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New Stuff This Week

New stuff! #quimbys #quimbysbookstorechicago

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*ZINES*

New Keith Herzik zines $4-$5:
Dudes Little Dudes 2016
Whiz Paddle
Alamo Igloo #29 2017

How to Not Give Up by Mary Marge Locker $1.00

Soda Killers #14 $5.00

Hot Tag #1-#3 by Dan Nelson $3.00

You Are What You Eat by Emeline Mele $10.00

Fabulous Fat Femme Coloring Book by Bianca Alba $12.00

Windows by Philip Tomaru $10.00

Pain You Can Choose by Woodie Borre $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

We Are Not Alone Beings and Creatures from Somewhere Else by Brett Manning $20.00

Soft Reset by Kaitlin Kostus $5.00

Kitty’s Guide to Chicago Coffee #2 by Patrick Cheng $2.00

comics by Liz Walker:
Things That Make Me Anxious $2.00
Why Narwhals Make Great Pets $2.00
2016 the Best and the Worst of Each Damn Week $6.00

comics by by Tedd Anderson, $2.00 each:
How to Draw Your Sadness
Gracious People You Feel and It’s OK
Sundial Awhile
various issues of both Campaign Slogans & Little Monsters

Bath Manager #2 by Morgan Vessel $3.00

One Alien Featuring Niall Horan by Paloma Hayes Bohanan $5.00

comics by Rosalarian:
Dirty Deeds $6.00
You Do Something to Me $5.00
Object of Affection: A Sexy Retelling of the Pygmalion Myth $4.00
Change of Plans $4.00
Moral Dilemma $5.00
& more!

Tweak by Veronica Englund $5.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Sunburning by Keiler Roberts (Koyama) $12.00

Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371 (Graphic Medicine) by MK Czerwiec $29.95 – Don’t miss Nurse-cartoonist MK Czerwiec reading from Taking Turns at Quimby’s on May 25th! More info here.

Everything is Flammable by Gabrielle Bell (Uncivilized) $25.95 – See the artist here at Quimby’s on the Friday night of CAKE!

C. Spike Trotman books:
Yes, Roya, illustrated by Emilee Denich $15.00 – BDSM erotic graphic novel created by and for women, featuring a three-way femdom relationship.
Smut Peddler Presents: My Monster Boyfriend, ed. by C. Spike Trotman (Iron Circus) $30.00 – Ten tales of fantastic fornication, written and illustrated by some of the most talented women in comics.
& more! See the artist here at Quimby’s on the Friday night of CAKE!

Boundless by Jillian Tamaki (D&Q) $24.95 – Don’t miss Jillian Tamaki here at Quimby’s on June 23rd to celebrate the release of this exquisite book about a weirdo “mirror” Facebook, in conversation with artist Jessica Campbell. More info here!

Resurrection Perverts: Hunters Point by Danny Hellman (Dirty Danny Press) $15.99 – In a near-future world porn publisher Harry Homburg clings to the hope that exclusive photos of a US President caught in flagrante delicto will save his crumbling business. Unfortunately, the universe has other plans for him. He will travel beyond the boundaries of our world, to a strange place where the rules of existence are subject to the whims of unseen entities. This biting social satire is presented in vivid full color, one scene per page, like a series of smartphone screens.

Rise of the Dungeon Master: Gary Gygax and the Creation of D&D by David Kushner and Koren Shadmi $16.99

*ART & DESIGN*

The Smile Stealers: The Fine and Foul Art of Dentistry by Richard Barnett $35.00

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics by Sean Wilentz $16.95

Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence by Melvin Goodman (City Lights) $19.95

*ESSAYS*

2 Chuck Klosterman titles:
X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century $27.00
But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past $16.00 – Now in soft cover.

*FICTION*

Things to Do When You’re Goth in the Country: And Other Stories by Chavisa Woods $23.95

Arrows by Erica Schreiner and Nyssa Frank $15.00

*MUSIC-RELATED BOOK*

Mutant Rocker: The Art of Randy Biscuit Turner vol 1 by David Ensminger $11.00 – Work by the lead singer for the Austin punk band Big Boys.

*MAGAZINES*

Tape Op #119 ay Jun 17 $4.95

Palmss #2 $20.00

Monocle #103 May 17 Where Can I Call Home $12.00

Shindig #66 The Creation $12.99

Make vol 57 Jun Jul 17 All Hands on Boards $9.99

Jacobin #25 Spr 17 $12.95

Fader #109 May Jun 17 $6.99

National Green Pages 2017 $9.95

Horror Hound #65 May Jun 17 $6.99

Cherry Bombe #9 $20.00

Girls and Corpses vol 11 Spr 17 $8.95

*CHAP BOOKS*

Overtime: Hour 44 Ropes and Ladders by William Hart $2.00

Submerging by Brett Essler & friends $4.00

New Stuff This Week

Quimby’s Panel at Chicago Zine Fest! #quimbys #czf2017 Picture by Corinne Halbert.

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Miss the New Stuff Post last week? That’s because we were tabling at Chicago Zine Fest! A long-arm stapler thanks to Chicago Zine Fest, as well as everybody that came and visited us there, and especially to folks that came to “Ever Evolving Bastion of Freakdom: A Quimby’s Panel.” We are over the moon with what a great job CZF co-organizer Alex Nall did with moderating!

Want to see other fun pics from #CZF2017? See here. And here. And here.

*ZINES*

Stuff from CHIPRC (Chicago Publishers Resource Center):
Morning Doodles by Logan Kruidenier and CHIPRC $4.00
Pizza Libs #3 by Johnny Misfit $2.00

My Aim Is True #11 by Carrie $2.00

Tributaries #7 One Life Is Not a Movie or Maybe by JC $2.00

Rumpy Pumpy #5 by Milo $3.00

Found Letter by Eryca Sender $1.00

Dress: A Perzine About Gender by Molly Russell $2.00

Rat Dream Club by Dylan Peterson $3.00

Internalized Homophobia by Norma Krautmeyer $2.00

Walk In Dance Out $12.00

Apricot vol 2 $10.00

Just Make Pictures Zine #9 Any City USA $7.00

Tax Day, Don’t Pay by Micco Caporale $6.00

Plants are Nice by Mikie Poland $9.00

St. Sucia: A Zine Exposing What It Is to Be a Mujer In Contemporary Society, issues #2 Dos Mundos and #3 La Dama by Tash & Ish $10.00 each

Desperate Times #1 by Chairman Ralph $5.00

Culture War #1 Assimilation & #2 Emancipation by Wheelhouse $3.00 each

Raw Fury #4 by Peter Bergman $20.00

Hotel Souvenir Nine Stories by Michael V. Gibson $9.00

God in a Bottle by Frank Kwiatkowski $5.00

Joli Poulet #1 $10.00

Minneapolis Psychedelicam vol 1 by Joe Cunningham & Karl Noyes $3.00

Gender Matters #2 by Carrie $5.00

This is My Costume: Anime Detour vols 1 & 2 2009-2010 $3.00 each

KerBloom #125 Mar Apr 17 by Artnoose $2.00

Plus even more zines, too numerous to list!

*COMICS & MINIS*

kuš Comics EXPLOSION!:
Mini Kus #51 Mirror Stage by Jaakko Pallasvuo $5.00
Mini Kus #52 Acquisition by Catia Serrao $5.00
Mini Kus #53 Yellow by Liva Kandevica $5.00
Mini Kus #54 Bad Ball by Samplerman $5.00
š! #28 Baltic Comics Magazine Apr 17 Scandal $12.00 – Contributors: Ana Galvañ (Spain), Conxita Herrero (Spain), Dace Sieti?a (Latvia), Emmi Valve (Finland), Ichasu (Japan) & more!
kuš! mono #3: An Exorcism by Theo Ellsworth $13.00

Futile Comics #5 by Mike Centeno $8.00

Black Dayz #1-#7 by JTW $6.00 each

Well #3 by Martin Kralovec $1.50

I Love You So Matcha by Junkyard Elliott $5.00

Secret Song by M. Hawkins $5.00

Long Necked Bird #1 Puddles Gammon by Marc Pearson $5.00

Etc. by Mara Sternberg $5.00

Wrong by Katherine Gottsegen $3.00

Real American Zeroes #1 by Colin Kennedy $4.99

Less Than One Hundred Forty #1 The Case Against Fame Exhibit by Daniel Hawley $6.00

Slasher #1 by Charles Forsman $4.99

Teenage Serial Killer by C. Rudler $8.00

Minor Leagues #3 by Simon Moreton $4.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

A whole awesome mess of graphic novels from Koyama Press!:
So Pretty / Very Rotten: Comics and Essays on Lolita Fashion and Cute Culture by Jane Mai and An Nguyen $18.00
You & a Bike & a Road by Eleanor Davis $12.00 – In 2016, acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator Eleanor Davis documented her cross-country bike tour as it happened.
Volcano Trash: A Double Plus Adventure by Ben Sears $12.00
Condo Heartbreak Disco by Eric Kostiuk Williams $10.00
Crawl Space by Jesse Jacobs $19.95 – In the basement, through the appliances and past the veil that separates realities, lies a rainbow-hued world where a group of kids have found retreat from their suburban mundanity with a coterie of iridescent creatures. But in the fraught realm of adolescence, can friendship survive the appeal of the surreal?

Fante Bukowski vol 2 by Noah Van Sciver (Fantagraphics) $14.99

Drifter by Anna Haifisch (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $25.00

Ding Dong Circus: And Other Stories, 1967 to 1974 by Sasaki Maki (Breakdown Press) $26.99

My Brother’s Husband, Volume 1 by Gengoroh Tagame $24.95

Boundaries by Kyle Harter $18.00

Ravina the Witch by Junko Mizuno $24.99

Purgatory by Casanova Frankenstein (Fantagraphics Underground) $12.00

The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History by Hope Nicholson $24.95

Billie Holiday by Carlos Sampayo and Jose Muñoz (NBM) $19.99

Ask a Cat by Charles Brubaker $9.99

*OUTER LIMITS BOOKS*

Revival: Resurrecting the Process Church of the Final Judgement (Feral House) by William Sims Bainbridge $23.00 – Before the first page of this book, the computer magician who resurrected the Process Church was murdered. Was this man Christ?

Einstein’s Beets by Alexander Theroux (Fantagraphics) $34.99 – A study of the world of food and food aversions! Gossip, confession, embarrassment, and perceptive observations!

Rose City Vice: Portland in the 70’s — Dirty Cops and Dirty Robbers by Phil Stanford (Feral House) $12.95

We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe by Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson $28.00 – Don’t miss Cham & Whiteson here to talk about what they don’t know on Thursday, May 18th!

Which Cult Should I Join?: A Choose-Your-Own Guidebook for the Spiritually Bereft by Jo Stewart $12.95

Three Month Fever: The Andrew Cunanan Story by Gary Indiana (Semiotext(e)/Native Agents) $15.95 – “America loves a successful sociopath,” Indiana explains in this sardonic and artful reconstruction of the brief life of the party boy who became a media sensation for shooting Gianni Versace.

Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government’s Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis by Annie Jacobsen $28.00

Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir by Betina Wittels $29.95

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science by Dave Levitan $15.95

The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories from American History by Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds $14.99

The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time by Brooke Gladstone $8.95

Reassessing the Transnational Turn: Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies by Constance Bantman and Bert Altena (PM Press) $24.95

Moral Injury and Nonviolent Resistance: Breaking the Cycle of Violence in the Military and Behind Bars by Alice Lynd and Staughton Lynd (PM Press) $17.95

*FICTION*

Men Without Women: Stories by Haruki Murakami $29.95

Failure Pie in a Sadness Face: New and Selected Stories by Brian Alan Ellis $10.00

Kolobians: Seek the Afterlife by Floyd Willmore $16.95

Animals on Buses by Adam Lawson $11.00

*MUSIC & FILM BOOKS*

Motörhead: In the Studio by Jake Brown and Lemmy Kilmister $15.95

Breaking the Spell: A History of Anarchist Filmmakers, Videotape Guerrillas, and Digital Ninjas by Chris Robé (PM Press) $26.95

*MAGAZINES*

Toilet Paper #14 $16.00

Apartamento #19 $19.95

Fortean Times #352 F is for Fake News $11.99

Blue Rose Magazine vol 1 #1 Feb 17 $8.00

Juxtapoz #197 Jun 17 $6.99

Fantastic Man #25 Spr Sum 17 $14.99

Another Man #24 Spr Sum 17 #14.99

Elska #11 Providence Rhode Island $18.50

*LIT JOURNALS & CHAP BOOKS*

Magnitizdat Literary #3 Win 17 Decadence Collapse $6.00

Pinkeye Alley: Tales of Discomfort and Woe by Michelle Wong $7.00

Loop by Cristi Lopez $20.00

Rebound by Rachelle Toarmino $3.00

NA Literary Magazine vol 1 #9 No Assholes $6.00

New Stuff This Week

Got our party face on for #independentbookstoreday ! #mychicagobookstore #chibd17

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Happy Independent Bookstore Day! #CHIBD17 #mychicagobookstore

*ZINES*

Prism Pop by Alicia Obermeyer and Miriam Dubinsky $20.00

For Everard vol 6 $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Crickets #6 by Sammy Harkham $8.00

Minor Leagues #3 by Simon Moreton $4.00

Shit I’ve Cried About #1 Trends Emerge & #2 Trends Remain by S. Meyer $4.00 each

Weird Magazine #6 by Noel Freibert $12.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Hostage by Guy Delisle (D&Q) $29.95

Her Bark and Her Bite by James Albon (Top Shelf) $9.99

*ART & DESIGN*

The Dirtyland: The Art of Brian M. Viveros (Gingko) $40.00

Retro Graphics (Gingko) $40.00

*FICTION*

Josh Was Raised by Igor Guk $12.00

Everything is Awful and You’re a Terrible Person by Daniel Zomparelli (Arsenal Pulp Press) $15.95

*POLITICAL BOOKS*

Democracy Now: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America by Amy Goodman $16.00

*ESSAYS*

I Know What I’m Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches from a Life Under Construction by Jen Kirkman $15.99 – Now in soft cover.

*FOOD BOOKS*

The Baristas Bible by Olga Carryer (Gingko) $19.95

*MAGAZINES*

Maximumrocknroll #408 May 17 $4.99

Wax Poetics #66 Spr 17 Reconstructing DJ Shadow #11.99

Videoscope #102 Spr 17 $6.95

Neural #56 Win 16 $7.99

Mojo #282 May 17 $10.99

Cannabis Now #25 Mar Apr May 17 $7.99

Ugly Things #44 Things to Come $9.95

Shindig #65 Traffic $12.99

Dissent Spr 17 $10.00

*LIT JOURNALS*

N+1 Deep End #28 Spr 17 $14.95

*SEXY*

Small Favors: The Definitive Collection by Colleen Coover (Limerence Press) $29.99

Elska #11 Providence Rhode Island $18.50

Reflekt Style Anthology #14 Sex $12.00

*KIDS BOOKS*

Wordplay by Ivan Brunetti (Toon) $12.00 – Yup. You read it right. Ivan Brunetti did a kids book!

New Stuff This Week

ANSWER Me! All Four Issues by Jim Goad and Debbie Goad (Nine-Banded Books) $30.00 – For the first time ever, all four issues (including THAT one, yes). Billed as “The Only Magazine Worth Hating,” this version comes with extras, including previously unpublished material!

*ZINES*

Judas Goat Quarterly #73 Spr 17 by Grant Schreiber $1.50

The Match #116 Sum 17 $3.00

Chrome Shop Next Exit by Nick Capozzoli $6.66

Lot of Options by David Pregerson $10.00

Communicating Vessels #28 Spr Sum 17 $3.50

Revolutionary Women #1 Patsy T. Mink, #2 Dolores Huerta & #3 Ida B Wells $5.00 each

Sick Muse #7 Apr 17 $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Berlin #20 by Jason Lutes (D+Q) $5.95 – With its twentieth issue, one of the biggest graphic novel events of the early 21st century is fast-approaching—the completion of Jason Lutes’ epic Berlin series. Here, the inevitable antagonist of the tale of pre-WWII Germany begins to take center stage. Marthe and Kurt find their way back to each other—he, from the bottom of the bottle and she, from a one-sided relationship. Fascism creeps into every corner of society, but some can see it better than others.

Gaylord Phoenix #7 by Edie Fake (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $15.00 – Edie Fake returns to his award-winning, abstract-o queer comic series after a seven year hiatus.

I Cant Help It and I Cant Stop It by Matt Haas $5.00

No One is Born Complete by Jarad Solomon $8.00

Fiends #2 Spr 17 by Tim Tyler $10.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Hypothetical Love Triangle by Henna Rasanen (Cats Who Cater Comics) $20.00

The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History by Jon Morris $24.95

Imagine Wanting Only This by Kristin Radtke $29.95

Roughneck by Jeff Lemire $29.99

Animals of a Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium by Maja Säfström $14.99

Stripburger #68 $8.00 – Comics from artists all over the world: Bruno Borges (Portugal), Erik Svetoft (Sweden), Izar Luna?ek, (Slovenia) and more!

*ART & DESIGN*

Junk Type: Typography – Lettering – Badges – Logos by Bill Rose and Mike Essl $35.00 – A graphic compendium of vintage American design and typography.

Talk About Street Art edited by Jerome Catz and Elisabeth Couturier $9.98 – Anthology about this underappreciated, ephemeral, and illegal art form.

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism by Camille Paglia $26.95 – Fiery intellectual provocateur Paglia’s essays about sex, gender and feminism collected in one concise volume.

The Age of Inequality: Corporate America’s War on Working People edited by Jeremy Gantz (Verso) $24.95 – The stories behind the inequality crisis—a forty-year investigation by In These Times. Featuring contributions from Chomsky, Žižek, Bernie Sanders, Arundhati Roy & more.

Trouble in Paradise: From the End of History to the End of Capitalism by Slavoj Žižek (Melville House) $17.99 – Draws insights from phenomena as diverse as “Gangnam Style” to Marx, The Dark Knight to Thatcher.

Enemies of Society: An Anthology of Individualist and Egoist Thought by various (Nine-Banded Books) $20.00

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World by Kelly Jensen $16.95

*ESSAYS*

Bit Rot: stories + essays by Douglas Coupland $27.00

*OUTER LIMITS*

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany by Norman Ohler $28.00

A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Ayelet Waldman $25.95

Murder in Plain English: From Manifestos to Memes–Looking at Murder through the Words of Killers by Michael Arntfield & Marcel Danesi $24.00

Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year by Michael Farquhar $14.99 – Now in soft cover!

The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World’s Strangest Syndromes by Frank Bures $16.99 – Now in soft cover!

Party Like a President: True Tales of Inebriation, Lechery, and Mischief From the Oval Office by Brian Abrams, illustrated by John Mathias $14.95

*FICTION*

The Familiar, Volume 4: Hades by Mark Z. Danielewski $26.95 – Fourth book in the acclaimed series from the author of House of Leaves.

A Decent Ride by Irvine Welsh $16.95 – Adventures of ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson: top shagger, drug dealer, gonzo pornstar, and taxi driver.

The Erstwhile: The Vorrh (2) by Brian Catling $16.95 – Sequel to The Vorrh. The angels that failed to protect the Tree of Knowledge are reanimating themselves, and their reawakening will have major consequences.

Mountainhead by New Juche (Nine-Banded Books) $15.00

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff by Michael Nesmith $28.00 – Put on your knit cap and journey from the the set of The Monkees to the heart of swinging London and beyond!

*FILM BOOKS*

Make Trouble by John Waters, illustrated by Eric Hanson $14.95 – Based on the graduation speech Waters gave to RISD grads. Eavesdrop, he tells them, and listen to your enemies, and horrify with new ideas! The perfect advice for artists of any age.

Splatter Capital: A Guide for Surviving the Horror We Collectively Inhabit by Mark Steven (Repeater Books) $14.95 – A discussion about splatter horror films as a metaphor for the nightmare of systematized bloodshed caused by capitalist accumulation.

*FOOD BOOKS*

Clara Cakes: Delicious and Simple Vegan Desserts for Everyone! by Clara Polito (PowerHouse) $24.95 – She sold her cakes at punk shows. Now get her recipes!

Tiki Cocktails: 200 Super Summery Drinks by David Adams, illustrated by Heather Menzies $19.95 – Alongside quintessential tiki recipes, Tiki Cocktails also includes some more modern takes on tiki concoctions.

*HUMOR*

From The London Library’s “Found on the Shelves” series:
*Cycling: The Craze of the Hour by Charles Spencer & friends $9.95 – From that velocipede craze of the 1890s!
*On Corpulence: Feeding the Body and Feeding the Mind by Lewis Carroll and William Banting $10.95 – Tweedledum and Tweedledee — fat seemed to be getting fatter under Queen Victoria! Lewis Carroll and overweight undertaker William Banting elaborate on the vices of consuming too much “fatty” food and culture. Oddly prescient for our contemporary culture full of crappy media overload.
*The Gentlewoman’s Book of Sports by Lady Greville and Lady Colin Campbell $10.95 – It wasn’t easy being a sportswoman at the end of the nineteenth century!

CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong by Heather Mann $12.95 – From the files of CraftFail.com!

*OTHER*

Lamia Enamel Pin by Corinne Halbert $10.00

Yellow Owl Workshop Risograph Print Blank Cards! $4.50 each.

New Stuff This Week

Just in! Chronicles of Fortune by Coco Fortune (Radiator Press)! #quimbysbookstorechicago #comics

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Chronicles of Fortune by Coco Picard (Radiator Comics) $20.00 – Originally published as a series of minicomics, this quirky and idiosyncratic adventure of Fortuna, the greatest superhero (tragically stricken with ennui), is now collected into a single volume from Radiator Comics! Coco Picard’s The Chronicles of Fortune follows the lives of Fortuna, and her alter-ego, Edith-May as they learn to cope with loss, recruiting a team of friends along the way! Discover a temperamental stove, a nosy mountain, a goofy crocodile, a loner moth, and a singing goldfish as they lead Fortuna on her greatest adventure! At once charming, sad, funny, poignant, and bizarre, The Chronicles of Fortune keeps one foot in mundane reality.

*ZINES*

Moon Archives vol 1 $12.00

Cheap Toys #19 $2.00

Star Spangled Banner by Joseph Wilcox $3.00

Japan Photo Zine $20.00

Field Study: Notes and Findings In the American Southwest $15.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Babybel Wax Bodysuit by Eric Kostiuk Williams (Retrofit) $6.00

Good Guy #1 $4.00

Grixly #38 by Nate McDonough $2.00

Rainpuppy by James O’Boyle $12.00 – This happy little dog travels around much like Mary Poppins and encounters several different species of magical creatures upon the way. ~CH

Death Party by Mony Nunez $5.00

Murder Moon by Kristal DiFronzo $8.00

Curled Up Around A Wound by Opal Pence $12.00

Sweaty vol 1 $12.00

Bull Whip #1 All Time Comics by Josh Bayer and friends (Fantagraphics) $3.99

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

The Artist by Anna Haifisch (Breakdown Press) $19.99 – A hilarious and heart-wrenching comedy exposing the absurdity of the fine art world as experienced by a young artist.

Red Red Rock: And Other Stories by Hayashi Seiichi (Breakdown Press) $26.99 – A definitive, career-spanning collection of stories from one of Japan’s most famous alternative cartoonists, work from 1967 to the early 70s.

*ART & DESIGN*

Alcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters, edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell (FUEL Publishing) $32.50 – Playful yet sobering posters from the 1960s to ’80s in the Soviet Union, from the publishers of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedias and Soviet Space Dogs.

Stickerbomb Graffiti Journal by SRK $12.99

THE THING Postcard Book: James Franco by James Franco and The Thing Quarterly $14.95 – Are there any hats that James Franco doesn’t wear?

The Box by Brian McMullen $14.95 – Weirdo blank journal that lets you think both in and out of the box for once!

The Tattoo Flash Coloring Book by MEGAMUNDEN $15.99 – Includes a full-color, pull-out gatefold, and two sticker sheets.

*MUSIC & FILM BOOKS*

The New Analog: Listening and Reconnecting in a Digital World by Damon Krukowski (New Press) $24.95 – A radical defense of analog craft in the face of the digital hard sell, from former Galaxie 500/current half of Damon & Naomi. Don’t miss Damon here at Quimby’s on 5/2 with Steve Albini and Bob Weston talking about this book!

Prince: the Coloring Book, edited By Darius James (Feral House) $15.95 – If de-elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy…With crayons. Contributing artists include: Tony Millionaire, Corinne Halbert, Casanova Frankenstein, Mica O’Herlihy, and many more.

*FICTION*

Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell (McSweeneys) $24.00

*LOCAL INTEREST*

Chicago Monumental by Larry Broutman (Lake Claremont Press) $50.00 – Full-color photographs of over 250 Chicago statues, memorials, fountains, and monuments. Comes with 3D glasses for a special bonus section!

Chicago Unleashed by Larry Broutman (Lake Claremont Press) $29.50 – Whimsical, tongue-in-cheek modified photos that combine wildlife with Chicago landmarks created for a children’s hospital. A real lion posing under the Art Institute lions! Hippos in the Chicago River! Kangaroos at Montrose Beach! You get the idea.

Draining Chicago: The Early City and the North Area by Richard Lanyon (Lake Claremont Press) $21.95 – The complicated, ever-changing, and surprising story of draining Chicago by retired executive director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.

*MAGS*

Wire #398 Apr 17 Residents $10.99

AdBusters #131 vol 25 #3 May June 17 $14.95

Uppercase #33 A Magazine for the Creative and Curious $18.00

Offscreen #16 The Human Side of Technology $20.00

*CHAP BOOKS & LIT JOURNALS*

Number You Are Trying to Reach by Zachary Zalman Green $12.00

All Will be Fragile by Emily Greer #1 $5.50

Asterisms vol 1 An Anthology of Speculative Fiction and Poetry $15.00