Monthly Archive for December, 2018

New Stuff This Week

A Book of Elfin Rhymes by “Norman,” illustrations by Carton Moore Park $24.95

Zines & Zine-Related

Strange Tapes #4 Christmas Special by Scott R. Miller $4

Upping The Anti #20 Journal of Theory and Action $13

Meanwhile #8 Popstars by Megan Kirby & friends $5

Not Like You Zine #7 $5

Fluke Fanzine #16 $3

Everyday Mythologies by Joshua James Amberson $8.50

Detroit: A Psychopathic Geography by LS Zines $3

Fight Flight by Liam Shaw $3

Junk Box Junk Drawer Photo Zine #1 by Eric Bartholomew $6

Burn Black #6 The Love Issue by Rory $16

And On It Then Goes by Dylan Bissonette $5

Uniform Godly Control by Jason Carey $3

Asemanticasymmetry by Mark Laliberte $10


Friendship Forever by Inkee Wang (Paradise Systems) $8

Ellipsis by Diane Zhou (Paradise Systems) $8

Collected Dispatch from the Desert by Theora Kvitka $11

Danny’s Dream by Finn Walker $8

Butterfly Book by Anneli Sanaye Henriksson and friends $8

Mineshaft #36 Oct 18 $9

Raven Deathtoll #1 $2

Asphalt #2 $2

Civic 99 Trash Can Psychedelia #1 $5

Pallor Pink #5 To The Extreme $10

Graphic Novels

Radical America Komiks vol 3 #1 An SDS Magazine of American Radicalism edited by Gilbert Shelton (PM Press) $14.95

Doppelganger by Jordan Hart, illustrated by Emmanuel Xerx Javier $9.95

Black Dahlia by Rick Geary $9.99

Meal by Blue Delliquanti with Soleil Ho (Iron Circus) $15

The Girl Who Married a Skull: And Other African Stories by Kel McDOnald & friends (Iron Circus) $15

Art, Design & Photo

Don’t Have Feelings, Don’t Make a Scene: Selected Works by Skinner 2012-2018 (Last Gasp) $39.95

Let’s Burn This Moment Down to the Filter: Art and Other Novelties by Morley $29.95

Junko Mizuno’s Coloring Book (Last Gasp) $12.95

Talk to Myself Photographs by Michael Y. Frantz $20

Make Love, Not War: Surrealism 1968! by Penelope Rosemont / Don LaCoss (Charles H. Kerr Publishing Co.) $10

Politics & Revolution Books

Say It Forward: A Guide to Social Justice Storytelling edited by Cliff Mayotte & Claire Kiefer (Haymarket Books) $19.95

An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz $16

Outer Limits

A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy by Lisa Pease (Feral House) $29.95


Fascination: Memoirs: Bedrooms Have Windows / Bachelors Get Lonely / Triangles in the Sand by Kevin Killian [Semiotext(e)] $16.95

Music Books

A Guest in the House of Hip-hop: How Rap Music Taught a Kid from Kentucky What a White Ally Should Be by Mickey Hess (Ig Pub) $17.95


Urbantasm Book One: The Dying City by Connor Coyne $16.99


Zingmagazine #25 $40

Bitch #81 $7.95

Maximumrocknroll #427 Dec 18 $4.99

Little White Lies #77 $12.99

Shock Cinema #55 $5

The Fader #115 $6.99

True Crime Win 2018 Special $12.99

Fortean Times #373 $12.40

Jacobin #31 $12.95

Monocle #119 $14

Chap Books & Lit Journals



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Books from Amphetamine Sulphate ($10-$15 each): Captagon by Philip Best, Civil War by Simon Morris, Happy Days + Slabs From Paradise by Jason Williamson (of the Sleaford Mods), Stupid Baby by New Juche

Brick #102 $16

Carousel Magazine #39 + #40 $12 each

New Stuff This Week


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Voices: Indigenous Women On the Front Lines Speak vols #1-#10 $10 each

Selected back issues and restocks of Chickfactor! $15 each

Not Like You Photo Issue #2 $5

The Smudge vol 2 #12 by Clay Hickson, Llana Jegers & friends $5

Manipulating Self Love by Paulina Wijaya $7

zines by Thayer Nicholas Granstorm Bray, $2.50 each: Cooperation, Dans

Kythchyn Witche Guide to Natural Living by Nadine Schneider and Katie Haegle $6

Spock and Valerie Solanas Meet For a Coffee Date at the Big Star: A Short Play by Elizabeth Harper $2

Violent Society by Jonathan Canaday $9

Eat #9 by Dan Varenka $10.50

Courtroom Artist Residency Report by Public Collectors Residencies #1-4 by Marc Fischer & friends $8

I’m Going To Marry Your Dad: A Teen Zine For the Queer Communist by Xalvador Tin-Bradbury $10

Comics & Minis

Freaky #1 $5

Re Valuation of All Values Or by Tommi Parrish $7

comics by by Nicole Del Rio: Be By My Side $15, Hi Friend $10

True Adventures of Jep Comix #8 $6

Halvin and Cobbes #2 by Jarad Solomon $12

Graphic Novels

Art Out of Chaos: The Illustrated Biography of Maxon Crumb by Malcolm Whyte (Fantagraphics Underground) $25

Hieronymus and Bosch by Paul Kirchner (Tanibis) $27

Trish Trash 3: Rollergirl of Mars by Jessica Abel $15.99

Paper Girls vol 5 by by Brian K. Vaughan & friends $14.99

Art & Design

Typeset in the Future: Typography and Design in Science Fiction Movies by Dave Addey $40

Outer Limits

The Witch’s Book of Self-Care: Magical Ways to Pamper, Soothe, and Care for Your Body and Spirit by Arin Murphy-Hiscock $16.99

Music Books

Parental Discretion Is Advised: The Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta Rap by Gerrick D. Kennedy $16


Gnomon by Nick Harkaway $16.95

In Light Of the Last by Jacob Schultz $7.99

Local Interest

Beermiscuous Field Guide 2018-2019 The Ultimate Adventurer’s Guide to Craft Brewery Taprooms + Brewpubs $14.95


Juxtapoz #208 $9.99

Adbusters #141 $10

Raw Vision #99 $14

Wire #418 $10.99

Shots #141 $8.25

Shindig #85 $13.99

Murder Most Foul #110 $10.99

Lit Journals, Poetry & Chap Books

Mcsweeney’s #54: The End of Trust $28 – +350 pages of essays, debates, interviews, graphs, and manifestos from over thirty contributors—including Edward Snowden, Julia Angwin, Malkia Cyril, Gabriella Coleman, Jenna Wortham, and dozens more.

Taddle Creek #42 $6.95

Lyrics as Poetry #2 Journal of Songwriting and Prose $15

Just Give Me the Pills by Koraly Dimitriadis $24.95

To Art Safely by Chibuihe Obi $3


Caroline Paquita 2019 Calendar by Caroline Paquita (Pegacorn Press) $12

More stickers, planners, enamel pins, notebooks & more!

December Quimby’s Bookstore Newsletter Now Available…and Holiday Hours!

The December Quimby’s Bookstore Newsletter is available here!


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And hey! Here are…
Quimby’s Holiday Hours
Mon, Dec 24th noon-7pm
Tues, Dec 25th closed
Mon, Dec 31st noon-5pm
Tues, Jan 1st closed

MLA Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum: David Carlson and Landis Blair Present The Hunting Accident 1/4

Jan ’19
7:00 pm

The MLA Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum Is Delighted to Sponsor a Presentation and Social Event at Quimby’s with Creators of The Hunting Accident David Carlson and Landis Blair.

Drawing in the Imagination: The Power of Image and Text

It was a hunting accident—that much Charlie is sure of. That’s how his father, Matt Rizzo—a gentle intellectual who writes epic poems in Braille—had lost his vision. It’s not until Charlie’s troubled teenage years, when he’s facing time for his petty crimes, that he learns the truth.

Matt Rizzo was blinded by a shotgun blast to the face—but it was while participating in an armed robbery.

Newly blind and without hope, Matt began his bleak new life at Stateville Prison. But in this unlikely place, Matt’s life and very soul were saved by one of America’s most notorious killers: Nathan Leopold Jr., of the infamous Leopold and Loeb.

In The Hunting Accident, light comes from darkness, crime leads to redemption, and killers save lives. It’ll probably be a movie or Netflix show in a couple years, but for now, it’s a damn great comic book.” —GQ

“The subtitle barely captures the scope of this ambitious debut graphic novel, a mix of biography, history, social commentary, literary analysis, and more.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

For more info: Susan Kirtley  skirtley(at)pdx(at)edu

Here’s the Facebook invite for this event.

Fri, Jan 4th, 7pm – Free Event

Refreshments will be provided.

Quimby’s 2019 Zlumber Party 1/26-1/27

Jan ’19
9:30 pm


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Hey zinesters and comics artists! Come to our Zlumber Party (as in Zine Slumber Party)! This is the seventh year in a row we’re inviting you to come in and spend the night with us working on your zine, and start your year off with a creative frenzy! Get here at 9:30 on Sat, Jan 26th (the store closes at 10pm). Then spend the night here! Stay until 6am Sun, Jan 27th! (And yes, you can leave whenever you want before then if you want or need to.) So bring yer jammies and a sleeping bag, then leave in the morning with what you’ve been workin’ on! There will be snacks! And coffee!

What: Zlumber Party 2019!

When: Sat, Jan 26th, 9:30pm – Sun, Jan 27th, 5am

Where: Here at Quimby’s Bookstore at 1854 W. North Ave, Chicago

RSVP: Give us a holler so we have a head count and know how much pizza to order!: info(at)quimbys(dot)com.

Invite your friends with the Facebook invite here.


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Helpful hints!

*In terms of what to bring, definitely whatever project you’re working on, whether it’s a zine, a comic, a book, a magazine, an artist book — independent publishing knows no bounds!

*Be here at 9:30pm (the store closes at 10pm). This is NOT a lock in; you can leave whenever you want. You can stay as late as 5am on sunday morning, which is the official end time for the event.

*Wear comfy clothes! Don’t forget your sleeping gear! A sleeping bag if you wanna take a break to catch a few zzzz (or just be comfy), a pillow, footie pajamas, a blanket, slippers…whatever makes you comfy.

*We’ll provide some snacks and coffee, but you may want to bring some snacks with you if you like. A good way to make new friends is bring food, is all we’re saying. If you have food sensitivities or allergies please bring whatever nourishment you need to bring to sustain you.

*We’ll also provide some office supplies (papers, pens, scissors, staplers, that type of thing), chairs and tables.

*One final note: Don’t feel pressured to feel like you have to finish whatever you’re working on before you leave. If you feel excited to work on your project once you’ve been working on it here, that you’ve started your 2019 off jazzed that you got the creative ball rolling, then we’ve done our job (that’s once of the reasons we do this event in January). When you’re all done with your zine and you want to consign it here, we’re excited to sell it for you. More info about consignment here:

Also, click here for more info about consigning at Quimby’s Bookstore NYC!


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