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Meanwhile #9 Minimum Wage by Megan Kirby & friends $5

Lost Houses of Lyndale Fragments of Chicago Street History #3 by Matt Bergstrom $3

zines by Mattieleighx: Winter Preparedness Guide $1.50, Who Is Eleanor Calder $2.50

I'm Not Ready: Examining the Care, Complications, and Contradictions of Having an Abortion by Elie Katzenson (Microcosm) $2.95

Quit Your Job and Eat Pizza Anthology #1-4 $8

Please Notice Me Street Art $2.50

zines by Amy Burek, $6 each: Japan 2009, Very Basic Guide to Low Tech Risograph, 4th ed.

Proud to be Retarded #4 Autistic People Interacting with Authority by Joe Biel (Microcosm) $4.95

KY by C. Klockner $18

Reckless Chants #24.5 A Foggy Night in Lakeview $1

Heart Shaped Box by Jessie Lynn McMains $1

Rumpy Pumpy #7 by Milo $3

Chidrink and Cadrawgo Present zines, $3 each: Hallozeen 2019 #2 I Was a Teenage Zeenwolf & I Like Portals

Shit I've Cried About by Sarah Meyer (Meekling Press) $15

Wonder of It All #1 $3

KerBloom #140 september october by Artnoose $2

How to Restring Your Guitar by Jason McInnes $2

Mystery and Adventure Series Review #54 Win 19 by Fred Woodworth $3

Make It Count by Tim Nagle $20

Escapist Artist by Jolie Ruin #57 $1.50 & #58 $2

Pound the Pavement #22 Free Leonard Peltier $8

Songs From My Divorce by Sarah Morean $7

Comics & Minis

You Don't Get There From Here #51 by Carrie McNinch $4

The Collapsing Woman by Heather Benjamin $10

L Word Fancomic by Caroline Cash $5

comics by Nicole Del Rio, $10 each: Bottom Feeder, Go Outside

Serpent Quest by Maria Sofia Ramirez $5

IT Girls 2020 by Flannery Cashill $12

comics by Dane Georges: X Ray #1 Webcomics $5 & Doom Skull #1 & #2 $4

Crackle vol 1.5 by Phillip Maira $3.50

Graphic Novels

Mimi And The Wolves vol 1 by Alabaster Pizzo (Avery Hill) $19.95

The Cursed Hermit (Hobtown Mystery Stories) by Kris Bertin & Alexander Forbes (Conundrum Press) $20

La Casa (Spanish Edition) by Paco Roca (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Multo by Andrew Lorenzi (Retrofit) $14

Art & Design Books

Heather Benjamin Zines 2009-2019 $30

The Other World: Illustrations from Asian Myth and Folklore, edited by Sandu Publications (Gingko Press) $39.95

Hell Ladies: Junko Mizuno's Early Works 1998-2001 $29.99

Till Death Glue Us Art Visual Art Collage by Robert Pomerhn $15

Politics & Revolution

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter by Kerri K. Greenidge $35

The Life & Times of Butch Dykes: Portraits of Artists, Leaders, and Dreamers Who Changed the World by Eloisa Aquino (Microcosm) $19.95

Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today by Curtis White $24.99


Scry For Help: A Novella of Grief by by Aaron Eischeid $10

Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism, & Dragons by Elly Blue (Microcosm) $11.95

Essays (kind of, sort of)

Soviet Stamps by Dmitry Samarov $20

Beautiful Aliens: A Steve Abbott Reader by Steve Abbott, edited by Jamie Townsend (Nightboat) $20

Rough Road to the North: A Vagabond on the Great Northern Highway (Tramp Lit Series) by Jim Christy (Feral House) $17.95

Essays One by Lydia Davis $30

Humor (sort of, kind of)

Is This The Right Color To Prove I Dont Have A Shitty Life by Jon-Michael Frank (Floating World) $15

The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics of the Joy of Printing by Danielle Aubert $29.99

Picture Cycle by Masha Tupitsyn (Semiotext(e) / Active Agents) $17.95

Mayhem, Outer Limits, Cosmic

The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine by Thomas Morris $17

Queer Cosmos: The Astrology of Queer Identities & Relationships by Colin Bedell $18.95

Food & Drink

Taco Tales: Recipe Stories from Mexico by Ivette Perez de Wenkel and Anne Wenkel (Gingko Press) $29.95

On Drinking by Charles Bukowski $16.99

The Dreamers: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker $17


Unfuck Your Boundaries: Build Better Relationships Through Consent, Communication, and Expressing Your Needs (5-minute Therapy) by Faith G. Harper (Microcosm), book version: $14.95, workbook version: $9.95

Friending: Creating Meaningful, Lasting Adult Friendships (Good Life) by Gina Handley Schmitt MA LMHC (Microcosm) $14.95

If You're Freaking Out, Read This: A Coping Workbook for Building Good Habits, Behaviors, and Hope for the Future (Good Life) by Simone DeAngelis and Faith G. Harper (Microcosm) $12.95

Music Books

Forever Words: The Unknown Poems by Johnny Cash $18

Sympathy for the Drummer by Mike Edison $22

An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels by Josh MacPhee (Common Notions) $24.95


Elska #26 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania $20


Wire #429 november $12.50

The Baffler #48 november december $14

Monocle #128 november $14

Skeptical Inquirer vol 43 #6 november december $5.99

The Believer #128 december january $12

The Internationalist #57 september october $1

Another Man #28 spring summer $14.99

Vive Le Rock #67 The Damned $12.75

Chap Books, Lit Journals & Poetry

chap books by Jessie Lynn McMains $8 each: Girl With the Most Cake: Poems About Courtney Love, Forget the Fuck Away From Me: Poems

Lyrics as Poetry #3 Journal of Songwriting and Prose $15

Tape Worm Salad With Olive Oil For Extra Flavor by Vittorio Carli $6.66

This Movement Speaks by Brad Seidman $6.66

For the Kiddies

Plantimals by Robert Henry Stevenson $20

Illustoria #10 Color For Creative Kids and Their Grownups $16

Little Blue Kite by Mark Z. Danielewski $25.95

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New Stuff This Week Zines Women In Print #3 by Jennifer Trontz $8 Devil's Night by Anne Elizabeth Moore $4 Keith Helt zines: Flotation Device #16 $2, Consumption Journal #1 $1, Mira Martin Gray $1 Grave Plots by Marc Fischer $5 Escapes by Avery Owings $3 Cheap Toys #23 by Giz $3 Paper Core #01 Sum 19 DIY Punk Zine $3 Comics & Minis Untitled Pencil Comic by Caroline Cash $10 Total Fuck Up #2 by Johnny Sampson $7 Grixly #47 by Nate …

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Zine Club Chicago: Journalism Edition with special guests Megan Kirby and Aim Beland

Zines have always flouted the conventions and constraints of mainstream media, making them an ideal vehicle for journalists with important information to convey and the desire to skirt corporate restrictions, gatekeeping editors, and clickbait clichés. This month, we’ll be exploring our favorite journalism zines with special guests Megan Kirby and Aim Beland, who will co-facilitate our discussion. Megan, a zinemaker (Coffee Spoons) who covers pop music for the Chicago Reader and runs …

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