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New Stuff This Week

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Someone Please Have Sex With Me by Gina Wynbrandt (2d Cloud) $17.95 – Yay for Chicago-based comics artists! Failed erotic photoshoots! Late-onset teen popstar obsessions! Fairy Kardashians and Pokémon-inspired future-sex! Lisa-Hanawalt-&-John-Porcellino-approved!

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Hardcore Architecture: Justin Blinder by (Public Collectors) $5.00 – Fourth in this series of Hardcore Architecture interview publications that explore the relationship between the architecture of living spaces and the history of underground American hardcore bands in the 1980s. This booklet features a lengthy conversation with artist, designer and programmer Justin Blinder conducted by Michelle Millar Fisher. The focus of the conversation is Blinder’s project “Vacated” which interrogates the hyper gentrification of New York City.

*ZINES*

zines from Nyxia Grey:
Everything Is Fine vol 1 #3 $2.00
NYC Zine Fest Here I Come Again #2 $4.00

Zodiac Book $5.00

Necessary Sass #1 I Fell in Love on the Internet, #2 Funeral Home, #3 5 Cats, #4 Dont Look in the Toaster & #5 Colma Bowl by Cher Strauberry $.50 each

Relax it’s Just Grapes by Magenta Phillips $10.00

Light Is a Better God #1-#3 by Alex Norelli $10.00-$12.00

Love Me More Now That I Am Golden $10.00

Save the Giraffes by Tara Wogomon $7.00

Put a Egg On It #12 $8.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

You Don’t Get There From Here #38 by Carrie McNinch $3.00

Canosas Welcome by Jim Pluk (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $10.00

comics by JJ McLuckie:
Passionate Journey $2.00
Bus Stop $10.00

Jake the Marshmallow Earthquake by Joaquin Barrett $2.25

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

The Stranger: The Graphic Novel by Albert Camus and Jacques Ferrandez $24.99

Wallace Wood Presents Shattuck by Wallace Wood (Fantagraphics) $24.99 – Original art edition!

Disquiet by Noah Van Sciver (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – The best of Noah’s short comics work in full-color, including: “The Death Of Elijah Lovejoy,” the story of the midwestern abolitionist in the 1830s;“The Lizard Who Laughed,” a painfully dysfunctional reunion; and “Punks V. Lizards,” an anarchic and darkly comic piece of absurdity that blends Quadrophenia with Jurassic Park.

Bird Boy vol 1 The Sword of Mali Mani by Anne Szabla (Dark Horse) $9.99

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

The Art World Demystified: How Artists Define and Achieve Their Goals by Brainard Carey (Allworth Press) $19.99

*FICTION*

My Best Friend’s Exorcism: A Novel by Grady Hendrix $19.99 – Friendship and demonic possession in 1988, a cross between Beaches and The Exorcist.

*OUTER LIMITS & MAYHEM BOOKS*

Morgue: A Life In Death by Dr. Vincent Di Maio $26.99

*POLITICS, REVOLUTION & CURRENT EVENTS BOOKS*

When We Fight, We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World by Greg Jobin-Leeds & AgitArte (New Press) $17.99

Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence, and Identity by Alison Flowers (Haymarket Books) $17.95

Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics by Katrine Marcal $26.95

The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America by Ethan Michaeli $32.00

*ESSAYS*

Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News by A. Brad Schwartz $17.00

*FOOD BOOKS*

Playing With Food: An Activity Book by Louise Lockhart (Cicada) $18.99

*MAGAZINES*

Lucky Peach #19 Sum 16 $12.00 – The Pho Issue! Iz realz pho sho!

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Bust #99 Jun Jul 16 $5.99

Best Of Skunk #14 $7.99

Wire #387 May 16 $9.99

Fantastic Man #23 Spr Sum 16 $14.99

She Shreds #10 Esperanza Spalding $8.00

Make vol 51 Jun Jul 16 $9.99

Bad Day #20 $13.00

Tape Op #113 May Jun 16 $4.95

Video Watchdog #183 $11.95

Under the Radar #57 May 16 $5.99

Girls and Corpses vol 10 Spr 16 $8.95

Tattoo Life #100 $9.99

Shindig #55 10cc $12.99

Neural #53 $7.99

*CHAP BOOKS, LIT JOURNALS & POETRY*

Dutiful Days New York Nites $3.00

Ninth Letter vol 13 #1 Spr Sum 16 $14.95

Kids are Cold #1 Poems and Art by E-Paine $4.00

Admit It Japan You Love When A Foreigner Struggles by Bruno Pieroni $15.00

These Worlds Between Us by Beth Marshall Jack $16.99

Paper Darts vol 5 $12.00

*KIDS BOOKS*

Tunnel Ball by Mark Neeley $10.00

Two Long Ears by Jacob A Boehne (Schiffer) $9.99

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: The Complete Book of Nautical Codes by Sara Gillingham (Phaidon) $19.95

Club Life In Moomin Valley by Tove Jansson (D&Q) $9.95 – Moomin in da club.

New Stuff This Week

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True Homosexual Experiences: Boyd McDonald and Straight to Hell by William E. Jones (We Heard You Like Books) $25.00 – Boyd McDonald (1925-1993) had the makings of a successful career in the 1950s–an education at Harvard, jobs at Time/Life and IBM–but things didn’t turn out as planned. After 20 years of resentful conformity and worsening alcoholism, McDonald dried out, pawned all of his suits, and went on welfare. It was then that his life truly began. From a tiny room in a New York SRO hotel, McDonald published Straight to Hell, a series of chapbooks collecting readers’ “true homosexual experiences.” Following the example of Alfred Kinsey, McDonald obsessively pursued the truth about sex between men just as gay liberation began to tame America’s sexual outlaws for the sake of legal recognition. Admired by such figures as Gore Vidal and William S. Burroughs, Straight to Hell combined a vigorous contempt for authority with a keen literary style, and was the precursor of queer ‘zines decades later. William E. Jones conducted in-depth interviews with many people from McDonald’s life, including friends, colleagues, and most unexpectedly, family members who revealed that he was a loving uncle who doted on his nieces and great-nieces. A complex portrait drawn from a wealth of previously unpublished material, True Homosexual Experiences: Boyd McDonald and Straight to Hell is the first biography devoted to a key figure of the American underground.

*ZINES*

Templates for Limitless Fields of Grass #2 Tall Fields Edition by Gary Kachadourian $3.00

Travel Often #1 by Layne Buckland $7.00

Jester Jass Visual Wolcott $3.00

Living Southerners #3 May 16 by J Wu $2.00

Winners and Losers #2 by Nayef Nebhan $4.00

Punk London: In The City, 1975-78 by Paul Gorman $9.99 – A London-based guide with rare photos, charting the squats, clubs, shops and rehearsal spaces.

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Cathartic zine by Aim Ren $1.50

Flyer Zine #1 by Julia Arredondo $5.00

Truck Month #1 by Pat Jarrett $15.00

Sole Soul So What by Ben Puffer $5.00

This Goddamn Body: A Zine About Trauma, Mental Illness and Bodies by Maira $3.00

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Wishing I Was Dead $4.00

Reflections issues #1 & #2 by Claudia E Berger $3.00 each

Genderqueer: A Gender Fanzine by Maus $3.00

Mental Health Is Ugly: A Collaborative Zine Edited by Queer Anxiety Babiez Distro July 2015 $5.00

But You Dont Look Sick: A Zine about Invisible Illnesses and Disabilities in the Workplace $5.00

What We Loved Was Not Enough by Ed Blair $5.00

Dave Roche zines, $.25 each. We pride ourselves on offering you these manuals of important information!:
Good Parrot Names / Bad Parrot Names
Good Dog Names / Bad Dog Names
Good Cat Names / Bad Cat Names

Cool Hiss #1 $2.00

Crunch: A Taco Bell Fanzine #1 by Brian Baynes and friends $5.00 – Long live nacho cheese. This is really a real thing. For real.

Mystic Punks #1 An RPG Experience by Anthony Meloro $5.00

Quartet First Edition by Nicholaus Jamieson $20.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Each Day Everyday Before Ill Have Been Blind by Ben Porta $3.33

Weak Chin #2 by Steve Schaberg $3.00

How to Write Five Songs in Six Years $1.00

Soak Test by Alyssa Bonanno $5.0

Switchblade Lizzy by Elizabeth Lent $10.00

Wayward Riff by Robert Rusch $5.00

Become by Daimon Hampton $3.00

Island #7 by Brandom Graham and friends $7.99

Distant City by Lilly Richard (Uncivilized Books) $5.00

Bear and the Moon by Claudia Berger $3.00

Smoo by Simon Moreton, various issues $4.00 each

Trophies, Some Posters and Flyers by Michael Deforge & Patrick Kyle $5.00

Art Scrap Craft by Julie Doucet $5.00

My Hot Date by Noah Van Sciver $7.00

Lamentations of Ridiculous Creatures by Shawn Chang $3.00 – Pretty cute! Pretty funny! Very silly!

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Highbone Theater by Joe Daly $34.99

Cigarette Girl by Masahiko Matsumoto (Top Shelf) $24.99 – Eleven quiet, evocative urban dramas originally published in 1974 from one of the leading lights of the Japanese alternative-comics movement known as “gekiga.”

Koma by Pierre Wazem & friends (Humanoids Publishing) $19.95

Boys Club by Matt Furie (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – No need to search around for those individual issues anymore! Collected here!

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20×20: Twenty Years of Conundrum Press by Andy Brown $20.00

The Massive Library Edition volume 1 by Brian Wood (Dark Horse) $39.99 – This library edition reprints the comic book series The Massive #1-#15 from Dark Horse Comics, as well as material originally published in Dark Horse Presents #8-#10.

Twilight Children by Gilbert Hernandez and Darwyn Cooke $14.99

Everything Is Teeth by Evie Wyld, illustrated by Joe Sumner (Pantheon) $24.95 – The story of a girl obsessed with sharks.

Lydian by Sam Alden $12.00

Outer Limits: The Steve Ditko Archives vol 6 (Fantagraphics) $39.99

*FICTION*

Fat Artist and Other Stories by Benjamin Hale $26.00 – A dominatrix whose congressman client drops dead, a heartbroken performance artist who attempts to eat himself to death as a work of art, an addict driving a truck of live squid — all sorts of weirdness.

The Mirror Thief by Martin Seay (Melville House) $27.95 – A mirror, 3 Venices in history and dangerous scheming. Don’t miss!

The Beautiful Bureaucrat: A Novel by Helen Phillips $16.00 – In a windowless building in a remote part of town, a newly employed young woman, Josephine, inputs an endless string of numbers into something known only as The Database. As the days inch by and the files stack up, Josephine feels increasingly anxious in her surroundings?the office’s scarred pinkish walls take on a living quality, the drone of keyboards echoes eerily down the long halls.

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

UFOs and Anti-Gravity by Leonard G. Cramp (Adventures Unlimited) $19.95 – Who says you need gravity to get anywhere? Not this guy.

Matthias Buchinger: The Greatest German Living by Ricky Jay (Siglio Press) $39.95 – He danced, he drew, he did tricks with pistols, swords and bowling. He had 14 kids. And he was 23″ tall.

The Cthulhu Wars: The United States’ Battles Against the Mythos by Kenneth Hite & Kennon Bauman, illustrated by Darren Tan (Osprey Publishing) $18.95

*MUSIC, TV & FILM BOOKS*

The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones by Rich Cohen $30.00 – Vanity Fair contributor tours with the Rolling Stones in the 90s.

Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones $20.00 – Now in soft cover.

Fascination: The Celluloid Dreams Of Jean Rollin by David Hinds (Headpress) $19.95

Another Little Piece of My Heart: My Life of Rock and Revolution in the ’60s by Richard Goldstein $17.00 – Memoir from Village Voice reporter who toured with Janice Joplin, watched the Doors record, got stoned with the Beach Boys, befriended Abbie Hoffman and the Black Panthers and more.

Dreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul by Mark Ribowsky $17.95 – Now in soft cover.

*ESSAYS*

Keep It Fake: Inventing an Authentic Life by Eric G Wilson $17.00

Communal Nude: Collected Essays by Robert Gluck (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents) $18.95

The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett (Melville House) $16.95

String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication by David Foster Wallace $19.95

Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore by Dave Hill $27.00 – These days, comedian and musician Dave Hill has just the right amount of spare time to write books at home, preferably in his underwear, but things weren’t always perfect. For a while he lived at home with his widowed father in New York where they bonded over the things in life that really matter: scorching-hot rock jams, the gluten allergy craze, eighteen-wheelers, Italian food (pizza and spaghetti), and whatever else could possibly be left after that.

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION BOOKS*

Who Rules the World by Noam Chomsky $28.00

*MAGAZINES*

Juxtapoz #185 Jun 16 $6.99

Offscreen #14 People Behind Bits and Pixels $20.00

Apartamento #17 $19.95

Skin Art #165 $7.99

Fader #103 Apr May 16 $6.99

*POETRY, CHAP BOOKS & LIT JOURNALS*

A Series of Pained Facial Expressions Made While Shredding Air Guitar: Poems, Observations, Lists, Letters, Notes, Bullshit Aphorisms, and General Tales of Ordinary Crabbiness by Brian Alan Ellis (House of Vlad Productions) $10.00 – Are you a Shia LaBeouf completist? Do you scream into pillows? Do you eat cream cheese sandwiches for dinner and then cry yourself to sleep every night? Have you somehow Jacque Cousteau’d a new depth to the ocean that is your self-hate? Here is the book for you.

Field Guide to Kissing You by Catalina Bode $15.50

Sheriff Nottinghams Holiday Herald #6 vol 2 #2 May Day $10.00

Letters from Delirium by SM Welch $4.00

I Am So Goddamn Lonely Poems by Paul E Schmidt $4.00

New Stuff This Week

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The Denim Delinquent Complete Collection (HoZac) $34.95 – All 8 issues of the ground-breaking 1970s Pre-Punk Fanzine!

*ZINES*

My Mothers Healthy Daughter is Dead by Kristen Leckie $3.00

Sinew that Shrinks #3 by Jenna Brager $3.00

zines from Nia King:
Bollywood Bromance #1 $6.00
Art Life #2 Dont Quit Yr Day Job $5.00
Hari Kondabolu, interviewed by Nia King $3.00

Pitted Peach issues #1 & #2 by Kristen & Maira $3.00/$5.00

Raw Fury #3 & #3.5 by Peter Bergman $15.00/$5.00

Hoax #11 Feminisms and Strategy $3.50

No More Words #1 by Rachel $1.50

Postmodern Anthropology Club by Joseph Wilcox $2.00

No Better Than Apples #11 by Kate Larson $3.00

Cuspian #1 by Jami Sailor $1.00

Vegenaise With a Vengeance by Rudy Ramos $7.00

You’ve Got a Friend In Pennsylvania #10 On Waiting by Sari $2.00

Proof I Exist #24 Short Stories Apr 16 by Billy $3.00

Mechanical Yammering #3 Customer Service by Nick Martin $2.00

We’ve Made A Huge Mistake: A Zine About Driving Across the Country with Everything You Own $2.00

My Complicated Relationship With Food vol 3 Reviews of Some of the Things We Put in Our Mouths $1.00

Field Notes on the American Sasquatch: A Guide by David Norman $2.00

Mend My Dress #14 by Neely Bat Chestnut $2.00

Grime by Jon Keown $10.00

How to Not Give a Fuck About a Thing That Is Not Worth Your Precious Time $2.00

Pissing in a River a Patti Smith Fanzine (S/W Press) $4.00

Going Places: A Native American Education $3.25

Hatching Self-Care Tips for Spring and Summer by Katie Johnson $6.00

Class of Odds by Maxwell Singletary $3.00

Los Angeles 2016 by Adam Jason Cohen $10.00

People Make Plans #3 $2.00

Faint Shaky Stains by Monica Gunderson $3.00

Pretty Much Everything I Eat by Eryca Sender $3.00

Workers Write: Tales From the Construction Site by David LaBounty $10.00

Brooklyn To Mars #10 $7.99

Damaged Mentality #7 $2.25

Terror Squad by Jon Keown $10.00

Airport Travelogue by Norma Krautmeyer $2.00

Mad Libs from CHIPRC (Chicago Publishing Resource Center) $1.00 each:
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*COMICS & MINIS*

You Will Not Be Missed by Kevin Budnik (Tinto Press) $4.00

String of Pearls by Jenna Brager $10.00

Unproductive Now #1 by Helena Danghin $3.00

Futile #4 by Mike Centero $5.00

Eating Shit by Patty Bowman $1.00

Catullus the Poet by R. Sikoryak $3.00

Threats on My Life by Rachael Gressley $10.00

Babby Doll by Chloe Perkis $5.00

Powerman by Box Brown (Kilgore Books0 $7.00

Buy Fuckin Pickles by Michael Ridge $5.00

Earwigs by Emily Dennison $4.00

Wound Care by Subtle Ceiling $3.00

Fractal #1 by Daejuan Jacobs and Buci $3.99

Experts by Sophie Franz $5.00

Copies by Adrienne Bazir $3.00

Various issues of Rotland Dreadfuls! $4.00 each, featuring artists like Sara Drake, R. Sioryak & more!

Comics by Sage Coffey:
If It Were Socially Acceptable $4.00
Punky Doodle Dandy 2013 A Riot On Paper an Anthology of All Things Punk $10.00

Scab County by Carlos Gonzales $5.00

Well by Martin Kravolec $1.00

The World of Occult Wrestling #1 by Robert Young $5.00

Peehole #14 Please Laugh by Jim Donaldson $3.00

Book Thief by Mary Shyne $5.00

Brunch Fight #1 $6.00

Needs More Fire anthology by Carl Bisenius $20.00

Legends of Baseball #4 Oscar Charleston $1.00

Mineshaft #33 Win 16 $9.00

Some Random Guy Falls into An Abstract Nihilistic Misery Hole $3.00

Three Magical Recipes from the Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus, illustrated by Daria Tessler (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $15.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Something New: Tales from A Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley (First Second) $19.99

Turning Japanese a Graphic Memoir by Marinaomi (2D Cloud) $24.95

Bartkira Nuclear Edition (Floating World) $19.99

Ultimate Laugh by Sara Lautman (Tinto) $8.95

Outer Limits: The Steve Ditko Archives vol 6 (Fantagraphics) $39.99

Panther by Brecht Evens (D&Q) $26.95

Blackbird by Pierre Maurel (Conundrum) $17.00

Secretimes by Keith Jones (D&Q) $19.95

Adventure Time vol 7 Four Castles by various $14.99

Munch: Art Masters Series vol 3 by Steffen Kverneland (SelfMadeHero) $24.95

Late Bloomer by Mare Odomo (Retrofit) $10.00

We Stand on Guard by Brian. K. Vaughan $24.99

Wet Moon vol 1 Feeble Wanderings by Sophie Campbell $19.99

Octopus TPB by Leda Zawacki $10.00

Lou by Melissa Mendes $14.95

Wartellas Strip Show: 25 Years of Comix, Controversy and Copyright Infringement by Michael Wartella (Burger Books) $30.00

MINIMUM WAGE TPB vol 2 So Many Bad Decisions by Bob Fingerman $14.99

Shit Out Of Luck by Nicole Rodrigues $4.00

Pioneering Cartoonists of Color by Tim Jackson (U of Miss) $35.00

Boke Expressway by Jacob Halton $15.00

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

Beyond Duality: The Esoteric Realism of Beny Tchaicovsky (Last Gasp) $39.95

La Catrina & Sugar Skulls vol 2 Gebundene Ausgabe (Kruhm Verlag) $45.00

Sticker Bomb 3 by Studio Rarekwai $24.95 – With over 240 Peelable Stickers!

Penetralia by Gea $25.00

Paul Up North by Michel Rabagliati (Conundrum) $20.00

*FICTION*

Wind / Pinball: Two Early Novels by Haruki Murakami $16.00 – Now in soft cover.

Bricks That Built Houses by Kate Tempest $26.00 – British rapper poet does fiction.

Letters to Kevin by Stephen Dixon (Fantagraphics) $21.99

Albina and the Dog Men by Alejandro Jodorowsky (Restless Books) $15.99

Metaphysical Ukulele by Sean Carswell (Ig Publishing) $16.95

Making of Zombie Wars: A Novel by Aleksandar Hemon $16.00

Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson $15.99

Locust House by Adam Gnade (Pioneers Press) $15.00

*OUTER LIMITS BOOKS*

American Conspiracy Files: The Stories We Were Never Told by Peter Kross (Adventures Unlimited) $19.95

Coloring Book for Goths: The Worlds Most Depressing Book by Tom Devonald $11.99

The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World’s Strangest Syndromes by Frank Bures

Zero K by Don Delillo $27.00

*FILM BOOKS*

Flesh and Excess: On Underground Film by Jack Sargeant (Amok Publishing) $19.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Dreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul by Mark Ribowsky $17.95

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

From Marx to Gramsci by Paul Le Blanc (Haymarket Books) $22.00

Votes of Confidence A Young Persons Guide to American Elections by Jeff Fleischer $13.99

Cultural Revolution: A Peoples History 1962-1976 by Frank Dikotter $32.00

*SEXXXY STUFF*

Elska #5 Taipei Taiwan $18.50

Spanking for Lovers, Illustrated by Barb by Janet W. Hardy (Greenery Press) $15.95

Sacred Kink: The Eightfold Paths of BDSM and Beyond by Lee Harrington $27.95

*MAGAZINES*

No Friends #3 Spr 16 $6.50

Juxtapoz #185 Jun 16 $6.99

Uppercase #29 A Magazine for the Creative and Curious $18.00

Record Culture Magazine $20.00

Ugly Things #41 $9.95

Monocle vol 10 #93 May 16 $12.00

True Crime Apr 16 Posting of a Murder Confession $9.99

Mojo 60s #5 Celebrating Rock’s Decade of Cool $15.99

Record Culture Magazine #1 $20.00

Hello Mr #7 About Men Who Date Men $20.00

Specimen Magazine #3 $6.00

Skeptical Inquirer vol 40 #3 Creators of the Paranormal $5.99

National Green Pages 2016 $9.95

Raw Vision #89 $14.00

*CHAP BOOKS, POETRY & LIT JOURNALS*

Walking Dead Lyric Poems by Dawn Tefft $5.00

Lady Parts #3 by Amelia Hruby $3.00

Whosoever Has Let a Minotaur Enter Them Or A Sonnet by Emily Carr (McSweeneys) $20.00

N+1 Negation #25 Slow Burn $14.95

Quitter by Trace Ramsey #10 $6.00

Sugar Crash by Mike Tunno $7.00

*KIDS BOOKS*

Johnny Boos Big Boo Box by James Kochalka (Top Shelf) $39.99

New Stuff This Week

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Dark Inspiration: Grotesque Illustrations, Art & Design by Victionary $35.00 – Macabre aesthetics, nightmare visions, unexplainable tableaus. Artists include: Alex Garant, Anton Semenov, Dan Hillier, Daniel Martin Diaz, Elisa Ancori, Evelyn Bencicova, Fiona Roberts, Fuco Ueda, Hannes Hummel, Januz Miralles, Johnson Tsang, Katy Horan, Kim Simonsson, Leta Sobierajski, Lola Dupre, Nicoletta Ceccoli and many more.

*ZINES*

Judas Goat Quarterly #69 Spr 16 $1.50

Not Like You Zine #6 $5.00

Happy Tapir #1 First Apartment by Johnny Masiulewicz $3.00

Unwatchabulls 1999-2004 by Baw Cutler $3.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

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Lands Have Mercy by Jason Murphy $7.00

Local teacher Dan Adams brought in his class of 9-12-year-olds who all made comics. Awesome titles include:
Zombie Apokalips
Immigrant Youth Justice League
What to Do When Your Bored
Narwhal
World of Mine Craft
Fred Hampton: The Loudest Boy In the World
Call of Duty: Black Ops Top Five Moments to Rage Quit
Epic Super Hero Fails
Best Soccer Game of my Life

The 3 headed Golem Part 1 by Tom Davis $6.00

Laskimooses #29 Peruspinnan Mustaus $7.00

Islands Comic by Evah Fan $8.00

Vortex Man #1 Scortched Earth $6.00

Wow by Caroline Cash $9.00 – The hand behind Mr. Blob pens a millennial Ghost World tracking two girls abusing social media on the periphery of the archetypal Party That Sucks. Cash gives you your money’s worth of drama in just 8 pages. Stylistically it’s a little like if Jeffy from The Family Circus grew up and took his adderall habit to art school. And that’s just splendid. ~GS

Heavy Blanket #1 by Cory Feder $10.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

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Megg and Mogg In Amsterdam and Other Stories by Simon Hanselmann (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Don’t Come in Here by Patrick Kyle (Koyama Press) $15.00

Rules For Dating My Daughter: The Modern Father’s Guide to Good Parenting by Mike Dawson (Uncivilized) $15.95

After Comes Nothing by Aiden Koch (Koyama Press) $20.00

Peplum by Blutch $24.95

Gorgeous by Cathy G. Johnson (Koyama Press) $10.00

Night Air by Ben Sears (Koyama) $12.00

What is Obscenity?: The Story of a Good For Nothing Artist and her Pussy by Rokudenashiko (Koyama Press) $20.00 – Rokudenashiko (“good-for-nothing girl”) is a Japanese artist. She is known for her series of decorated vulva moulds, or “Decoman,” a portmanteau of decorated and manko, slang for vagina. Distributing a 3D scan of her genitalia to crowdfunding supporters led to her arrest for alleged violation of Japanese obscenity laws.

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Why Would You Do That? by Andrea Tsurumi (Hic & Hoc) $10.00 – Poodles, brassieres, sports fans, pie, the Civil War!

The Flash by Grant Morrison and Mark Millar $19.99

Providence Act 1 by Alan Moore etc (Avatar) $19.99

Johnny Boo Goes Like This by James Kochalka (Top Shelf) $9.99

*ART & DESIGN*

Why Fonts Matter by Sarah Hyndman $24.95

Jean Cocteau Coloring Book (Arsenal Pulp Press) $12.95

Thin Slices of Anxiety: Observations and Advice to Ease a Worried Mind by Catherine Lepage $14.95

*FICTION*

Make Something Up: Stories You Can’t Unread by Chuck Palahniuk $15.00

Sweet Lamb of Heaven by Lydia Millet $25.95

Gonzo Girl by Cheryl Della Pietra $16.00

Join by Steve Toutonghi $27.00 – What if you could live multiple lives simultaneously, have constant, perfect companionship, and never die? That’s the promise of Join, a revolutionary technology that allows small groups of minds to unite, forming a single consciousness that experiences the world through multiple bodies.

The English Assassin Book 3 of the Cornelius Quartet by Michael Moorcock $9.95 – Back in print! MM’s third 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

*FILM & MUSIC BOOKS*

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MDC: Memoir from a Damaged Civilization: Stories of Punk, Fear, and Redemption by Dave Dictor (Manic D Press) $15.95 – Memoir from singer, lyricist, and founding member of legendary American punk band MDC (Millions of Dead Cops).

Video Tonfa by Tim Goodyear (Floating World Comics) $24.95 – In 2009, Tim Goodyear turned his sketchbook into a journal of the movies he watched, focusing on VHS & DVD for an eclectic & personal film history. For each video he redrew the original box art & substituted the text with his own reflections. Video Tonfa is more than a book of movie reviews, it’s a chronic memoir of over 300 video visitations.

*FOOD*

The Starving Artist Cookbook by Sara Zin $22.95

*SEX GUIDES & CULTURE*

Truth, Justice, and the American Whore by Siouxsie Q (Three L) $18.95 – Podcaster and SF Weekly columnist stating opinions that your mother likely won’t approve, constructing arguments that will make you blush.

The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!) by Anna Pulley, watercolor illustrations by Kelsey Beyer (Flatiron) $14.99 – Learn about all the aspects involved in girl-on-girl action as fed through the lens of two things the internet approves of: cats and things described in three lines or less.

*SCIENCE!*

The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond by Christophe Galfard (Flatiron Books) $27.99 – A cosmic yet friendly tour from the Big Bang to black holes.

Things to Make and do in the Fourth Dimension by Matt Parker $16.00

Farmageddon: The True Cost Cheap Meat by P. Lymbery etc. $19.99

The Human Side of Science: Edison and Tesla, Watson and Crick, and Other Personal Stories Behind Science’s Big Ideas by Arthur W. Wiggins etc., illustrated by Sidney Harris $25.00

*ESSAYS*

Telling: A Memoir by Zoe Zolbrod (Curbside Splendor) $16.95

Failed It!: How to turn mistakes into ideas and other advice for successfully screwing up by Erik Kessels (Phaidon) $12.95 – Over 150 visual examples drawn from Kessels personal collection of artworks and found photographs, along with tips, quotes, anecdotes and wisdom for celebrating with failure.

The Internet Is Not the Answer by Andrew Keen (Grove) $16.00 – A twenty-year veteran of the tech industry traces the technological and economic history of the internet from its founding in the 1960s through the rise of the big data companies to the increasing attempts to monetize almost every human activity, and investigates how the internet is reconfiguring our world—often at great cost.

Books from Blue Heron Press, $12.99 each
Rigger: A Memoir from High School to High Steel by Larry James Neff
Like A Dog: A Memoir by Vincent Francone
Sharing Lessons Learned While Seeking the Spotlight by Lynnie Godfrey

The Miles Between Me by Toni Nealie (Curbside Splendor) $16.95

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature by George Monbiot $24.95

Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice by Jael Silliman etc. (Haymarket) $19.00

Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalist Struggle by Kelly Fritsch etc (AK Press) $22.95 – With insights from dozens of scholars and troublemakers, Keywords for Radicals explores the words that shape our political landscape. Each entry highlights a term’s contested variations, traces its evolving usage, and speculates about what its historical mutations can tell us. More than a glossary, this is a crucial study of the power of language and the social contradictions hidden within it. Contributors include Patrick Bond, Silvia Federici, John Bellamy Foster, Joy James, Ilan Pappé, Justin Podur, Nina Power, Mab Segrest, and more.

Lies, Incorporated: The World of Post-Truth Politics by Ari Rabin-Havt, Media Matters for America $15.00

*MAGAZINES*

Mojo #270 May 16 the Stones $10.99

Frankie #70 $14.95

Gayletter #4 $20.00

*CHAP BOOKS & LIT JOURNALS*

The End is Near by Adam Michael Krause $10.00 – Is the world really ending now? Or has it always been? This pocket-sized pamphlet compiles eschatological ejaculations throughout Western history, cumulatively begging the question of whether, amid all this [very real] environmental panic, our prophesies of doom are finally coming true, or just getting in line with centuries of cultural product. Sharp, portable and gussied up in letterpress; it’s even footnoted so you know it’s Real. ~GS

The Literary Review vol 59 #1 Win 16 Fight $10.00

*KIDS BOOKS*

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Professor Astro Cat’s Atomic Adventure by Dominic Walliman and Ben Newman (Nobrow Press) $24.00 – Class is in session, and the subject is physics. Your teacher? Why, he’s the smartest cat in the galaxy!

New Stuff This Week

mrr_396_cvrMaximum Rocknroll #396 May 16 The Zines Issue $4.99 – Over a dozen features on zines! Including but not limited to: anthology As You Were, Emmy Ramone talks about their zines Cretins of Distortion and the Mental Whiff (digging at the roots of human expression through punk in the Midwest and beyond), NUTS! fanzine, Fluke fanzine celebrates its 25th anniversary, Burn Collector’s Al Burian talks about his music and his move to Berlin, Not Shit, a skate fanzine dedicated to the punk/DIY approach, folks behind No Shame, a distro that highlights work by people of color, write about eight of their favorite zines, an interview highlighting the Finnish Fanzine Archive, & more!!!!

*ZINES*

Bland #4 by Rod Binnion $4.00

Humonculus #2 by Paul Walker $3.00

Feelings, a Black and white xerox edition by Robin Hustle $4.00 – Associative visual study featuring hands, wigs, chains, storefronts and iconic movie scenes splashed with text. Created by activist, artist and writer Robin Hustle. Sharp, clever and playfully abstract. Back in stock after a long absence as a nice b&w edition.

Low Bar by Madeline Hester $11.00

Sub/Verse #5 Mar Apr 16 by Chloe Graham $5.00 – Personal musings on Sleater-Kinney, Patti Smith and more.

*COMICS & MINIS*

Comics from MC Harkness:
Dean Ambrose: Bigfoot Hunter $4.00
Kourtney Kardashian’s Guide on How to Eat a Kit-Kat $2.00

Werewolf Hunter #1 by Peter Faecke $5.00 – A collection of golden age comics redrawn by Peter Faecke with original Werewolf Hunter splash pages from 1941 written by Armand Weygand and drawn by Gustav Schotter, George Tuska and Saul Rosen.

Commuter Naps by Theora Kvitka $7.00 – Drawings of people in states of sleep on public trans — snoozin’ on the train, planking on the bus, dropped over a stop sign off their high wheel. Don’t sleep on this! -LM

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

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Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus: Prostitution and Religious Obedience in the Bible by Chester Brown (D&Q) $21.95 – Sex work enthusiast/advocate Chester Brown’s retelling in comics form of nine biblical stories regarding prostitution.

Hellboy in Mexico by Mike Mignola & friends $19.99

Those Dark New Hampshire Woods by Desmond Reed $12.00

The Tipping Point: Slightly Oversized Edition (Humanoids) $29.95 – From slice-of-life tales and science-fiction adventures, to amusing asides and fantastical fables, witness these major (and minor) changes and evolution through the eyes of these visionaries from the worlds of manga, bande dessinée, and comics. With work from John Cassaday, Emmanuel Lepage, Bob Fingerman, Eddie Campbell, Taiy Matsumoto, Boulet, Atsushi Kaneko, Naoki Urasawa, Bastien Vivès, Frederik Peeters, Keiichi Koike, Paul Pope, Katsuya Terada.

I Am a Hero vol 1 Omnibus by Kengo Hanazawa $19.99

Rat Queens vol 3 Demons by Wiebe Kurtis, Tess Fowler & friends $14.99

Irmina by Barbara Yelin (SelfMadeHero) $24.95 – A tale of multi-cultural romance and correspondance in 1930s London.

An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar by Reinhard Kleist (SelfMadeHero) $22.95 – Follows the Somalian athlete’s second attempt to represent her country at the London Olympics.

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

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Vintage Tattoo Flash: 100 Years of Traditional Tattoos by Jonathan Shaw (PowerHouse) $60.00 – Over 300 pieces of flash, entirely unpublished sheets of original work from the likes of Bob Shaw, Zeke Owens, Holt + Rowe, Ted Inman, Ace Harlyn, Ed Smith, Colonel Todd, the Moskowitz brothers, and many, many others relatively known and unknown.

GG Allin Coloring Book by Nicole Jakus $8.00 – Never before have I seen GG Allin looking so adorable. In this, very much for adults coloring book, you can have fun going outside the lines because GG would have wanted it that way. Our favorite rock and roll menace to society parodied in Marilyn Monroe’s infamous dress being blown around might be my favorite. -CH

Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain $18.95

Inked by Lola Mars (Summersdale Publishers Ltd ) $16.95

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

Black Cats and Evil Eyes: A Book of Old-Fashioned Superstitions by Chloe Rhodes (Michael OMara Books Limited) $13.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

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Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir by Lita Ford $26.99 – Heavy metal’s leading female rocker bares all, opening up about the Runaways, the glory days of the punk and hard-rock scenes, and the highs and lows of her trailblazing career.

The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band by Michelle Cruz Gonzales (PM Press) $15.95 – Memoir from Xicana drummer and lyrics writer from 90s female hardcore feminist band Spitboy. Fully illustrated with rare photos and flyers from the punk rock underground, this fast-paced, first-person recollection is populated by scenesters and musical allies from the time including Econochrist, Paxston Quiggly, Neurosis, Los Crudos, Aaron Cometbus, Pete the Roadie, Green Day, Fugazi, and Kamala and the Karnivores.

Johnny Marr: The Smiths & the Art of Gun-Slinging by Richard Carman (Music Press Books) $14.95

*FICTION*

The Bed Moved by Rebecca Schiff $24.95 – Collection of short stories: a cash-strapped pot grower to a “clothing optional resort”, a nerdy high-schooler has her first sexual experience at Geology Camp, a college student on the night of her father’s funeral watches a video of her bat mitzvah and more.

Lurid and Cute by Adam Thirlwell $18.00 – A sweet and well-to-do narrator descents into deceit with an orgy, a brothel, and a series of firearms disputes.

Robert Bloch’s Psycho: Sanitarium by Chet Williamson $24.99 – Sequel to Robert Bloch’s masterpiece, Psycho (as in, the book the classic movie was based on). Bloch, the original author of Psycho, wrote a follow up novel 23 later, which revealed that Norman had been in a mental institution the entire time. In that sequel, Norman quickly escapes the sanitarium and goes on a killing spree in Hollywood. But what happened in that asylum during those two decades? Until now, no one has known. That’s where this novel picks up.

The Blondes: A Novel by Emily Schultz $16.00 – An epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women, all of whom must go to great lengths to conceal their blondeness.

*EATING & CRYING BOOKS*

Dimly Lit Meals For One by Tom Kennedy $18.95

*ESSAYS*

You’re Better Than Me: A Memoir by Bonnie McFarlane $15.99

You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier $15.00 – Computer scientist, programmer, musician, pioneer in digital media, and father of virtual reality technology offers a critique of how digital design is shaping society, for better and for worse.

*MAGAZINES*

Wire #386 Apr 16 $9.99

Four Two Nine #7 $12.99

Tabu Tattoo #59 $7.99

Cemetery Dance #73 $9.95

2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #1 Spr 16 $6.95

Dissent Spr 16 $10.00

Race and Class vol 57 #4 Apr Jun 16 $8.00

THC The Hemp Connoisseur Spr 16 $6.99

Atlantis Rising #117 May Jun 16 $6.95

Fate #729 $5.95

Delayed Gratification #21 $20.00

Horror Hound #58 Mar Apr 16 The Ring $6.99

Shindig #54 The Band $12.99

*CHAP BOOKS & POETRY*

Secret of Navigation by Miles Liss $8.00

On Cats by Charles Bukowski $25.99 – Yup. Bukowski loved cats.

*ESSAYS*

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You Are a Complete Disappointment: A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations by Mike Edison $17.95 – Don’t miss Mike Edison here at Quimby’s to celebrate this new book on Fri, June 3rd! ‘You are a complete disappointment.’ On his deathbed, Mike Edison’s father gasped those words to his son – and that was just the beginning of his devastating salvo. For anyone who has ever suffered from parental bullying, this often-hilarious, yet intensely heartbreaking, memoir from the former ‘High Times’ publisher will provide both solace and laughter.

*SCIENCE! aka DESTROYING OURSELVES*

The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene Since 1945 by J. R. McNeill & Peter Engelke (Harvard U Press/Belknap Press) $19.95

Ten Billion by Stephen Emmott $12.95 – Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are the result of one huge problem: Us.

Back in stock! And you can order it on our website!!!

Quimby the Mouse Wooden Toy by Chris Ware $39.95  – “Quimby the Mouse” originally found expression within the pages of the periodical The ACME Novelty Library. This wood, wire, cloth and rope approximation of F.C. Ware’s creation is now ready to be added to your collection. Packaged in a colorful, hand-designed preprinted cardboard container, including a 32-page hardcover book written and drawn, by Mr. Ware, the whole setup is rounded off with a perfect-scale replica bonus of Quimby the Mouse’s long lost love, “Sparky the Cat.” Sure to be coveted by collectors and fans alike, place your orders now for this little memento of pre-21st century nostalgia.