New Stuff This Week

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Universal Harvester: A Novel by John Darnielle $16, Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine (D&Q) $19.95


RocknRoll Astrology and Rituals by Elizabeth Thompson $5

Osos Polares by Bronson Betty $2

Torn Page From the Diary of British Explorer Theodore M. Walker, Cthulhu Inspired Fiction by Joseph Carlough $2

Crooked Mouth #2 by Just Richardson $10

Comics & Minis

The Wonderful World of Tank Girl #3 The Man from Tank Girl by Alan Martin & friends $3.99

Rose #7 by Cameron Davis $3.99

True Adventures of Jep Comix #7 by Jep $4

I Know You Think Your Sex Life Is Bad by Bella Levavi $2

Graphic Novels

Please Destroy the Internet by Michael Sweater (Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club) $10

stuff from Colour Code Printing:
His Story of War by Gunsho $15
Looking Inward by Amy Lockhart $14
Alicias Klassic Kool Shoppe Part 2 $15

The Life and Legend of Wallace Wood Vol. 2 edited by Bhob Stewart & friends (Fantagraphics) $39.99 – Carefully compiled over more than three decades by Wood assistant Bhob Stewart.

Vanishing Perspectives by Alexis Beauclair (2dcloud) $20.95

Many Ways of Doing and the Wrong Way That It’s Done by Conor Stechschulte $32

Art & Design

Mother Nature’s Altered States by Bill Kalnes $24.99

Poetry & Chap Books

In the Shape of a Human Body I Am Visiting on Earth: Poems from Far and Wide, edited by Ilya Kaminsky,? Dominic Luxford & Jesse Nathan (McSweeney’s) $14.00 – A slim anthology of work by various poets, courtesy of Poetry International.

Plastic Sea by Erica Schreiner $10

Shindig #75 $13.99
Progressive Feb Mar 2018 $4.95
Pinstriping and Kustom Graphics Magazine #65 & #66 $10 each
The Point #15 $14.99
Fortean Times #362 $12.50
Shots #138 $8.25

John Porcellino: From Lone Mountain at Quimby’s 3/16

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John Porcellino will be comin’ round Lone Mountain with his newest D+Q book here at Quimby’s on Friday, March 16th!

From Lone Mountain (in stores March 20th) collects stories from his influential zine King-Cat, and sees John entering a new phase of his life—remarrying and deciding to leave his beloved second home Colorado for San Francisco. Grand themes of King-Cat are visited and stated more eloquently than ever before: serendipity, memory, and the quest for meaning in the everyday.

A view of America—as seen in small towns, rural roads, and its overlooked in-between places

John Porcellino makes his love of home and of nature the anchors in an increasingly turbulent world. He slows down and visits the forests, fields, streams, and overgrown abandoned lots that surround every city. He studies the flora and fauna around us. He looks at the overlooked. Porcellino also digs deep into a quintessential American endeavour—the road trip. Uprooting his comfortable life several times in From Lone Mountain, John drives through the country weaving from small town to small town, experiencing America in slow motion, avoiding the sameness of airports and overwhelming hustle of major cities.

Over the past three decades, Porcellino’s beloved King-Cat has offered solace to his readers: his gentle observational stories take the pulse of everyday life and reveal beauty in the struggle to keep going.

About John Porcellino:

John Porcellino was born in Chicago in 1968, and has been writing, drawing, and publishing minicomics, comics, and graphic novels for over twenty-five years. His celebrated self-published series King-Cat Comics, begun in 1989 and still running, has inspired a generation of cartoonists. He lives in Illinois.

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New Stuff This Week

King and Queen of the Badlands: Roy Boy & Debra the Tattooed Lady by Tim Svetly (NLT Publishing) $65 – Tim Svetly walked into Debra Cooper’s tattoo shop and it changed his life forever. Stories of tigers, jet cars, speedboats, and of course, motorcycles — and this was just the beginning. Tim reflects the story of a tattooed legend, doing whatever the hell he wanted, out of Gary, Indiana.

Zines & Zine-Related Books

titles by Jolie Ruin: Riot Grrrl Reviews #1 $2, various issues of The Escapist Artist, various prices

titles from Aaron Krach: Things To Tell Your Lover $18, Jennifer #1 $20 & more!

Revision of Everyday Life by Cassie Tompkins $10

Where to Score By Jason Fulford & Jordan Stein (J&L Books / KADIST) $6.99 – San Francisco Oracle was a countercultural newspaper published in the city’s bustling Haight Ashbury neighborhood from September 1966 to February 1968. In 12 issues combining poetry, spirituality and speculation with revolutionary rainbow inking effects, the Oracle reached well beyond the Bay Area and spoke to a radical new American ethos. The classified section featured ads for drummers, carpenters, head shops and more. Elsewhere, beat poet Michael McClure needs a harp and the Sexual Freedom League is hungry for recruits. An honest, immediate and lesser-known chapter bookending the “Summer of Love.”

Radical Henry by Jason Herr $5

Hard to Love #4 & #5 by Sara McHenry $3 each

Platform by Tom McHenry $5

Ilse Content #14 $2

Comics & Minis

You Don’t Get There From Here #45 by Carrie McNinch $3

Lale Westvind comics:

$7 each: Hot Dog Beach issues #3 & #4, Mary – The minds of Mary and Joan the Drone Pilot (and friends) fuse for a coordinated strike on the Air Drone Company Temple. It’s a far-out future world extrapolated from our hellish present. A kinetic SF head-trip from one of the most exciting young creators on the scene. -Lane

Soft by Gabe Howell $5

This is Still America #1 by George $5

Tough Times for Demons by Zeus Fondanarosa $1

Bike Ride Home by Darcy Nicholson $3

Panting Dog #2 by J. Edward Bone $5

I Can’t Remember by Darcy Nicholson $4

Hook Line and Sinker by Jillian Sander $8

Graphic Novels

Tenements, Towers & Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City by Julia Wertz $29.99

Is This Guy For Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown (First Second) $19.99

All Time Comics: Blind Justice #2 by Josh Bayer & friends $5.99 – This DOUBLE-SIZED final installment will test everything Blind Justice knows about himself and his mission.

Art & Design Books

Eyeball Cards CB Radio Culture Break Again (Four Corners) $35

Politics & Revolution Books

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz $27.95

Outer Limits

UFO Drawings From the National Archives by David Clarke (Four Corners) $35


Hard to Be a Saint in the City: The Spiritual Vision of the Beats by Robert Inchausti $16.95

Pray the Gay Away by the Zakar Twins $13.99 – The story of what it was like to be from a family that when the authors came out, their mother threw holy water on them.

Plrknib by Alex Bernstein $6.99

Books by Daniel Thomas Macinnes, $19.99 each: Zen Arcade: Classic Video Game Reviews, Pop Life, Greatest Hits: An Anthology In Four Volumes


The Transition: A Novel by Luke Kennard $27 – Having trouble keeping your shit together in dystopia? You and your SO live with a slightly older couple until your ready to be reintegrated into adult society. Here’s what happens after 6 months.

Miserable Adventure Stories by Alex Bernstein $6.99

Cabinet #64 The Nose $12
Truth Seeker #145 $9.95

Lit Journals & Chap Books

Propter Nos vol 2 #1 Insurgency Exhaustion $10

Sheriff Nottingham #12 Festivus $10

Closet Is On Fire by Ainsley Meyer $5

To Be Whole Is to Be Part by Tomas Moniz $3

Body Is a Wild Wild Thing by Tomas Moniz $3

Other Stuff

I Cry Everyday Iron On Patch $8.50

New volumes of Little Otsu Annual Weekly Planners with Turquoise covers in different layouts, fill in your own dates! $20 each

Capitalism Got Us Into This Sticker $3

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New Stuff This Week

Shiver: Selected Stories by Junji Ito $22.99


Hello I am Nice LOL Because I Have to be Right $10

Life is Disappointing #4 $8

Testify: Tell Your Government What You Think by Bronwyn Mauldin $7

Sub/Verse #9 Pool Holograph $5

These Things Might Help: A Self Care Zine by Lois De Silva $5

Terrible Stories From Kelly McClure $5

Green Things: A Friendly Botanical Field Guide to Southwest Ohio and Beyond by T. Pierson $5

Gut Buster vol 0 (Night Watch Studios) $10


Rough by Caroline Cash $1.50

Shawarma Chameleon by Matthew Thurber $15

Laskimooses #39 Matti Hagelberg $7

Jets and Sprites by Steve Schaberg $12

I Made This Comic to Explain My Autistic Behaviour by Elyssa Saldana $3

3mm Bleed: A Graphic Design Drama by Fredrik Rysjedal $12

Graphic Novels

Comics for Choice by Hazel Newlevant & friends $25 – Anthology of comics about abortion. Contains comics from cartoonists like Sophia Foster-Dimino, Leah Hayes, Anna Bongiovanni and more.

Red Winter by Anneli Furmark $21.95

Robert Moses: The Master Builder of New York City by Olivier Balez and Pierre Christin $15.95

Only the End of the World Again by Neil Gaiman $19.99

Ben Katchor: Conversations edited by Ian Gordon (University Press Of Mississippi) $50


Lovers and Neighbors by SB Gamble $15.99


Stars at Naught by Owen Patterson $9.95


Bust #109 Feb Mar 18 $6.99

Maximumrocknroll #417 Feb 18 Year End Top Ten Issue $4.99

Record Culture Magazine #4 $20

Smith Journal #24 $17.99

Ed Magazine #1 Architecture of Architecture $24