New Stuff This Week

Be Your Own Backing Band by Liz Prince (Silver Sprocket) $10.00 – A collection of comics about life through a punk-rock lens. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, and almost always embarrassing, these autobiographical stories are an essential addition to your LIZ-brary. Hilarious zines by Wizardskull, $10.00 each: Pussy, Gen Xtreme Toon Boners, Slimer Blowing Gum, SeX Files Go Fuck Myself by Mike Freiheit $6.00


Biff Boff Bam Sock #7 Stuff We Have From Cancer by Anna Jo Beck $5.00 – In the latest issue of Biff Boff Bam Sock, Anna Beck revisits her husband’s (and in many ways her own) recent battle with Cancer. Through a series of ink drawings of medical products, food supplements, and other necessary items which they accrued throughout their year long journey she touches on different aspects of what it was like to care for, and come to terms with this increasingly common struggle. -MC

Fuggles A Beer Zine #3 Win 17 by David Nilsen $3.50

Bookstores and Baseball 9th Inning $7.00 – What started out as a child planning a family vacation has now become a family tradition for David Labounty’s family. In Bookstores and Baseball, the author talks about exactly what it says on the tin. In the 9th Inning David, along with his now college-bound children, visits the renowned book providers, and diamonds of Texas and Alabama. Strap in and join this family tradition, and don’t distract the driver or he’ll turn this car around. -MC

Learn Arabic in 25 Years #1 Inshallah and Beyond Innocuous Arabic by Zora O’Neill $4.00

You Must Always Have a Secret Plan #9 $3.00


Comics from Cole Johnson, $3-$5: Of Course, Twigs and Stones, The Cartoonist, Never In a Million Years, Forgotten Melody At the Edge of Memory, Beige Floral Pattern

Sweet Spot by Amy Peltz $8.00

My Comic Life by Mark McGilberry $1.00


Loose 2016 by Michael Deforge $20.00 – A fantastic collection of sketchbook drawings from 2016.

All Dogs Are Dogs by Michael DeForge $3.00

2 books by Ron Rege Jr.!: What Parsifal Saw (Fantagraphics) $14.99, The Cartoon Utopia (Fantagraphics) $24.99

Double the goodness! Two beautiful new books in by Ron Rege Jr. #comics #ronregejr #fantagraphics #art #graphicnovel

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Audubon, On The Wings Of The World by Fabien Grolleau & Jérémie Royer (Nobrow) $22.95

Saga TPB vol 7 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples $14.99

Adventure Time vol 9 Brain Robbers $14.99

Take That, Adolf!: The Fighting Comic Books of the Second World War, edited by Mark Fertig (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – An oversized compilation of more than 500 stunningly restored comics covers published during World War II. a fascinating look at how legendary creators such as Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Alex Schomburg, Will Eisner, and Lou Fine entertained millions of kids on the home front and buoyed the spirits of GIs fighting overseas by using Adolf Hitler as a punching bag.


Pain Center: The Novel by David G. Cookson $5.00

Hippies by Gary Gautier $10.99

Placement of Character by Brian Polk $15.00


Your Song Changed My Life: From Jimmy Page to St. Vincent, Smokey Robinson to Hozier, Thirty-Five Beloved Artists on Their Journey by Bob Boilen $16.99


Hi Fructose #43 New Contemporary Art Magazine $7.95

Tom Tom Magazine #29 Digital Issue $10.00

International Review #158 International Communist Current Spr 17 $3.00

Gentlewoman #15 Spr Sum 17 Sofia Coppola $15.99

Mojo #281 Apr 17 $10.99

Fresh Meat #8 Of The City $15.00

Tapas #11 Spr 17 Kyle McLachlan $19.99


On to the Next Dream by Paul Madonna $17.95

The First Line vol 19 #1 Spr 17 $4.00 – In the 58th issue of this literary journal, the premise remains the same: Nine Writers are given the same first line to a story, and the rest is up to them. Seeing way these stories branch out in infinitely disparate ways, even though they stem from the same 14 word sentence is always a treat. Pick a copy of today, and think of what you would do with that first line. -MC