New Stuff This Week

New Cometbus. #55.3/4 & #56. Just rolled in.

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2 New things from Aaron Cometbus: Cometbus #55 3/4 East Bay Mostly (Pegasus Books Special Edition) $4.00 & Cometbus #56 A Bestiary of Booksellers $5.00


Swarm #3 by Jonathan Stutz $2.00

Serio #1 Social Justice Zine Made In Chicago by Luz Magdaleno $3.00

Nature Zine #3 Reconnecting With the Natural World by Vanessa Rojas $3.00

Comics & Minis
(pictured above) Trepanation: Elective Surgery You Need Like a Hole in Your Head by Emi Gennis $4.00 – Don’t try this at home!

Mr. Natural #3 by R. Crumb (Crumb Comics) $4.95

Coming of Age in Samil #1 & #2 by Teresa Ferreiro $9.00 each

Devils Slice of Life by Patrick Crotty $13.00

Pyramid Scheme by Josh Burggraf & Victor Kerlow $6.00

Three Blades Swordfight #2 by Elliot Alfredius $10.00

Nava Part 1 Ruins of a Dream Tree of Life/Nava Part 2 Mythopoeia by Mikael Lopez & Olle Forsslof $11.00 each

Mutant Punks Fuck Off #1 Sep 14 by Kevin Panetta and Jared Morgan $4.00

Nothing Whatsoever: All Out in the Open by Akino Kondoh $6.00

Harold by Antoine Cosse $6.00

Multiversity Guidebook by Grant Morrison and friends $7.99

Itchy Trigger #1 $2.00

Ostrich Hippo and Jesus #1- #3 by Ryan Wells and friends $6.00 each

Comics by Lydia Fu: Chitown is Hip $2.50, Date with Death $2.00, CS Companion $2.00, Sukiyaki Sunday $2.00, Good Bad Sister Sister A Comic about Two Sisters and Others $5.00

Comics by Ben Passmore: Look Whos Fuckin Miserable #1, Pantomime Horse #3 $3.00 each

Comics by Shin Yin Khor (Sawdust Press): Field Guide to the Deathface Mushroom, Field Guide to the Common Leaf Bug, Collection Of Romantic Heartbreaks Major and Minor Imagined and Actual, Center For Otherworld Science issues #1-#3, various prices

She Always Looked Good in Hats by Matthew Melis $7.00

Cool Sports Stories for Kids (Not Suitable for Children) by Ben Miller $5.00

Legends of Baseball #1 & #2 by R. Hendricks $1.00 each

Eyelash Out by Ben Sea $4.00

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
Mimi and the Wolves Act 2 The Den by Alabaster $12.00

The Sculptor by Scott McCloud (First Second) $29.99

Saint Cole by Noah Van Scriver (Fantagraphics) $19.99

Love and Rockets New Stories vol 7 by Jaime & Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics) $14.99

Inner City Romance by Guy Colwell (Fantagraphics) $24.99

Zen Pencils: Cartoon Quotes from Inspirational Folks by Gavin Aung Than $14.99 – Inspirational and famous quotations and adapted into graphic stories, From icons like Confucius, Marie Curie, Ira Glass, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Neil Gaiman and more. From the Australian website of the same name.

Zenith Phase One by Grant Morrison & Steve Yeowell $25.00

Black Science TPB vol 2 Welcome Nowhere by Rick Remender & friends $14.99

Squidder by Ben Templesmith $19.99

Outcast vol 1 A Darkness Surrounds Him by Robert Kirkman and Elizabeth Breitweiser $9.99

Walking Dead Book One: A Continuing Story Of Survival Horror by Robert Kirkman $34.99

I Saw Him by Nate McDonough $8.00

Art & Design

Kill Pretty #2 Unsuitable Periodical $10.00


Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps Hurts and Hooks Us by Murray Carpenter $16.00

The First Bad Man: A Novel by Miranda July $25.00
Funny Girl by Nick Hornby $27.95 – New novel from the author of High Fidelity, about a fictional TV show in 1960s London.

Call Me Burroughs: A Life by Barry Miles $20.00 – Are you holding? Holding 736 pages! Beat historian Barry Miles presents the first full-length biography of William S. Burroughs to be published in a quarter century-and the first one to chronicle the last decade of Burroughs’s life. Now in soft cover.

Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction To Film by Patton Oswalt $25.00 – A memoir of sorts from this comedian/writer/actor, about coming of age as a performer and writer in the late ’90s while obsessively watching classic films.

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside ‘The Room’: The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell $16.00 – OH HAI soft cover.

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making Of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes $26.00 – Written by Cary Elwes, the dreaded Dread Pirate Roberts himself. Features never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

Music Books

Dancing with Myself by Billy Idol $28.00 – Memoir about his his early days as front man of punk band Generation X to the decadent life in rock.


How To Grow Up: A Memoir by Michelle Tea $16.00

Rasputin: A Short Life by Frances Welch $16.00 – Humorous short biography about the life of nineteenth-century Russian icon Grigory Rasputin, creepy mystic and court sage.

Traveling with Your Octopus: A Travelogue for Domesticated Cephalopods by Brian Kesinger (Baby Tattoo) $29.95

Bizarre #223 Jan 15 $10.50
Bust Feb Mar 15 vol 91 $5.99
Sagacity #1 The No Issue $6.00
Horror Hound #51 Jan Feb 15 $6.99
Cemetery Dance #72 $9.95
ArtForum Feb 15 $10.00
Lodown #94 $16.99
Dwell Mar 15 $7.50
Maximumrocknroll #381 Feb 15 $4.99
Decibel #125 Mar 15 $5.99
Wire #371 Jan 15 Rewind 2014 the Year In Underground Music  $9.99
Harpers Magazine Feb 15 $6.99
Freshly Inked vol 5 #1 March 15 $6.99
Tattoo Society #47 $7.99
Rebel Ink Apr 15 $5.99

Lit Journals

Granta #130 Win 15 India $16.99
Ninth Letter vol 11 #2 Fall Win 14 15 $14.95
Bookforum Feb Mar 15 $5.95
(The Soon to Be Pretentious Writers Club presents) Nearly Pretentious Collection #1 Stories We Wrote $5.00

Meat #15 by Adrian Lourie $20.00 – Here it is! The special fifteenth anniversary issue!  65 studs from across the pond drop their trousers to their ankles! Be sure to pick this one up…the zine I mean…the pants can stay where they are. -NB

Tonight (1/31) at 9:30pm: The annual Quimby’s Zlumber Party!