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New Stuff This Week

Secret Doll vs Enchanted Doll! Secret Doll Underground: Japanese Surrealist Dolls From the Yaso Collection, Tokyo (Japanese Art Perspectives Series vol 1) (Last Gasp) $29.95 – Underground doll making is a THING in Japan, and has been for years. Elegantly creepy and often beautifully horrifying, this book has 80 full-sized colour photographs and an introductory history of the underground doll in Japan. Enchanted Doll by Marina Bychkova (Baby Tattoo Books) $50.00 – Russian-Canadian artist Marina Bychkova founded Enchanted Doll, this luxury toy label of weirdly innocent and weirdly sexy porcelain dolls, styled in costumes of precious metals, gemstones, and rare found objects.

Zines
Reglar Wiglar #22 by Chris Auman $5.00 – Book of Jobs Part One , History of Music.

Comics & Minis
Erleuchtung by Sergio Vazquez $10.00
Time Beavers by Jen Rickert $1.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Sugar Skull by Charles Burns $23.00 – Book 3 in the Xed Out Series. Creepy as ever!
Skandalon  by Julie Maroh (Arsenol) $21.95
Dragons Breath Other True Stories by MariNaomi (Uncivilized) $24.95
Lonesome Go by Tim Lane (Fantagraphics) $39.99
Days Longer Than Long Pork Sausages by Gabriel Corbera $15.00
Tonoharu Part One by Lars Martison (Pliant) $14.95

Mayhem, Outer Limits, & Conspiracy Theory
The Secret Life of a Satanist: The Authorized Biography of Anton Szandor LaVey by Blanche Barton (Feral House) $17.95 – Revised edition, written by his paramour and mother to his only son.
Caught in the Crossfire: Kerry Thornley, Oswald and the Garrison Investigation by Adam Gorightly (Feral House) $18.95
Too Good to Be True: The Colossal Book of Urban Legends by Jan Harold Brunvand $18.95

Art & Design Books
Sol Seasonal Print Collection by Junko Mizuno (Last Gasp) $39.95
Dear Letters Office: A Collection by Lauren Simkin Berke & Spike $27.95
Flash Fold Out by Jay Howell Flash (Last Gasp) $10.00

Fiction
Game We Play by Susan Hope Lanier (Curbside Splendor) $14.95
Crazy Horses Girlfriend by Erika T. Wurth (Curbside Splendor) $15.95
The Circle by Dave Eggers $15.95 – Now in soft cover. Apple culture meets 1984.
Tenth of December by George Saunders $15.00 – Now in soft cover.
Anatomy of Dreams by Chloe Benjamin $15.00
Prison Noir (Akashic) $15.95 – Anthology.
Little is Left To Tell by Steven Hendricks (Starcheron ) $16.00
Subversions III Anarchist Short Stories / Nouvelles Anarchistes by the Anarchist Writers Bloc (Sabotart) $16.00
After The People Lights Have Gone Off by Stephen Graham Jones (Dark House Press) $15.95 – Horror collection.
By Light We Knew Our Names by Anne Valente (Dzanc) $14.95

DIY
Poorcraft: The FunnyBook Fundamentals Of Living Well On Less by Spike C. Trotman (Iron Circus) $10.00
Scout Drink Recipe Booky Ziney thingies, $4.95 each: Whiskey (illustrated by Jeremy Tinder), Beer (illustrated by Pete Gamlen), Gin (illustrated by Trevor Alixopulos), Vodka (illustrated by Anna Hurley), Rum (illustrated by Tuesday Bassen), Tequila (illustrated by Dilraj Mann), Brandy (illustrated by Gemma Corell).

Humor
101 Two-Letter Words by Stephin Merritt with illustrations by Roz Chast $19.95- Four-line rhyming poems for each of the 101 two-letter words included in The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary by Magnetic Fields autour, illustrated by cartoonist Roz Chast.

Local Interest
Where To by Dmitry Samarov (Curbside Splendor) $15.95 – Newest memoir by local cabdriver and the author of Hack.

Politics & Revolution
Masters of Mankind: Essays and Lectures 1969-2013 by Noam Chomsky (Haymarket) $12.95
Educating for Insurgency: Roles of Young People in Schools of Poverty by Jay Gillen (AK Press) $15.95
Lives of the Orange Men: Biographical History of the Polish Orange Alternative Movement by Waldemar Fydrych (Minor Compositions) $16.00
Artpolitik: Social Anarchist Aesthetics in an Age of Fragmentation by Nela Schleuning (Minor Compositions) $24.00
The Ring of Fire Anthology by ET Russian (Leftbank Books) $20.00 – Collection of the zine from the late 1990s by ET Russian (aka Hellery Homosex), and features new material never before published. Through black and white ink drawings, comics, linoleum block print portraits, essays, interviews and erotica, this collection explores the intersections of art, bodies, healthcare, ability, gender, race, community, class, healing and the politics of work.
Capital In the Twenty First Century by Thomas Piketty and Arthur Goldhammer (Belknap/Harvard) $39.95
Essential Mae Brussel: Investigations Of Fascism In America by Mae Brussell, Alex Constantine & Paul Krassner (Arsenal Pulp) $18.95

Magazines
Bizarre #218 Sep 14 $10.50
Skeptic vol 19 #3 14 $6.95
Make vol 41 $9.99
Purple Fashion vol 3 #22 Fall Win 14 15 $55.00
Flaunt #136 the Distress Issue $15.95
High Times Nov 14 Special Fortieth Anniversary Issue $9.99
Shots #125 Fall 14 $6.95
Got a Girl Crush #3 $18.00
Laphams Quarterly vol 7 #4 Fall 14 $16.00
Taproot #11 $9.00
Horror Hound #49 Sep Oct 14 $6.99
Mojo #250 Sep 14 $9.99
Decibel #120 Oct 14 $5.99
Wire Sep 14 #367 $19.99
Under the Radar #51 Sep 14 $5.99
Tape Op #103 Sep Oct 14  $4.95
Monocle vol 8 #76 Sep 14 $12.00
Harpers Magazine Oct 14 $6.99
Transformation #91 $12.50
Freshly Inked vol 4 #5 Nov 14 $6.99
Tattoo Life #90 $9.99

Lit Mags & Poetry
The Believer #110 Sep 14 Roguelike $8.00
The Literary Review vol 57 #3 The Gluttons Kitchen Tales of Insatiable Hunger $10.00
Last Supper by Aaron Cometbus (ARP) $11.95 – Poems about the city by a zinester lamenting aging and living in bookstores. And being annoyed with people who bang on the door before the store opens at noon. Why does this sound familiar? -LM
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The Paris Review #210 $20.00
The Oxford American #86 Fall 14 $5.95
McSweeneys #47 $24.00 – A mountain village full of fiction from writers new and old—two never-before-seen stories from “Lottery” author Shirley Jackson, a portrait of a celebrity interview gone terribly wrong from Thomas McGuane, dark reflections from Lynn Coady and Mona Simpson, an excerpt from Bill Cotter’s latest novel, new work from Bob Odenkirk, and much, much more. Local legend describes the landscape as “ten separate booklets bedecked with one panoramic mega-illustration.”
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Sexy
Smut Peddler: Impeccable Pornoglyphics For Cultivated Ladies and Men Of Exceptional Taste (Iron Circus) $30.00

New Stuff This Week

 

prisonpitbook1dvdPrison Pit book 1 DVD (Six Point Harness) $9.99 – Includes the uncensored animated adaptation of Johnny Ryan’s PRISON PIT: Book One (monster men beating the living shit out of each other) and the bonus feature, PRISON PIT: The Fuckumentary.

Zines

KerBloom #109 Jul Aug 14 And Back Again by Artnoose $2.00 – Have three cabinets of letterpress type, will travel. Artnoose leaves Pittsburgh for Berkeley.
Seemingly Endless Line of Random Thoughts Strung Together in Short Story Form by Dan Gleason and Theresa Currie $3.00
Let Down #3 Punk Rock Fanzine by Blake Karlson $2.00
Guck #1 Melbourne Music Zine $5.00
Horror Haiku #2 by Kathryn $1.00
Touch and Go vol 2 novel in increments by Lisa Quintero $4.00
Circle Hills #1 World Apart by Benjamin Castle $2.00
Miley Zine Cherchez La Femme by Jen Rickert $1.00 – Yes, as in Cyrus.

Comics & Minis
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You Don’t Get There From Here #30 by Carrie McNinch $3.00 – This issue of Carrie’s memoir comic in diary form, you’ll read all about things like fighting the new home blues, omnipresent belly fat, cats, running, Disneyland, new car buying, twerking (not being able to), her trip to Oaxaca to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos plus much, much more.
Chips #1 and #2 A Tale of Lust by Hamish Storrie $2.00 each
Squaby #1 by Elizabeth Kordeluk $5.00
The Anthropologists by Whit Taylor (Sparkplug) $6.00
Prophet Strikefile #1 by Brandon Graham $3.99
Dumb issues #3-#5 by Georgia Webber $8.00 each
Force Majeure #1 by Keenan Marshall Keller (Drippy Bone Books) $6.00
Treasure Island #2 by Connor Willumsen (Breakdown) $16.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
The Hospital Suite by John Porcellino (D&Q) $22.95 – Don’t miss John Porcellino here at Quimby’s on 9/27 at 7pm!
Distance Mover by Patrick Kyle (Koyama) $20.00 – Collects pieces published originally published in installments from May 2012-August 2013. Don’t miss Patrick Kyle at Quimby’s on 10/2 at 7pm (with Simon Hanselmann, Michael DeForge!)
In a Sense Lost and Found by Roman Muradov (Nobrow) $19.95
Shoplifter by Michael Cho $19.95
Cringe an Anthology of Embarrassment, ed. by Peter Conrad (Birdcage Bottom Books) $8.00 – With contributions from Cara Bean, Box Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Chris Carlier, Peter Conrad, Chad Essley, Andrew Farago, Shaenon Garrity, Delaine Derry Green, Gabby Schulz, Sam Henderson and more.
Cyanide and Happiness: Punching Zoo by Kris Wilson, Matt Melvin, Rob Denbleyker, Dave McElfatric (It Books) $14.99
Adventure Time TPB vol 5 by Chris Houghton $14.99
Misadventures of Dreary and Naughty by John LaFleur and Shwn Dubin $14.99
Mutiny Bay by Antoine Cosse (Breakdown) $24.99
Flowering Harbour by Seiichi Hayashi (Breakdown) $17.99
Gardens of Glass by Lando (Breakdown) $24.99

Art & Design
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A Weird-Oh World: The Art of Bill Campbell by Mark Cantrell (Schiffer) $39.99 – From his early days painting model box tops for the Hawk Model Company to his invention of the iconic Weird-Ohs model kits, national ad campaigns and editorial cartoons, Bill Campbell has continued to create some of the most unique artwork the world has seen. Now much of that work has been gathered into one volume that traces the entire arc of Bill’s career, including his connection to the Manhattan Project, an initiative that may well have saved his life. Much of the art is presented here for the very first time.
Skulls Sticker Bomb by Studio Rarekwai (Laurence King) $24.95 – Latest edition in the Stickerbomb series, this time around SKULLS.

Fiction
Hard Boiled Detective #1 by Ben Solomon $13.95
To Touch The Sun  by Laura Enright $11.99

Music Books
Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Such Bad Taste ed. by Carl Wilson $19.95 – For his 2007 critically acclaimed 33 1/3 series title, Let’s Talk About Love, Carl Wilson went on a quest to find his inner Céline Dion fan and explore how we define ourselves by what we call good and bad, what we love and what we hate. The original text is followed by lively arguments and stories from Nick Hornby, Krist Novoselic, Ann Powers, Mary Gaitskill, James Franco, Sheila Heti and others.

33 1/3 books including: Sonic Youth’s Daydream Nation, MBV’s Loveless, Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, Danger Mouse’s The Grey Album, Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works vol 2, Portishead’s Dummy, Gang Of Four’s Entertainment, Richard Hell and the Voidoids’ Blank Generation and more.

Essays
No Future for You: Salvos from The Baffler, ed. by by John Summers, Chris Lehmann and Thomas Frank (MIT Press) $27.95 -The counternarrative you’ve been missing, proof that dissent is alive and well in America. Contributors include: Chris Bray, Barbara Ehrenreich, Susan Faludi, Thomas Frank, Ann Friedman, Anne Elizabeth Moore, and more.
Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons and Dragons and the People Who Play It by David M. Ewalt $16.00 – The story of D&D, now in cheap soft cover so nerds won’t feel bad about spilling pizza and Coke on it in the basement at mom’s house.

Kids Stuff
Cast Away On the Letter A: A Philemon Adventure by Francoise Mouly (Toon) $16.95

Magazines
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Hello Mr #4 About Men Who Date Men $20.00
The Great Discontent #1 $32.00

New Stuff This Week

tomboyTomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince $15.99 – Tomboy follows Liz Prince through her early years and explores—with humor, honesty, and poignancy—what it means to “be a girl.” From staunchly refuting ”girliness” to the point of misogyny, to discovering through the punk community that your identity is whatever you make of it, Tomboy offers a sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking account of self-discovery in modern America.

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Age of License by Lucy Knisley (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Knisley’s comics travel memoir recounts her adventures, punctuated by whimsical visual devices (such as a “new experiences” funnel), peppered with the cute cats she meets along the way, and features drawings and descriptions of food that will make your mouth water. Her experiences are colored by anxieties, introspective self-inquiries, and quotidian revelations — about traveling alone in unfamiliar countries, and about her life and career.

Zines
Stuck In the Vault #1 by Lynne Monsoon and Dalice Malice $2.00 – Lynne and Dalice are a rare breed — zinesters who get really into Disney. And I mean REALLY INTO DISNEY, like they do zines with titles like “Vegan Dining In Disney World.” They enlisted all their zinester buddies to contribute reviews of Disney movies, attempting to review every Disney movie ever made. This is issue #1, and who knows how long it will take or how many issues, especially because new movies come out all the time? Contributing reviewers this issue include Jonas, Jami Sailor and JC. -LM
I Like How You HTP by Brian Hochberger $4.50
Tabacco Magazine issues #6-#8 $3.00 each
Real Ramona #1 PTSD Issue by Karla Keffer $2.00
Second City Vegan by Lisa Quintero $3.00
Somnambulist #23 by Martha Grover $3.00
Lifesize: A False Story by Mark M (M Press) $1.00

Comics & Minis
Aloof #1 by Alex Nall $5.00
Don’t Eat My Pie by Michelle LaPlante $3.00 – Adapted from a short story by Nicole Connolly.

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Kill My Mother: A Graphic Novel by Jules Feiffer  $27.95
Hobo Fires  by Robert Earl Sutter III $25.00
Even More Bad Parenting Advice by Guy Delisle (D&Q) $12.95
El Deafo by Cece Bell (Abrams) $10.95
Fables vol 20 Camelot  by Bill Willingham and friends (Vertigo) $19.99
Rough House vol 2 $15.00

Sexy Stuff
Cruising Diaries by Brontez Purnell, illustrated by Janelle Hessig $10.00
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Science!
Death By Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil DeGrasse Tyson $15.95

Politics & Revolution
Abolish Work: “Abolish Restaurants” Plus “Work, Community, Politics, War” by Prole.info (PM Press) $9.95
Feminism Unfinished: A Short Surprising History of American Womens Movements by Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon and Astrid Henry $25.95
The City Is Ours: Squatting and Autonomous Movements in Europe from the 1970s to the Present by Bart van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert van Hoogenhuijze and Geronimo (PM Press) $21.95
After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan by Ted Rall $26.00

Magazines
Frankie #60 $14.95
Kinfolk vol 13 Discovering New Things to Cook Make and Do $18.00
Double Dot #5 $15.00
Backwoodsman vol 35 #5 Sep Oct 14  $4.95
Sneaker Freaker #30 $14.95
Tank Moto #4 $15.00
Harpers Magazine Sep 14 $6.99

Lit Journals & Chap Books
Remember I’m the Funniest Person Trapped In this Basement by Frances Barber $7.00
Lady Churchills Rosebud Wristlet #30 Sep 14 $5.00 – Half dozen stories and seven poems, edited by Small Beer Press folks Gavin Grant and Kelly Link.

Kids Reads
Theseus and the Minotaur by Yvan Pommaux (Toon Books) $16.95

Other Stuff
Annual Weekly Planner vol 9 by Lizzy Stewart (Little Otsu) $18.00

New Stuff This Week

luckypeach12Lucky Peach #12 The Seashore $12.00 – Description as per the mag itself: It is all about food from littoral realms—the spaces where land meets sea. We dive for abalone and gather seaweed off the California coast; we harvest honey in the Bangladeshi Sundarbans; we go behind the scenes at a shrimp farm in Indonesia, and spend a Sunday at the cockle sheds in Leigh-on-Sea. We learn lots about edible sea beasts, from clams to hagfish to sea squirts. Anthony Bourdain takes us on a stroll down a beach town’s memory lane; Robert Sietsema samples practically all the clams on Long Island; Stuart Dybek catches himself a perfect breakfast in the Florida keys. We share recipes from Vietnam and Portugal and the Oregon coast—we aren’t shellfish. Also in this issue: a special, detachable sixteen-page BEACH READS comic book to take on your seaside jaunts, featuring Jason Jägel, Tony Millionaire, and more. It’s summertime and the reading is easy.

Zines
Feelings by Robin Hustle & Daniel Luedtke $15.00
In Your Face by Cacia Zoo $6.00
Super Trooper #9 by Angela Roberts $3.00
Fortresses  by Natalie Walser $6.00
Weegee Halloween (Credit Photo By The Famous) by Rick Majewski $7.00
Northern Renewal #1 $5.00
Blue Velvis #1 A Story with Pictures by Theresa Williams (Easy Street Publications) $12.00
The Match #113 Sum 14 $3.00

Comics & Minis
Study Group Magazine #2 Sum 13 by Zack Soto and Milo George $12.00
Kingdom Order Part 2 by Reid Psaltis $8.00
Hopeless Romantic by Krystal DiFronzo $4.00
31 Cups of Coffee by Waldo $1.40
Summers Love Letter  by Ariel Chan $3.00
Woke Up Lik This by Noel Freibert $1.00
Creeps #4.5 $10.00

Graphic Novel & Trade Paperbacks
Megahex, Complete Seasons One Through Three by Simon Hanselmann (Fantagraphics) $29.99
Tales Designed to Thrizzle vol 1 trade paperback by Michael Kupperman (Fantagraphics) $22.99
Batman Incorporated vol 2 Gotham’s Most Wanted trade paperback by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham $16.99

Art & Design
101 Best Film Noir Posters, From the 1940 s Through the 1950s by Mark Fertig (Fantagraphics) $35.00
Midnight Fantasy by Dabs Myla (Zero+Pubishing) $55.00 – Jeremy Tinder-esque cartoony street art from this art collective.
Blurring Boundaries, Extending the Limits Of Graffiti by Hendrick Beikirch, or ECB (Gingko Press) $39.95
Adventure Painter by Anthony Lister (Gingko) $35.00

Fiction
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami (Knopf) $25.95
Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon (Penguin) $17.00 – Now in soft cover.

Essays
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser (Penguin) $18.00

Kids & YA Books
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier $10.99
Jack and the Box: A Toon Book by Art Spiegelman (Toon Books) $4.99
Shark King by R. Kikuo Johnson (Toon Books) $4.99
Crow Feels Like a Pillow by 826CHI $5.00

Magazines
Coven Magazine #2 Sum 14 $13.00
Wax Poetics #59 $11.99
Monocle Mediterraneo #9 Special Edition $8.00

Chap Books
Cut Glove by Julia Rothblatt $2.00
Bone Bank by Waldo $1.40

Other Stuff
Chillin’ With My Gnomies Mug $12.00
Captain Awesome Mug $12.00
Hipsterpotamus Pen $3.00

New Stuff This Week

Zines
Second to None Queer and Trans Chicago Voices 2014 by H. Melt & Friends $8.00
Tazewell’s Favorite Eccentric #16 Saying Goodbye by Sarah $2.00
Practical Guide to Fighting Monsters Winning Against the Enemies Of Your Heart and Head by Sarah $2.00
Pizzadelphia OCD and the DOC Pizza Tour Split $2.00
Laid – Stuff I Wish I’d Known About Sex Before I Started Having It $1.00
Otherly Love -A Philly Feminist Zine Fest Compzine by The Philly Feminist Zine Fest Crew $3.00
Photobooth Facebook  by Shaina Hoffman $2.00

Comics & Minis
Bear Bird and Stag Were Arguing in the Forest Other Stories by Madeleine Flores (Retrofit) $6.00
Wicked Chicken Queen by Sam Alden (Retrofit) $5.00
Number 1 by Box Brown (Retrofit) $6.00
Extazine #1 & #3 $6.00 each

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Hip Hop Family Tree vol 2 by Ed Piskor (Fantagraphics) $27.99
Theth Retrofit Giant Size Annual 2014 by Josh Bayer (Retrofit) $10.00
Moonhead and the Music Machine  by Andrew Rae (Nobrow) $24.95
Preacher Book Five TPB  by Garth Ennis $19.99
Scott Pilgrim Book Five Color Edition Scott Pilgrim Vs the Universe by Bryan Lee O’Malley $24.99
Invisibles Book 2 Deluxe Hard Cover Edition by Grant Morrison $29.99
People Inside by Ray Fawkes $24.99

Politics & Revolution
The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem by Ethan Gutmann (Prometheus) $25.95

Magazines
Murder Most Foul #93 $9.99
True Crime Aug 14 $8.99
Bizarre #217 Aug 14 $10.50
Rolla Coaster #12 Sum 14 $8.50
Huck #45 $14.99 – Curtaed by Ed Templeton.
Mojo #249 Aug 14 $9.99
Wire Aug 14 #366 $9.99
Bend Over Magazine #8 Spr Sum 14: Feminism Sexuality and Queer Art $12.00 – This may be the final issue of Bend Over Magazine, but don’t mourn its passing, celebrate it, by picking it up and celebrating feminism, sexuality and queer art. Interviews with Planningtorock, Milena Chernyavskaya, Amos Mac, Sophia Wallace, and Peaches! Plus a compendium of tactics on acheiving an orgasm. -NB
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Lit Journals & Chap Books
Pertunia by Natalie Morrison $10.00
NA Literary Magazine vol 1 #7 Spr 14 $4.00

Kids Books
Animals In Peril Stories  by Ryan Kenealy (Curbside Splendor) $12.00