Monthly Archive for May, 2014

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New Stuff This Week

smokesignal18Smoke Signal #18 $5.00 – 32 page tabloid newspaper comic, color cover and (mostly) b+w interior. Featuring Lala Albert, Josh Bayer, John Broadley, Ivan Brunetti (cover), Gerald Jablonski, Keren Katz, Aidan Koch, Travis Millard, Anders Nilsen, Yumi Sakugawa, David Shrigley, Brecht Vandenbroucke, Lale Westvind, and Basil Wolverton.

Pizza Lovers ZOMG: ‘Za the Pizza Zine, Special Issue by Nicki Yowell $4.00 – What kind of pizza are you? Find out here!
After Life Spr 14 by Darin Klein $5.00
Witchcrap #2  by Euronymous Paycheck and Mean Mom $5.00
Graze #5  $10.00
Interview with Kate Palmer of the Chicago Doula Circle by Molly Berkson $2.00

Comics & Comix
Reich #11  by Elijah Brubaker (Sparkplug) $4.00
Long Legs by Julianna Green (Sparkplug) $2.00
It’s Snowing Down South: A Lame Talisman by Andice Arp (Sparkplug) $3.00
Intergalactic Telepathic Pen Pal and Other Super Short Stories by Yumi Sakugawa $5.00
Hungry Summer  by Asher Z. Craw $6.00
There is No Love For a Lonely Soul #1 by Brad Rohloff $5.00
Minis from Joe DeGeorge: ET Activity Booklet, Cat People, Time To Go To The Dentist (various prices)

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Angie Bongiolatti by Mike Dawson (Secret Acres) $20.00 – Set in the same universe as Troop 142, Dawson’s much acclaimed tale of Boy Scouts gone wild, Angie Bongiolatti puts away childish things and moves into the city. Don’t miss Mike Dawson here at Quimby’s on 5/30 with MariNaomi and Elisha Lim during CAKE!
Andre the Giant: Life and Legend by Box Brown (First Second) $17.99
Ditko Public Service Package: A Funny Bold Look Into the Comic Industry by Steve Ditko $14.00
Hey Mister: Come Hell or High Water Pants by Peter Sickman-Garner (Top Shelf) $14.95
True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys TPB by Gerard Way et al. (Dakr Horse) $19.99
Other Worlds Gridlords Anthology – Lords by Sean Christensen $10.00
Bohemians by Paul Buhle and David Berger (Verso) $16.95
Saga of the Swamp Thing Book 6 TPB by Alan Moore et al. $19.99
Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman et al. (Dark Horse) $19.99
This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki (First Second) $17.99

Art & Design Books
Outdoor Gallery New York City by Yoav Litvin $39.99
Everything is Everywhere  by Ryan McGinness (Frame) $39.95
The Bicycle Artisans by Will Jones (Gingko Press) $39.95 – 88 of the best, most unique builders from around the globe.

American Innovations Stories HC by Rivka Galchen $24.00
Young God by Katherine Faw Morris $24.00
Guide To Being Born Stories by Ramona Ausubel $16.00 – Thoughful and magical short stories. Now in soft cover.
Imperfections of James and Kate: An Almost True Love Story by ChristopherGutierrez & Keltie Colleen $16.00

Mayhem & Outer Limits
Voodoo Doll Spellbook: A Compendium of Ancient and Contemporary Spells and Rituals by Denise Alvarado (Weiser) $21.95
Unconventional Flying Objects: A Former NASA Scientist Explains How UFOs Really Work by Paul R. Hill $24.95

The Happy Atheist by PZ Myers $15.00 – Now in soft cover.
Hard Feelings – Selected Works 2009-2013 by Christopher Gutierrez $16.00

Politics & Revolution
Presente! Latina Immigrant Voices In the Struggle For Racial Justice (Voces de Immigrantes Latinas en la Lucha por la Justicia Racial) ed. by Cristina Tzintzun et al. (AK) $17.95
Method of Freedom: An Errico Malatesta Reader by Davide Turcato (AK Press)$21.95
Holding Fast to an Image of the Past: Explorations in the Marxist Tradition by Neil Davidson (Haymarket) $22.00

Music-Related Books
The Jesus Lizard Book by Duane Denison, Mac McNeilly, David Wm Sims and David Yow (Akashic) $29.95
1800 Miles To Nowhere: Two Decades of Life on the Road by Brian Keith Diaz $16.00
Metal Cats by Alexandra Crockett (PowerHouse) $12.95 – Metalheads and their feline friends. Meta-lions! Rar!

Nobrow #9 Its Oh So Quiet $24.00
Offscreen #8 $22.00
Juxtapoz #161 Jun 14 $5.99
Cabinet #52 Celebration $12.00
Skeptical Inquirer vol 38 #3 May Jun 14 $4.95
Fantastic Man #19 Spr Sum 14 $14.99
Cannabis Now #10 $7.99
Inventory vol 5 #1 Spr Sum 14 $20.00
Fangoria #332 May 14 $10.99
Classic Rock Presents #45 Prog $14.99
Fader #91 Apr May 14 $5.99
Monocle vol 8 #73 May 14 $12.00
Shindig #38 $12.99
In These Times May 14 $3.50
Radical Philosophy #185 May Jun 14 $13.00
Freshly Inked vol 4 #3 Jul 14 $6.99
Tattoo Society #43 $7.99

Other Stuff
Handselecta: Blackbook, Blank Sketch Book (Gingko Press & Adnaseum) $14.95 – Christian Acker’s Flip the Script, a book which analyzes graffiti handstyles in a formal typographic construct, was dubbed an instant classic by writers and designers alike upon its release in 2013. Following in this tradition, Handselecta’s Blackbook is a tribute to the work that goes into developing a strong, consistent handstyle. Acker designed the book with 64 gridded pages and 64 blank pages so you have both structured and free-form options for developing your letterforms. Practice makes perfect! Perfect it here and then go use it on your street art.

New Stuff This Week


Reprints of Hup issues #1-#4 $4.95 each by R. Crumb!

Zines & Zine-Related
Zine: How I Spent Six Years of my Life in the Underground and Finally Found Myself, I Think by Pagan Kennedy (Santa Fe WP) $15.00
Three Stories For by John Wawrzaszek $2.00
Source Composites by Jonathan Canady $8.00
Suplex Superstars vol 1 by JB Roe $5.00
Plastic Knife #11: Music from the zine Plastic Knife #10 by Luke You $3.00 – From our friend Luke who runs the Quimby’s-like store Sticky in Melbourne, and the force behind You zine.
Moneys Nothing by Lisa Carver $15.00 – Essays, fiction, what have you, from old school zinester of Rollerderby fame
Wholly Shit #1 Church Reviews From a Serious Punk $4.00
Worn Archive: A Fashion Journal About the Art, Ideas and History of What We Wear by Sarah Marie McMahon (D&Q) $29.95
Tater Totter #3 a Periodical Publication for Kids by Kate Berube $5.00
Brazine by Lauren Hage $2.00
Think About the Bubbles #11 My Anxiety My Lover by Joyce Hatton $2.25
Into the Black Hole by Ashley Ronning $6.00

Comics & Comix
Cryptozoology – Flamingo Doing Yoga by Al Burian (Pegacorn Press) $3.00
As You Were #3 A Punk Comix Anthology by Mitch clem and friends $10.00
Hell Yeah: Best Colouring Book In Sports Entertainment by Brooke Olsen (Belly Kids) $14.00
Magic Book of Nightmares by Brooke Olsen & Friends (Belly Kids) $14.00
Osiris by Mike Coley and Nick Alston (Belly Kids) $13.00
Garden of the Womanimal by Caroline Paquita (Pegacorn Press) $5.00
Song Sketches by Marian Runk $8.00
Skyway Sleepless by Tom Kaczynski (Uncivilized Books) $3.00
Understanding Pit Bulls by Shellie Lewis $1.00
Bots Is Bots #3 and #4 by Gregg K. $1.00 each
Sam Hill #1 The Mysterious Case – 1939 Recoil Crime Suspense Comics by Rich Tommaso $7.95
Now and Here by Lale Westvind (Pegacorn Press) $5.00
Ninja issues #1-#4 by Chris Norris $2.00 each
Slurricane #7 by Will Laren $6.00
Time Sloth and Nun Bot #1 Get a Job by Jeff Couturier $3.00 – A 24 hour comic!

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
The Cigar That Fell In Love With a Pipe by David Camus & Nick Abadzis (Self Made Hero) $22.95 – Featuring Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth!
Weapons of Mass Diplomacy by Abel Lanzac and Christophe Blain, translated by Edward Gauvin (Self Made Hero) $24.95 – Abel Lanzec is a pseudonym for Antonin Baudry — this is an account of some of his time spent in politics.
Flex Mentallo: Man of Muscle Mystery by Grant Morrison & Frank Quietly (Vertigo) $14.99 – Now in soft cover.
Adventure Time: Sugary Shorts $19.99 – Work from folks like Paul Pope, Lucy Knisley, Aaron Renier, Michael DeForge and more! Now in soft cover.
Ed vs. Yummy Fur, Or What Happens When a Serial Comic Becomes a Graphic Novel (Critical Cartoons) by Brian Evanson (Uncivilized Books) $12.95

Art & Design
Getting Up for the People: The Visual Revolution of ASAR Oaxaca by Asaro et al. (PM Press) $19.95
Planet Banksy Unauthorized: The Man, His Work, and the Movement He Inspired by KET (Michael OMara Books Ltd) $19.95
Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers – Portraits of 50 Folks and All Their Weird Stuff by James Gulliver Hancock $19.95
Froh Lich by Brandi Milne (Baby Tattoo) $40.00
Cartography of Farmers Wives: Photography From 1915-1976 by Colleen Weber Borst et al. (Mend My Dress Press) $9.99
Future/Memory – Street Culture and Contemporary Art by Boogie, Martha Cooper et al. (Dokument Press) $39.95

Vegetarian Raw Vegan Faery Food by Dame Darcy $15.00 – We got these directly from DD herself! It lays flat so you can actually use it in the kitchen, and the covers are lamintated so it doesn’t get all gross! Plus: bound with ribbons, full of Dame’s amazing charming illustrations, and of course, delicious recipes! We also got a packet of stickers DD made for $5.00 too!!!!
Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy and Nut Cheese at Home by K. Ruby Blume (Microcosm) $12.95
The Debt Resisters’ Operations Manual by Strike Debt, A Common Notions Project (PM Press) $16.95

One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by BJ Novak $24.95
Futures by John Barker (PM Press) $17.95
Robot Uprisings ed. by Dr. Daniel H. Wilson and John Joseph Adams $15.95 – Stories by writers like Charles Yu and Cory Doctorow about how humans can only survive by being cleverer than the rebellious machines they have created.
The Color Master by Aimee Bender $15.00
Nicola Milan by Lodovico Pignatti Morano (Semiotext[e]) $14.95
Gladyss of the Hunt – A Crime Novel by Arthur Nersesian (Verse) $14.95
Wolf Doctors by Russ Woods (Curbside Splendor) $14.95

Outer Limits & Mayhem
Oddball Michigan: A Guide to 450 Really Strange Places by Jerome Pohlen (Chicago Review Press) $16.95
Behold a Pale Farce: Cyberwar Threat Inflation and the Malware Industrial Complex by Blunden and Cheung (Trine Day) $19.95
Villains, Scoundrels and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem by Paul Martin (Prometheus) $18.95
Psychopath Whisperer: The Science of Those Without Conscience by Kent A.  Kiehl $26.00
Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive Mass Extinction by Annalee Newitz $16.00
The Last Pirate: Father,  His Son and the Golden Age of Marijuana by Tony Dokoupil $26.95
Shaman and Ayahuasca by Don Jose Campos $16.95

Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture by Daniel Mendelsohn (NYRB) $17.95
Songs Only You Know by Sean Madigan Hoen (Soho) $25.00 – Eighteen-year-old Sean Madigan Hoen was struggling to keep his involvement in the city’s hardcore punk scene a secret from his family. Then he learned that his father, too, had a second life—as a crack addict.
Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up, An Insider’s Portrait by Bob Colacello $18.95
A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade by Kevin Brockmeier $24.00
Attempting Normal by Marc Maron $16.00
Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James $14.95
Esoteric Secrets of Surrealism: Origins, Magic and Secret Societies by Patrick Lepetit (Inner Traditions) $29.95
Stalking the Herd: Unraveling the Cattle Mutilation Mystery by Christopher O’Brien (Adventures Unlimited) $19.95
Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (Haymarket) $11.95
Once I Was Cool Personal Essays by Megan Stielstra (Curbside Splendor) $15.95
Slip of the Tongue: Talking About Language by Katie Haegele (Microcosm) $13.95
Clear Out the Static In Your Attic: A Writers Guide for Turning Artifacts Into Art by Rebecca Bridge and Isla McKetta (Write Bloody) $15.00
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan $17.00 – Now in soft cover.

Politics & Revolution
Anonymous Book by Anonymous (Imaginary Book Co) $33.99 – We imported this from overseas to spread the message of Anonymous revolution! Published to coincide with the Anonymous “Million Mask March” on Nov 5th, 2013. One day everyone will be Anonymous.
Strike For America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity by Micah Uetricht (Verso) $14.95

Music Books
Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to Be a Pop Star by Tracy Thorn (Virago) $13.95 – Memoirs from one half of the band Everything But the Girl.
Here Comes Everybody: The Story of the Pogues by James Fearnley (Chicago Review Press) $18.95

Sex & Sexy
Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work by Melissa Gira Grant (Verso) $14.95

Mash Tun #5 Craft Beer Journal $8.00
True Crime Apr 14 $8.99
Boneshaker Magazine #14 $13.34
Mojo #246 May 14 $9.99

Kids Stuff
My First Kafka: Runaways, Rodents and Giant Bugs by Matthue Roth et al. (One Peace Books) $18.95
Wonderful Egg Dahlov Ipcar (Nobrow/Flying Eye) $19.95

Full-Time Hiring at Quimby’s

On rare occasions we need to bring someone on to the Quimby’s team, and we are looking for a full-time employee. This job requires someone with a lot of dedication to small press and the mission of the store, as well as knowledge of the products we sell. It’s not the type of job where you’ll get rich and it does have irregular hours, but it is satisfying. Applicants ideally have experience with things such as: customer service/retail, Mac-based computer fluency and independent publishing. We ask that applicants understand that enthusiasm is not enough for this job; it is a serious, detail-oriented job for the right person that would fit in with the employees already here. If you feel you qualify, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to info(at)quimbys(dot)com.

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