New Stuff This Week

The first day of tabling for CAKE (The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo) at 1104 S. Wabash was awesome! If you couldn’t make it today, don’t fret! Tabling continues tomorrow (Sunday the 17th). Many of the comics artists who are at CAKE have new things they’re showing off, such as Josh Kramer’s The Cartoon Picayune #3 as pictured above.

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Zines and Zine-Related Books
Craft Leftovers: various different issues, a really fun little renegade crafty zine that could also be happy under the DIY heading.
Animal Shelter #2 Spr 12 Art Sex Literature (Semiotexte) $15.00

Comics and Comix
Overboard by Laura Terry $8.50
Cousin Harold #1 by Dennmann $5.00
Harvest Branches by JD Lee $5.00
Coin Op #3: Coin Op #3 Municipal Parking and Waterfall and #4 Deep End by Peter and Maria Hoey $10.00 each
In The Sounds and Seas vol 2 by Marnie Galloway $15.00
Hodge Podge Anthology #1 by Ryan Ruiz and Kennifer Qian et al. $4.20 (dude)
Inside the Slow Spiral by Jon Allen $6.00
Day of the Gibcats #1 by Katherine Verhoeven $8.00
Dangerous Cooking #1 by Verwho $10.00
Spaz #5 Stories by Emi Gennis $2.00
Two beautiful Mille Putois titles: La Vie Magnifique Sous L’eau by Joel Vaudreuil ($5.00) and Bowling For Souls ($10.00) by various artists including Marc Bell, Jay Stephens. Archer Prewitt, Jessica Abel, James Kochalka and more.

Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks
July Diary by Gabrielle Bell (Uncivilized) $6.00
Gloriana by Kevin Huizenga (D&Q) $19.95 – Kevin Huizenga exposes the mechanics that underpin everyday life. His protagonist, Glenn Ganges, has conversations about dish soap and library visits that are both faithful depictions of mundane interactions and existential dissections of the units that construct our lives. Thanks to everybody who came out last night for the Kevin Huizenga and Dan Zettwoch event!
Klaus by Robert Short (Nobrow) $19.95
New York Mon Amour by Jacques Tardi et al. (Fantagraphics) $19.99
Furry Trap Horror Stories 2004-2011 Adults Only by Josh Simmons (Fantagraphics) $24.99
Seven Soldiers of Victory vol 2 SC by Grant Morrison $29.99
Books by Jon Allen: Nine Short Works, Vacationland Chapter 1

Hologram For the King by Dave Eggers (McSweeneys) $25.00 – We can’t actually sell these books to you until the on-sale date, which is June 19th. They’re tucked away until then!
Office Girl by Joe Meno $15.95
Stranger on Lesbos by Valerie Taylor $13.95
The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman $14.99
Nervous System: A Dewey Decimal Novel by Nathan Larson $15.95

Art & Design Books
Quodlibet by Sebastian Gievert & Katja SpitzerĀ  (Nobrow Press) $19.95
Space Between Selected Writings on Art Michael Bracewell (Riding House) $35.00
Forty Deuce: The Times Square Photographs of Bill Butterworth 1983-1984 $39.95

Mayhem, Miscreants, Memoirs & Misc
Dyn-o-mite: Good Times Bad Times Our Times by Jimmie Walker $25.00
The Mammoth Book of Gangs: The Fascinating Inside Story of 34 Notorious Gangs by James Morton $13.95
The Mammoth Book of Body Horror by Paul Kane $13.95
Dear Dawn: Aileen Wuornos In Her Own Words $16.95
Weirdest and Wackiest World Records from Absolutely Bizarre to Downright Shocking by Tony Lyons $14.95
Weird-O-Pedia Ultimate Book of Surprising Strange Incredibly Bizarre Facts by Alex Palmer $12.95
Blood Beneath My Feet: The Journey of a Southern Death Investigator by Joseph Scott Morgan (Feral House) $18.95
Graveyards of Chicago: People History Art and Lore of Cook County Cemetaries by Matt Hucke and Ursula Bielski $15.00

Politics & Revolution
Imperiled: Life Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe (Anarchist Interventions 04) by Castro Javier Sethness (AK) $12.00
Militarism and Anti-Militarism by Karl Liebknecht (Black Rose) $19.99

The Ultimate Self Sufficiency Handbook: The Complete Guide to Baking Crafts Gardening etc. by Abigail R. Gehring $14.95

Bizarre #189 Jun 12 $10.50
Adbusters Jul Aug 12 #102 vol 20 #4 $8.95
Shots #116 Sum 12 $6.95
High Times Aug 12 $5.99
Dazed and Confused vol 3 #10 Jun 12 $9.99
Paper Sum 12 $4.00
Whore Magazine #3 Sum 2012 $12.00
ArtForum Sum 12 $10.00
Magnet #88 $4.99
Wax Poetics #51 $11.99
The Fifth Estate vol 47 #2 #387 Sum 12 $4.00
RFD #150 Sum 12: Radical Faerie Digest $9.95
Tattoo Revolution Jun 12 $11.75

Literary Journals, Poetry & Chap Books
The Believer #90 $8.00
Curbside Splendor #3 Spr 12 $8.00
Brick #89 Sum 12 A Literary Journal $15.00