Monthly Archive for November, 2017

New Stuff This Week

 

Happy Local Comic Book Shop Day! OK, so technically we’re a bookstore, but if you’re in Chicago, we’re local. And we do have comics! For example: Edie Fake’s new Gaylord Phoenix Issue #8, which travels the path to call on connections too thick to be broken, in Fake’s award-winning, abstract-o queer comic series. Under (over)cover world (re)building, convening in the coven, best represented with the introduction that says, “A storm has hit hard and much damage has been done. In a broken hall, what heals? What helps?” Made in an edition of 800 copies. Fight the elements and come get it in the store or buy it at Quimbys.com here!

*ZINES & ZINE-RELATED BOOKS*

Truckface #18 We’re In This Together by LB $3.00 – LB is a gender-questioning punk rocker in a band in the summer, and a  dedicated, grant-winning high school teacher with their tattoos covered up during the school year.

The Day McDonalds Fell by DW Seckinjerk $10.00

Art Scab and How to Pick it Off $2.00

Rent Is Theft Radical Alternatives to the Housing Crisis #1 $2.00

Flux 0001 by RH Borre $5.00

Countersignals vol 2 Hieroglyphs of the Anti-Conformity by Jack H. Fischer $15.00

About Some Dragons by Dylan Kyung Lim $5.00

Earth Has No Blank Spaces Only Razed Surfaces $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Futile Comics #6 by Mike Centeno $6.00

Homunculus the Refuser No Man #12 by Rod Binnion $20.00

Total Lunarcy by Natalie Dupille $10.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

I Don’t Like You by Kevin Scalzo $11.95 – “Sugar Booger” artist Kevin Scalzo returns with his first long form comic, and it’s hilarious.

As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman (Iron Circus Comics) $30.00

Dialogues Conversations About the Nature of the Universe by Clifford V. Johnson $29.95

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

How Will Capitalism End?: Essays on a Failing System by Wolfgang Streeck $16.95

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

Geek Tattoo: Pop Culture In the Flesh by Issa Maoihibou (Cernunnos) $40.00

*MUSIC & MOVIES BOOKS*

David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music by Darryl W. Bullock $35.00

The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963 by Ed Ward $19.99 – Now in soft cover.

Florence Foster Jenkins: The Life of the Worlds Worst Opera Singer by Darryl W. Bullock $15.95 – Now in soft cover.

David Bowie: The Man Who Fell to Earth by Paul Duncan (Taschen) $19.99

We’re Going to be Friends by Jack White and Elinor Blake (Third Man Books) $16.95 – White Stripes-flavored kids book.

*OUTER LIMITS*

Psychedelic Medicine: The Healing Powers of LSD, MDMA, Psilocybin, and Ayahuasca by Dr. Richard Louis Miller $16.95

*MAGS*
Bust #108 $9.95
Tape Op #122 $4.95
Wicked Vision Magazine vol 8 $18.00
Skeptical Inquirer vol 41 #6 $5.99
Make vol 60 $9.99
Horror Hound #68 $6.99
Under the Radar #62 $5.99
Raw Vision #95 Fall 17 $14.00
Kill Pretty #4 Unsuitable Periodical $10.00
Cherry Bombe #10 $20.00
Fortean Times #359 Witch Bottles $12.50
Toilet Paper #15 $16.00

*LIT MAGS & CHAP BOOKS*
NA Literary Magazine vol 1 #10 No Assholes $5.00
Flicker World by Jack Ghost $7.00
Imitating Intimacy by Meggi Lampen $5.00

Holiday Hours! Gift Certificates! Ordering News!

Quimby’s Bookstore Holiday Season Hours!

Wed, Nov 22nd noon-5pm

Thurs, Nov 23rd closed

Sun, Dec 24th noon-7pm

Mon Dec 25th closed

Sun Dec 31st noon-5pm

Mon Jan 1st closed

Ordering from Quimbys.com, need yer holiday gifts by Dec 24th, and you live in the contiguous U.S. states? Order by Dec 12th!

Yes, we do sell gift certificates. Buy them on our site here or call us at 77-342-0910.

New Stuff This Week

LiarTown: The First Four Years 2013-2017 by Sean Tejaratchi (Feral House) $19.95 – New book by Sean Tejaratchi, the genius behind the infamous Crap Hound zine. For the past four years, his Liartown USA blog has delighted thousands of online visitors with each new slice of satirical visual commentary. This glossy, full-color trade paperback, immerses readers in an alternate world where blockbusters and bestsellers include Banjo the Man-Faced Dog and the Captain James Feelings’ Nautical Romance novels. Apple Cabin Foods! Corduroy Porn! And more!

*ZINES*

Library Excavations #7 VHS RIP by Marc Fischer $6.00

Gypsys Library Oct 2017 #3 Balance $7.00

It Is What It Is by Burn Bjoern $20.00

Canvas and Cassette #1 $10.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Futile Squared #2 What’s the Point by Mike Centeno $5.00

Pine Pitch Perfume by Elise Dietrich $7.00

Travel by Sara Wooldridge $5.00

Combed Clap of Thunder by Zach Hazard Vaupen (Retrofit) $6.00

Sweet Heart By Zeus Fondanarosa $3.00

Wonderful World of Tank Girl #1 by Alan Martin $3.99

Trash City #3 Contemporary Mutant by Samuel Nigrosh $8.00

Wet Paint by Oberon Waters $.50

Help Me Im Single vol 1 the Breakup $10.00

Washington White Part 1 Algorithm $8.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Night Business by Benjamin Marra (Fantagraphics) $24.99

Zegas by Michel Fiffe (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Body Music by Julie Maroh (Arsenal Pulp) $26.95

Demon vol 4 by Jason Shiga $19.99

How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels by by Paul Karasik and Mark Newgarden (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – The authors use a single three-panel Nancy strip to explain how the medium of comics works.

The Little Book of Knowledge: Heavy Metal by Jacques de Pierpont and Herve Bourhis $14.99

Paper Girls Deluxe Edition Volume 1 by Brian K Vaughan & friends $34.99 – Collects issues 1 through 10, along with EXCLUSIVE EXTRAS.

American Terrorist by Geoffry Smalley $25.00

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION BOOKS*

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance by Bill McKibben $22.00

Black Liberation and the American Dream: The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice by Paul Le Blanc $19.99

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

Rare Treasures From the Library of the Natural History Museum by Judith Magee $27.95

Toys Talking by Leanne Shapton (D&Q) $12.95

*MUSIC-RELATED*

Strings, Phony Proof, and 300 45s: Adventures From Roxy Music, Sparks & Milk ‘n Cookies by SAL MAIDA (HoZac Books) $19.99 – First book from member of ROXY MUSIC and SPARKS, not to mention NYC glam/power pop impresarios MILK ’N COOKIES, as well as studio work with the RUNAWAYS and Robert Calvert’s post-Hawkwind solo material and others.

Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop by Marc Myers $18.00 – Now on soft cover.

The Velvet Underground Map of New York (Herb Lester) $6.95

LCD Soundsystem’s Sound of Silver (33 1/3 vol 116) by Ryan Leas $14.95

*HUMOR*

Load Of Hooey by Bob Odenkirk (McSweeneys) $15.00 – Now in soft cover.

Pussweek #5 by Bexy McFly $11.99 – The mag for cats by cats!

You Are Alice in Wonderland’s Mum! (Pick a Plot) by Sherwin Tija (Conundrum) $18.00 – Choose-Yr-Own-Adventure meets Alice.

What I Think Happened: An Underresearched History of the Western World by Evany Rosen (Arsenal Pulp Press) $15.95

*FOOD & DRINK BOOKS*

Dark Side of the Spoon: The Rock Cookbook by Joe Inniss and friends $14.99

Women’s Libation!: Cocktails to Celebrate a Woman’s Right to Booze by Merrily Grashin $16.00

*FICTION*

Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color by Chuck Palahniuk & friends $19.99

Charlatan: New and Selected Stories by Cris Mazza (Curbside Splendor) $17.95

Blood and Guts in High School by Kathy Acker, with an intro by Chris Kraus (Grove) $16.00 – A masterpiece of surrealist fiction, steeped in controversy upon its first publication in 1984.

Keef: A Story of Intoxication, Love & Death by Timothy Wilfred Coakley, with epilogue and intro by Ronald K. Siegel (Process) $22.95 – Reprint of an 1897 illustrated novel/memoir/supernatural search for love by Timothy Wilfred Coakley, a kif smoker (cannabis prepared in a particular way native to Morocco).

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend by Deirdre Bair $17.00

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris $27.00

Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs by Douglas Smith $24.00

Human Anatomy: Stereoscopic Images of Medical Specimens by Jim Naughten (Prestel) $45.00

*MAGS*
Wire #405 Nov 17 $10.99
Hiss Mag #1 $20.00

*SEXXXY*

Pics or It Didn’t Happen: Images Banned From Instagram by Molly Soda and Arvida Bystroem $24.95

Math Magazine #4 & #5 $18.00 each

*OTHER STUFF*

Twin Peaks: The Bookhouse Boys Ruled Journal Book $18.95

New themed foil booster packs from Cards Against Humanity $6.00 each – Come see which ones!

Nudie Ladies Calendar 2018 Quantum Peep Women Thru Wormholes by Flannery Cashill $5.00

New Stuff This Week

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Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier by Mark Frost $21.99 – Fills in some graps left by The Return and the Secret History.

 

101 Movies to Watch Before You Die by Ricardo Cavolo (Nobrow) $22.95
Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy by Hallie Lieberman $26.95

*ZINES*

Sucias by Chloe Perkis $10.00

Nickname #1 by Hurley Winkler and Aysha Mishkin $4.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Unfinished: 3 Poems by Tom Neely (Silver Sprocket) $10.00

Kitaro’s Strange Adventures by Shigeru Mizuki (D&Q) $12.95

Grandville Force Majeure by Brian Talbot $24.99

Schiz by Bob Levin $15.99

And Then the World Blew Up by Mr. Fish (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – An intellectual punch in the face to the new political order by political cartoonist Dwayne Booth aka Mr. Fish!

*ART BOOKS*

A Queer Little History of Art by Alex Pilcher $19.95

Kit and Willy’s Guide to Art by Zebedee Helm (Gingko Press) $15.95 – An art primer for the young ones.

Camo Mania: New Disruptive Patterns in Design by Viction Workshop $39.95 – As in camouflage! Being arty!

Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan by Zack Davisson (Chin Music) $18.95 – An in-depth exploration of the sometimes charming, sometimes gruesome feline creatures and ghosts of Japan.

*POLITICS, REVOLUTION, CURRENT EVENTS*

Economics In Wonderland: Robert Reich’s Cartoon Guide To A Political World Gone Mad And Mean by Robert B. Reich (Fantagraphics) $19.99

*HELP*

Biff Boff Bam Sock #8 For Your Health Making Sense of American Health Insurance $6.00

Unfuck Your Brain: Using Science to Get Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers by Faith Harper PhD LPC-S ACS ACN (Microcosm) $14.95 – A no-nonsense and helpful guide on how to cope with a slew of mental-health issues that are hellbent on ruining the lives of millions of people worldwide.

*OUTER LIMITS*

Bizarrism vol 2 Revised and Expanded Edition by Chris Mikul (Headpress) $19.95

Death: A Graveside Companion by Joanna Ebenstein $40.00

The Ghost: A Cultural History by Susan Owens $29.99

*MUSIC BOOKS*

33 1/3 series: Yoko Kanno’s Cowboy Bebop Soundtrack by Rose Bridges $22.95

Hank: The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams by Mark Ribowsky $18.95

*FICTION*

The Familiar, Volume 5: Redwood by Mark Z. Danielewski $27.95

Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big Little Frank by Frances Cannon $20.00

*FOOD*

F*ck, That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide to Eating Well by Action Bronson and Rachel Wharton $27.50

*BALLS*

Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated by Shea Serrano and Arturo Torres $19.99

*ESSAYS*

What About the Rest of Your Life by Sung Yim (Perfect Day Publishing) $10.00

*SEXXXY*

Oh Joy Sex Toy vol 4 by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan $29.99

Elska #14 Haifa Israel $18.50

*MAGS*
Juxtapoz #203 Dec 17 $6.99
Another Man #25 Fall Win 17 Modern Mythologies $18.50
Fader #111 Fall 17 $6.99

*CHAP BOOKS*

Private Parts by Shawna Kay Rodenberg $3.00

My Woods by Ryan J. Eilbeck $3.00

Slave Trade Moves to Ebay in the Capitalist West by Marlin M. Jenkins $3.00

*OTHER STUFF*

Band of Weirdos stuff: enamel pins and greeting cards and patches and more!

Welcome to Twin Peaks Tin Lunchbox $15.99 Twin Peaks Microcassette Mini Journal $8.99

Topps Garbage Pail Kids 2017 Battle of the Bands Sticker Cards $3.99 per pack

My Space Adventure: Never-Ending Fun with Storytelling by Naomi Wilkinson (Victionary) $15.95 – Like divinity cards mixed with D&D: Simply roll the dice to determine the genre, draw some cards at random, and use your best improvisation skills to tell an original story based on the content of the card’s artwork, arranged in any sequence.