New Stuff This Week

Temporary Services 7 Offset Poster Booklets:Set includes 7  11″ X 17″ color offset poster booklets from 2005-2012 that includes Prisoners’ Inventions (2005), Product Placements (2005), Supermax Subscriptions (2012) and more. $7.00

Black Thorns in the White Cube Catalogue, curated by Amelia Ishmael $20.00 – Exhibition catalog from an exhibit of the same name, demonstrating the instersection of contemporary artists who are bilingual, speaking both Black Metal and Art History fluently. Features nine artists from four countries, including Alexander Binder, Vincent Como, Chicago’s own Terence Hannum and more.
This Is A Sketchbook #1 by Peregrine Angthius $10.00
(Subculture Clash Presents) Storylings: Short, Short Fiction, Essays and Things $1.50
Nazi Knife #8 $23.00

Comics & Comix
The Plot #2 Your Curiosity Will Get You Killed by Neil Brideau $4.00 – Shhhhh don’t tell Neil we told you this, but if you come in and buy this comic, maybe if you ask him all nice-like he’ll sign it for you, because he’s going to be super duper famous because his comics are awesome and then you’ll be really glad you had him sign it.
King Cat #73 by John Porcellino (Spit and a Half) $3.00 – John’s cuckoo for cuckoo birds in this issue, among other topics. Thanks to everybody who came out for the release event here earlier this week for KC #73, along with Noah Van Sciver and his graphic novel Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln!
Buzz #4 Joke Comics by Corrine Mucha $3.00 – Charming and hilarious pieces from local Quimby’s fave.
Red Rum #0 Black and White Nightmare by Scott Wygmans $10.00
Ocean Marauders by Alejandro Rosado $5.00
Fatima #4 of 4 the Blood Spinners by Gilbert Hernandez $3.99
Dope Mouthfeel #3 by Steve Schaberg $4.00
Heyday Comics #1-#4 by Daniel Elissi $3.00 each
Subculture Clash Black White and Grey All Over $2.00
Seasonal vol 2 by Bobbi Parry and Sarah Morton $5.00
JRH Jr. A Young Man in Japan – Tales of an LDS Mission 1961-1963 by Jim Howell and Sarah Morton $3.00

Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks
Everything Together Collected Stories by Sammy Harkham (Picturebox) $19.95 – Collected short fiction pieces.
Neil Hamburger Comics Digest by Gregg Turkington $6.00
Mark Twain Was Right: The 2001 Cincinnati Riots by Dan P. Moore (Microcosm) $8.95
Dark Country by Thomas Ott, Tab Murphy and Thomas Jane (Raw Studio) $24.99
100 Bullets HC Book 3 by Brian Azzarello et al. $49.99
Blonde Woman by Aidan Koch $18.00

Art & Design
Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs. The Art of William S. Burroughs $60.00 – Exhibition catalog in both German and English that featured countercultural icon Burroughs’s cut-ups in such different media as text-image collages, photo-montages, audio-tape experiments and film, together with the legendary shotgun paintings.
Negron by jonny negron (Picturebox) $19.95

Books published by The Chicago Center For Literature and Photography: Solo Down by Lauryn Allison Lewis,Get Up Tim by Sally Weigel, Have You Seen Me by Katherine Scott Nelson, all books $20.00 each
2 Davis Schneiderman books: Drain ($15.00) and Blank ($10.00)
Knitting Circle Rapist Annihilation Squad by Derrick Jemsen and Stephanie McMillan (PM Press) $14.95
Return by Roberto Bolano $14.95 – Now in soft cover.

Action Professor Know It All’s Illustrated Guide to Film and Video Making by Bill Brown (Microcosm) $11.95 – by Bill “Dream Whip” Brown.
Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato Cannons, Paper Match Rockets, Cincinnati Fire Kites, Tennis Ball Mortars, and More Dynamite Devices by William Gurstelle $16.95 – Expanded and Even More Explosive 2nd Edition. THANK GOD.
You Are Awesome: 21 Crafts to Make You Happy by Abbey Hendrickson (Cicada) $15.95 – Vintage inspired pennants!Valentine medals! Ribbon chalkboards! Obligatory bird craft!
Unsinkable: How to Build Plywood Pontoons & Longtail Boat Motors Out of Scrap by Robnoxious (Microcosm) $7.95

Music Books
I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons $27.99
Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk by Sam Sutherland $22.95
Punk: An Aesthetic by Johan Kugelberg, Jon Savage and William Gibson $55.00

Mayhem, Miscreants, Memoirs & Misc
Ghosts of Northern Illinois by Stephen Osborne (Schiffer) $16.99 – There are a host of ghostly tales and legends surrounding Chicago, Rockford, Dekalb, Dixon, Byron, and other cities in towns in the Prairie State! In Ghosts of Northern Illinois, meet the spirit of a woman who was brutally murdered in the 1940s. Shiver as you learn about a blue figure that runs down the alley adjacent to the Biograph Theater, then falls to the ground and disappears. Encounter a phantom jogger, the Madonna of Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery, and the mysterious scent of perfume at the Coronado Theater. Come and visit Willow Creek Farm, one of the top-ten haunted houses in Illinois, where over 30 spirits have been detected! Think Illinois looks calm and peaceful? Think again!

Politics & Revolution
It’s Not About Religion by Gregory Harms (Perceval) $11.00 – When the Middle East is covered on the news or depicted in film, what is shown is a region defined almost exclusively by violence, chaos, and extremism, and a common question often arises in response: Does religion have anything to do with it? This book is a constellation of history and culture that will hopefully help move the conversation of the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy in a more grounded and precise direction. Thanks to everybody that came out for this event with Mr. Harms last week!
Pity the Billionaire by Thomas Frank $16.00 – Now in soft cover. Don’t miss Thomas “The Baffler” Frank here at Quimby’s on October 23rd.
Revolution of Everyday Life by Raoul Vaneigem (PM Press) $20.00 – Now in soft cover.
Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women by Victoria Law (PM Press) $20.00
Basics From the Talks and Writings of Bob Avakian $10.00

Children, Radical Parenting and Allies
Adventures In Cartooning Christmas Special by James Sturm et al. (First Second) $9.99
Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities by Victoria Law and China Martens (PM Press) $17.95 – Collection of concrete tips, suggestions, and narratives on ways that non-parents can support parents, children, and caregivers in their communities, social movements, and collective processes. It focuses on issues affecting children and caregivers within the larger framework of social justice, mutual aid, and collective liberation. Contributors include: Ramsey “List” Beyer, Jessica Hoffman, Heather Jackson, Rahula Janowski, London Pro-Feminist Men’s Group, Tomas “Rad Dad” Moniz, Coleen Murphy and more.

Subconscious Restaurant by Ron Hanson $10.00 – New publication produced by White Fungus and The Physics Room, connecting New Zealand artists working in sound, and Taiwan.
True Crime Sep 12 $8.99
Purple Fashion vol 3 #18 $50.00
Dossier #10 $15.00
Mother Earth News #254 Oct Nov 12 $5.99
Razorcake #70 $4.00
Magnet #91 $4.99
If If If Magazine #1 $6.00 – Swarming collage and prose, rich color, nice layout, cool reaches but also deeply pixelated on the visual end and my eyes just wanna focus. Work from Matthew Koons, Stephana Tyler, Colin Wynnette, Shane Wright, Jarrett Hayman, PW Hofstad, Isabel Borczuch. -EF

Class Struggle #75 Aug Sep 12 by Spark $3.00
Harpers Magazine Oct 12 $6.99
Inked Oct 12 #49 $6.99

Literary Journals, Poetry & Chap Books
The First Line vol 14 #3 Fall 12 $3.00 – The first line of all the offerings in this issue is “A light snow was falling as Charlie Reardon left the diner and made his way down Madison Street.”

Sex & Sexy
Catalog #1 by Goodyn Green $20.00
Bend Over Magazine #7 Sum/Fall 2012 $12.00 – Feminism sexuality and queer art.

Other Stuff
Snail Watering Can $11.00 – Waaaaaaaateeeeeeeer yooooooooour plaaaaaaaaants reaaaaaaaaalllly slowwwwwwwwllllllly.
Slingshot Ballpoint Pen $5.00 – Use this catapult pen with a built in rubberband for annoying fellow classmates, co-workers or family members. Also! Pair it with the Slingshot Planners which will be coming in in October. Insert joke here!
Best Love Song Ever Cassette Tape Coin Purse $6.00
Jack the Ripper Lavatory Mist $12.00
“Yummy Pharmaceuticals That Will Please You” Petite Cigar Box $11.00
Poison “Danger – Toxic” Pocket Cigarette Box $6.00
Bicycles Messenger Bag $19.00
Peregrine Angthius Sticker Pack $5.00
Cycling Shorts DVD Short Documentaries About Bicycles $14.95

Noteworthy Restocks
Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon $27.99
Adventures of Venus by Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $9.99
Archiving the Underground #1 by Jenna Brager and Jami Sailor $2.00
Cheer the Eff Up issues #1-#3 by Jonas
Hark a Vagrant by Kate Beaton $19.95
Scenes From an Impending Marriage by Adrian Tomine $9.95
Seth by Christopher Schulz $10.00

The things listed in this list are at our brick and mortar store at 1854 W. North Ave. Occassionally we make some of it available for mail order on our website, but we curate what we put up there. To see which new items are on our website, see and mail order them for prompt home delivery.