Monthly Archive for August, 2021

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Social Justice Kittens 2022 Calendar by LiartownUSA $18

This Is For You: 2022 Nikki Mcclure Calendar $20


Butch Nor Femme #14 by Lynne Monsoon $2.50

Karaoke Zine #3 summer Compiled by Maira $6

Wonder of It All #7 Lunchtime Yoga Dystopia $3

zines by April Malig, $7 each: Little Book of Imaginary Places, All I Do Is Play Animal Crossing and Online Shop

Ten Country Songs About Drugs by Dollar Country $6

Taming of the Moose Preview Manual #1 by Fred C. Robinson $20

Healing Is the Best Revenge, Affirmations for Survivors #2 by Karina Killjoy (Femme Filth Press) $10

How to Play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on Your Harmonica by Jason McInnes $2

zines by Hadass: Purple Moon Spawn: A PMS Perzine of Metal and Ink #17 $1.50, More Than Default Male: A Perzine Comprehensive Zine About Multi Gender Hebrew $2.50

Comics & Minis

2 comics by Sam Szabo: Girl Hell vol 3 $20 + Comics Will Break Your Balls #2 $15

Graphic Novels

Jimbo Adventures In Paradise by Gary Panter $29.95

Dancing Plague by Gareth Brookes $20.99

The Women Who Changed Art Forever: Feminist Art – The Graphic Novel by Valentina Grande and illustrated Eva Rossetti $19.99

Our Stories Carried Us Here by Tea Rozman Clark, Julie Vang, Tom Kaczynski, Nate Powell, Thi Bui, Mike Centeno and more (Green Card Voices) 24.99

Night Bus by Zuo Ma (D+Q) $34.95

Feelings: A Story In Seasons by Manjit Thapp $21.99

Art Books

Hi-Fructose Collected Edition Volume 1: Under the Counter Culture Paperback (Last Gasp) $29.95

High Art: The Definitive Guide to Getting Cultured with Cannabis by Robert Lambrechts and Estefanio Holtz $15.99


The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from the Psychedelic Review, the Revolutionary 1960’s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances by Timothy Leary with Ralph Metzner and Gunther M Weil $15.95

The Vegan Stoner Cookbook 2: Over 100 Easy and Healthy Recipes to Munch by Sarah Conrique and Graham I. Haynes $16.99

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake $18

Stuff Every Coffee Lover Should Know by Candace Rose Rardon $9.99

Music Books

William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘n’ Roll by Casey Rae $18.95

Johnny Cash: The Last Interview by Peter Seeger $16.99

My Rock ‘n’ Roll Friend by Tracey Thorn $25


Grievers by adrienne maree brown (AK Press) $15

Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks $17

Whisper Down the Lane: A Novel by Clay Chapman $19.99

Useless Miracle by Barry Schechter $16.99

The Dead Girls’ Class Trip: Selected Stories (New York Review Books Classics) by Anna Seghers $17.95

2 Donald Goines reprints: Crime Partners + White Man’s Justice, Black Man’s Grief $15.95 each

Summer Fun by Jeanne Thornton $27

U UP? by Catie Disabato $17.99

Other Worlds: Peasants, Pilgrims, Spirits, Saints edited by Teffi $17.95

Politics & Revolution

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain $32

The Queens’ English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases by Chloe O. Davis $22.50

Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power – Updated and Revised: Interracial Solidarity in 1960s-70s New Left Organizing by Amy Sonnie, James Tracy, and more $17.99


(Mis)Diagnosed: How Bias Distorts Our Perception of Mental Health by Jonathan Foiles (Belt Publishing) $16.95

A Little Devil In America: Notes In Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib $27

Outer Limits

New Age Grifter: The True Story of Gabriel of Urantia and His Cosmic Family by Joseph L. Flatley (Feral House) $22.95


Bust #126 fall $7.99

Skeptical Inquirer september – october $5.99

In These Times september $4.95

Lit Journals

N+1 #40 summer $14.95

Local Interest

Chicago: America’s Workshop (America Through Time) by Peter N. Pero $23.99

For the Kiddies

Tales of the Mushroom Folk by Signe Aspelin $18.95

Other Stuff

Long Arm Stapler Disco Heart Sticker $2

Wild Masterpieces Notebook Collection: 3 Gold-Foil Stamped Paperback Notebooks $14.95

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Quimby’s turns 30 this year and we have all sorts of anniversary merch! Quimby’s 30th Anniversary T-shirt by Caroline Cash! $18.99 + Four Inch Quimby’s Logo Sticker, logo designed by Chris Ware $3


Other Notables!

Crisis Zone by Simon Hanselmann (Fantagraphics) $29.99

Mel Stringer goodies!!! Stickers, lip balm (!), pins and more!


Slide the Bomb by Keith Herzik $10

Cave Man Noise #4 $5

Drifting Cry Room #55 $3

Do You Like Scary Movies #3 by Ronnie $5

Pretty Girl by Carta Monir $3

Werewolves of Wall Street by Watt $8

Leave Us Alone No Pigs in Our Clubs $3


Spiny Orb Weaver #3 by Neil Brideau, Buttercup, Remus Jackson and Jamila Rowser (Radiator) $10

Montana Diary by Whit Taylor (Silver Sprocket) $5

Comics by Kassandra Davis: Manic Queen of Depression #1 ($5) & Do You Remember the First Time ($10)

That Ol English #1 by CM Campbell $7

Cosmic Burnout #3 by Sheridactyl $15

Dailies #3 by Athena Naylor $10

Graphic Novels

The Butchery by Bastien Vivès (Fantagraphics) $19.99

D+Q reprints of Wendy and Wendys Revenge $22.95 each

Art Books

Letters to Chicago, 2nd edition by Sir Charles (Almighty and Insane) $20

Politics & Revolution

Riot Woman: Using Feminist Values to Destroy the Patriarchy by Eleanor C. Whitney (Microcosm) $14.95

The FBI War on Tupac Shakur: The State Repression of Black Leaders from the Civil Rights Era to the 1990s by John Potash (Microcosm) $18.95

Patriarchy of the Wage: Notes on Marx, Gender, and Feminism by Silvia Federici (PM Press) $15

When to Talk and When to Fight: The Strategic Choice between Dialogue and Resistance by Rebecca Subar & illustrated by Rosi Greenberg (PM Press) $20

Signal 07: A Journal of International Political Graphics and Culture by Alec Dunn and Josh MacPhee (PM Press) $14.95

A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make Cops Obsolete by Geo Maher (Verso) $26.95

Not A Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz $27.95

I Want to Believe: Posadism, UFOs, and Apocalypse … by A. M. Gittlitz (Pluto Press) $23.95

The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism by Thomas Frank $18

DIY Books

Monthly Magickal Record: A 31-Day Spell Journal for Modern Witches by Kelly Cree & Jessica Mullen (School of Life Design/Microcosm) $14.95

Mayhem Books

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF HELL II: The Conquest of Heaven A Demonic History of the Future Concerning the Celestial Realm and the Angelic Race Which Infests It by Martin Olson, Tony Millionaire and Mahendra Singh (Feral House) $24.95

Music Books

Do What You Want: The Story of Bad Religion by Jim Ruland $17.99

Food & Drugs Books

Unique Eats and Eateries of Chicago by Matt Kirouac (Reedy Press) $20.95

Extreme Cuisine the Weird and Wonderful Foods That People Eat by Jerry Hopkins (Tuttle) $8.99

The Secret Life of Fungi: Discoveries From a Hidden World by Aliya Whiteley $26.95


Shindig #117 july $13.99

Jacobin #42 summer $12.95

Harpers september $7.99

Shots #152 summer $10


Standing on the Verge of Getting It On and Maggot Brain by Adrian Matejka and Nicholas Galanin (Third Man Books) $16.95

American Luc Bat For My Mother by Joshua Nguyen $4.99

Republic of Gum by Jacob Stovall $10


Field Notes – Letterpress-style notebooks $12.95, Assorted role playing game notebooks $16.95 each

New Quimby’s 30th Anniversary T-shirt!

Check out our new shirt! This year we turn 30 and we’re excited to unveil one of a few fun things we’re unveiling this year, including this new t-shirt!

Happy anniversary, us! To celebrate, Quimby’s employee/cartoonist extraordinaire Caroline Cash designed this rockin’ white shirt, a take on both Chris Ware’s Quimby character as featured on our logo.

These shirts were printed locally, by our friends at Strange Cargo.

Thanks to our tshirt model, Quimby’s fiction goblin and vintage clown James Webster.


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Sticker & patches from Arcane Bullshit, Saenz & more!


Behind the Zines #12 August 2021 A Zine About Zines edited by Billy McCall $3

Walt Loved Zines #4 by Lynne Monsoon $4

East Village Inky #64 by Ayun Halliday $3

Three By Five Series Abstract #1 vol 1 by Jonah Bitautas $7

zines by by Jamie Kadas, $10 each: Fat Chick’s Guide to Embracing Your Beauty & Fat Chick’s Attempt at Managing Anxiety

Junk Drawer #12 Mask Zine by Eric Bartholomew $2

Electric Word Life Writing on Prince 2016-2021 by Jack Riedy $20

Comics & Minis

Bubbles #11 Independent Fanzine About Comics and Manga by Brian Baynes & friends $8

Its Okay To Be Sad by Kevin Budnik, various issues $4

Big Arm NRG Go #1 Round 1 by Chuck Kaslow $8

Tin Crown: Free Couch by Bobby Sims $10

Good Lord My Daughter’s a Radical! by Flynn Kinney $3

2 comics by Madeleine Aguilar: Here I Am Where Are You $8, Interior Exterior $5

Cankor Anamnesis #1 by Matthew Allison $5

Quarantine Funnies: Jokes For Shut Ins and Kids by Damon Charles Bishop $4.50

Graphic Novels

Sensor by Junji Ito $19.99


It’s Your Funeral!: Plan the Celebration of a Lifetime Before It’s Too Late by Kathy Benjamin $16.99


Unreliable Narrator Meets The Public Domain by Jesse Mack $5


In These Times august $4.95

Raw Vision summer $16

ID Magazine june $13.99

RFD #186 summer $11.95

The Progressive aug-sept $5.95

Mother Jones october $8.99

For the Kiddies

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

Chap Books

Shitty Breakup Poetry by Al Nelson $5