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New Stuff This Week

Mineshaft #34 $9.00 – 52 page anthology from the depths with beautiful front cover art & design by Robert Crumb! Excerpts from R. Crumb’s Dream Diary and R. Crumb’s Sketchbook art! Billy Childish poetry Special Centerfold section “if theyve got what you want theyve got you”! “Springtime for Hitler in America” by J.R. Helton! Bill Griffith’s Romance 6 “ZIPPY” Comics! John Porcellino! Jim Blanchard! Noah Van Sciver! Nina Bunjevac! Mary Fleener! David Collier! And more!

*Zines*

Library Excavations #5 A Handbook of Library Ideas by Dale E. Schaffer (Half Letter Press) $6.00

Egoist #1 On Sexual Assault by Olive Panter $4.00 – Heart Breakingly Compelling.

La Croix Water zine by Russell Jaffe $10.00

*Comics & Minis*

Love and Rockets Magazine #1 by Gilbert and Jamie Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $4.99 – The new Love and Rockets marks Gilbert and Jaime’s return to the “floppy” format for the first time in a decade. 32 pgs! On Jaime’s side: What do you do when none of your old punk friends want to be punk any more? And just who does the evil Princess Animus think she is? (Hint: She doesn’t know, she has amnesia.) On Gilbert’s side: Family drama takes center stage when a Fritz discovers a grandchild she didn’t know existed! Old fans and new fans are sure to enjoy the most diverse cast of characters in comics, including Maggie, Hopey, Pipo, Fritz, Tonta, Baby, and many more! Plus other surprises! Grrrowl!

You Don’t Get There From Here #41 by Carrie McNinch $3.00 – More awesome and compelling journal comics from long time mini-comicser.

Work In Progress #2 by August LeRoi $7.00

Center For Otherworld Science #4 by Shing Yin Khor (Sawdust Press) $8.00

Faraway Beach by Nathan Cowdry $5.00 – This mini-comic ages like a fine wine with a full pervy base accompanied by notes of complex emotion, lolz and fragile egos. The author seems sexually obsessed and much of the story revolves around the male gaze, however the objects of desire are much more than just that. There’s a possible dog murder, rejection of pubic grooming and several sexy ladies holding large guns, giving them a feminist touch. Gorgeous drawings and solid story telling make this gem a must read. NSFW. ~CH

*Graphic Novels*

Yours by Sarah Ferrick (2dCloud) $23.95 – A lyrical, sensual collection of work that plays with comics’ conventions of repetition and pattern. From a Chicago local.

Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Shane Oakley & Nick Filardi (Dark Horse Comics) $17.99 – Somewhere in the night, a raven caws, an author’s pen scratches, and thunder claps. The author wants to write fiction: stories about frail women in white nightgowns, mysterious bumps in the night, and the undead rising to collect old debts. But he keeps getting interrupted by the everyday annoyances of talking ravens, duels to the death, and his sinister butler.

Extended Play by Jake Terrell (2dCloud) $18.95 – Comics with a loose, confident line, often focusing on a youth-centric cast of characters written into magical realist or measured fantastical narratives. From Brooklyn-based artist.

*Art & Design Books*

See Red Women’s Workshop: Feminist Posters 1974-1990 by by Prudence Stevenson etc. (Four Corners Books) $45.99 – A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Details the group’s history up until the closure of the workshop in 1990, and with a foreword by celebrated feminist historian Sheila Rowbotham.


*Fiction*

Eisentein’s Monster by AV Bach $18.00

*Essays*

All Tomorrow’s Parties A Memoir: by Rob Spillman $16.00 – Now in soft cover! A colorful, music-filled coming-of-age portrait of an artist’s life that is also a cultural exploration of a shifting Berlin.

*Magazines*

MaximumRocknRoll #405 Feb 17 $4.99

Mojo #279 Black Sabbath $10.99

True Crime Jan 17 $9.99

Inked #82 Pinup Issue Feb 17 $6.99

Under the Radar #59 Dec 16 $5.99

Dissent Win 17 $10.00

THC the Hemp Connoisseur Win 17 $6.99

ASR #69 Win 17 Trumpocalypse $5.00

Rethinking Schools vol 31 #2 Win 16 17 $5.95

*Poetry*

Wait Till I’m Dead: Uncollected Poems by Allen Ginsberg, edited by Bill Morgan $16.00

*SeXXXY*

Spunk #11 $10.00

New Stuff This Week

*ZINES*

How to Plan For Action: A Protest Prep Zine by Sarah Friedman $1.00

How Not to Kill Yourself Zine: A Survival Guide For Imaginative Pessimists by by Set Sytes $4.00

Conspiracy Fun Book Learn Real Historical Facts About the Dark Underworld of Oppression and Murder That School “forgot” to Teach You! by Joseph E. Green $4.00

Grief and Other Things Men Gave Me by Jane Belinda $6.00

Judas Goat Quarterly #72 Win 16 by Grant Schreiber $1.50

Coup #1 Collection of Unfinished Projects Angle $10.00

The Lowbrow Reader #10 $4.00 – Illustrations by David Berman, Drew Friedman, Gilbert Gottfried, and Jeffrey Lewis. Lowbrow hero Amy Heckerling spills the beans on Joseph Goebbels’s secret diary. (Her article is pretty timely—sad!) The Velvet Underground’s connection to the diabolic Steve Urkel is explored. Mel Brooks is discussed. What’s not to love?

Borderless #2 Passport $15.00

Xerography Debt #40 $4.00 – The review zine with perzine tendencies!


Pedal By Pedal: A Zine About Women Over Forty Who Ride Bicycles: vol 1 by Julie Brooks $5.00

Going Places #2 Powow Country $3.00

10 Hot Sax Positions by Joe Degeorge Sax Machine $2.50

Lizard People: Dear Reader: A DIY Guide to Searching For Weird Shit by Julia Eff $2.00

Curio: A Book of Paper Toys by Anna Jo Beck $10.00 – Curio: A Book of Paper Toys is a collection over 20 paper toys. A lithographed and hand bound artist book in an edition of 30.

The Cool Teen’s Guide To Fingering by infoTEENment $2.00

The Cool Teen’s Guide To The Mall by infoTEENment $2.00

Seeing and Believing by Maureen Ohara Ure $24.00

In Flight Safety $10.00

Brutal by Nathan Pearce $2.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Unquotable Trump #1 by R. Sikoryak $4.00 – Collects the first 16 covers posted on the unquotabletrump.tumblr.com page. All Trump dialogue from the 2016 presidential campaign and beyond. Drawn by R. Sikoryak.

Possession Scenes Collected #1-#5 by Lyra Hill $10.00

Monstrum Ingenium Myth Series #1 by Rodger Binyone $5.00

Halvin and Cobbes by Jared Solomon $8.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

2 books by Tillie Walden:
The End of Summer $18.00
I Love This Part $12.00

Abominable Mr. Seabrook by Joe Ollmann (D+Q) $22.95

Zonzo by Joan Cornella (Fantagraphics) $14.99 – 50 all-new strips of smiling psychopaths!

Dept. H vol 1 by Matt Kindt (Dark Horse) $19.99

*ART BOOKS*

Biomech Visions by Andres Hurtado (Last Gasp) $29.00

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

Practical Spellcraft: A First Course in Magic by Leanna Greenaway $16.95

Shamanic Graffiti: 100,000 Years of Drugs, 100 Years of Prohibition by Frank Ogden, Marcus Ashley Rummery (Trine Day) $19.95 – Freud said dreams were the “royal road” to the unconscious, and then along came a superhighway: psychedelics. Personally, we can access the psychedelic experience, but Frank Ogden shepherded over a thousand people’s experiences. What is presented is the howling unconscious released from the normal chemical constraints that restrict it. Written in the simple, but vivid style Frank popularized in his bestselling, The Last Book You’ll Ever Read, Shamanic Graffiti presents an alternative history of the brain and it’s functions: shamanism. Giving real world examples, the book finishes-up by exploring the theories of two pre-eminent psychedelic theoreticians, Dr. Timothy Leary and Dr. Stan Grof and looks at the future of psychedelic drugs.

Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Symbols in Film by Jay Dyer (Trine Day) $19.95 – Sample quote, accompanied by a picture of Elliot from E.T. on his bike in front of the moon, “Elliot has all the power of a male witch. Is he a moonchild?”

Rivals of the Ripper: Unsolved Murders of Women In Late Victorian London by Jan Bondeson $35.00

Legends: Murder, Lies and Cover-Ups: Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Elvis Presley, JFK and Michael Jackson: Who Killed Them and Why They Didn’t Have to Die by David Gardner $14.95

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

Worshiping Power: An Anarchist View of Early State Formation by Peter Gelderloos (AK Press) $16.00

Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture by Julius Deutsch (PM Press) $14.95

*MAGS*

Tape Op #117 Jan Feb 17 $4.95

Majestic Disorder #8 $18.99

Vive Le Rock #41 Iggy Pop and The Damned $10.50

Harpers Magazine Feb 17 $6.99

Make vol 55 Feb Mar 17 $9.99

Four Two Nine #9 $12.99

Four and Sons #6 Dogs and Culture Collide Fall Win 16 $19.99

*LIT JOURNALS & CHAP BOOKS*

Parody vol 5 #2 $5.00 – The Weird Al of Lit Journals!

The Chicago Review vol 60 #2 Helen Adam and Her Circle $15.00

Sail On Silver Girl by Katryn Macko $5.00

New Stuff This Week

Brain Frame Yearbook 2011-2014. $50 Long live #comics! #brainframe #quimbys #quimbysbookstorechicago

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Brain Frame Yearbook 2011-2014

*ZINES*

American Dream #3 $3.00

As You Were #1 by Bill Brown $3.00

Soda Killers #13 $5.00

*COMICS*

Mike Pence’s Worst Nightmare by Ally Whitelaw & Becca Regan $4.00

Houses Giant Sized First Issue by Matthew Schmid $5.00

Verdict #1 by Kwame Teague $5.00

Lucky #1 a Gangster Comic by Christian Cipollini $5.00

Laskimooses #33 Maakausien Hamarassa $7.00

True Adventures of Jep Comix #6 Summer 16 by Jep $4.00

*MAYHEM*

The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal $40.00 – The art of brainscans!

Explorations in Awareness: Finding God by Meditating with Entheogens by John W. Aiken $17.95

*MUSIC & FILM BOOKS*

Headliners by Jamel Hewitt $20.00

The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China by Tara Bennett $39.99

Lonely Boy: Tales From a Sex Pistol by Steve Jones $26.99

*FICTION*

Only the Animals: Stories by Ceridwen Dovey $18.00

Zeke Stage One by Ward J. Pyle $13.95

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION BOOKS*

Culture As Weapon: The Art of Influence In Everyday Life by Nato Thompson (Melville House) $24.99

*MAGAZINES*

Uppercase #32 A Magazine for the Creative and Curious

Wire #395 Jan 17 Peter Brotzmann $10.99

*LIT JOURNALS, CHAP BOOKS & POETRY*

The First Line vol 18 #4 Win 16 $4.00

The Last Line #3 Win 16 $3.00

Book of Days by Jason Triefenbach $3.00

Revise the Psalm Work: Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks by Qraysh Ali Lansana (Curbside Splendor) $24.95

*POLITICAL BOOKS*

Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals by Jonathan Smucker (AK Press) $16.95

New Stuff This Week

Just in: New David Alvarado comic #quimbysbookstorechicago #comics

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Life is Beautiful vol 2 Teen Dreams and Other Stories by David Alvarado $10.00

*ZINES*

KerBloom #123 Nov Dec 16 by Artnoose $2.00

Put a Egg On It #13 $8.00

Disruptor #3 Fall Win 16 Exploring DIY Punk and Hardcore Live From Chicago by Lucas Reif $5.00

Sick Muse #6 Dec 16 $6.00

When the Day Is New by Tim Pigott $3.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

New stuff, shipment from Birdcage Bottom. #comics #quimbysbookstorechicago

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As You Were #5 A Punk Comix Anthology: This Job Sucks (Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club) $15.00

Coffee Spoons #3 by Megan Kirby $4.00

Air Waves Goodbye by Steve Stelling $4.00

Spinning A Yarn by Krystal Difronzo $4.00

Crooked Teeth #6 by Nate Doyle $10.00

Cyanide Milkshake #8 by Liz Suburbia $3.00

Wandering Uterus and Contemporary Applications of Ancient Medical Wisdom a Pathology Laffs Minicomic by Kriota Willberg $5.00

The Black Hood Anthology of Depression and Anxiety $10.00 – This book is determined do for comics about Depression what Black Flag did for songs about depression. 72 pages, with 10 color pieces by artists like John Porcellino, Box Brown, Tara Booth, Noah Van Sciver, Elizabeth Bethea, Josh Simmons, Mike Freiheit, Pat Aulisio, Katie Fricas, Mike (Late Era Clash) Taylor, Hyena Hell, and many others. Includes a one page comic/interview with Dwid Hellion from famed HC band Integrity, and an essay by artist/writer Eve Wood.

Our Best Shot: Disclosures of Unlawful Compassion in the United States by Avi (Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club) $4.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Mimi and the Wolves vols 1-3 by Alabaster. Now in stock! $12.00 each! #witchycute

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Mimi and the Wolves Act 3 The Howl by Alabaster $12.00

*POLITICS, REVOLUTION & CURRENT EVENTS BOOKS*

The Secret State: A History of Intelligence and Espionage by John Hughes-Wilson (Pegasus Press) $29.95

*MAGAZINES*
Maximumrocknroll #404 Jan 17 $4.99
Razorcake #95 $4.00
Juxtapoz #193 Feb 17 $6.99
Skeptic vol 21 #4 16 $6.95
Skeptical Inquirer vol 41 #1 Jan Feb 17 $5.99
2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #4 Win 2016-2017 $5.95
The Big Takeover #79 $5.99
Atlantis Rising #121 Jan Feb 17 $6.95
Nexus vol 24 #1 Jan Feb 17 $6.95
Neural #55 $7.99
Magnet #138 $4.99
Witches and Pagans #33 $6.95
Ugly Things #43 $9.95
Victory Journal #12 $16.00
Delayed Gratification #24 $20.00
Fate #730 $5.95
Tom Tom Magazine #28 $6.00
Cannabis Now #23 $7.99
Man About Town #19 Win 2016-2017 $19.99
Frankie #74 $14.95
RFD #168 Win 16 Sisters $9.95
Ghetto Blaster #45 $4.50
Shindig #61 $12.99

*CHAP BOOKS, LIT JOURNALS & POETRY*

Slow Reader Magazine #1 On Haruki Murakami (Madras Press) $8.00 – Collects stories, essays, poems, illustrations, and some in-betweens that center around novelist Haruki Murakami. A poem by Raymond Carver talks of tea with Murakami and getting hit in the ear with a snowball; the Murakami menu from Nodoguro in Portland, Ore., includes Norwegian Wood (seared Japanese eggplant, bonito, ginger, and red miso) and Kafka on the Shore (sea bream sashimi with citrus skin salad and pepper); Aimee Bender writes of what it is to trust an artist, and the experience, when reading Murakami, of having “gone somewhere new, a metaphysical spelunking.” There are also contributions by Jesse Ball, Rivka Galchen, Chris Ware, Yoko Ogawa, Etgar Keret, and others.

N+1 Deep End #27 No President $14.95

Brooklyn To Mars #11 $7.99

Mercenary Girdler by Elizabeth Harper $10.00

There’s One For That #1 by Orla Foster $3.50

The Paris Review #219 $20.00

Fillip Supplement #1 $5.00

The Iowa Review vol 46 #3 Win 2016-2017 $8.95

My Nipples and Not Apologizing For Them #1 A Story of Womanhood and Triumph by Annie Baldwin $11.00

*SEXXXY*

Elska #9 Yokohama Japan $18.50

New Stuff This Week

Happy new year! Back on to regular hours! Open noon to 9pm today! #quimbys

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*ZINES*

Genius Loves Company by Z. Dillon $8.00

Save The Bees Worx #3 $7.00

Table Scraps in the Kitchen With the International Pancake Film Festival vol 1 by C. Kuball $12.00

Occult Digest: A Journal of Esoteric Thought Practice and Expression vol 1 #1 $13.00

Lightness Awareness Hereness Made At Home by Emma Casey $10.00

Tributaries #6 an Interesting Case by JC $3.00

Fuggles A Beer Zine #2 Fall 16 by David Nilsen $3.50

Glyphs by Turner Hilliker $5.00

Bitch, I Know You Heard Me: Stories and Pictures About Cat Calling and Unsolicited Attention $8.00

Ugly Refridgerator: A Non Joke About Art School $1.00

Somnambulist #28 Stuck by Martha Grover $5.00 – (Pictured below.) All about being stuck – stuck physically, emotionally, spiritually.

*COMICS & MINIS*

120 Minutes: The Interview, Sketches vol 2 by Derek Marks $5.00

Baba Yaga’s House by Krystal Difronzo $5.00

Thinking of You by Andy Burkholder $5.00

Don’t Care Where the Past Was by Andy Rench $5.00

American Steel by Danielle Chenette $5.00

Animal Hair Museum #2 You Are Only the Sum of Your Influences by Matt W. Haas $3.00

Days Off #1 by Turner Hilliker $3.00

Space Center #1 by Rod Binnion $20.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Love is Love: A Comic Book Anthology to Benefit the Survivors of the Orlando Pulse Shooting $9.99 – With work by comics names as Grant Morrison, Ed Luce, Jill Thompson & more!

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

Imprisoned: Drawings from Nazi Concentration Camps by Arturo Benvenuti $29.99

*MUSIC & MEDIA BOOKS*

Age of Bowie: How David Bowie Made a World of Difference by Paul Morely $16.00

Spiders From Mars: My Life With Bowie by Woody Woodmansey 27.99

Bomb: The Author Interviews by Betsy Sussler $16.00 – Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine.

Christmas Reference Booklet Movies #1 by J. Brewer $1.00

*FICTION*

Meditation as Way of Seeing: Beyond Mega Machine by Peter Bowman $6.50

*ESSAYS*

Flowers Among the Carrios: Essays on the Gothic In Contemporary Poetry by James Pate $10.00

*MAGAZINES*

Hi Fructose #42 New Contemporary Art Magazine $7.95

Protest 101 How to Do it and Why You Should by Bronwyn Mauldin $7.00

*POETRY & CHAP BOOKS*

Let Them Eat Chaos: A Poem by Kate Tempest $16.00 – New book from British slam poet rapper.

Everything Smells Like Breast Milk: Poems On Love Baseball and Being a Dad by Lee Kitzis $11.95

Treefingers by Alida Miranda-Wolff $6.00