 $.50

True Crime Jun 16 $9.99

Frankie #71 $14.95

Backwoodsman vol 37 #4 Jul Aug 16 $5.50


2 E.E. Greer chap books:
Montage Repercussion $8.00
Regarding the Stacks $7.00

Wait Till You See the Full Picture by Mark McCoy $24.99

2 Jon Dambacher poetry books:
Green Poems by Jon Dambacher $8.00
Silent Scenario Directed by Buster $8.00


The Ultimate Guide to Sex Through Pregnancy and Motherhood: Passionate Practical Advice for Moms by Madison Young (Cleis) $18.95

Begging for It: Erotic Fantasies for Women ed. by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Cleis) $15.95

Meat: The Paris Issue $20.00

Chunky Bear and his Naughty Adventures by Mighty Tony $5.00

Holiday Hours!

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Yes! We’ll be open on July 4th! From noon to 5pm! See you then!