King-Cat #77 by John Porcellino (Spit and a Half) $5.00 – 40 digest pages loaded with dogs, cats, possums, mountain lions, moths, frogs, and toads, in stories including Night of the Living Possums, Bee/Bike Story, Big Cats in Illinois (and Wisconsin) Exist!, Caterpillar Story, Fluttering Moth, plus an adaptation of Edgar Lee Masters’ poem “Willie Metcalf,” and more!
Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels (Justseeds) $8.00 – From A-Disc (the record label of the Swedish Labor Movement) to Zhongguo Changpian (the state label of the People’s Republic of China), this is a compendium of 142 record labels which produced political music between 1970 and 1990, the heyday of the vinyl record. Each entry features the logo of the label, and a brief synopsis of its history and any additional interesting information I could find. Truly international in scope, over two dozen countries and territories are represented, as well as a myriad of musical styles and forms.
Amazing Microbial Discoveries of Science by Anne Elizabeth Moore $5.00
*COMICS & MINIS*
Gwar Orgasmageddon #1 by Maguire Miner Gorman and Sawyer $3.99
Corpus Distorta #2 by Grant Reynolds $3.00
I Am an ALT In the Grip of Bureaucracy by Ian M. (Big Ugly Robot) $6.00 – The true account of one man’s fight against the Kafkaesque bureaucracy, callous union reps and the dark side of teaching English abroad.
Atlas #1 All Time Comics by Josh Bayer and Benjamin Marra (Fantagraphics) $3.99
The Love Suicides at Sonezaki by Chieko Kobayashi (Big Ugly Robot) $5.00 – Tokubei and Ohatsu are forbidden to lve each other, but their attempt to hide their love leads to scandal, a stolen dowry, betrayal, drunken brawls and suicide. Based on the classic play by Chikamatsu Monzaemon, considered the Shakespeare of Japan. From the tradition of bunraku, a type of puppet theater thematically similar to Kabuki.
Adventures of Dorrit Little #1 by Monica Johnson $8.00
Riding for Two by Monica Johnson $8.00
Permanent Night by Adam Griffiths $8.00
It’s Yours anthology $12.00
Chicken Boy by Vinnie Neuberg (Pyrite Press) $10.00
Coin-Op issues by Peter & Maria Hoey, $6.00 each:
Coin-Op Single #9: Project Gemini (Musical Twins)
Coin-Op Single #10: Chuck Berry’s Revenge (Afro-Futurist Re-Mix)
Connor McCann comics, $8.00 each:
Velvet Coffin #1 and #2
When Its Quiet Out
Comics by Marcus Coleman, various prices:
Pizza Party Two
Three Weeks – A Travel Zine
Pie and Mischief #2 & #3
Good Boy #1 by Nosebleed Comics $7.00
Should I Enjoy My Life Or Not by Jon Michael Frank $12.00
Laskimooses #35 Lieskan Ensileimaus $7.00
Cankor Calamity of Challenge #2 of 4 by Matthew Allison $5.00
Zugzwang #3 $2.50
Sharkman #3 Vs the Illuminati by Leo Mancini $5.00
Complete Strange Growths 1991-1997 by Jenny Zervakis $20.00
Tarantula by Alexis Ziritt & Fabian Rangel Jr. & Evelyn Rangel (Adhouse) $14.95 – Psychedelic pulp. Satanic noir. The story of three unusual agents of order trying to bring justice to a world on the brink of chaos.
Garbage Night by Jen Lee (Nobrow Press) $18.95
Belgian Lace From Hell the Mythology of S. Clay Wilson vol 3 by Patrick Rosenkranz (Fantagraphics) $34.99
Uncomfortably Happily by Yeon-sik Hong (D&Q) $29.95 – The gentler pace and stillness of the countryside replace the roar of the city, but cartoonist Yeon-Sik Hong’s editor keeps calling. A beautiful portrait of the Korean countryside, changing seasons, and the universal relationships humans have with each other as well as nature.
Mixed Signals #1 by Greg Parker Needham $12.00
Sinker by Tony Blando and Libby Frame $3.00
*POLITICS, ESSAYS, CURRENT EVENTS*
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach $15.95 – Now in soft cover.
Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes by Anne Elizabeth Moore, with illustrations from Xander Marro (Curbside Splendor) $16.95
This Is Revolting by Allison Cekala $15.00
*MUSIC & FILM BOOKS*
Patti Smith: American Artist by Frank Stefanko $19.99 – A stunning collection of photographs from Frank Stefanko featuring the Godmother of Punk herself, iconic musician and author Patti Smith.
The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock by David Weigel $26.95
Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic by Chris Holmlund (Arsenal Pulp) $17.95
Jason Molina: Riding With the Ghost by Erin Osmean $35.00 – Don’t miss author Erin Osmon reading From this book and hosting a Q&A with members of Songs: Ohia, the late Jason Molina’s band.
Since I Laid My Burden Down by Brontez Purnell (Feminist Press) $17.95
Preservation: The Art and Science of Canning, Fermentation and Dehydration by Christina Ward (Process Self-reliance Series) $24.95 – Don’t miss the author here on Thurs, July 13th! She’ll talk about food preservation history, how women were left out of that history, and the cutting-edge research about our gut biomes. She’ll also share the secret to consistent food safety. (Spoiler: wash your damn hands.) Come for the door prizes, stay for the science!
If Found…Please Return to Elise Gravel by Elise Gravel $17.95 – Microbes and mushrooms share the page with speckled pepper pops, gloppers, and floofs! A challenge to young artists to keep a daily sketchbook. She reveals her top tips to becoming a successful illustrator.
The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America’s UFO Highway by Ben Mezrich $16.00 – The true story of a computer programmer who tracks paranormal events in remote areas of the western United States and is drawn deeper and deeper into a mysterious conspiracy.
The Chick and the Dead: Life and Death Behind Mortuary Doors by Carla Valentine $25.99
The Day After Roswell by Philip J. Corso and William J. Birnes $16.00
Al Capone’s Beer Wars: A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago during Prohibition by John J. Binder $25.00
AdBusters #132 vol 25 #4 Jul Aug 17 $14.95
The Baffler #35 Sum 17 Bad Society $14.00
Wire #400 Jun 17 $10.99
*LIT JOURNALS, CHAP BOOKS & POETRY*
Taddle Creek #39 $6.95
Only Interested in Everything by Maura McDanel $10.00
Nashville Notebook by David Bersell $10.00
Bad Action by Elizabeth Driscoll $5.00