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New Stuff This Week

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Smoke Signal #19 $5.00 – 28 tabloid-sized pages, color and b+w, Art Spiegelman cover. Featuring work by: Carly Jean Andrews, Josh Bayer, John Broadley, Manuel Gómez Burns, Theo Ellsworth, Kevin Hooyman, Kamagurka and Herr Seele, Keren Katz, Kaz, David Shrigley, Mike Taylor, Mark Todd , Esther Pearl Watson.

Zines
Indigo #19 by Michelle Aiello $3.00
Horse Latitudes: Dispatches From the Lonely World of Semi-Professional Equine Photography by Scott Puckett $2.00
Black Metal of the Americas vol 7 by Ed and Patrick $5.00
Suitable 4 Framin #11 Sum14 $5.00
Imaginary Fronds by Ashley Ronning and Sarah McNeil $8.00
The Snack Bar #1: A Case of the Media Munchies Where Analog and Digital Culture Collide In Delicious Individually Wrapped Pieces by The Snack Bar Collective $2.00
Lovely Little Nutmegs #3 by Orla Foster $3.00

Comics & Comix & Minis
Old Men Thinking Beyonce Thoughts by Tavi Veraldi $2.00
How To Pool and Other Comics by Andrea Tsurumi $3.00
Moon Between the Mountains by Yumi Sakugawa (Sparkplug) $5.00
Harlot’s Progress by Gwenaelle $3.00
I Cut My Hair #4 by Lisa Rosalie Eisenberg (Sparkplug) $3.00
Still by Kat Tuesday $6.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
How To Be Happy by Eleanor Davis (Fantagraphics) $24.99
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll $14.99
Special Exits by Joyce Farmer (Fantagraphics) $22.99 -Now in soft cover.
Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley $25.00
Pictures That Tick Short Narrative Exhibition Book 2 by Dave McKean (Dark Horse) $29.99
Goodnight Darth Vader by Jeffrey Brown $14.95 – We can’t actually sell this to you until the 22nd, but it’s here, and we’d be happy to reserve a copy for you.

Fiction
Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk$14.95 – Now in soft cover.

Outer Limits & Mayhem
Breaking Convention: Essays on Psychedelic Consciousness by Cameron Adams et al. (North Atlantic) $19.95
The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled In Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders $16.99 – Now in soft cover.

Magazines
Tom Tom Magazine #18 the Rebel Issue $6.00
Make vol 40 $9.99
Driftless Magazine #1 Sum 14 Midwest Adventuring $23.50
Brownbook # 45 the Music Issue $12.95
Dazed & Confused vol 5 Sum 14 $10.99
Tape Op #102 Jul Aug 14 $4.95
Monocle vol 8 #75 Jul Aug 14 $14.00
Upping The Anti  #15 Journal of Theory and Action $10.00

Lit Journals
The Believer #109 Jul Aug 14 $12.00 – The Music Issue.
Midwestern Gothic #14 Sum 14 $12.00
After Hours #29 Sum 14 Journal of Chicago Writing and Art Afterhours  $10.00

Kids Stuff
Color Me Rad ChiChiCo Coloring Book by the Chicago Childcare Collective $10.00

New Stuff This Week

Fake A$$ Rappers by KPolly $20.00 – Fictional rapper portraits, featuring such fake hip hop luminaries as… Sha-Shaun Shaun and Alpha Fo Fum. Interesting stats, first album, seminal song and even sample lyrics.

Zines
Pieces #11 On Connecting Through Friendships Letters and Zines by Nichole $2.00
Shameless Sum 14 $6.95
How To Sleep by Neik Glasshouse $3.00

Comics & Comix
Peanuts and Snoopies by Jay Howell (Secret Headquarters) $10.00
Dope Mouthfeel #5 by Steve Schaberg $4.00
Harmonic Break #1 by August von Trapp with Thomas Lauderdale and friends $2.00 – Yes, written by the grandchildren of the actual von Trapps. With art by Thien Pham, Zak Kinsella and more.

Fiction
House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill $25.99
Symmetry Teacher by Andrei Bitov $26.00
Rock and a Hard Place by Phil Rood $6.00

Graphic Novel & Trade Paperback
Carbon by Justin Madson $9.95
Leaky Timbers by Joey Ellis $15.00

Humor
William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return by Ian Doescher $14.95

Magazines
Juxtapoz #163 Aug 14 $5.99
Frankie #59 $14.95
2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 31 #2 Sum 14 $6.95
ISP #6 Jul Aug 14 International Street Photography $5.99
True Crime Special Sum 14 20 All True Murder Stories $6.99
Gothic Beauty #44  $6.95
Modern Drunkard #58 $4.95
High Times Sep 14 $5.99
Cherry Bombe #3 $20.00
Evilspeak #1 $7.00
Ghettoblaster #38 $4.50
Wire Jul 14 #365 $9.99
Clash #96 $8.99
Against the Current #171 Jul Aug 14 $5.00
ASR #62 Sum 14 Anarcho Syndicalist Review $5.00
Dissent Sum 14 $10.00
Hedgehog Review vol 16 #2 Sum 14 $12.00 – Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture.
Make Shift #15 Spr Sum 14 Feminisms In Motion $6.95
Modern Slavery #3 The Libertarian Critique of Civilization $12.95
Radical Philosophy #186 Jul Aug 14 $13.00
Freshly Inked vol 4 #4 Sep 14 $6.99
Tat2 Magazine #12 Jul 14 $8.99
Our Tattoos vol 4 Best Tattoos From the World’s Best Artists $11.99

Lit Journals & Chap Books
The Chicago Review vol 58 #2 $12.00
Scoundrel by China Thomas $5.00
Six By Six #30 Words $6.00

Sexy
Hustlers by Eve Fowler $39.95

 

New Stuff This Week

Pacific Ocean ParkPacific Ocean Park the Rise and Fall of Los Angeles Space Age Nautical Pleasure by Christopher Merritt & Domenic Priore (Process) $34.95 – As a family-oriented attraction in the ’50s with modernist-styled rides designed by Hollywood’s best, located at the dividing line between Santa Monica and Venice. This book includes hundreds of images, most of them unseen elsewhere, including original ride designs and illustrations, including Tiki-rich, space age, and nautical rides.

Zines & Zine-Related
Cat Lover #1 a Collection of Kitties by Kernan Dunn $8.00
Next Stop Adventure, The Book by Matt Gauck (Pioneers Press) $8.00
Dangerous Damsels Feminist Fairy Tales  by Sarah Rose $4.00
Sad Kid Solidarity #1 So How Was Your Day $3.00
KerBloom #108 May Jun 14 by Artnoose $2.00
How to Talk to Your Cat About Evolution (American Association of Patriots Presents) $2.00

Comics & Comics-Related
Hairless Who #2 by Joe Tallarico $6.00
See Thru Cement by Mathyou Landvote $5.00
Revulsion Comics #1  by Claire Donner et al. $5.00
Felony Comics #1 by Benjamin Marra et al. (Negative Pleasure Publications) $6.00
DKW Ditko Kirby Wood by Sergio Ponchione (Fantagraphics) $4.99
Cosplayers #2 Tezukon by Dash Shaw  (Fantagraphics) $5.00
Dinosaur Sheriff #1 and #2 by Will Porter $4.00 each
Wicked Vibes #2 by Dillon Hallen (Fizz Comics) $4.00 – 52 Page Sized Spectacular!
Dormitory by Conor Stechschulte $17.00
Tormentor Comics #1 by Christopher Guida $2.00 and #2 $3.00
Item Shop by Sean Mac $3.00
Bear Pit 4 Other $5.00
Bestiary FBR by Alan D. Caesar (Downfall Arts) $12.00
Muahahaha by Jenn Liv $8.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Moomin vol 9 by Lars Jansson (D&Q) $19.95
Henry and Glenn TPB Forever and Ever by Tom Neely and Igloo Tornado Friends (Microcosm) $17.95
Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me by Harvey Pekar and JT Waldman $16.00 – Now in soft cover.
Wonton Soup the Collected Edition by James Stokoe (Oni) $19.99
Art of Sin City by Frank Miller (Dark Horse) $25.00
Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang (First Second) $17.99
How the World Was: A California Childhood by Emmanuel Guibert (First Second) $29.99
Forming vol 2 by Jesse Moynihan (Nobrow) $30.00

Art Books
Ghost Nature by Erik Bullot $20.00
Emergency by Leidy Churchman $20.00
Herstory Inventory 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists by Ulrike Muller $45.00
Make Your Mark: The Art of Martin LaCasse by Martin LaCasse $50.00
Tattoo Activity Book by Sara Rosenbaum (Dokument Press) $9.95

Outer Limits & Mayhem
Nan Domi: An Initiate’s Journey into Haitian Vodou by Mimerose Beaubrun, D.J. Walker and Madison Smartt Bell (City Lights) $16.95
Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer by Matthew Gavin Frank $22.95
Tales From Langley: The CIA From Truman To Obama by Peter Kross (Adventures Unlmtd) $19.95
Moonshine, A Cultural History of Americas Infamous Liquor by Jaime Joyce $25.00

Essays
I Wear the Black Hat by Chuck Klosterman $16.00 – Now in soft cover.
Dumbo: The Unauthorized Biography Of a Victorian Sensation by John Sutherland $23.99

Politics & Revolution
The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 by Göran Olsson (Haymarket) $21.95
Undoing Border Imperialism (Anarchist Interventions #6) by Walia and Smith (AK Press) $16.00
Marx’s Das Kapital, Illustrated Updated Edition $15.00
Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism (Historical Materialism Book Series) by Peter Hudis (Haymarket) $28.00

Music Books
Copycat and A Litter of Other Cats: A Very Important Book by David Yow (of Jesus Lizard) (Akashic Books) $60.00 – COMES WITH WITH TSHIRT AND PRINT!!! Everything is signed!!!
Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyonce by Bob Stanley $29.95
Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James $26.00

Humor
This Movie Will Require Dinosaurs by C. W. Neill $15.00

Fiction
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Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggers $25.95 (McSweeneys/Random House) $25.95 – The story of a kidnapped astronaut who wakes up at an abandoned military base.
When Lightning Strikes by Jessica Moen $9.00
Welcome Distractions by Michael Wilde $13.95
Amy Falls Down by Jincy Willett $16.00
How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky by Lydia Netzer $25.99
Motor City by Bill Morris $24.95

Magazines
Uppercase #22 A Magazine For the Creative and Curious $18.00
Backwoodsman vol 35 #4 Jul Aug 14 $4.95
True Crime Jun 14 $8.99
Fuel #16 Magazine $16.99
Rue Morgue # 146 July 14 $9.95
Fader #92 Jun Jul 14 Summer Music  $5.99
Internationalist #37 $.50

Lit Journals
Literary Review vol 57 #2 Spr 14 Game Theory $8.00

By Kids
Even a Lion Can Get Lost in the Jungle by the students of 826CHI/Harvard School of Excellence and Audrey Petty $15.00

New Stuff This Week

Bartkira_cover-486x700Bartkira (Floating World) $15.00 – A fan tribute to Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira and The Simpsons. That is, Akira as fed through a Simpsons filter. Featuring contributions by 19 artists: James Harvey, Danny Hynes, Marcel O’Leary, Michael Kim, Erica Henderson, Jacob Chabot, Cameron Stewart, Ben Ommundson, Brenton Barnes, Luke Novel, Richie Pope, Jon Huddleston, Jason Rainey, Cory Tran, Bodie Chewning, Alchemichael, Frans Boukas, Tyler Patrick Boss, and Ben Jelter. The full color gallery section includes illustrations by Wyatt Carroll, Jeremy Arambulo, Areil Vergez, Jaime Munoz, Alexandre Ghostthead, Rawn Gandy, Nick Sumida, and Ryan Humphrey.

Zines
Towards a Poetics of Man Bat by Brian Cremins, Allison Felus, Jake Austen, Tony Trigilio $3.00
Gondwanaland #1 by Aaron Willson $2.00
Finally Friday by Lily $4.00
Everyday Art #1 Life on Film by Rudas Priest $20.00
Stuck In Place Some Thoughts On Belonging by Claire Urbanski $4.00
Everyday Magic #1 by Finn $3.00
Analog #2 Dispatches on DIY Anorexia Recovery by Ponyboy Violet $3.00
Peanut Gallery Chicago June 2014  by Kelly Reaves $5.00
Judas Goat Quarterly #62 by Grant Schreiber $1.50
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Comics & Comix
Magic Whistle #14 by Sam Henderson $4.99
How I Made the World by Liz Plourde and Randy Michaels $2.95
Daygloayhole #2 by Ben Passmore $6.00
Dont Be Afraid of the Dark  by Anne Collet $25.00
Rom #2 Prison Riot by Josh Bayer $5.50
Suspect Device #4 by Josh Bayer $8.00
Believed Behavior #2 by Andy Burkholder, Michael DeForge, Anya Davidson, Lale Westvind, Lyra Hill, Sophia Foster Dimino $5.00
Baby Town #3 Mimi Chrzanowski $5.00
Smoo Comics #7 by Simon Moreton $6.00
Saints Love by Krystal DiFronzo $8.00
No Funnies #11 Music and Comics by Jason Walter $3.00
Powdered Milk #13 by Keiler Roberts $2.00
Family Portrait  by Anne Collet $4.00
various issues of Coin Op by Peter & Maria Hoey $6-$10 each
Have Two Eyes  by Rx Burns $2.00
Watching Dustys Trail  by Andy Rench $4.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Luba and Her Family by Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $18.99
Twelve Gems by Lane Milburn (Fantagraphics) $19.99
Chus First Day of School by Neil Gaiman and Adam Rex $17.99
Youth Is Wasted: A Collection of Comics by Noah Van Sciver (Adhouse) $14.95
Before Watchmen: Ozymandias Crimson Corsair TPB $19.99
Eyes of the Cat (Yellow Edition) by Moebius and Jodorowsky (Humanoids) $34.95

Fiction
I am Warhol by Laura Postma $7.00
Echo Lake by Letitia Trent (Dark House) $15.95
Whisperers: The Secret History of the Spirit World by J H Brennan $16.95
Crystal Eaters by Shane Jones (Two Dollar Radio) $16.00

Ha Ha Funny
Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers, ed. by Mike Sacks $18.00

Outer Limits
Chaos and Cyber Culture by Timothy Leary $29.95

Essays
Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality by Dave Goldberg $17.00

Kids Books
Lil Merl and the Dastardly Dragon: A Story Activity Book by Liam Barrett (Nobrow/Flying Eye) $13.95

Magazines
Hi Fructose #32 $7.95
Skeptic vol 19 #2 14 $6.95
Skeptical Inquirer vol 38 #4 Jul Aug 14 $4.95
Company High Street Edit Sum 14 $7.99
Juice #72 $3.99
Monster Children #43 $9.99
Video Watchdog #177 $8.95
Fangoria #334 Jul 14 $10.99
King Brown #9 $28.00
Art Diary International 2014/2015 $19.90
Maximumrocknroll #374 Jul 14 $4.99
Decibel #118 Aug 14 $5.99
RFD #158 Sum 14 $9.95
Tattoo Society #44 $7.99

Lit Journals
Paris Review #209 $20.00

Sexy
Meat #13 $20.00

New Stuff This Week

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Lumpen #122 vol 23 #2 Spr 14 $10.00 – The annual Comics Issue. Contributors to Lumpen Magazine issue 122 include: David Alvarado, Max Bare, Nate Beaty, Ben Bertin, Michiel Budel, Kevin Budnik, Andy Burkholder, Jessica Campbell, Danielle Chenette, Ryan Travis Christian, Jo Dery, Krystal Difronzo, Nick Drnaso, Edie Fake, Leif Goldberg, Anna Haifisch, Sean Hernandez, Keith Herzik, Juliacks, Bret Koontz, Blaise Larmee, Sara Lietten, Ben Marcus & Nicole Ginelli, Marieke McClendon, Ian Mcduffie, Bernie McGovern, Lane Milburn, Jason T Miles, Max Morris, Onsmith, Paul Nudd, George Porteus, Eric Rivera, Otto Splotch, Joe Tallarico, Mike Taylor, Jeremy Tinder, Carrie Vinarsky, Leslie Weibeler, Lale Westvind. This edition of Lumpen is very limited!

Zines
Deafula #7 by Kerri $2.00
Smells Fingers vol 1 #6 Wonders $2.00
Thandi and the Importance of People 2012-2014 by Sema and Agatha $3.00
Margin Creep #3 $6.00
Star Spangled Angel #1 by Scott Roberts $7.00

Comics & Comix
Speed Guru of Acid Mother’s Temple Vs. Plastic Crimewave by Plastic Crimewave and Makoto Kawabata (Prophase) $13.00 – A Comic book and record set (45) modelled on the 70s “Power” comic/45 sets, it is the cosmic tale of the meeting and subsequent superheroey/mystical rock n roll battle between these cross-continental psychedelic enemies! Written/plotted by Makoto/Crimewave and drawn by PCW!
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Ritual Three Vile Decay by Malachi Ward (Revival House) $6.95
Laskimooses #17 Kehkeytyva Kirjoitus & Laskimooses #18 Vankkumaton Keinulauta $7.00 each
Spider House by Nathan Veach $13.00
Famous Friends Comic Club vol #1 by Ben Crouse and Jacob Sluke $5.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Poop Boobs Poo by Sam Sharpe $8.00
Strange Suspense: The Steve Ditko Archives vol 1 by Blake Bell (Fantagraphics) $28.99
Escapo by Paul Pope and Shay Plummer $24.99
Pirates In the Heartland vol 1 The Mythology of S. Clay Wilson by Patrick Rosenkranz (Fantagraphics) $34.99
Before Watchmen books in soft cover: Minutemen/Silk Spectre, Nite Owl/Dr Manhattan, Comedian/Rorschach $19.99 each
Judgement Day and Other Stories by Joe Orlando (EC Library, Fantagraphics) $29.99
Well Come by Erik Nebel $20.00
Bird Witch by Kat Leyh $20.00
Bad Ventures of Bobo Backslack by Jon Chadurjian (Adhouse) $14.95

Art Books
Death is Not The End: The Work of Alexander Heir (Sacred Bones/Circadian Press) $25.00 -Heir has been so prominently involved in designing, printing and producing for countless artists that over the years his work has become one of the defining aesthetics in the contemporary underground punk scene. Previously, these illustrations have only adorned 7-inch record jackets and Xeroxed flyers across the international punk underground, but now Sacred Bones Records is offering a new collection of the artist’s finest illustrations. 164 pages. Housed in a deluxe 9.5 x 7.75-inch foil-pressed slipcase.

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Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos by Ed Hardy $15.99
Grimoire Of the Thorn: Blooded Witch Mastering the Five Arts Of Old World Witchery by Raven Grimassi $19.95
Gentlemen Bootleggers: The True Story of Templeton Rye Prohibition and a Small Town In Cahoots by Bryce T. Bauer (Chicago Review Press) $27.95

Music Books
Cowboys and Indies – Epic History of the Record Industry by Gareth Murphy $27.99
Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years by Alex Ogg, illustrations by Winston Smith and photographs by Rudy Ray (PM Press) $17.95
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DIY
Think, Act, Eat – A Sea Shepherd Chef’s Vegan Recipes by Raffaella Tolicetti (Microcosm) $19.95
Veggienomics: Thrifty Meat Free Cooking At Its Best by Nicola Graimes $24.95

Politics & Revolution
New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class Struggle Unionism by Immanuel Ness (PM Press) $24.95

Fiction
Raising Hell Plus by Norman Spinrad (PM Press) $12.00
Night Burger by Jason Sarna $15.00
Assault Rifles and Pedophiles: an American Love Story by Brian Krans $14.99
Jesus Was a Vampire by  E. Val Lynn Doll $18.00
King Shit  by Brian Alan Ellis $6.00
Concrete Fever by Nathaniel Kressen $16.00

Magazines
VNA #26 $13.50
Harpers Magazine Jul 14 $6.99

Poetry & Lit Journals
First Line vol 16 #2 Sum 14 $3.00
Uncut Ultimate Music Guide: The Cure $14.99
Vodka Orange Sunday  by Tony Nesca $12.00

Reminder Announcement! VERSION 14: THE PLACEMAKERS starts today! The festival highlights projects and people that engage the public interest and promote the cultural use of public space. This year’s fest will be a journey through a variety of places around town, including mini markets, festivals, artist warehouses, exhibition platforms, public art projects, bar-b-qs, tours and communal activities that  highlight the best practices of a range of projects seeking to radically change the fabric of our cities. For more info, see versionfest.org.
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