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New Stuff This Week

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Mitch O’Connell Tattoos Volume Two: 251 Designs, Bigger and Better! (Last Gasp) $14.95 – Full of everything you could possibly think of if you’re looking to get tattooed. A perfect reference volume for every tattoo shop, and a great addition to every art lover’s library. If you like Pin-Ups, Horror, Wolves, Sexy Pin-Ups, Devils, Monsters, Clowns, Really Sexy Pin-ups, Tiki, Rock-a-billy, Zombies, Retro and Really REALLY Sexy Pin-ups, you’re sure to LOVE Mitch O’Connell Tattoos Volume Two! A sequel to Mitch O’Connell’s previous best-selling book of tattoo designs, this new collection features over 250 full-color tattoo designs by ‘The Prince of Pop Art,’ ‘The Godfather of Lowbrow,’ and ‘The Best in the Biz,’ Mitch O’Connell.

*ZINES*

Pet Store #1 by Ashley Belanger $5.00

You Better Watch Where You Spit by Julia Eff (Crapendemic) $5.00

Niceferatu: He’s Actually a Nice Guy, Give Him Another Chance by Max Schreck (Eternia Press) $2.00

Prom Queen 4 Life Poems by Rosie Accola $4.00

Goth Gang: A Memoir Part Two: Cure Hair and Halloween Forever by Hunter Seaton $2.50

Lakehouse Tallahassee 1972-1980 by Brad Freeman $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

The Plot #4 Defending Our Ascendancy by Neil Brideau $8.00

comics by by Marian Runk:
Beaches Bars and Birds $4.00
Sometimes I Pay Attention $6.00

Ded Weight #2 Use Your Teeth by Kyle Izdead $4.00

Far Away on Sheep Islands by Jen Tong $7.00

Bad Dog Good Kitty by Isabella Rotman and Mike Freiheit $5.00

comics by Marnie Galloway:
Nest $4.00
Burrow $10.00
Particle Wave $8.00

Dumb #8 by Georgia Webber $8.00

Forest Tales #2 by Jen Tong $4.00

comics by by Miranda Harmon:
Harmontown $7.00
Frog in Love by Miranda Harmon $4.00

Witchlight #1-#5 by Jessi Zabrowsky $5.00 each

Ground by A. Burkholder $10.00

Casper the French Inquisition Named Blob by Andy Heck Boyd $20.00

Gift Shop 3D by Brie Moreno $8.00

In the Right Place and at the Right Time by Miranda Harmon $4.00

Help Yourself by Disa Wallander $20.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Upgrade Soul #1 and #2 by Ezra Claytan Daniels $15.00 each

Muhammad Ali by Sybille Titeux and Amazing Ameziane $19.99

Aleister and Adolf by Douglas Rushkoff and Michael Avon Oeming (Dark Horse) $19.99

Sequential Drawings: The New Yorker Series by Richard McGuire $25.00

*ART & DESIGN*

Art of the B Movie Poster by Adam newell (Gingko) $39.95

Art of Rebellion 4: Masterpieces of Urban Art by Christian Hundertmark $39.95

Day of the Dead and Other Works by Sylvia Ji (Korero) $32.95

Asian Inspiration: Art, Graphics and Illustration by Viction Workshop (Victionary) $35.00

Where’s Banksy?: Banksy’s Greatest Works in Context by Xavier Tapies (Gingko) $37.50

*MAYHEM*

Occult Paris: The Lost Magic of the Belle Epoque by Tobias Churton $29.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

The Clash FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Clash City Rockers (Backbeat Books) $19.99

*FICTION*

One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses by Lucy Corin (McSweeneys) $15.00

*MAGAZINES*

Juxtapoz #191 Dec 16 $6.99

In The Isis Nicole Magazine #5 $20.00

*CHAP BOOKS & POETRY*

Overburden by Danielson Murphy $10.00

Temples of the Holy Ghost Poems by Allen Killian Moore $10.00

Morning Ritual by Jeremy Michael Clark $2.00

Public Figures by Bella Bravo $3.00

Intimations of Happiness Deferred by Dave Torneo $2.00

JAB #39 & #40 $20.00 each

*SEXXXY*

Elska #8 Toronto Canada $18.50

*OTHER STUFF*

Little Otsu Annual Weekly Planner vol 11 $20.00

New Stuff This Week

New stuff! #quimbys #zines #minicomics

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*ZINES*

Scaredy Cat #1 $5.00

Rotten Roots #1 A Collection of Trees and Dead Things by Jonathan LaMantia $6.00

Snack Bar #2 The Gross by The Snack Bar Collective $10.00

Pops Parents on Parenting #1 by Jonas & friends $3.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

Test Mini Comic by Lucius Wisniewski $3.00

Uncle Holiday and Friends Comix by Djan Abeasi Vaughn $10.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Fuzz and Pluck the Moolah Tree by Ted Stearn (Fantagraphics) $29.99

Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon by Shigeru Mizukis (D&Q) $12.95 – The second volume in the adventures of Shigeru Mizuki’s bizarre yokai boy Kitaro and his gaggle of otherworldly friends.

Such a Lovely Little War Saigon 1961-63 TPB by Marcelino Truong (Arsenal Pulp Press) $26.95

Neil Gaiman’s Troll Bridge, illustrated by Colleen Doran (Dark Horse) $14.99

The DC Universe By Neil Gaiman Deluxe Edition Hardcover $29.99 – Collecting for the first time in a single volume eight of the award-winning author’s celebrated stories of super-heroics!

Another Chance to Get It Right: A Childrens Book For Adults 25th Anniversary Edition by Andrew Vachss (Author), Geof Darrow (Illustrator) $14.99

Korgi Book TPB 4 by Christian Slade (Top Shelf) $9.99

Hellboy in Hell vol 2 The Death Card (Dark Horse) $17.99

*ART & DESIGN*

Floodgate Companion by Robert Beatty (Floating World) $24.95 – Recalls paperback sci-fi, experimental animation, and the outsider realm of artist-released jazz and psychedelic records.

Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores by Bob Eckstein $22.00 – Hey! We’re in this book!

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Out of the Basement: From Cheap Trick to DIY Punk in Rockford, Illinois, 1973-2005 (Scene History) by David Ensminger (Microcosm) $7.95 – Don’t miss author David Ensminger here at Quimby’s on Nov 18th with Daniel Makagon and Martin Sorrendeguy to talk documentation of DIY culture!

The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology: A Memoir by Thomas Dolby (Flatiron Books) $27.99 – Science!

Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-first Century by Simon Reynolds $18.99

*FICTION*

Changers Book Three Kim by T. Cooper (Black Sheep) $11.95

The Game Don’t Change by Mazaradi Fox (Akashic) $12.95 – The only novel from deceased legendary Queens rapper Mazaradi Fox, a member of 50 Cent’s G-Unit crew.

*ESSAYS, POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

Lost Profiles: Memoirs Of Cubism, Dada, And Surrealism by Philippe Soupault (City Lights Books) $13.95

Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett $24.99

Un/Masked: A Guerrilla Girl on Tour by Donna Kaz aka Aphra Behn $24.99

*FOOD BOOKS*

The Book of Dangerous Cocktails: Adventurous Recipes for Serious Drinkers by Dylan March & Jennifer Boudinot $14.99

Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook by Albert Prodigy Johnson & by Kathy Iandoli $24.95

*SEXY*

One Valencia Lane (New Lovers #8) by Bettina Davis (Badlands Unlimited LLC) $12.95

*MAGAZINES*

Uppercase #31 A Magazine for the Creative and Curious $18.00

*POETRY*

I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems by Eileen Myles $16.99

In On the Great Joke by Laura Broadbent $17.95

Miximum Ca’ Canny the Sabotage Manuals by Ida Börjel (Commune Editions) $16.00 – At once practical handbook, philosophical inquiry, and series of fables set in Putin’s Russia, The Sabotage Manuals throws a wrench into the machinery of contemporary language, generating strange solidarities between saboteurs past and present. Sourced from political pamphlets and factory workers’ diaries, Borjel’s profound poem allows for the most expansive (and explosive) sense of sabotage.

*FOR THE KIDDIES*

Musnet 2: Impressions of the Master by Kickliy $19.95

*OTHER STUFF*

Moleskine 2017 Planners!

New Stuff This Week

2017 Slingshots here now! Large $12, small $6

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Slingshots Organizers!

*ZINES & ZINE-RELATED*

Gnaw #1 Bread Most Done Jack by Dan Kelly $1.00

Printsploitation #2 by Scott R. Miller $4.00

Vita Machina The Cybernetic Sequences We Live Out by Julia Hornedo $5.00

Railroad Semantics Better Living through Graffiti and Trainhopping Box Set by Aaron Dactyl $19.95

Larceny #28 $2.00

This Bike is a Crack Pipe #1 Sep 16 $3.00

Perfect Mix Tape Segue #6 Aspergers and the Re Spectrum of Human Emotions split zine (Microcosm) $3.00

Identity Crisis Punk Subculture and Community (Microcosm) $9.00

Aversiona Zine of Therapeutic Vignettes Chapter 1 Dummy by Aaron Eisheid $5.00

Glutton #1 Sugar Rush by Jesse Szewczyk $5.00

Remedy Quarterly #21 Work and Play $12.00

Momentum by Kate Schneider $2.00

Pissing Vinegar #2 by Elizabeth Thompson $2.00

How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety: And Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism, and Other Dangers That Threaten Their Nine Lives by by Zachary Auburn $12.00

*COMICS*

Wolfman Chicago’s Big Butt Watches Boob Tube #1 & #2 by Nate Beaty $2.00 each

Broken Panels by Lane Milburn $5.00

Smoke Signal #25 $5.00 – Forty pages of comics and art including large Jay Rummel portfolio and Norman Rockwell parody cover by Will Elder (!) Also includes new work by: Marc Bell, John Broadley, Al Columbia, Rebekka Dunlap, Theo Ellsworth, Ali Fitzgerald, Siobhan Gallagher, Keren Katz, Tim Lane, Bjorn Miner & Dash Shaw.

Lip Balm by Oberon $1.00

Bird Dog Spread Your Buns and Fly by Douglas Laubacher $5.00

Superfuckers Forever #3 by James Kochalka $3.99

Naptime by Nate McDonough $8.00

Powdered Milk #15 by Keilor Roberts $2.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Last Look by Charles Burns $29.95 – The trilogy that began with X’ed Out, continued in The Hive, and concluded in Sugar Skull—now in one volume.

Happy Trails by Scott Roberts $20.00

Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq by Sarah Glidden (D&Q) $24.95

CBLDF Presents: She Changed Comics by Betsy Gomez $14.99

What Am I Doing Here by Abner Dean $22.95

Becoming Andy Warhol by Nick Bertozzi and Pierre Hargan $24.95

Arab of the Future 2 by Riad Sattouf $26.00

Tetris: The Game People Play by Box Brown $19.99

The Greatest of Marleys by Lynda Barry (D&Q) $22.95 – Back in print!!

In The Sounds and Seas by Marnie Galloway (One Peace Books) $24.95

Demon vol 1 by Jason Shiga $19.99

Secret Love Lives of Geek Girls, ed. by Hope Nicholson (Dark Horse) $14.99

Adventure Time How to Warrior by Fionna and Cake $19.99

Return of the Honey Buzzard by Aimee De Jongh $22.95

Thought Bubble Anthology 2016 Anthology Collection Ten Years of Comics $9.99

Black Dog the Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean $24.99

Wonder Women: 25 Innovators Inventors and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs and Sophia Foster-Dimino $16.99

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

Street Art World by Alison Young (Reaktion) $35.00

Surf’s Beat Generation: An Art and Cultural Revolution in Orange County from 1953?1964 by Chrystal McCluney and Rhonda Gawthrop $24.95

Other-Wordly: Words Both Strange and Lovely From Around the World by Yee-Lum Mak and Kelsey Garrity-Riley $14.99

Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker $19.99

Popaganda Coloring Book by Ron English (Last Gasp) $12.95

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena by Linda S. Godfrey $17.00

The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher $17.00

Amica’s World: How a Giant Bird Came into Our Heart and Home by Meadow and Washo Shadowhawk (Microcosm) $16.95

Witches of America by Alex Mar $16.00

Brief Histories of Everyday Objects by Andy Warner $20.00

The Monster Book: Creatures, Beasts and Fiends of Nature by Nick Redfern $19.95

Revolution’s End: The Patty Hearst Kidnapping, Mind Control, and the Secret History of Donald DeFreeze and the SLA by Brad Schreiber $24.99

Monsters of the Midwest True Tales of Bigfoot Werewolves and Other Legendary Creatures by Jessica Freeburg and Natalie Fowler $9.95

Satanic Panic: Pop-cultural Paranoia in the 1980s by Kier-La Janisse & Paul Corupe $29.95

The Great Pyramid of Giza: A Modern View on Ancient Knowledge by Willem Witteveen (Adventures Unlimited Press) $39.95

The Big Book of Jack the Ripper: The Most Complete Compendium of Ripper Stories Ever Assembled by Otto Penzler $25.00

Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places by Colin Dickey $27.00

*MUSIC, TV & FILM BOOKS*

New York Rock: From the Rise of The Velvet Underground to the Fall of CBGB by Steven Blush $24.99

Unfaithful Music and Disappering Ink by Elvis Costello $17.00

Rave and Its Influence on Art and Culture by M HKA (Black Dog Publishing) $34.95

God Forgive These Bastards LIMITED ED BOOK + TAXPAYERS LP SET (Microcosm) $19.95

This is A Book about the Kids in the Hall by John Semley $17.95

Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to 80s Teen Movies by Kevin Smokler $16.95

Politics of Punk: Protest and Revolt from the Streets by David Ensminger $40.00

Old Records Never Die: One Man’s Quest for His Vinyl and His Past by Eric Spitznagel $16.00

Mavericks of Sound: Conversations with the Artists Who Shaped Indie and Roots Music by David Ensminger $47.00

Bad Dads: Art Inspired by the Films of Wes Anderson $29.95

The Original Topps Trading Card Series volume 3: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi $24.95

A Pure Solar World: Sun Ra and the Birth of Afrofuturism by Paul Youngquist $27.95

Florence Foster Jenkins: The Inspiring True Story of the World’s Worst Singer by Nicholas Martin $16.99

Lick Me: How I Became Cherry Vanilla by Cherry Vanilla $15.99 – Now in soft cover.

In My Humble Opinion: My So-Called Life (from the Pop Classics series) by Soraya Roberts $12.95

Accepted: How the First Gay Superstar Changed WWE by Pat Patterson $25.95

The Frightfest Guide to Exploitation Movies: The Dark Heart of Cinema by Alan Jones (FAB Press) $24.95

Rowdy: The Roddy Piper Story, A Biography of Their Father by Ariel Teal & Colt Baird Toombs $25.00

*FICTION*

Invisibility Cloak by Ge Fei $14.00

33 Revolutions SC by Canek Sanchez Guevara $14.00

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong $16.99

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2016 ed. by by Rachel Kushner & 826 National $14.95

Repitition: A Novella by James Tadd Adcox $12.00

*FOOD & DIY BOOKS*

Defensive Eating with Morrissey: Vegan Recipes from the One You Left Behind by Joshua Ploeg and Automne Zingg (Microcosm) $14.95

Comfort Eating with Nick Cave: Vegan Recipes to Get Deep Inside of You by Automne Zingg and Joshua Ploeg (Microcosm) $14.95

The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book by Elly Blue and Meggyn Pomerleau (Microcosm) $12.95

The Beard Coloring Book by Meggyn Pomerleau (Microcosm) $12.95

Walking with Ramona: Exploring Beverly Cleary’s Portland by Laura O. Foster (Microcosm) $9.95

The Big Book of Buds Greatest Hits: Marijuana Varieties from the World’s Best Breeders by Ed Rosenthal $24.95

Punk Rock Entrepreneur: Running a Business without Losing Your Values by Caroline Moore $9.95

*POLITICS & ESSAYS*

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism by Peter Frase $16.95

Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn $29.95

Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color” by Jessica Chandler and Chandler O’Leary $24.95

Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy by Lewis H. Lapham $29.95

Perspectives on Anarchist Theory #29 Anarcha-Feminisms $10.00

Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language by Esther Schor $32.00

Six Days in Cincinnati: A Graphic Account of the Riots That Shook the Nation a Decade Before Black Lives Matter (Comix Journalism) by Dan Méndez Moore (Microcosm) $11.95

The ABCs of Socialism by Bhaskar Sunkara & Phil Wrigglesworth (Verso/Jacobin) $14.95

The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir Paperback by Ta-Nehisi Coates $16.00

Forging Capitalism: Rogues, Swindlers, Frauds, and the Rise of Modern Finance (Yale Series in Economic and Financial History) by Ian Klaus $22.00

The Complete Madame Realism and Other Stories by Lynne Tillman (Semiotext(e)/Native Agents) $17.95

The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution ed. by Bryan Shih and Yohuru Williams $24.99

Black Ops Advertising: Native Ads, Content Marketing and the Covert World of the Digital Sell by Mara Einstein (OR Books) $17.95

A Narco History: How the United States and Mexico Jointly Created the “Mexican Drug War” by Carmen Boullosa and Michael Wallace (OR Books) $15.95

Lafayette In the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell $16.00

*POETRY*

Welcome to the Revolution: Pulsating Poetic Prophecies from the Maniacal Master of Mayhem by Calvin Strahan $10.00

Poems of a Shattered Mind by Mickey Bernardi $10.00

Metaphorical Fruit #3 Self Care by Amber Wong and Em Young $7.00

*MAGAZINES*

The Pitchfork Review #10 Sum 16 $19.96

AdBusters #128 vol 24 #6 Nov Dec 16 Year of Living Dangerously Part 5 $14.95

Juxtapoz #190 Nov 16 $6.99

Sneaker Freaker #36 $12.95

Witches Almanac #36 Spr 2017-2018 $12.95

The Feathertale Review #16 $12.00

2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #3 Fall 16 $6.95

Razorcake #94 $4.00

Howler #11 Fall 16 Knight of Cups $15.00

Tokewell #13 Sep Oct 16 $4.20

Tom Tom Magazine #27 Bloc Party $6.00

Shindig #59 Tape Leaders $12.99

*SEXY*

Goddess Of Love Incarnate: The Life Of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr by Leslie Zemeckis $19.95

Oh Joy Sex Toy vols 1 & 2 by Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan (Limerence Press) $29.99 each

 

New Stuff This Week

mrr_396_cvrMaximum Rocknroll #396 May 16 The Zines Issue $4.99 – Over a dozen features on zines! Including but not limited to: anthology As You Were, Emmy Ramone talks about their zines Cretins of Distortion and the Mental Whiff (digging at the roots of human expression through punk in the Midwest and beyond), NUTS! fanzine, Fluke fanzine celebrates its 25th anniversary, Burn Collector’s Al Burian talks about his music and his move to Berlin, Not Shit, a skate fanzine dedicated to the punk/DIY approach, folks behind No Shame, a distro that highlights work by people of color, write about eight of their favorite zines, an interview highlighting the Finnish Fanzine Archive, & more!!!!

*ZINES*

Bland #4 by Rod Binnion $4.00

Humonculus #2 by Paul Walker $3.00

Feelings, a Black and white xerox edition by Robin Hustle $4.00 – Associative visual study featuring hands, wigs, chains, storefronts and iconic movie scenes splashed with text. Created by activist, artist and writer Robin Hustle. Sharp, clever and playfully abstract. Back in stock after a long absence as a nice b&w edition.

Low Bar by Madeline Hester $11.00

Sub/Verse #5 Mar Apr 16 by Chloe Graham $5.00 – Personal musings on Sleater-Kinney, Patti Smith and more.

*COMICS & MINIS*

Comics from MC Harkness:
Dean Ambrose: Bigfoot Hunter $4.00
Kourtney Kardashian’s Guide on How to Eat a Kit-Kat $2.00

Werewolf Hunter #1 by Peter Faecke $5.00 – A collection of golden age comics redrawn by Peter Faecke with original Werewolf Hunter splash pages from 1941 written by Armand Weygand and drawn by Gustav Schotter, George Tuska and Saul Rosen.

Commuter Naps by Theora Kvitka $7.00 – Drawings of people in states of sleep on public trans — snoozin’ on the train, planking on the bus, dropped over a stop sign off their high wheel. Don’t sleep on this! -LM

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

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Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus: Prostitution and Religious Obedience in the Bible by Chester Brown (D&Q) $21.95 – Sex work enthusiast/advocate Chester Brown’s retelling in comics form of nine biblical stories regarding prostitution.

Hellboy in Mexico by Mike Mignola & friends $19.99

Those Dark New Hampshire Woods by Desmond Reed $12.00

The Tipping Point: Slightly Oversized Edition (Humanoids) $29.95 – From slice-of-life tales and science-fiction adventures, to amusing asides and fantastical fables, witness these major (and minor) changes and evolution through the eyes of these visionaries from the worlds of manga, bande dessinée, and comics. With work from John Cassaday, Emmanuel Lepage, Bob Fingerman, Eddie Campbell, Taiy Matsumoto, Boulet, Atsushi Kaneko, Naoki Urasawa, Bastien Vivès, Frederik Peeters, Keiichi Koike, Paul Pope, Katsuya Terada.

I Am a Hero vol 1 Omnibus by Kengo Hanazawa $19.99

Rat Queens vol 3 Demons by Wiebe Kurtis, Tess Fowler & friends $14.99

Irmina by Barbara Yelin (SelfMadeHero) $24.95 – A tale of multi-cultural romance and correspondance in 1930s London.

An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar by Reinhard Kleist (SelfMadeHero) $22.95 – Follows the Somalian athlete’s second attempt to represent her country at the London Olympics.

*ART & DESIGN BOOKS*

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Vintage Tattoo Flash: 100 Years of Traditional Tattoos by Jonathan Shaw (PowerHouse) $60.00 – Over 300 pieces of flash, entirely unpublished sheets of original work from the likes of Bob Shaw, Zeke Owens, Holt + Rowe, Ted Inman, Ace Harlyn, Ed Smith, Colonel Todd, the Moskowitz brothers, and many, many others relatively known and unknown.

GG Allin Coloring Book by Nicole Jakus $8.00 – Never before have I seen GG Allin looking so adorable. In this, very much for adults coloring book, you can have fun going outside the lines because GG would have wanted it that way. Our favorite rock and roll menace to society parodied in Marilyn Monroe’s infamous dress being blown around might be my favorite. -CH

Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain $18.95

Inked by Lola Mars (Summersdale Publishers Ltd ) $16.95

*MAYHEM & OUTER LIMITS*

Black Cats and Evil Eyes: A Book of Old-Fashioned Superstitions by Chloe Rhodes (Michael OMara Books Limited) $13.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

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Living Like a Runaway: A Memoir by Lita Ford $26.99 – Heavy metal’s leading female rocker bares all, opening up about the Runaways, the glory days of the punk and hard-rock scenes, and the highs and lows of her trailblazing career.

The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band by Michelle Cruz Gonzales (PM Press) $15.95 – Memoir from Xicana drummer and lyrics writer from 90s female hardcore feminist band Spitboy. Fully illustrated with rare photos and flyers from the punk rock underground, this fast-paced, first-person recollection is populated by scenesters and musical allies from the time including Econochrist, Paxston Quiggly, Neurosis, Los Crudos, Aaron Cometbus, Pete the Roadie, Green Day, Fugazi, and Kamala and the Karnivores.

Johnny Marr: The Smiths & the Art of Gun-Slinging by Richard Carman (Music Press Books) $14.95

*FICTION*

The Bed Moved by Rebecca Schiff $24.95 – Collection of short stories: a cash-strapped pot grower to a “clothing optional resort”, a nerdy high-schooler has her first sexual experience at Geology Camp, a college student on the night of her father’s funeral watches a video of her bat mitzvah and more.

Lurid and Cute by Adam Thirlwell $18.00 – A sweet and well-to-do narrator descents into deceit with an orgy, a brothel, and a series of firearms disputes.

Robert Bloch’s Psycho: Sanitarium by Chet Williamson $24.99 – Sequel to Robert Bloch’s masterpiece, Psycho (as in, the book the classic movie was based on). Bloch, the original author of Psycho, wrote a follow up novel 23 later, which revealed that Norman had been in a mental institution the entire time. In that sequel, Norman quickly escapes the sanitarium and goes on a killing spree in Hollywood. But what happened in that asylum during those two decades? Until now, no one has known. That’s where this novel picks up.

The Blondes: A Novel by Emily Schultz $16.00 – An epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women, all of whom must go to great lengths to conceal their blondeness.

*EATING & CRYING BOOKS*

Dimly Lit Meals For One by Tom Kennedy $18.95

*ESSAYS*

You’re Better Than Me: A Memoir by Bonnie McFarlane $15.99

You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier $15.00 – Computer scientist, programmer, musician, pioneer in digital media, and father of virtual reality technology offers a critique of how digital design is shaping society, for better and for worse.

*MAGAZINES*

Wire #386 Apr 16 $9.99

Four Two Nine #7 $12.99

Tabu Tattoo #59 $7.99

Cemetery Dance #73 $9.95

2600 the Hacker Quarterly vol 33 #1 Spr 16 $6.95

Dissent Spr 16 $10.00

Race and Class vol 57 #4 Apr Jun 16 $8.00

THC The Hemp Connoisseur Spr 16 $6.99

Atlantis Rising #117 May Jun 16 $6.95

Fate #729 $5.95

Delayed Gratification #21 $20.00

Horror Hound #58 Mar Apr 16 The Ring $6.99

Shindig #54 The Band $12.99

*CHAP BOOKS & POETRY*

Secret of Navigation by Miles Liss $8.00

On Cats by Charles Bukowski $25.99 – Yup. Bukowski loved cats.

*ESSAYS*

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You Are a Complete Disappointment: A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations by Mike Edison $17.95 – Don’t miss Mike Edison here at Quimby’s to celebrate this new book on Fri, June 3rd! ‘You are a complete disappointment.’ On his deathbed, Mike Edison’s father gasped those words to his son – and that was just the beginning of his devastating salvo. For anyone who has ever suffered from parental bullying, this often-hilarious, yet intensely heartbreaking, memoir from the former ‘High Times’ publisher will provide both solace and laughter.

*SCIENCE! aka DESTROYING OURSELVES*

The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene Since 1945 by J. R. McNeill & Peter Engelke (Harvard U Press/Belknap Press) $19.95

Ten Billion by Stephen Emmott $12.95 – Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are the result of one huge problem: Us.

Back in stock! And you can order it on our website!!!

Quimby the Mouse Wooden Toy by Chris Ware $39.95  – “Quimby the Mouse” originally found expression within the pages of the periodical The ACME Novelty Library. This wood, wire, cloth and rope approximation of F.C. Ware’s creation is now ready to be added to your collection. Packaged in a colorful, hand-designed preprinted cardboard container, including a 32-page hardcover book written and drawn, by Mr. Ware, the whole setup is rounded off with a perfect-scale replica bonus of Quimby the Mouse’s long lost love, “Sparky the Cat.” Sure to be coveted by collectors and fans alike, place your orders now for this little memento of pre-21st century nostalgia.

New Stuff This Week

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Issues of Hey Lady by Regina Schilling, $8.00 each: #1 Yoko Ono, #2 Michelle Nichols, #3 Candy Darling

*ZINES*

KerBloom #119 Mar Apr 16 by Artnoose $2.00

Flotation Device #14 by Keith Helt $2.00

Vinyl Vagabonds #6 $6.00 and #7 $7.00 by Eric Gordon

Bathroom Selfies From the Road #1 by Sarah Szumanski Jahn $5.00

Serio #7 Social Justice Zine Based In Chicago Lucy Stoole Chicago Drag $5.00

Hal and Ida in Israel #1 $2.00

Bookstores and Baseball: 8th Inning by David LaBounty $5.00

*COMICS & MINIS*

new minis from Krystal DiFronzo, $4.00 each:
Even A Worm Will Turn
Homo Sapiens Non Urinat in Ventum

Fight by Gabrielle Howell $3.00

Yolo Flor y Nata Split Comic by Teresa Ferreiro & Roberta Vazquez $9.00

*GRAPHIC NOVELS*

Kramers Ergot #9 ed. by Sammy Harkham (Fantagraphics) $45.00

ITDN 10 Comics by Andrew Burkholder (2D Cloud) $22.95 – The second collection of avant-garde comics from Chicago’s Andy Burkholder interrogates the notion of the artist as an aesthetic chameleon.

Incomplete Works by Dylan Horrocks (Alternative Comics) $19.99

Josh Simmon’s Jessica Farms vols 1 and 2 (Fantagraphics) $16.99 each – Serialized adventure-horror-macabre of a Midwestern farmhouse, a life-spanning comics project in which Josh Simmons drew one page every month for the past 16 years, starting in January 2000—and will continue this project for 50 years in total, releasing 96-page increments every 8 years until he amasses a 600-page body of work.

Nameless City by Erin Faith Hicks $14.99

Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan by Bryan Doerries $19.95

*ART & DESIGN*

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An Unreliable History of Tattoos by Paul Thomas (Nobrow) $19.95 – “A gonzo view of tats through the ages: mostly British, frequently profane, replete with extravagantly inked caricatures.” -Kirkus Reviews

Make Your Mark: New Urban Artists by Tristan Manco $45.00

*FICTION*

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Dead Letters: An Anthology of The Undelivered, The Missing, The Returned ed. by Conrad Williams $14.95 – Features new stories from the masters of horror, fantasy and speculative fiction, each inspired by object from the Dead Letters Office.

American People vol 1 Search For My Heart by Larry Kramer $20.00

*ESSAYS*

I Know What I’m Doing ?? and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches from a Life by Jen Kirkman $24.00

Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids, ed. by Meghan Daum $16.00 – Contributors include Lionel Shriver, Sigrid Nunez, Kate Christensen, Elliott Holt, Geoff Dyer, and Tim Kreider, among others.

*POLITICS & REVOLUTION*

Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America $26.00

The Politics of Che Guevara: Theory and Practice by Samuel Farber (Haymarket) $16.95

A Short History of the U.S. Working Class: From Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century (Revolutionary Studies) by Paul Le Blanc (Haymarket) $17.00

*FOOD BOOKS*

The Wurst of Lucky Peach: A Treasury of Encased Meat by Chris Ying and the Editors of Lucky Peach $26.00

*DRUUUUUUGS*

Weed: The User’s Guide: A 21st Century Handbook for Enjoying Marijuana by David Schmader $18.95

Dreamland: The True Tale of Americas Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones $18.00

*SCIENCE!*

What’s It Like in Space? Stories from Astronauts by Ariel Waldman $14.95

*MUSIC BOOKS*

Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America by Jesse Jarnow $27.99 – Yes, this is more a music bok anything else. Don’t be fooled!

Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride $28.00

*MAGAZINES*

Juxtapoz #184 May 16 $6.99

True Crime, Spring Special Spr 16 20 All True Murder Cases $12.99

Rock A Rolla #58 Mar Apr 16 Sun 0))) $9.95

Uncut Ultimate Music Guide: The Beach Boys $14.99

AdBusters #125 vol 24 #3 May June 16 Post West $14.95

*LIT JOURNALS & CHAP BOOKS*

Midwestern Gothic #21 Spr 16 $12.00

Not Now More Work from Cliff Weber $4.00

*KIDS BOOKS*

Waiting for High Tide by Nikki McClure $19.95

The Real Poop on Pigeons by Kevin McCloskey (Toon) $12.95