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New Stuff This Week

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 The Meatcake Bible by Dame Darcy (Fantagraphics) $49.99


Folrath Part One by Zak Sally (Lamano) $8.00

Hey Lady #5 Sister Rosetta Tharpe by Regina Schilling $10.00

We Are Sometimes Virgin Cocktails But Most of the Time Not by Oorn $8.00

Homocats Fuck the Internet by J. Morrison $5.00

You Have to Deal with Me Breathing #1 by Colette Arrand $5.00

Red and Blue by Thayer Bray $5.00

Red Wedge #2 Sprine 2016 Art Against Global Apartheid by Alexander Billet $12.00

Ghost Pine #13 Boys by Jeff Miller $3.00

Where Have all the Flowers Gone? The Women of Folk Music by Bijou Karman $7.00

Great and Terrible Golden Age Movies of the 1930’s by Emily Alden Foster $5.00

Bonk by Rachel Kinbar & friends $5.50

Beeline #1 Reptilian Brain, ed. by Ben Regozin and Kit Fraser $4.00

Dirt Stacks Like Pyramids photo zine $7.77

Under the Skin Fanzine & Midwest Leafletting Tour by Karl Noyes (Roosterhouse Ideas) $2.00 each

They Take Care of Their Own by Stan Theis $2.00


A Guide to Life Compact by Corinne Mucha $4.00

This is How I Roll by Oorn $8.00

Anything that Can Go Wrong Mini: I was a Mexican Child $.25

Tales of the Night Watchman Presents The Mad Mind of Anton Sebaum by Dave Kelly & Lara Antal $5.00

Blown Away #3 by Alyssa Jo Varner $5.00

Harriman a Mini Comic by Kit Fraser $6.00

Wimpy Rambler #1 Hitchhiking Journal by Ben $3.00


Geis: A Matter of Life and Death by Alexis Deacon (Nobrow) $18.95

Wrinkles by Paco Roca (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Watching by Winston Rowntree $19.99

Cousin Joseph by Jules Feiffer $25.95

Len, A Lawyer in History: A Graphic Biography of Radical Attorney Leonard Weinglass by Michael Steven Smith and Paul Buhle, illustrated by Seth Tobocman (AK Press) $19.00 – Biography of the attorney called for the likes of the SDS, the Chicago Seven, Daniel Ellsberg, Abbie Hoffman, and Mumia Abu-Jamal, among many others.

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl & the Great Lakes Avengers by Steve Ditko and Will Murray $29.99

Plutona by Jeff Lemire & friends $16.99

Miami Vice Remix by Joe Casey & Jim Mahfood $12.99

Complete Chis Sweet Home Part 3 by Konami Kanata $24.95


The Inborn Absolute: The Artwork of Robert Ryan by Tim Kinsella and Ben Fasman (Featherproof) $60.00 – Two decades of stunning paintings & tattoos with this celebrated artist, as well as interviews, revealing a deep mastery of the American tattooing tradition while creating a mystical and fantastic world full of unique takes on Eastern religious iconography.

Chris Dyer’s Kick-Ass Coloring Book: For Rad ‘Adults’ and Cool ‘Kids’ by Chris Dyer (Last Gasp) $12.95 – Most of these graphics were produced for the skateboard industry, clothing designs, event posters and beyond. He hopes that it serves as a gateway to good times, as you make these pieces your own. Enjoy!


Crites’ Coloring Book by Tom Crites (Headpress) $17.95 – Work from the late artist and publisher of Paniscus Review, Malefact, and Jesus Pinata.

Stay At Home, Scarface: A Coloring and Activity Book for Gangster Parents by Kenny Keil (Devastator) $10.00

Conspiracy The Coloring Book, Dumpster Diamond $8.00


Theatre of Fear & Horror: The Grisly Spectacle of the Grand Guignol of Paris, 1897-1962 by Mel Gordon (Feral House) $24.95 – Here is the expanded edition of classic outré book, The Grand Guignol, first published in 1988 and now long out of print. Like the original anthology, it includes an illustrated introduction to the theater of Paris and abroad, a breakdown of its stage tricks, a summary of one hundred plots, extensive photo documentation, André de Lord’s essay, “Fear in Literature,” and two originally produced Grand Guignol scripts. The expanded edition also contains additional graphic and textual material including a color insert of Grand Guignol posters; the 1938 autobiographical account of Maxa, the company’s leading female performer entitled “I Am the Maddest Woman in the World”; and the controversial playscript Orgy in the Lighthouse.


The Omniverse: Transdimensional Intelligence, Time Travel, the Afterlife, and the Secret Colony on Mars by Alfred Lambremont Webre $16.00

Legend Tripping: The Ultimate Adventure by Robert C. Robinson (Adv Unlmtd Press) $14.95

Hidden Finance, Rogue Networks and Secret Sorcery by Joseph P. Farrell (Adv Unlmtd Press) $19.95

The Polka Dot File on the Robert F. Kennedy Killing: The Paris Peace Talks Connection by Fernando Faura (Trine Day) $24.95 – The chase for the mystery woman in the polka-dot dress. The book comments on but does not dwell on the police investigation, and reads like a detective thriller instead of an academic analysis of the investigation.


Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells by Helen Scales $17.00


Mickey by Chelsea Martin (Curbside Splendor) $14.95

The Tennessee Highway Death Chant by Keegan Jennings Goodman (Featherproof) $13.95

Californium: A Novel of Punk Rock, Growing Up, and Other Dangerous Things by R. Dean Johnson $15.00

Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra $15.00


Home from the Dark Side of Utopia: A Journey through American Revolutions by Clifton Ross (AK Press) $17.95

Rebellion In Patagonia by Osvaldo Bayer (AK Press) $21.95 – A moving and nuanced study of strikes led by the powerful anarcho-syndicalist labor union FORA against the despotic landowners and industrialists of Argentina’s Patagonia region in 1921– 1922.


Like Night and Day by John M. O’Donnell $14.99


Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality by Sarah Barmak $13.95

Glamour Girls Of Paris vol 1 Erotic Photography from Classic French Pin-Up Magazines by Stephen Pentacoste (Deicide Press) $26.95


Bust #100 Aug Sep 16 $6.99

Tape Op #114 Jul Aug 16 $4.95

True Crime Jul 16 Handyman from Hell $9.99

Harpers Magazine Aug 16 $6.99

Escapist #4 from the Monocle Special Edition 2016 $18.00

Fuel #22 $14.95

Rollacoaster #20 2.0 Utopia Fall Win 16 $20.50


Rare Air/Aire Raro, Bilingual Poetry Collection by 826 Michigan & friends $12.00 – Bilingual poetry written by fourth grade students at Roberto Clemente Learning Academy in Detroit, MI.


Smart About Sharks by Owen Davey (Flying Eye) $19.95


Writing Maps from Shaun Levin, $6.99 each:
Description Writing Map: An Inspiration Workout for Writers
How to Turn Food into Words: A Writing Map of Magical Eating

New Stuff This Week

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Stuff from Gatosaurio. Stickers! Patches! By artists such as Karissa Sakumoto, Inechi, Koyamori, Simon Hanselmann & Repoghost!


Doris #32 by Cindy Crabb $3.00


Mistaken Wedding vol 1 by Diana Bowden $8.00

What Are You Raising Them For? Tim Devin Tells You All About 70s Hippie Parenting $8.50

Building: A DIY Guide to Creating Spaces Hosting Events and Fostering Radical Communities by Neil Campau $5.00


Do Not Disturb My Waking Dream #5 (Uncivilized) $5.00 – The fifth installment features slices of life beautifully illustrated by prolific Chicago cartoonist, Laura Park.

Tendril Wild by Tomas Moniz and Alicia Dornadic $5.00

New comics by Ashley Ronning:
Tachiyomi $6.00
Closest Approach $6.00
Weft $3.00

Magic Whistle vol 3 #2 I Created Him You Know by Sam Henderson (Alternative Comics) $5.99 – The newly revamped Magic Whistle makes a strident return with its second issue as a humor anthology. Sam Henderson once again leads a crack team of tremendous talent featuring contributions from Seth Cooper (Paper Rodeo), Brigid Deacon, Jesi the Elder (Vanilla White), Amy Lockhart, and Tom Van Deusen (Scorched Earth).

Hello Birdman #0 by Heather Pickett $1.00

Stripburger #67 $8.00

Sketchbook vol 1 by Bae Cutler $5.00

Fuzzy Princess #1 by Charles Brubaker $4.99 & #2 $5.00


Art & Beauty Magazine: Drawings by R. Crumb, Numbers 1, 2 & 3 (David Zwirner Books) $35.00 – Drawings from the 90s to the present. Some of the material in here has never been published before!


Time Clock: An Eye of the Majestic Creature Book by Leslie Stein (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Springtime in Chicago by Cathy Hannah $10.00

HIP HOP FAMILY TREE TPB vol 4 by Ed Piskor (Fantagraphics) $27.99

Hip Hop Family Tree Box Set vol 3 and 4 1983-1985 by Ed Piskor (Fantagraphics) $49.99

The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions (Stone Bridge Press) $29.95

Ohio Is For Sale by Jon Allen $19.99

Weirdy by AP Quach $14.95

Love Addict: Confessions of A Serial Dater by Koren Shadmi (Top Shelf) $24.99

I Am Legion: by Fabien Nury and John Cassaday (Humanoids) $19.95

Monstress TPB vol 1 Awakening by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda $9.99

Virus Tropical by Powerpaola (2d Cloud) $24.95

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists by Santiago Garcia (Fantagraphics) $29.99


Marcel Dzama: The Book of Ballet Text by Hans Christian Andersen (David Zwirner Books) $20.00 – Dzama collaborated with choreographer Justin Peck and musician Bryce Dessner at the New York City Ballet. This book documents the genesis of all aspects of the project.


Eye of the Sixties: Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art by Judith E. Stein $28.00


Dying to be Beautiful vols 1 & 2 Without a Head by M. Glend Rosen $14.95 each

Neon Green: A Novel by Margaret Wappler (The Unnamed Press) $16.00

American Candide by Mahendra Singh (Rosarium Publishing) $12.95 – Illuminati global warmers, insurance cults, sex-crazed illegal aliens and even the Senate Sub-Committee on Homeland Furnishings provides sufficient belly laughs.

Invoice by Jonas Karlsson (Hogarth Publishing) $24.00


Sex and Horror: The Art of Alessandro Biffignandi by Mark Alfrey (Korero) $32.95

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Wicked Boy: The Mystery of A Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale $28.00


You Drive Me Crazy by Josh Bergman $12.00


Invisible Rainbow: A Physicist’s Introduction to the Science Behind Classical Chinese Medicine by Changlin Zhang, Jonathan Heaney (North Atlantic Books) $24.95

Wild Sex: The Science Behind Mating In the Animal Kingdom by Carin Bondar (Pegasus) $27.95

Sex On Earth: A Journey Through Nature’s Most Intimate Moments by Jules Howard $17.00


Wildcat Anarchist Comics by Donald Rooum & Jayne Clementson (PM Press) $14.95 – Collects the drawings of Donald Rooum, mostly (but by no means entirely) from the long-running “Wildcat” cartoon series that has been published in the Freedom newspaper since 1980.

Bias of Temperment In American Politics by William Kreml $15.00

Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change by Cynthia Kaufman (PM Press) $22.95

Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction by Elliott Liu (PM Press) $14.95


Skeptical Inquirer vol 40 #4 Does Astrology Need to be True $5.99

ASR #67 Sum 16 Anarcho Syndicalist Review $5.00

Maximumrocknroll #399 Aug 16 $4.99

Shindig #56 $12.99

Wire #389 July 16 $9.99

Make vol 52 Aug Sep 16 $9.99

Dissent Sum 16 $10.00

2600 The Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #2 Sum 16 $6.95

Magnet #133 $4.99

Uppercase #30 A Magazine for the Creative and Curious $18.00

Vive Le Rock #36 Devo $10.99

True Crime Special Sum 16 20 Crime Stories $12.99


Musnet: The Mouse of Monet by Kickliy (ODOD) $19.95

Ogres Awake by James Sturm and friends (First Second) $14.99


Field Notes Byline Reporter’s Notebook With Receipt Pocket $12.95 – Long skinny reporter style!

New Stuff This Week


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The Match #115 Sum 16 by Fred Woodworth $3.00

Punk Rock Glee Club #2, ed. by Liz Mason $5.00 – The zine that started out about Chicago-based a capella punk band Blue Ribbon Glee Club that does covers of bands like Fugazi and the Misfits expands into covering other a capella punk bands (!) and also features awesome pieces from amazing Chicago writers regarding specific punk rock songs. Contributors include: Ben Tanzer on “The World’s a Mess It’s In My Kiss” by X, Shay DeGrandis on “Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)” by the Buzzcocks, Mike “McBeardo” McPadden on “Kiss Me Deadly” by Generation X, Celia Forrest on “Black and White” by the dB’s, Paul Durica on “Children of the Revolution” by T-Rex & Dan Kelly on “X-Offender” by Blondie. For those who love punk (we salute you).

On the Way by Hart Ginsburg $20.00

2 photo zines from by Alexander Swilley, $5.00 each:
Filth Zine #2


Crass Sophisticate #36 by Josh Reinwald & Justin Rosenberg $3.00

What Is a Witch by Pam Grossman (Tin Can Forest) $20.00

Town Hall Lawn by Marissa Falco $1.00

Resurrection by Carmen Johns $5.00

Vulture City Stories by Sam Spina (Kilgore) $5.00

Vile #1 Cowards Hole by Tyler Landry $7.95

Titan #3 by Francois Vigneault $4.95

Danger Country the Role Playing Game by Levon Jihanian $5.00


Maakies: Drinky Crow Drinks Again by Tony Millionaire (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – Booze-soaked high-seas adventures with Drinky Crow, Uncle Gabby and co.


A Horse, A Crow, and a Hippo Walk Into a Bar: A Collection of Stories by Lauren Barnett

Crying In Front Of Your Dog by Phil McAndrew (Grimalkin Press) $15.00

Saga vol 6 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples $14.99

Beyond Paper Walls by Adam Fotos $19.99

Fantasy Sports 2 The Bandit of Barbel Bay by Sam Bosma (Nobrow) $19.95

Thousand Faces by Philippe Thirault & friends (Humanoids) $29.95


The Chicago “L” by Greg Borzo $24.99 – Photo book.


Ghosts from Our Past: Both Literally and Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal by Erin Gilbert, Abby L. Yates & Andrew Schaffer $15.00 – Reprinted with perspective gained through time. And Ghostbusters.


How to Set a Fire and Why by Jesse Ball $24.95

Where the Bird Sings Best by Alejandro Jodorowsky (Restless) $19.99 – Mythic proportions! Now in soft cover!

Slade House by David Mitchell $16.00 – Now in soft cover.

Tales of the Bagman vol 3 Bagman vs the Butcher by BC Bell $15.00


Incantations of Daniel Johnston: A Graphic Novel by Ricardo Cavolo and Scott McClanahan (Two Dollar Radio) $17.95 – A spirited, eye-popping collaborationg between New York Times-bestselling Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo and award-winning author Scott McClanahan. Long a fan of Daniel Johnston, the man and his music, Cavolo illustrates Johnston’s colorful life, from his humble beginnings as a carnival employee to folk musician in Austin, to his rise to MTV popularity and persistent struggle with personal demons.

Small Town Talk: Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Friends in the Wild Years of Woodstock by Barney Hoskyns $26.99

Vention: Star Wars Collection by Vincent S. Egolf Esq. $19.99 – A collection of all the patents George Lucas filed for Star Wars properties.

On Bowie by Rob Sheffield $19.99

Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs by Dave Holmes $26.00

The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years by Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman $29.99


Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes by Robin Ha $19.99


Tom Tom Magazine #26 Roots $6.00

Posture Magazine #2 16 The Ornamentation Issue $20.00

Cleaver Quarterly #7 $17.00

Internationalist #43 May Jun 16 $.50

True Crime Jun 16 $9.99

Frankie #71 $14.95

Backwoodsman vol 37 #4 Jul Aug 16 $5.50


2 E.E. Greer chap books:
Montage Repercussion $8.00
Regarding the Stacks $7.00

Wait Till You See the Full Picture by Mark McCoy $24.99

2 Jon Dambacher poetry books:
Green Poems by Jon Dambacher $8.00
Silent Scenario Directed by Buster $8.00


The Ultimate Guide to Sex Through Pregnancy and Motherhood: Passionate Practical Advice for Moms by Madison Young (Cleis) $18.95

Begging for It: Erotic Fantasies for Women ed. by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Cleis) $15.95

Meat: The Paris Issue $20.00

Chunky Bear and his Naughty Adventures by Mighty Tony $5.00

New Stuff This Week

The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 – American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the ’60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has taken her from luxury to destitution, from the cover of the NME to waitressing in California, via the industrial wasteland of Manchester in the 1980s.


The Difference Between #5 How Some Things are Similar Yet Different by Billy McCall, with illustrations by Jaime Tillotson $2.00

Soon Everyone Will Know $15.00

See You at the Buck by Rob Brulinski $10.00

Just Make Pictures Zine #8 Memories of a Dream by Michael Jarecki $4.00

Good Riddance: A Zine About Stuff by Megan Kirby and Rosamund Lannin $3.00

Sub/Verse #6 by Chloe Graham $5.00

zines by George Porteus $7.00 each
Naked Mole Rats Drawings
Mountain Lies

Dreams in Cryogenic Fugue by Chris Johnson $10.00


Stockholme Is Sauceome by Sarah Becan $10.00

Corpus Distorta by Grant Reynolds $7.00

Enter to Exit by George Porteus $7.00

Comics by Amara Leipzig:
Night Blanket $6.00
Fifth Window $7.00
Other Side by Amara Leipzig 2015 $2.00

Dream of Dobermans Sprinting Across the Asphalt by Yewon Kwon $7.00

Succinct Scary Stories by Jonas and Rebecca Peloquin $3.00


Story of My Tits by Jennifer Hayden (Top Shelf) $29.99

Northlanders vol 1 The Anglo Saxon Saga by Brian Wood and friends $29.99

18 Days TPB vol 2 Heroes and Legends by Grant Morrison & friends $14.99

Tiny Splendor zines, comics & graphic novels:
Anime Fan Club by Kenneth Srivijitiakar & Max Stadnik $12.00
Catabunga #2 $4.00
Land Around Us by Bijou Karman, Juliette Toma & Vivian Shih $10.00
Ugly Girl Gang #2 & #3 by Tuesday Bassen(Tiny Splendor) $7.00 each
Die Homer by Tyler J. Hutchison (Tiny Splendor) $10.00
Many Ways of the Potato by Sanaa Khan $2.00
Urge to Regurge by Sanaa Khan $2.00


Understanding the Sky by Dave Eggers (McSweeneys) $24.00 – Mr. Eggers rode a lightweight plane. Here’s a poem-essay-photo book thingy about it.


A Lover Sings: Selected Lyrics by Billy Bragg $18.95


Bye Bye Blondie by Virgine Despentes (Feminst Press) $17.95

Unnoticeables by Robert Brockway $14.99


Bukowski in A Sundress: Confessions from A Writing Life by Kim Addonzio $16.00


Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide by Charles Foster $28.00


Famous Nathan: A Family Saga of Coney Island, the American Dream, and the Search for the Perfect Hot Dog by Lloyd Handwerker $26.99


Mojo #272 July 2016 Prince and Bob Dylan $10.99

Hi Fructose #40 New Contemporary Art Magazine $7.95

RFD #166 Sum 16 $9.95

Paper Sum 16 $10.00


Plastic Pajaros by Melissa Lozada Olivia $7.00

One Day I will be Louder Than all the Bruises on Your Knees by Elaine Hsiang & Tiffany Mallery $5.00

The First Line vol 18 #2 Sum 16 $4.00


Anna and Froga Out and About by Anouk Ricard (D&Q) $15.95

various issues of childrens mag Brain Bug $10.00 each

New Stuff This Week


Learning Good Consent: On Healthy Relationships and Survivor Support by Cindy Crabb (AK Press) $13.95 – Used to be a zine, now it’s a book! This collection is an indispensable guide to both preventing sexual violence and helping its survivors to heal.



The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years of Music / Friendly / Dancing by John E. Dugan (Curbside Splendor) $34.95 – Featuring a foreword by John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats and first hand interviews with members of The Flaming Lips, Interpol, Low, OK Go, Vandermark Five, Girl Talk, The Rapture, Red Red Meat, The Sea and Cake, and more, as well as rarely-seen, full-color photographs and reproductions of original silkscreen gig posters and more.


zines by by Corinne Halbert:
Honey by Corinne Halbert $5.00
Hate Baby #5 $8.00

Printsploitation by Scott R. Miller $3.00

Dreams in Cryogenic Fugue by Chris Johnson $10.00

various issues of Penises Are Confusing by by Polly and Amanda $2.50 each

Free Ass Mag #2 Free Association Magazine Utopia No Mans Land $15.00

Irrational Neographic #1 2014 by Connor Shea $10.00

zines by Adam Wiesner $3.00 each:
Spy Agent issues #1 and #2
Future Trash #2 by Adam Wiesner

Kayfabe Is Fake a WWE Fanzine $3.00


King Cat #76 Comix and Stories by John Porcellino (Spit & a Half) $5.00

SpaceWorld by Brett Manning $5.00

Donut Dreams by Eric Bartholomew $2.00 – First comics from zinester of Junk Drawer fame.

Total Fuck Up by Johnny Sampson $7.00 – A sympathetic portrait of an unsympathetic character surrounded by other unsympathetic characters, taking place at the County Fair.

Doin Mah Thang How My Cat Died and Other Stories by Gil Rhodes $5.00

Absurdly Yours #1 $2.00

comics by Tate Walker:
Waiting Room $5.00
Channel $7.00
Extract $6.00

zines by Laura Lannes
Bad Boyfriends $10.00
Basil Plant $5.00

Hotel Rompo by Talya Modlin (Perfectly Acceptable Press) $20.00

Sirens Calling by John T. Trigonis & Lauren Clemente $3.99

comics by by Sam Szabo:
Naked Lady #2 $7.00
List of Very Scary Things $3.00

Madam Geneva by Tom O’Brien $3.00

Sun Bakery #2 by Corey Lewis $5.99

Comics by Alisha Davidson:
Quiet Way $5.00
Tiny Bums $5.00
Pluo $8.00

Nothing Doing #1 by Connor Shea $5.00

Draw Blood by Ron Hotz $15.00

Fae Archaic #4 A Real Good Pal O Mine $5.00

Coin Op vol 6 The Last Great Time by Maria & Peter Hoey $19.95

Morphis by Marta Chudolinska $5.00

Cat Food by Amy Peltz $5.00

New Comics #7 by Patrick Kyle $8.00

Green Machine #0 by Amber S. and Jon K $5.00

Hand of Misery #1 a Cahmix Book by Peter Faecke $8.00

Shquirat #1-#3 by Kyle J Osborne $4.00 each

Banchan #2 In Two Pages 7 East Korean Recipes by Robin ha $5.00



Hot Dog Taste Test by Lisa Hanawalt (D&Q) $22.95 – Pop culture, relationships, and the animal in all of us!

Ulcera by Puiupo and Adonis Pantazopoulos $8.99

Our Lady of Birth Control: A Cartoonist’s Encounter with Margaret Sanger by Sabrina Jones (Soft Skull Press) $19.95 – Jones’s autobiographical sections of Our Lady of Birth Control show her journey into activist art in response to the anti-feminist backlash of the Reagan era. From street theater and protest graphics to alternative comics, her path similarly follows in Margaret’s footsteps, encountering versions of the same adversaries.

Compass South by Hope Larson $17.99 – Twin twelve-year-olds in 1860 NYC go on an epic quest to find their missing father.

Elf Cat in Love by James Kochalka (Retrofit Comics / Big Planet Comics) $15.00

SEX CRIMINALS TPB vol 3 Three the Hard Way by Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky & friends $14.99

Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk & friends (Dark Horse) $29.99

How to Talk to Girls at Parties by Neil Gaiman, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba & more $17.99

Wits End by Allison Bannister $15.00


Under Spiritual Siege: How Ghosts and Demons Affect Us and How to Combat Them by William Stillman (Schiffer) $14.99


Familiar vol 3 Honeysuckle and Pain by Mark Z. Danielewski $25.95

A Cure for Suicide: A Novel by Jesse Ball $16.00 – Now in soft cover.

Hang Ups and Hangovers by Kyle Milligan $14.99

In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus ed. by Stephen Jones (Pegasus Press) $27.95 – Here are collected together for the first time twenty-four electrifying tales of cursed creation that are guaranteed to spark your interest?with classics from the pulp magazines by Robert Bloch and Manly Wade Wellman, modern masterpieces from Ramsey Campbell, Dennis Etchison, Karl Edward Wagner, David J. Schow, and R. Chetwynd-Hayes, and new contributions from Graham Masterson, Basil Copper, John Brunner, Guy N. Smith, Kim Newman, Paul J. McAuley, Roberta Lannes, Michael Marshall Smith, Daniel Fox, Adrian Cole, Nancy Kilpatrick, Brian Mooney and Lisa Morton.

Badfish by Sue Rovens $12.00

The Seed Collectors: A Novel by Scarlett Thomas (Soft Skull Press) $26.00 – Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment.



The Smiths by Nalinee Darmrong and Andy Bell $45.00 – A photo book of every sulking teenager’s favorite band. Photographer Nalinee Darmrong traveled with and captured the band during its peak years. ALso included: ephemera including original set lists, backstage passes, tickets, and handcrafted promo materials; personal effects such as letters and clothing, and other items.

Stone Male Requiem for the Living Picture by Joe Carducci $29.95

Thatcher Stole My Trousers by Alexei Sayle $26.00 – Americans know him as the landlord on The Young Ones and but Brits know him as a lefty-leaning alternative comic.

How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention by Stephen Witt $16.00


How to Ruin Everything: Essays by George Watsky $16.00 – Essays from the absurd (how Watsky became an international ivory smuggler) to the comical (his middle-school rap battle dominance) to the revelatory (his experiences with epilepsy) and more.

The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being by William Davies (Verso Press) $16.95 – Political economist William Davies shows that the science of happiness is less a science than an extension of hyper-capitalism.

Left of the Left: My Memories of Sam Dolgoff by Anatole Dolgoff (AK Press) $22.00 – Memories of the house painting IWW anarchist rail rider who also translated Mikhail Bakunin’s writings in English.

I’m Just a Person by Tig Notaro $26.99

Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer by Walter Shapiro $28.00

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari $17.00 – If school were fun! Comedian Ansari collaborated with a sociologist to find how romance happens in our contemporary technology-laden civilization. Now in soft cover.

Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer $17.00

Last Night, a Superhero Saved My Life: Neil Gaiman!! Jodi Picoult!! Brad Meltzer!! . . . and an All-Star Roster on the Caped Crusaders That Changed Their Lives by Liesa Mignogna $25.99 – Authors share their most hilarious and most heart wrenching experiences with their chosen defender to explain why superheroes matter, what they tell us about who we are, and what they mean for our future.


High Times Best of #81 16 Top Strains on Earth $6.99

Kilter #11 2016 $5.00

Atlantis Rising #118 Why Is the Martian Sky Blue $6.95

Inked #76 $6.99

Elephant #27 I’m With the Brand $19.99

Cabinet #59 The North $12.00

Little White Lies #65 $12.99

Wire #388 June 16 $9.99

Victory Journal #11 $16.00

Skeptic vol 21 #2 $6.95

Lapham’s Quarterly vol 9 #3 Luck $17.00

Dear Dave Magazine #22 $15.00

Man About Town #18 Spr Sum 16 $19.99

Flaunt #147 The Good Times Issue Spr 16 $15.95

Brownbook #56 Snow An Urban Guide to the Middle East $14.99


Chicago Review Sum Fall 2016 Ed Roberson, Chicago Modernists $15.00

Brick #97 Sum 16 $16.00


Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach $26.95


My Dad Used to Be So Cool by Keith Negley (Nobrow Press) $17.95


A Super Upsetting Cookbook about Sandwiches by Tyler Kord $22.99 – A neurotic chef muses on sandwich philosophy, love, self-loathing, pay phones, getting drunk in the shower, Tom Cruise, food ethics, and what it’s like having the names of two different women tattooed on your body. With recipes! And illustrations by William Wegman.

Everybody Is Not Made For This by Crysta Wicks $15.00

A Curious History of Vegetables: Aphrodisiacal and Healing Properties, Folk Tales, Garden Tips, and Recipes by Wolf D. St $22.95


Social Justice Kittens Postcards by Sean Tejaratchi (LiartownUSA) $1.50 – Made by the artist behind Crap Hound!