Monthly Archive for June, 2019

New Stuff This Week


Stranger Voice: Part of My Trans Experience by Adira Slattery $5

Wasting Away Again: Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Zine by Megan Kirby and Jon Mastantuono $5

2018 Movie Watchlist by Johnny Misfit $3

Chicken Soup For the Oddly Specific Soul: You Are Not Alone by Heather Anacker $4

Get 2 Stepping by Adam Jason Cohen and Mike Gamboa $12

KerBloom #138 May June 19 by Artnoose $2

Broken Pencil #84 $7.95

Crimson Tarboosh by Dan Kelly $3

Wicker Park People by Sam Logan $10

Comics & Minis

You Don’t Get There From Here #50 by Carrie McNinch $4

Silver Wire by Kriota Willberg $10

Fat Farm #1-#3 by Max Airborne $5 each

Comics by Hyena Hell: Quality of Pain $8, True Stories From My Dumb Life #8 & #9 $10 each

Softer Than Sunshine by Harry Nordlinger $6

Shit Stats $2

Graphic Novels

Brian Blomerth’s Bicycle Day by Brian Blomerth $30 – A Visual History if the Worlds First Acid Trip.

Alay-Oop by Gropper William $24.95 – A lost, early classic of the graphic novel, now back in print for the first time since 1930.

Tales From the Rhythmic Zone Onli Studios Collection $20

Art Books

This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community–a Life in Streetwear by Bobby Hundreds $28

Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society by by John Law, Kevin Evans & Carrie Galbraith (Last Gasp) $29.95

Politics, Revolution & Essay

Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide by Cass R. Sunstein $16

100 Times: A Memoir of Sexism by Chavisa Woods $14.95


We Sold Our Souls: A Novel by Grady Hendrix $14.99

A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising: A Novel by Raymond A. Villareal $16.99

Here Is What You Do: Stories by Chris Dennis $16

Mayhem & Outer Limits

Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O’Neill with Dan Piepenbring $30

Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket by Fraser MacDonald $30 – Lies, spies, socialism, and sex magick.

Nothing in This Book Is True, But It’s Exactly How Things Are, 25th Anniversary Edition by Bob Frissell $19.95

I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum $28


Bust July/August $6.99

Hi-Fructose #52 $8.95

Shock Cinema #56 $5

Drift vol 8 London $24

Ambrosia vol 6 London $19

Bowl and Plant #1 The Cannabis Quarterly $10

Poetry, Chap Books & Lit Journals

SPELLS: 21st Century Occult Poetry by Sarah Shin and Rebecca Tamás $19.95

Sinister Wisdom: Multicultural Lesbian Literary and Art #113 $14

The Paris Review #229 $20

Stuff from Mattieleighx: Kiss Me I Love You Lol, Emoji Dickison by Mattieleighx & more

New Stuff This Week

A whole bunch of stuff from Wellred Books: Reason in Revolt by Alan Woods and Ted Grant, What Is Marxism by Rob Sewell and Alan Woods, Understanding Marx’s Capital: A Readers Guide by Adam Booth and Rob Sewell & more!


Mantid Mania #6 Bizarre Mantid by M. Smith $5

Gender Euphoria: A New Collection by Rena Yehuda Newman & friends $10

Selection of Works from Daily Bart $8

Second Glances by Rachel Schafer $15

Diveristy of Tactics #1 Anthony Lupacchino $7

I Bury People For a Living By Lashes $1

ThinkBabyMusic #7 $7

Comics & Minis

Inspector by Liam Cobb (Breakdown) $12.50

Hands by Cecilia Schmitt $10

Static by Nayef Nebhan $4.50

Oska Wald Dean Street Parts #1-#3 by Al Burian $4 each

Love Is the Plug by Andy Leunberger $8

New Wave Comics Samson #2 by David Soileau $2

Monkey Vision Selected Minis and Strips 2017-2015 by Mike Taylor $6

Graphic Novels

The Artist: The Circle of Life by Anna Haifisch (Breakdown) $26.99

BTTM FDRS by Ezra Clayton Daniels and Ben Passmore (Fantagraphics) $24.99

Generous Bosom vols 2 & 3 by Conor Stechschulte (Breakdown) $22.50 each

Art Books

Charles R. Child’s Chicago Garfield Park and Lawndale by Perry Casalino $25

Handmade Blooms: The Floral Art of Norma Gatto by Perry Casalino $10

This Is a Real Photograph: The Life and Work of Photographer Charles R. Childs by Perry Casalino $25

Music Books

I Put a Spell on You: The Bizarre Life of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins by Steve Bergsman (Feral House) $17.95

What About Tomorrow: An Oral History of Russian Punk From the Soviet Era to Pussy Riot by Alexander Herbert (Microcosm) $19.95

Fugazi: Keep Your Eyes Open by Glen E. Friedman (Akashic) $35 – Back in print!


Hardcore Anxiety: A Graphic Guide to Punk Rock and Mental Health by Reid Chancellor (Microcosm) $14.95


Adbusters #144 $14.95

Victory Journal #16 $16

Mojo #308 July $11.99

The Point #19 $14.99


Bedtime Stories by Clarisse Casalino $15

Down the Rabbit Hole by Mickie $9.99

New Stuff This Week

Bubbles #1-#3 An Independent Fanzine About Comics and Manga $6 each


From the Sky Came a Great Terror by Ed Blair $5

Repurposing Riso #1 The Many Modes of Risograph Machines by Jocye S. Lee $10

World and Shy Fad #1 by Tedd Anderson $15

Objects I Have Loved by Hannah Sandoz $2

Ear / Wave / Event #4 $16

Presenting #1 A Contriburor Driven Photo Zine About Clothes, Punk and Identity by Miranda Reinert & friends $6

Chemical Imbalance by Carlos Morales $5

Self Guide by Michelle Zellers $4

Stuff Found In Books #1 Chicago Books To Women In Prison $6

Chem Positive Psychedelic Harm Reduction $5

Library Stories #1 Chicago Books To Women In Prison $4

Comics & Minis

PL Dermes by Mike Centeno $8

Foes Anti-Fanzine #1 by Tyne Lowe $4

I Just Want to Be Hot by Caroline Cash $4

Growth by Ash Barton $3

Illusion of Choice by Danny Cooper $5

Chattering #1 by Walker Tate $10

Old Sparky 01 Trash Can Psychedelia #2 by Benjamin Paul Kraco $5

Adult Crash Comix #1 & #2 A Coming of Middle Age Memoir by Jim Kettner $6 each

Trapped by Aim Ren $2

Rodeo #1 by E. Salazar $5

Graphic Novels

Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers (D&Q) $21.95

Penny Nichols by MK Reed, Greg Means and Matt Wiegle (Top Shelf) $19.99

Basquiat: A Graphic Novel by Paolo Parisi $19.99

Fuzzy Princess TPB vol 1 FULL COLOR EDITION by Charles Brubaker $15.99

Eileen Gray: A House Under The Sun by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes & Zosia Dzierzawska (Nobrow) $19.95

Maggy Garrisson by Lewis Trondheim and Stephanie Oiry $24.99

Politics & Revolution

Riot. Strike. Riot: The New Era of Uprisings by Joshua Clover $16.95

Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society by Thomas Frank $17

Feminism In Minutes: 200 Key Ideas Movements and Feminists Explained In an Instant by Shannon Webber $12.99


Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous: Christopher Bonanos $20

On Balance ed by Charlotte Shane (Tigerbee Press) $14

Art Books

I Love Art by Lisa Carver (Tigerbee Press) $15

The Amusement Park: 900 Years of Thrills and Spills, and the Dreamers and Schemers Who Built Them by Stephen M. Silverman $35

Soirée: Art Collection of nekosuke $30

Jodorowsky’s & Boucq’s Twisted Tales by Alejandro Jodorowsky & Francois Boucq $34.95


Room to Dream by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna $22 – Now in soft cover.


Earthquake Room by Davey Davis (Tigerbee Press) $15

Hunt For Great Beasts by Jeremiah D. Davis $12

FKA USA: A Novel by Reed King (Flatiron Books) $27.99

All City: A novel by Alex DiFrancesco $17.95


Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory: Stories by Raphael Bob-Waksberg $25.95

Ungovernable: The Victorian Parent’s Guide to Raising Flawless Children by Therese Oneill $25

Sex Guides & Culture

Prostitute Laundry by Charlotte Shane $18


Wire #424 June $10.99

Lit Journals

Another Gaze: A Feminist Film Journal issues #1 and #2 $15 each

Taddle Creek #43 $6.95

Paper Darts vol 8 $20

Rock’n’roll Decontrol!: A Punk Discussion at Quimby’s 7/20

Jul ’19
7:00 pm
Toxic Reasons, with Ed Pittman on the mic, with DOA on the bill too!

Rock’n’Roll Decontrol will feature a punk discussion with Tony Erba (iconic member of bands like Face Value, 9 Shocks Terror, Cheap Tragedies, Fuck You Pay Me and more), classic punk Ed Pittman (Toxic Reasons, New Regrets), and writer/photographer/drummer David Ensminger (who has played with the singers of Sado-Nation, the Dicks, Big Boys, Plimsouls, and more).

David Ensminger’s numerous books include an upcoming interview collection featuring a focus on the history of Washington D.C. punk and another volume with interviews culled from the last ten years of his work in zines like Razorcake and Maximum RocknRoll as well as brand new interviews with members of Toxic Reasons, Agnostic Front, and the Flesh Eaters. 

Earlier this spring, Ensminger released:

Beneath the Shadows of T.S.O.L.: a collection of four interviews with groundbreaking singer Jack Grisham (done by Ensminger as well as Welly, editor of Artcore and singer for the notorious Welsh punk band Four Letter Word) that span the years from 2001 to 2018; it also includes a concise T.S.O.L. record chronology by Grisham, plus fan essay too, along with myriad rare photographs (including from famed punk chronicler Ed Colver!) and tons of gig flyers. It is an essential read for those interested in the Southern California punk revolt, death/dark/gothic/politico punk, and the history of underground music on the West Coast.

Bio: David Ensminger is a college instructor and the author of several books covering both American roots music and punk rock history — Visual Vitriol: The Street Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generation (Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2011), Mojo Hand: The Life and Music of Lightnin’ Hopkins (Univ. of Texas Press, 2013), Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons (PM Press, 2013), and Mavericks of Sound: Conversations with the Artists Who Shaped Indie and Roots Music (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014). His book The Politics of Punk was published by Rowman and Littlefield in Aug. 2016, while Out of the Basement: Punk in Rockford, IL, 1973-2005 was published in March 2017 by Microcosm Press.

Currently, his chapter on the film Repo Man (“Looking for a Joke With a Microscope: The Intersection of Punk and Humor in Repo Man”) was featured in the new Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor. Both The Boston Globe and The Economist have highlighted his research; meanwhile, he writes for both academic and popular press publications like Art in Print, Razorcake, The Journal of Popular Music Studies, Houston Press, Trust(Germany), Artcore (Britain), and Maximum Rock’n’Roll.

For more info:

Facebook Event Invite.

Contact David Ensminger, davidae43(at)hotmail(dot)com

Tony Era tears it up in Fuck You Pay Me, 2017, in Cleveland, pic shot by David Ensminger.

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