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More zines by angel xoxo, $5 each: All Drafts, Vacation #8, Angelic Confessions issues #1 + #2

Bookshelf Voyeur #6 Books of Lists – Lists of Books Books – With Lists by LJ Williams $10

new zines from Jolie Ruin $2-$3: Darling Pet Monkey #1, The Escapist Artist #72, Slutcake #17

New stuff by Karina Hagelin, various prices: Surviving Out of Pure Spite, Healing Is the Best Revenge (multiple issues), Style Spell Book & more.

I-zimbra #3.2 Shoegaze History $5

Weirdo Origins #0 $8

Shake On It by J. Daniel Hud and Kevin Fisher $18

My Fate Is Mine – I Can Feel It by Insidious $10

Chutki #1 $25

So Much of Being Queer Is Listening $3

Zines by Neon Perspective $4 each: The World Is Ending and I’m Stuck at Work, As Seen on TV, Dione Resort Galactic Fun Awaits


Peep #1 edited by Sammy Harkham and and Steven Weissman (Secret Headquarters) $25

Lucky Cap Scouts by O. Stevens (Silver Sprocket) $9.99

Skin Deep by Flo Woolley (Silver Sprocket) $9.99

Freaky #10 Hang Ten $5

Tales From Cock and Balls Art Supply by VK $7

Today I Wore a Wool Sweater by Isabel Steffes $15

Pouring Rats by Myleigh Modun $8

Comics by Lauren Scanlon (various prices): Wisconsin Trust Fall and Other Stories, Dragons, Truth and Precedent & more.

St Monday by Esther McManus $5

Maintenance by Cryptozoology (Wiggle Bird Mailing Club) $6

Scramble Variety Zine #1 by Sebastian Jordan $6

Aviundrum: A Bird Problem issues #1 + #2 by Nagomu Kikuchi $5 each

Misery Mall by Chance T $3.50

Love Bites by Nasa Espinoza $10

Silver and Gold by Sam Qian $4

Comics by Emily Kardamis, various prices: Cool Teen Mothman issues #1 + #2, About: Selections From 2021-2022 Diary Comics

Moon by A OK (DnA Artists) $10

Graphic Novels

Mark Twain’s War Prayer, illustrated by Seymour Chwast (Fantagraphics) $22.99

Self-Esteem and the End of the World by Luke Healy $24.95

Music Books

Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk by Kathleen Hanna $29.99

Chuco Punk: Sonic Insurgency in El Paso by Tara López $21.95

Sound Of The Machine: My Life in Kraftwerk and Beyond by Karl Bartos $25

Rise of a Killah: My Life in the Wu-Tang by Ghostface Killah $35

Designed for Success: Better Living and Self-Improvement with Midcentury Instructional Records by Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder $39.95

Art Books

Another Head $12

Essay(ish) Books

Fancy Bear Goes Phishing: The Dark History of the Information Age, in Five Extraordinary Hacks by Scott J. Shapiro $20

Drag: The Complete Story by Simon Doonan $19.99

The Language of the Night: Essays on Writing, Science Fiction, and Fantasy by Ursula K. Le Guin $18


Hellebore #11 A Summoning of Ancient Terrors: The Animal Issue $16.50

Border Crossings #164 Art and Poetics $15

Humphrey Magazine – A Magazine of Decadent Whimsy #2 Luxury $20

Geez #72 God in the Machine $15


Dykette: A Novel by Jenny Fran Davis $18.99 – Now in soft cover.

The Only One Left by Riley Sager $18

Harold: A Novel by Steven Wright $17.99

Time Shelter: A Novel by Georgi Gospodinov $17.99

Mood Swings: A Novel by Frankie Barnet $26

Lit Journals

Moss Piglet May 2024 Que Viva Mexico $12


How to Read Tarot Wrong: Putting the Can’t in Arcana: An Interpretation Book by Alex Kingsley $9

For Your Inner Seal

Sealf-Care for Everyone by Wang xx $12.95

Plus: Cards by Countess of Collage $7, Vintage Tattoo Tarot by Alyssa Wilson $24.99

South Side Zine Library Launch Party in Bridgeport

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Zine Club Chicago is thrilled to announce the launch of a brand-new South Side Zine Library! This free community resource, stocked with zines of all kinds, will be permanently housed in the Community Room at the Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library in Bridgeport.

To celebrate, Zine Club Chicago is pairing up with the Blue Ribbon Glee Club to host a launch party featuring the intermittent reading and performance series Three Songs, plus an open mic and zinemaking!

All are invited to the Zine Club Chicago South Side Zine Library Launch Party featuring Three Songs with the Blue Ribbon Glee Club on Sunday, June 9 at the Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library, 3400 S. Halsted St. in Bridgeport. Zinemaking begins at 1 p.m.; the Three Songs readings and performance will start at 2 p.m., with more music by BRGC and an open mic to follow. Free!

For the Three Songs performance, a trio of featured readers will each share a story about one of the songs in the BRGC punk a capella repertoire, and then the group will sing it. The readers are:

More info at and on the Zine Club Chicago socials: @zineclubchicago

Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are always welcome at Zine Club Chicago. This free event series is produced by Cynthia E. Hanifin and sponsored by Quimby’s Bookstore. Anna Jo Beck designs the monthly flyers and created the logo, and she also created the visuals for the South Side Zine Library.

Zine Club Chicago would like to thank the South Side Zine Library sponsors: The Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library + branch manager Jeremy Kitchen, Quimby’s Bookstore, Lucinda J. Williams, and Johnny Misfit.

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A flyer with an image of the Chicago skyline viewed from Palmisano Park in Bridgeport and this text: “Zine Club Chicago South Side Zine Library Launch Party! Featuring Three Songs with Blue Ribbon Glee Club; Readings by Nikki Roberts, Liz Olney, and Cynthia E. Hanifin; Punk a capella performance, open mic + zinemaking!: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 9; Richard J. Daley Branch, Chicago Public Library in Bridgeport; 3400 S. Halsted St.; More info:; Instagram: @zineclubchicago;

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Jail on Wheels: A Mid-20th Century Scared Straight by Jacqui Shine (Half Letter Press) $8

Long Way Home by Tanzen Lilly $7.50

Things We Bought at Harvestime, edited by Erin J. Watson $6

Ker-Bloom #167 $2

Zines by Ashley Hartman Annis, $6 each: Intro to Endometriosis, My Period is Late: Things to Know When You’re Freaking Out, Emergency Contraceptives & more!


Ghouls #4.25 by JHS $2

New stuff from Small Sword Press: Internal Inventory April 2024 by Kai Lumbang $8, Rats edited by Elijah Harrison, Jessica Milar Bentla & Kai Lumbang $5

Comics by N. Khan, $10 each: True Meowhem, Grimace Vacation

Dog Treats – The First Comic I Ever Made by Lily Christou $5

Flart Comix #1 $3.99

A Cure for Lemonade by Jeremy Estes and AP Comfort $10

Graphic Novels

What It Is by Lynda Barry (Drawn & Quarterly) $22.95 – New soft cover edition!

Plain Jane and the Mermaid by Vera Brosgol (First Second) $14.99

titles by Ethan Persoff: The Recovery of Charlie Pickle vols 1-3 $7 each, The Bureau $12

Stuff in a number of genres from Michael D. Davis: Animals in Formal Victorian Clothing: A Stranger Coloring Book $3.99, Mikey’s Horror Parody Book vol 1 Mocking the Movies You Hate Love and Never Heard Of $3.99 & more.

Art & Design Books

Encyclopedia of Gardening for Colored Children by Jamaica Kincaid and illustrated by Kara Walker $27

Street Art Cookbook: A Guide to Techniques and Materials by Benke Carlsson & Hop Louie (Dokument Press) $19.95

Outer Limits

Trippy: The Peril and Promise of Medicinal Psychedelics by Ernesto Londono $29.99

Vril: Secrets of the Black Sun by David Hatcher Childress (Adventures Unlimited) $22


Elska #09 Yokohama Japan vol 2 2024 edition $20

DIY & Health Books

The Witch’s Workshop: A Guide to Crafting Your Own Magical Tools by Melissa Jayne Madara $30

I’m Enough: An Illustrated Beginner’s Guide to Self-Acceptance and Interpersonal Relationships by Tenten Hosokawa & Hiroko Mizushima (Last Gasp) $16.95

Essay Books

Magical/Realism : Essays on Music, Memory, Fantasy, and Borders by Vanessa Angélica Villarreal $29


All Fours: A Novel by Miranda July $29

The House That Horror Built: A Novel by Christina Henry $18

My First Book by Honor Levy $27

The Instructions: 13th Anniversary Bar Mitzvah Edition by Adam Levin (McSweeney’s) $32

Food Books

Let’s Make Bread: A Comic Book Cookbook by Ken Forkish and illustrated by Sarah Becan $22

The Dawn of Food by Karen Mutton (Adventures Unlimited) $19.95

Music & Film Books

Mixing Pop and Politics: A Marxist History of Popular Music by Toby Manning (Repeater Books) $35

Pure: The Sexual Revolutions of Marilyn Chambers by Jared Stearns $23.95

The Satanic Screen: An Illustrated Guide to the Devil in Cinema (2nd Edition, Revised) by Nikolas Schreck (Headpress) $31.95

FrightFest Guide to Mad Doctor Movies: The Dark Heart of Cinema by John Llewellyn Probert (FAB Press) $24.95


Waders by Andrew Motion (McSweeney’s) $22


Fans: A Journey Into the Psychology of Belonging by Michael Bond $27.99

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Bloom, various issues (Baby Bloom Press) $8 each

new micro zines from by Jam, $2 each: Luminous Cells, Sea Babies

Hysteria Ramblings of a Self Described Madwoman #1 $4

Gumbo: A Chicago Magazine #1 $3

Meat Ball Head by Kat Tuesday $5

Human Issue #2 The House That I Always Dream About by Edwin Perry Manchester $5


š! Baltic Comics Magazine issues #49 & #50 (Kus) $14 each

Contact by Lucas Cisneros $12

Flavour Pack #2 Mar 2024 (TD Sequentials) $7

Girl Failure: A Small Comics Anthology About Girls Who Fail by Becki Z $10

Art Books

A Doorway to Joe: The Art of Joe Coleman with a foreward by Mike McGee and an intro by Tom Waits (Fantagraphics) $9.99

Music Books

Whatever Happened to the C86 Kids?: An Indie Odyssey by Nige Tassell (Nine Eight Books) $18.99

Sonic Spells: Musicians and Music Lovers on the Magic of Music by Dana Cooper $15

Outer Limits & Mayem Books

The Way of the Will: Thelema in Action by David Shoemaker (Weiser) $19.95


Cartoons by Kit Schluter (City Lights) $16.95

Body Farm: Stories by Abby Geni $27

On Earth as It Is on Television by Emily Jane $17.99

The Guest: a Novel by Emma Cline $18

Exile in Guyville: Stories by Amy Lee Lillard $18

Good Night, Martha by Nancy Morton $12.95

Adventures of Zorax Zoomster by Shemar James $15

Essay(ish) Books

SLUTS Anthology edited by Michelle Tea (Dopamine X/Semiotext(e)) $17.95

Food Books

Noodles, Rice, and Everything Spice: A Thai Comic Book Cookbook by Christina de Witte & Mallika Kauppinen $22.99

For the Young at Heart

Club Microbe by Elise Gravel (D+Q) $17.95

Chap Books

Rest by Thomas Pol $5