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New Stuff This Week

Fukitor #10 & #11 by Jason Karns $10.00 each

California Infernal: Anton LaVey and Jayne Mansfield As Portrayed by Walter Fischer (Trapart Books) $39.95


Naughty Nuns by Corinne Halbert $10.00

Cometbus #58 Zimmerwald $3.00 – A teenager finds solace in a diner full of grumpy seniors during the heydey of San Francisco punk. It’s a mythological place, full of ghostly archetypes, the aging veterans of scenes past and future. Reads like a novel, but is it fiction or barely disguised autobiography? Or is it the obituary of a movement? That’s up to the reader to decide and Aaron to never let on. Either way, the backstory of the angry old woman glaring at you from the other end of the counter becomes a disturbing glimpse into your own future and distressing as this may be it’s hard to put down or get out of your head.

Zines by Nyxia Grey, $2 each: Overthrow the Status Quo: A Super Rad Kickass Primer About Zines, Everything is Fine vol 1 #5 You’ve Got Mail, You Matter Always: A Zine About Making the World Less Shitty

Fairy Tales for Cynical Girls vol 1 by K8 $2.00

Sluice issues #2, #3.5 $3.00 each

Manic Spring 2 This Time It’s Summer by Maira $5.00

Pigmento #1 A Zine Created By and For People of Color $7.00

San Antonio Bound Death Sentence #1 by Kris $3.00

Mapping Out Utopia #1 Cambridge 1970 Boston Area Counterculture $8.50

Mystery and Adventure Series Review #51 by Fred Woodworth $3.00

Temporary Automatic Writing Zone #1 Aug 17 TAWZ $4.00

Disruptor #4 Sum 17 Fourth Issue of Disruptor $5.00

Worst Fucking Food Ever by Billy McCall $1.00

Picking Stuff Apart by Joshua Amberson and Rock Craven $3.00

Myrkfaelni #1 $16.00

The Future Generation: The Zine-Book for Subculture Parents, Kids, Friends & Others by China Martens (PM Press) $22.00 – Back in print!

Getting to Know Someone Just Means Hearing About their Exes by Alex Wrekk $1.00

Skidmark Zine #15 $5.00

KerBloom #127 July Aug 17 by Artnoose $2.00


Ryan Cecil Smith titles: My Dream Comics $5.00 and SF Liquid Planet Battle #1 $7.00

Isabella Rotman titles: Run With Your Demons $7.00 & Long Black Veil $6.00

Slasher #4 by Charles Forsman $4.99

Comics by Tony R: Exacerbate $4.00, I Sure Wish I Could Find the Motivation To Be Creative by Tony R. $5.00 & more!

Comics by Sam Spina: My Dumb Kids $3.00, Spinadoodles #7 Having a Time $5.00


Sax Rohmer’s Dope by Trina Robbins $24.99 – A talented young actress becomes fatally ensnared in London’s mysterious and glittery drug culture. Based on Sax Rohmer’s 1919 novel and inspired by true events, Dope was both the first novel to speak openly about the international drug trade and the first story to center around the death of a celebrity by drug overdose.

Nick Cave: Mercy on Me by Reinhard Kleist (Self Made Hero) $22.88 – Sit down in your Mercy Seat and devour this while eating cake at a Birthday Party!

Language Barrier: Zines, Comics and Other Fragments by Hannah K. Lee (Koyama) $20.00

Morton: A Cross-Country Rail Journey by David Collier (Conundrum) $20.00

Dreams In Thin Air: by Michael M. Nybrandt and Thomas E. Mikkelsen (Conundrum) $25.00

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Season 8 vol 1 (Dark Horse) $24.99

Total Tank Girl by Alan C. Martin (Titan) $24.99

Fred The Clown In… “The Iron Duchess” by Roger Langridge (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Superfuckers Forever by James Kochalka $17.99

Last Girl Standing by Trina Robbins $19.99 – Heavily illustrated memoir of the underground, feminist cartoonist.

Iceland by Yuichi Yokoyama (Retrofit) $15.00

Ghosts Etc by George Wylesol $13.99

Beirut Won’t Cry by Mazen Kerbaj (Fantagraphics Underground) $30.00

Mountebank: A Psychedelic Sketchbook by DW (Fantagraphics) $25.00

Poppies of Iraq by Brigitte Findakly & Lewis Trondheim (D+Q) $21.95

This Must Be the Place: A Please Keep Warm Collection by Michael Sweater (Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club) $20.00

Catboy by Benji Nate (Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club) $20.00


Did It! from Yippie to Yuppie: Jerry Rubin, an American Revolutionary by Pat Thomas (Fantagraphics) $49.99 – Bio & oral/visual history of the co-founder of the Yippies, Anti-Vietnam War radical, Chicago 8 defendant, New Age/Self Help proponent, and social-networking pioneer.

Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People by Danny Katch (Haymarket Books) $13.95

Rebellious Mourning: The Collective Work of Grief, edited by Cindy Milstein (AK Press) $19.95

Curry: Eating, Reading and Race by Naben Ruthnum (Coach House Books) $13.95


Soviet Bus Stops vol 2 by Christopher Herwig and Owen Hatherly (Fuel) $32.50

Walled City: The Art of the Mural (Sandu Publishing) $39.95 International anthology of artists risking life and limb for huge scale works.

Asad Faulwell: Les Femmes D’Alger by David Pagel and Franklin Sirmans (Zero+) $45.00 – Mixed media paintings focused on Algerian women who actively engaged in combat during the Algerian War of Independence.

Freestyle: Illustrating Urban Fashion (Sandu Publishing) $35.00

Ricky Powell: The Individualist by Tono Radvany and Nemo Librizzi $35.00 – Collection of Powell’s work, one of NYC’s most prolific street photographers, with portraits of the Beastie Boys, RUN DMC, LL Cool J, Andy Warhol, Basquiat, Keith Haring and hundreds more.

Turn The Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose by Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and Alison Byrne (Baby Tattoo) $40.00


Trumpocalypse Now: The Triumph of the Conspiracy Spectacle by Kenn Thomas (Adventures Unlimited) $16.95

Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment by A.J. Lees $18.95 – A fascinating account by one of the world’s leading neurologists of the profound influence of William Burroughs on his medical career. Lees relates how Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and troubled drug addict, inspired him to discover a ground-breaking treatment for Parkinson’s Disease.

Adventures of a Hashish Smuggler by Henri de Monfreid (Adventures Unlimited) $16.95

Project MK-Ultra and Mind Control Technology: A Compilation of Patents and Reports by Axel Balthazar (Adventures Unlimited) $19.95


A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek: The Next Generation by Zachary Auburn (Devastator) $15.00 – Collecting the zines of the same name. Hilarious!


Thurston Moore: We Sing a New Language by Nick Soulsby $23.95

Buzzcocks: The Complete History by Tony McGartland $13.95

David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones $28.00

Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs (33 1/3) Eric Eidelstein $14.95

Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines by Shabazz Palaces & Joshua Ray Stephens (Fantagraphics/Sub Pop) $25.00 – Hand-numbered, limited-edition art piece with download code for the new Shabazz Palaces album.

The Who on the Who: Interviews and Encounters, edited by Sean Egan $30.00

Tokyo Cinegraphix One: Horror And Exploitation: 100 Film Posters From Japan by Kagami Jigoku Kobayashi (Shinbaku) $27.95

Voluptuous Terrors: 120 Horror And SF Film Posters From Italy (Art Of Cinema) by G.H. Janus (Deicide) $29.95


Moomin Begins a New Life by Tove Jansoon (D+Q) $9.95

Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers & Shawn Harris $19.99

Book of Bones: Ten Record Breaking Animals by Balkan & Brewster $19.95

The First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez $16.99 – YA book from Chicago zinester and librarian.

AdBusters #134 vol 25 #6 Nov Dec 17 $14.95
Skeptic vol 22 #3 $6.95
The Monthly Review vol 69 #4 Sep 17 Meaning of Work in a Sustainable Society $6.00=
Make vol 59 Oct Nov 17 Home Making $9.99
Fortean Times #357 Crowley: The Comic Strip $12.50
Purple Fashion vol 3 #28 Anniversary Issue $25.00
Modern Farmer #17 Fall 17 $7.99


Midwestern Gothic #25 Sum 17 $12.00
Sinister Wisdom #106 A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal by Julie R. Enszer $12.00
The Paris Review #222 $20.00
Lapham’s Quarterly vol 10 #4 Fall 17 Music $19.00
Fence vol 18 #2 Sum 17 $13.00


Elska #13 Helsinki Finland $18.50

New Stuff This Week

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Cul de Sac #7 The Adult Geek Issue by Liz Mason and Julie Halpern $3.00 – True to the zinester “When I’m Damn Good and Ready” publishing schedule, Gen Xers and lifelong friends Liz Mason and Julie Halpern have published a new issue of Cul-de-sac 20 years after the last issue. This time around they’re looking at what it’s like to navigate the world of their beloved pop culture experiences as adults (Carrie Fischer! Ancient Aliens! Out of Order from Don’t Just Sit There), but with the perspective of adults with adult responsibilities asking the big questions: what does an adult do when her D&D group breaks up? What do you do when you’re old enough to realize that no subculture you gain access to will ever feel like home? How does one navigate the horror of fertility issues at a horror convention? How do you get your significant other to dress up like the Tenth Doctor? CDS #7 proves that life actually gets better the more complicated it becomes.

Conversations with Dan Gleason $3.00 – More tales of weirdness from beloved Chicago weirdo & Quimby’s fave, Mr. Gleason.

Pussweek #4 by Bexy McFly $11.99 – The magazine for cats by cats! You thought they took over the internet but they’ve taken over print too apparently. This issue: hard-hitting topics such as balls, flaps, worms, what really happens when you vote for clump, and the heart-wrenching story of a cat and his gender identity crisis. There’s also a litterbox-load full of new segments, fleatures, and lots of prizes to be won! Me-wow! Printed on high quality paper that’s great to chew and/or sit on when you’re done.

Art of the Bedtime by Ethan Jones $12.00

Kilter Magazine #12 2017 $5.00

Shit I’ve Cried About #3 A Highly Sensitive Person Spring 2017 $4.00

Inkgoober by Anna Lisa Schneider $6.00

Public Service Announcements by Tiffany Johnson and Anja Morell $4.00

Terca vol 1 $2.50


Tongues Chapter 1 by Anders Nilsen $15.00 – Nilsen’s first long-form comic since 2011’s Big Questions follows the story of a minor god chained to a mountainside and his friendship with the eagle who comes everyday to eat his liver. Also: a young girl on a mission and a boy with a teddy bear strapped to his back. Adventure. Revenge. Human evolution. A talking chicken. The fate of the world.

Vixtopher Comics anthologies (various issues) $16.00-$20.00

Mister Stranges Monster Mansion #1 Egg by Dan Wolff $4.99

Gwar Orgasmageddon #3 $3.99

Hot Bread by Bridget Bilbo $12.00

comics from Ian McDuffie:
Bodies of Work $8.00
Lazarus $5.00
Two Stories $5.00

Comics by by Kriota Willberg:
Hoorabies For Rabies vol 1 A Pathology Laffs Minicomic $1.00 – An illustrated evaluative essay on the efficacy, tropes, and merits of humor in the creation of gaga cartoons concerning rabies and its place in suburban east coast modern culture starring Princess, the Rabid Poodle.
An Exploration Through Cartooning, of the Genesis of France’s Most Famous Musical Rendition of a Lithotomy. -or-. The INSPIRATION of MARIN MARAIS $2.00
Pictorial Anatomy of the Cute $3.00

Comics from by R. Sikoryak:
Masterpiece Mini-Comics $5.00 – Work from Homer, Euripides, The Bard, Melville & Dickens.
House of Dickinson #1 $3.00 – Combines the poetry of Emily Dickinson with the atmosphere of 1950’s horror comics.
Cartoonist Mugged – My Life Is a Comic Strip Says New York Victim Artist $3.50
Whitman #1 Song of Myself $4.00


I’m Not Here by GG (Koyama) $12.00 – A young, second-generation immigrant wanders through her city and memories, encountering the world through a camera’s lens, her independence pulled by the gravity of familial responsibility. She drifts until she encounters what could possibly be her potential self.

Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me by Lorina Mapa (Conundrum) $18.00

Everywhere Disappeared by Patrick Kyle (Koyama) $15.00 – New stuff from the artist of Black Mass, Distance Mover & Don’t Come In Here.

Johnny Appleseed by Noah Van Sciver (illustrator) and Paul Buhle (author) (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Bio of John Chapman, aka Johnny Appleseed, the green dreamer of the American Frontier. Ilustrated by Van Sciver and written by Buhle.

Grosz by Lars Fiske (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Short nearly wordless comics, arranged chronologically, that form a biography of the caricaturist best known for his visualization of the Weimar Republic.

Sex Fantasy by Sophia Foster-Dimino (Koyama) $18.00 – Elegantly-drawn collected mini-comics from this SF-based RISD grad.

Anti-Gone by Connor Willumsen (Koyama) $18.00 – A VR world gone cray-cray. Like Joyce with a joystick.

Spinning by Tillie Walden $17.99

Bloody Cardinal by Richard Sala (Fantagraphics) $16.99

Sartre by Mathilde Ramadier & Anaïs Depommier (NBM) $27.99

Providence Act 3 by Alan Moore $21.99

Marx, Freud, Einstein: Heroes of the Mind by Anne Simon and Corinne Maier (Nobrow Press) $18.95

Moonhead and the Music Machine by Andrew Rae (Nobrow) $15.95

How to Survive in the North by Luke Healy (Nobrow) $15.95

Old Ground by Noel Freibert (Koyama) $18.00 – A cemetery so old that the names on the graves have eroded into nothing and no one remembers the dead is razed to make room for a retirement home for folks who’ve also been forgotten. Did we mention there’s also slapstick?


Upping The Anti #19 Journal of Theory and Action $13.00

Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett $15.99

Futures of Black Radicalism by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin (Verso) $29.95


The Book of Black by Faye Dowling $15.99 – Just the names of the chapters should tell you everything you need to know about this bad ass anthology: Gods & Monsters, The Kingdom of Darkness, and Dark Arts/Higher Power. Amen!


33 1/3 Books, $14.95 each:
Angelo Badalamenti’s Soundtrack from Twin Peaks by Clare Nina Norelli
The Raincoats’ The Raincoats by Jenn Pelly
Young Marble Giants’ Colossal Youth by Joe Bucciero and Michael Blair
Björk’s Homogenic by Emily Mackay
The Pharcyde’s Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde by Andrew Barker


Clockwork Futures: The Science of Steampunk and the Reinvention of the Modern World by Brandy Schillace $28.95 – “Schillace presents a history of physical science as viewed through a steampunk lens. It’s a thoroughly literary work that offers the reader education, inspiration and perspective.” -Joe Mason. Read more about this book at

The Retro Future: Looking to the Past to Reinvent the Future by John Michael Greer (New Society) $19.99 – On the importance of deliberate technological regression. Save the world! Go back to a flip phone!

Time Travel: A History by James Gleick $17.00 – Now in soft cover! A mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself. From H. G. Wells to Doctor Who to Borges to Woody Allen an investigation of the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary between pulp fiction and modern physics.

Basic Witches: How to Summon Success, Banish Drama, and Raise Hell with Your Coven by Jaya Saxena & Jess Zimmerman $15.99


Mammother by Zachary Schomburg (Featherproof) $17.95 – The story of what happens in the wake of a mysterious plague that leaves its victims dead with a random consumer product in their chest.

Swing Time: A Novel by Zadie Smith $17.00

A Gambler’s Anatomy: A Novel by Jonathan Lethem $16.95


Beermiscuous Field Guide Chicago 2017/2018 The Ultimate Adventurer’s Guide to Craft Brewery Taproom + Brewpubs $14.95

Buzz Ride: Driven to Disruption: Memoirs of an Uber Driver by P.M. White (Lake Claremont Press) $12.95 – Come along for the bumpy ride as this sharp-tongued observer shares the always wild, sometimes dark, often humorous, and surprisingly touching side of Chicago nightlife in the smart-phone generation.


Bitch #76 Fall 17 The Facts Issue $7.95
The Baffler #36 Fall 17 A Crack in Everything $14.00
Maximumrocknroll #412 Sep 17 Elixr Sacrificio $4.99
Juxtapoz #201 Oct 17 $6.99
Ugly Things #45 Outsiders $9.95
Jacobin #26 Sum 17 Earth Wind and Fire $12.95
Skeptical Inquirer vol 41 #5 Sep Oct 17 $5.99


Electric Arches by Eve Ewing (Haymarket) $16.00 – Exploration of Black girlhood and womanhood through poetry, visual art, and narrative prose.

Granta #140 Sum 17 Best of American Young Novelists $16.99

Feel Better Poems by Rosie Accola $12.00

Wired Aug 17 $7.99

N+1 Deep End #29 Fall 17 Bottoms Up $14.95



The World’s Biggest Fart by Rafael Ordonez Cuadrado (NubeOcho) $16.95 – You’ll never guess who dealt it!

Vehicles: Hide and Sneak by Bastien Contraire $9.95

GOOD NIGHT, PLANET: TOON Level 2 (Toon Books) by Liniers $12.95

What Is Hip-Hop? by Eric Morse and Nelson George $15.95


Iron On Patches and stickers from local occult artist Jay Krevens!

New Stuff This Week

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Lucky Peach #24 and #25 Fall Win 17 RIP Issue $12.00


Public Service Announcements by Tiffany Johnson and Anja Morell $4.00

Let’s Talk About Your Uterus and Introduction to Fertility Awareness by Ashley Hartman Annis $3.00

Struggle Is Not for Martyrdom But for Life: A Critical Discussion About Armed Struggle With Anarchist Guerrillas In Rojava by Crimethinc $3.00

Thirsty by Lazy Mom Fall 2016 $13.00

Japan Jaunt vol 2 #1 August 2017 $1.00

Scores on the Go By Joseph J. Mora $2.00


from Latvia!:
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Issues of Mini kuš! $5.00 each:
#55 Valley by GG, #56 A Friend by Andres Magan, #57 Eviction by Evangelos Androutsopoulos, #58 Night Door by Patrick Kyle

Fae Archaic #7 Two Fold Preview by Kurt Burdick $4.00

Tin Crown #2 Walking Interference by Bobby Sims $8.00

Grixly #40 by Nate McDonough $2.00

Performance by Simon Hanselmann (Floating World) $8.00 – Megg, Mogg, Owl, Werewolf Jones and Booger in moments of anxiety, debauchery and slack repose. All in a big newsprint foldout!

Pest by Zach Buli and Robert Rusch $10.00

Trash City #2 Cyber Issues by Samuel Nigrosh $6.00

Lucifer’s Losers #1 & #2 by Steve Emmons $6.66 each

Dreaming of Johnny by Sophie McMahan $15.00


Michael Dormer and the Legend of Hot Curl, edited by Michael Powers & Eric Reynolds (Fantagraphics) $39.99 – Collects the ’60s–’70s surf cartoons?and more?of artist Dormer, synonymous with the California surf counterculture of the era, best known for his Shrimpenstein TV show. This retrospective collects all of his character Hot Curl’s comic strips for the magazine SurfToons, designs for his TV show, fine art and more!

Cosplayers: Perfect Collection by Dash Shaw (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Two friends combine their love of cosplaying with their love of social media and deepen their relationship with the pop culture. This expanded edition of the titular graphic novel now includes over 30 pages of new material, including the original story that inspired the film, which stars Reggie Watts, Lena Dunham, Jason Schwartzman and more.

The Dark Horse Book of Horror (Dark Horse) $19.99 – Collects 4 anthologies of work about witchcraft, hauntings, and occult-related from creators like Mike Mignola, Jill Thompson, Evan Dorkin and more.


Nice to See You by Lauren Zallo and Joe Librandi Cowan $12.00


Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook by Mark Bray $16.99

A Brief History of Feminism by Patu and Schrupp (MIT Press) $14.95 – The story so far of 2,300 years, a history that is still being written, told in text and comics form.


The Expanse Between by Lee L. Krecklow $14.00

Reincarnation Blues: A Novel by Michael Poore $27.00 – The oldest soul in history falls in love with the woman who incarnates death. They follow each other in a variety of chronologies and it’s epic and compelling.

Waiting to Go Blind by Kirsten Vail Aguilar and Julie Yeagle $12.00

Sex and Death by Ben Tanzer (Sunnyoutside Press) $13.00 – Pithy hilarities and thoughtfulness from local author of Be Cool and mind behind This Blog Will Change Your Life.


Autumn by Karl Ove “My Struggle” Knausgaard $27.00 – New autobio series based on the 4 seasons.


Anne Bonny: The Infamous Female Pirate by Phillip Thomas Tucker (Feral House) $22.00 – The story of the most famous female pirate in history.

The 10 Worst Serial Killers: Monsters Whose Crimes Shocked the World by Victor McQueen (Sirius) $9.99

Hunting Monsters: Cryptozoology and the Reality Behind the Myths by Darren Naish (Sirius) $9.99

Serial Killers: Inside the Minds of the Most Monstrous Murderers by Charlotte Greig (Sirius) $12.99


The Difference Between by Bill McCall $6.00 – A book that collects pieces from the zine of the same name, explaining the difference between various similar topics, like the difference between baking soda/baking powder, Wild Bill/Buffalo Bill and more. With contributions from Liz Mason of Caboose zine.


Danger Close Issue #1 $10.00 – A collection of erotic photos presented in full color. Features models and photographers from around the world.

Welcome to the Pornograzine $6.50


Mojo #286 Sep 17 $10.99


The Believer #114 The 2017 Music Issue $12.00

Aviary by Seth Berg and Bradford Wolfenden II $15.95

Overtime Hour 45 Big Julie by Brett Busang $2.00

Lovely Faze by Owen Patterson $9.95

New Stuff This Week

Garfield Solves a Rubiks Cube While Bob, Jon and Homer Have an Orgy by Wizardskull $10.00 – Make your Monday better with this hilarious lasagna platter full of different artists realizing Wizardskull’s dirty, dirty vision!


Brainscan #33 DIY Witchery by Alex Wrekk $5.00

Burrs and the Beans #2 A Cherry Plucked Coffee Shop Erotica by BJ Hillis $5.00

zines by Sage Liskey (Rad Cat Press):
The Motivation to Write $5.00 – With an abridged history of advancements in writing.
The Happiest Choice: Condensed Edition $7.00 – Activities to do, foods to eat, thoughts to think, nutrients to fortify.
Do You See Any Fucks Growing In My Garden? A Poem $2.50

Bohzine #1 $20.00 – The LGBTQA creative arts quarterly zine.

Australian Ugliness by Woytek Mocko $6.00 – Photos!

Free Ass Mag #4 $15.00 – As in “Free Association,” pervos. This issue: Home.

Feel Good by Nicole Jakus $2.00

119 Replies by Mike Bremmer $3.00

Death Fight by John Maggie $6.00

Sara McHenry zines, $3.00 each (These are hilarious. Don’t miss ’em!)
Listless #1 & #2
Hard to Love #1 & #2

Tom McHenry comics, $5.00 each:
Luxury #1 by
Unchecked Economics #2 by Tom McHenry $5.00

Tiny Splendor zines/comics:
Kewpiedex Anthology Drawing Zine $8.00 – Kewpie illustrations by 30 artists including Cynthia Navarro, Never Brush My Teeth, Niña Piña Por Vida, Adrian Rotzscher & more!
B.I. BUKE by Michael Olivo $12.00
Old Grudge by Sanaa Khan $8.00
I Don’t Need Eyes Lindsay Anne Watson $12.00
Punks and Portraits San Francisco 1979 by John Roberts $15.00
Hunk by Lindsay Anne Watson $10.00


New Comics #10 by Patrick Kyle $5.00

BGOK #1 Foodge is the Fututre by City of Giants $6.00

Casino Knights by Enrique Guerra $5.00

Dale by Kyle Howard Couture $2.00

Comics from Johnny Sampson (Slow Leak Press):
Slow Leak $20.00
Truly MADly $10.00

Mini-Comics from Gabriel Martinez, $5.00 each:
Maybe Tomorrow
Bottomed Out Brake Line Smashed Flat


My Pretty Vampire by Katie Skelly (Fantagraphics) $19.99

The Life and Death of Fritz the Cat by R. Crumb (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Comics that made Crumb famous ? against his will. First time in hardcover!

The End of The Fucking World by Charles Forsman (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Fancy hardback version. Y’know, so you can say you’re cool and that you read TEOTFW before the Netflix series came out!

Ladies In Waiting by Santiago Garcia and Javier Olivares (Fantagraphics) $24.99

Fantasy Sports 3: The King in Green by Sam Bosma $19.95 – Wiz and Mug are back for another magical adventure as they continue their quests for the mighty Order of Mages!

Close Enough for the Angels by Paul Madonna (Petty Curse Books) $34.99 – Emit Hopper was a one-hit wonder—twice. First as a rock and roller in the 80s, then as a literary darling in the 90s. Now it’s twenty years later, and despite his desire to remain a simple laundromat owner, stardom has found him once again. Paired with over a hundred lush and haunting drawings from Thailand to Japan.

Unreal City by D.J. Bryant (Fantagraphics) $16.99

MOONSHOT vol 2: The Indigenous Comics Collection ed. by Hope Nicholson (Alternate History Comics) $17.99 – More original comic book stories, written by Indigenous authors from across North America.

Behaving Madly: Zany, Loco, Cockeyed, Rip-off, Satire Magazines, ed. by Craig Yoe and Ger Apeldoorn (Yoe Books) $34.99 – 200 pages of never reprinted material from MAD Mag from Al Jaffee, Joe Kubert, Basil Wolverton, Steve Ditko & more!


Art Forms in Nature Coloring Book by Ernst Haeckel $16.95 Also new!: Ernst Haeckel: Art Forms in Nature Sticker Book! $7.95 – Get yr flora n fauna on!

Edward Gorey Coloring Book $14.95

Tony Fitzpatrick: The Secret Birds Boxed Notecard Assortment $15.95 – Also in stock! Tony Fitzpatrick box of Thank You cards $8.95

Figure Artists Book of Anatomical Landscapes $24.00


Optimism over Despair: On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change by Noam Chomsky, interviewed by C.J. Polychroniou (Haymarket/TruthOut) $16.95

Sinister Wisdom A Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art Journal by Julie R. Enszer $12.00

Mental Health Inc: How Corruption, Lax Oversight and Failed Reforms Endanger Our Most Vulnerable Citizens by Art Levine $30.00

Why Don’t the Poor Rise Up?: Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance, edited by Ajamu Nangwaya and Michael Truscello (AK Press) $18.95

The Fidel Castro Reader, edited by David Deutschmann $21.95


After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography by Chris Kraus (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents) $24.95 – The first fully authorized biography about the late iconic experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. Uses exhaustive archival research and ongoing conversations with colleagues and friends.

Little Boxes: 12 Writers on Television by Caroline Casey (Coffee House Press) $16.95 – What happens when television is part of your cultural DNA? Twelve writers talk about their influences, and they’re more Magnum PI that Marcel Proust.

Against Everything: Essays by Mark Grief $17.00 – Now in soft cover.


Devotion by Patti Smith (Yale U Press) $18.00 – Part of Why I Write series. An inspired exploration of the nature of creative invention.

My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & Glory by Roger Miret with Jon Wiederhorn (Lesser Gods) $26.00

The Mudd Club by Richard Bock (Feral House) $24.95 – Artist, writer and lifelong New Yorker Richard Boch was the Mudd Club’s longtime alpha doorman, the club that served as an incubator for talent. Everyone made an appearance, from Basquiat & Johnny Rotten to The Hell’s Angels, passing through, passing out, and some, passing on. Marianne Faithful and Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, William Burroughs, and even Kenneth Anger? just a few of the names that stepped on stage.

I Am the Wolf: Lyrics and Writings by Mark Lanegan $27.00 – A collection of lyrics and autobiographical commentary by former Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age vocalist Mark Lanegan, with a preface by John Cale.

Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell $27.99 – Evil Dead-famed actor’s follow up to If Chin’s Could Kill.

Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America by Janet Borgerson & Jonathan Schroeder (MIT Press) $34.95 – A discussion of nearly 150 vintage album covers such as Cocktail Time, The Perfect Background Music for Your Home Movies and Strings for a Space Age.

It’s Alive!: Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Movie Posters by Daniel Finamore and Joseph E. LeDoux $30.00


The Voynich Manuscript: The Complete Edition of the World’s Most Mysterious and Esoteric Codex by Dr. Stephen Skinner (Watkins Publishing) $25.95 – An extensively illustrated codex featuring cosmological and astrological diagrams interwoven with detailed herbal illustration, relating both to the magical and alchemic view of the universe, written in a strangely beautiful cryptographic script.

Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud by Elizabeth Greenwood $16.00


Dig by Emma Wong $8.00


Sh*t My President Says: The Illustrated Tweets of Donald J. Trump by Shannon Wheeler (Top Shelf) $14.99

Inherited Disorders: Stories, Parables & Problems by Adam Ehrlich Sachs $12.99 – 100+ hilarious variations of vexing relationships between fathers and sons: a famous medium becomes possessed by the spirit of his skeptical father. A pianist amputates his fingers one by one to thwart his father, who will not stop composing concertos for him. A nobleman wills his ill-conceived flying contraption–incapable of actual flight–to his newborn son. A witty look at a most serious subject.

Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but also my mom’s, which I know sounds weird) by Michael Ian Black $16.00

Through a Glass Lightly: Confession of a Reluctant Water Drinker by various $9.95 – A drinker’s crown of sorrow is remembering wetter days! Part of London Library’s ‘Found on the Shelves’ series that reprints weirdly (ir)relevant tracts of quaint days past.


Fortean Times #356 Aug 17 Featuring the Cottingley Faries $12.50

Frankie #78 $14.95

Wire #402 Aug 17 Circle $10.99

AdBusters #133 vol 25 #5 Sep Oct 17 $14.95

Cabinet #63 The Desert $12.00


The Point #14 Sum 17 Darkness Enlightened $14.99

Escape From the Hood IV by Lita $3.00

Having Given Up Poems by Emily Hutchings $5.00

Flowers of Anti Martyrdom by Dorian Geisler (McSweeneys) $22.00

Chatter Box, various issues by Pulp Labs $5.00 each

Bushwick Review #7 $10.00


Rally 2018 Nikki Mcclure Calendar $18.00

Moleskine 2018 planners! Different variations, sizes, colors and prices!


Skull Romance Sticker by Corinne Halbert $3.00

New Stuff This Week

Mike Diana: RIP by Mike Diana (Divus Adventure) $44.00 – A new book of horror, fun, unexpected adventure and disaster from Mike Diana?an internationally known underground cartoonist, and the only artist in America to have received a criminal conviction for artistic obscenity. His run-ins with the law have seemed to have the opposite of the intended effect; since first arriving on the scene in the 1990s with his (in)famous Boiled Angel magazine, Diana has only refined and expanded his vision of a culture engorged and overloaded on greed and violence.


Xerography Debt #41 $4.00 – The review zine with perzine tendencies!

If You See Something Sketch Something #1 by Jason Das $10.00 – 56 pages of beautiful sketchbooking in a variety of media. Featuring images from life drawing class, the Chicago L, cafes, restaurants, the woods, and the beach. -Lane

Spirit House #3 by Rylan Thompson $10.00

Anything that Can Go Wrong #3 by Mia Cruz $3.00

My Fav Comics: A drawing zine by CHIPRC $1.00

What Had They Done by Baillie Vensel $5.00


Slasher #3 by Charles Forsman $4.99

Love and Rockets Magazine #3 by Gilbert and Jamie Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $4.99

Comic School USA, various issues, by Kevin Huizenga and his comics classes, $5.00 each

Blind Justice #1 All Time Comics by Josh Bayer and Benjamin Marra (Fantagraphics) $3.99

Stripburger #69 $8.00 – The latest issue of this Slovenian anthology delivers 96 pages of comics from fascinating creators around the globe! Spanish and Brazilian artists are featured most prominently in this issue, plus a 12-page miniature fold-in zine with an in-depth interview with Kus! Much of the text in this issue is in Slovenian, but the comics and the Kus! interview are in English. -Lane

Gas Water Nothing, various issues by Jason Das, $2.00-$4.00


Not My Small Diary #19 Unexplained Events by Delaine Derry Green $7.00 – Comics anthology with 43 artists on UFOs, ghosts, curses, superstitions, coincidences too strange to believe, and more! Work from Carrie McNinch, Liz Prince, J.T. Yost, John Porcellino, MariNaomi & more!

The Customer Is Always Wrong by Mimi Pond (D+Q) $29.95 – A young woman’s art career begins to lift off as those around her succumb to addiction and alcoholism, in the confines of restaurant culture composed of charming drunks, junkies, thieves, and creeps of Oakland in the late 70s.

Education by John Hankiewicz (Fantagraphics Underground) $30.00 – A father and son road trip as depicted in a surreal and experimental graphic novel.

A Castle in England by Jamie Rhodes (Nobrow) $19.95 – Inspired by Scotney Castle in Kent, this is a collaboration between writer Jamie Rhodes and five different artists (Isaac Lenkiewicz, Briony May Smith, William Exley, Becky Palmer, and Isabel Greenberg).

Paper Girls vol 3 by Brian K. Vaughan & friends $12.99 – Now in paperback!

Otherworld Barbara vol 2 by Moto Hagio (Fantagraphics) $39.99 – Conclusion of the shojo manga pioneer’s sci-fi mystery.


Just to Cover the Cost of Printing: My First Coloring Book by Aaron Romaine $15.00

Metal Cats Coloring Book by Alexandra Crockett $9.99


Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea Ritchie $21.00

Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults by Laurie Penny $27.00


I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This by Nadja Spiegelman $16.00 – From the daughter of Francoise Mouly (and Art Spiegelman).


Eat Only When You’re Hungry: A Novel by Lindsay Hunter $25.00

Grip of It: A Novel by Jac Jemc $15.00

One Night by Deanna Cabinian (Timpi Publishing) $12.99


From the Inside by John Henry Timmis IV (Featherproof) $14.95 – Writings about his time in the famed Menninger Foundation psych clinic, from the late troubled Drag City musician (of J.T. IV) and filmmaker. With a foreward by Steve “Plastic Crimewave” Krakow.


How to Change the World Pocket Guide $4.00

Power of the Seed: Your Guide to Oils for Health & Beauty by Susan M Parker (Process) $19.95


Phile #1 The International Journal of Desire and Curiosity $20.00

Johnny Would You Love Me If My Dick Were Bigger by Brontez Purnell (Feminist Press) $17.95 – He’s a slut. He’s a nerd. He’s a waiter, bored at work. This is his diary. A dirty cult-classic!


Sea Girl: Feminist Folktales from Around the World, edited by Ethel Johnston Phelps & illustrated by Suki Boynton (Feminist Press) $14.95

Pantheon: The True Story of the Egyptian Deities by Hamish Steele (Nobrow Press) $22.95 – Incest! Decapitation! Suspicious salad! Fighting hippos! All illustrated!

Ghostly Tales: Spine-Chilling Stories of the Victorian Age by Various $22.95


Maximumrocknroll #410 Aug 17 $4.99

Juxtapoz #200 Sep 17 $6.99

Razorcake #99 Bad Sports $4.00