Daily Archive for July 6th, 2010

Weekly Top 10

Sonja Ahlers

Sonja Ahlers

The lovely artist Sonja Ahlers (left) came through Quimby’s this spring. She presented her wonderful art book The Selves (Drawn & Quarterly).

Here’s this week’s top 10:

1. Lose #1 by Michael Deforge $5.00 – Klassick Komicks going through DeForge’s leperous Canadian meat grinder and fine line work going gleefully awry. Seriously, do not miss out on this one. -EF
2. Is It the Future Yet by Corrine Mucha $3.00 – What does the future hold for you? Well, I predict you will fall madly in love with Corinne’s amazing new mini-comic, Is It the Future Yet?, which she made ‘specially for Quimby’s! I see you laughing out loud at the fresh psychic hijinx and time-travel schemes that grace every delightful page. I can see your love for this comic growing rich, deep, and strong and you will find it brings you much good luck and happiness as years go by…Yes, my friend, the future looks very bright indeed!
3. Lose #2 by Michael Deforge $5.00 – Bacterial throwdown-throwup in this new beautifully drawn book mostly about -what else- deadly festering horse parasites. Love it. -EF
4. Paul Is Undead by Alan Goldsher (Gallery) $15.00
5. To Teach: The Journey In Comics by William Ayers and Ryan Alexander-Tanner (Teachers College Press) $15.95 – William Ayers is a school reform activist, Distinguished Professor, and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ryan Alexander-Tanner is an art teacher and a Xeric Award-winning comic artist.
6. Hypertheticals: 50 Questions for Insane Conversations Card Set by Chuck Klosterman (Potter Style) $14.99
7. Taffy Hips #7 by Zara Messano and Gil Gentile $3.00 – Yow- Good to get these newsprint hips, a nice pure comics section shakedown with Margaret Powers, Gil Gentile, Jaime Kanzler, Pat Aulisio, Patrick Kain, Zoe Kraus, Katja Tukiainen, Austin English, Zara Messano, Jon Chandler, Ian Harker, Jose-Luis Olivares, Melissa Mendes, Chuck Forsman, Zak M, Blaise Larmee, Cella Costanza and Jack Rohman. -EF
8. Flesh and Bone by Julia Gfrorer (Sparkplug)$6.00
9. Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking, Second Edition by Nicolas Collins (Routledge)$34.95
10. Bike Snob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling by Bike Snob NYC (Chronicle) $16.95