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New Stuff This Week

Dark Tourism by Rebecca Bathory (Carpet Bombing Culture) $45 – Photo collection of places associated with death and tragedy around the world. Creepily compelling.


Lazy Diana #4 A Punk Pagan Zine by Kelci Crawford $3

Professional Amateur Business Cards by Paul Shortt $5

Fixer Eraser #5 by Jonas $3

What Problems Can Artist Publishers Solve? by Marc Fischer $6

Library Excavations #9 Chicago’s Filed Artists $6

Mura Press #1 $10

Proof I Exist #28 by Billy McCall $2

Black Bean Zine #2 $5

Rumors and Hope by Aaron Krach $6

Inktober 16 by Nicolette Baltad $3


Splendid Eye by Kera Ling $8

The Kurdles Adventure Magazine #1 $10 – All ages/kids mag from Fantagraphics! This issue: Robert Goodin, Cathy Malkasian & more!

I Spy by Alli Katz $6

New Wave Comics Presents #4-#6 $1.50 each

Lemmy #1-#4 by Sam Logan $1 each

Graphic Novels

Little Stranger by Edie Fake (Secret Acres) $21.95 – Have you ever gotten turned on while stuffing a turkey? Get a Little Stranger!

In the Future We are Dead by Eva Müller (Birdcage Bottom Books) $15

Politics & Revolution

Artivism by Poch Arcadi / Daniela Poch (Carpet Bombing Culture) $34.95 – Art as the megaphone of the unfairness.

How the World Swung to the Right: Fifty Years of Counterrevolutions by Francois Cusset (Semiotexte) $14.95

Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey R. Stone $21.95

Political Suicide: Missteps, Peccadilloes, Bad Calls, Backroom Hijinx, Sordid Pasts, Rotten Breaks, and Just Plain Dumb Mistakes in the Annals of American Politics by Erin McHugh $15.95

D.I.Y. Resistance: 36 Ways to Fight Back! by Anthony Alvarado $14.95 – Shares the successful actions people’s movements use to defeat tyrants, including defending free speech, looking after the community, fighting racism and misogyny, organizing, protesting, networking, and publishing.

Women and the American Labor Movement: From the First Trade Unions to the Present by Philip S. Foner (Haymarket) $25

Outer Limits

The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes by Nina Barrett $35 – A history of Chicago’s infamous 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case, told chiefly through a rare collection of carefully arranged primary source material, including confessions, court transcripts, psychological reports, evidence photos, and more.

Music Books

What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography by Bruce Dickinson $17.99 – From Iron Maiden lead singer. Details include: schoolboy misbehaviour, handbanging injuries, becoming a pilot. What you want in a rock’n’roll memoir minus the drugs (except for the beer).

Mods: A Way of Life by Patrick Potter (Carpet Bombing Culture) $24.95


Paleo for Unicorns by Amy Subach (Microcosm) $14.95 – Eat the patriarchy!


Comemadre by Roque Larraquy (Coffee House Press) $16.95 – Full of vulgarity, excess, and discomfort: strange ants that form almost perfect circles, missing body parts, obsessive love affairs, and man-eating plants. Darkly funny, smart, and engrossing.


The Internationalist #52 $1

Lit Journals

Sinister Wisdom Multicultural Lesbian Lit & Art Journal #109 $14


Meat #27 $14

Elska #18 Los Angeles $18.50

New Stuff This Week

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In/visibility: Perspectives on Queer Utility Passing and Drawing Blurry Lines vol 1 $5

Zines & Zine-Related Books

Lady Parts #5 by Amelia Hruby $3

You’re Here, What Now? The Awesome Guide to Visiting Pilsen and Little Village by Yolocalli Arts Reach $2

Black Metal of the Americas Is Dead: Pentacle of the Moon by Ed $5

Why We Vote and How by Bronwyn Mauldin $7

Zisk #29 by Mike Faloon $3

Wishes by Georges Perec (Wakefield Press) $17.95 – A paean to the pun by this member of Oulipo. Perec sent out new year’s wishes from 1970 until he died in 1982. This volume collects all 10 pamphlets.

Mantid Mania #2 Femme Fatale by Mike Smith $5

Hall Pass #3 by Mr. Rizzo $5

Don’t Quit Your Day Job by Joseph Wilcox $3

Mapping Out Utopia #2 Boston 1970s Boston Area Counterculture $11 & #3 $8.50

Graphic Novels

Poochytown by Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Frank forms a new friendship and journeys to the farthest reaches of the Unifactor.

Song of Aglaia by Anne Simon (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – A sea nymph is cast out and finds her own way in this debut graphic novel. With loving nods to the Bronte sisters, David Bowie, and the Beatles.

Beanworld Omnibus 1 by Larry Marder (Dark Horse) $24.99 – Collects Beanworld issues #1-#21.

A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman, art by Rafael Albuquerque (Dark Horse) $17.99 – A supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos.


The Boy With the Perpetual Nervousness: A Memoir by Graham Caveney $28 – Caveney reconciles his past and present in 1970s in the north of England, having armed himself against the confusing nature of adolescence with a thick accent, a copy of Kafka, and a record collection including the likes of the Buzzcocks and Joy Division.

Music Books

We Are the Clash: Reagan, Thatcher, and the Last Stand of a Band That Mattered by Mark Andersen / Ralph Heibutzki (Akashic) $18.95 – An impassioned history of the final, turbulent years of The Clash. $18.95


I Will Burn You Down by Michael Allen Rose $12

Got a Girl Crush #6 + #7 $15 each
Maximumrocknroll #422 July 2018 $4.99
Hi Fructose #48 $8.95
The Sick Muse #10 $12

Lit Journals
The First Line vol 20 #2 $4
Sheriff Nottingham #14 Twilight Zone $10
After Hours #36 Sum 18 Journal of Chicago Writing and Art $10

For the Kiddies

The Little World of Humongo Bongo by George A. Romero $16.99 – Kids book by the director Night of the Living Dead.

Bubble by Geneviève Castrée (D+Q) $12.95 – Artist and musician Geneviève Castrée’s last work before she passed to pancreatic cancer, as one final gift for her two-year-old daughter.

New Stuff This Week

Welcome to Venice Rxcx by Ric Clayton (Kill Your Idols) $45 – Book featuring the work of the guy who does the art work for the Suicidal Tendencies, lots of like-minded bands, LA skate graphics n more. All I wanted was a Pepsi, but I got this book instead. -Liz M.

Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music by David Hollander (Anthology Project) $55 – A deep dive into the music used during heyday of low-budget TV and scrappy genre filmmaking, when producers who needed a soundtrack for their commercial entertainments could reach for a selection of library music: LPs of stock recordings whose contents fit any mood required. Featuring histories, interviews, & visuals. Even George A. Romero used library music in Night of the Living Dead, which is why he wrote the intro to this examination of this unique genre at the nexus of art and commerce.


Riot Grrrl Reviews #2 June 18 by Jolie Ruin $2

New titles from Chicago print artist Keith Herzik

Interim by Kayle Karbowski $20

alchemy zines by Brian Cotnoir

Just Encased #2 Curated by Danielle Susi $7

Comics & Minis

My Green Tessellated Boudoir Winter by Krystal DiFronzo $15

Like a Garment That Gapes by Jameson Skelton Doody $5

New titles by H Tweedell

Graphic Novels

Dull Margaret by Jim Broadbent & Dix (Fantagraphics) $29.99 – Jim Broadbent, the British actor who is in, like everything, from Harry Potter to Game of Thrones (?!), collaborated with the Guardian cartoonist Dix in this book, inspired by the Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Dulle Griet (1561) painting (aka “Mad Meg”) of a woman with a sword in one hand in front of the mouth of hell.

Father by Gabriel M. Howell $20

Eric by Tom Manning $24.99

Let’s Make Comics: An Activity Book to Create, Write, and Draw Your Own Cartoons by Jess Smart Smiley $12.99

Luisa, Now and Then by Carole Maurel (Humanoids) $29.95 – At 32, Luisa encounters her 15-year-old self.

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco (Self Made Hero) $24.99

Art & Design

The Design of Dissent: Greed, Nationalism, Alternative Facts, and the Resistance by Milton Glaser / Mirko Ilic $25

Skin & Ink: Illustrating the Modern Tattoo by Sandu (Gingko Press) $39.95

Far Fetched Inversosimilie by Jesse Jacobs (Tabularasa Edizioni) $36

The Creature Garden: An Illustrator’s Guide to Beautiful Beasts & Fictional Fauna by Harry Goldhawk / Zanna Goldhawk $25

Politics & Revolution

90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality by Allison Yarrow $16.99 – Examines the history of women in the 1990s, during which American society grew increasingly hostile to women who dared to speak up.

Rendezvous With Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society by Thomas Frank $25 – The founding editor of The Baffler and acclaimed author of Listen, Liberal presents a collection of scathing interlocking essays denouncing the four-decade economic battle in America that has culminated in today’s devastating levels of financial inequality.

Outer Limits

Magic Medicine: A Trip Through the Intoxicating History and Modern-day Use of Psychedelic Plants & Substances by Cody Johnson $24.99

Film & Music Books

Room to Dream by David Lynch / Kristine McKenna $32 – Part memoir-part bio, McKenna talks to people in Lynch’s life, they talk smack about him and then he refutes it! What an idea! – Liz M.

The Yacht Rock Book: The Oral History of the Soft, Smooth Sounds of the 70s and 80s by Greg Prato $22.95

Sex Guides & Culture

Many Love: A Memoir of Polyamory and Finding Love(s) by Sophie Lucido Johnson $16.99

Lacunae vol 1 An Undergraduate Journal for Queer of Color Critique $12
RFD #174 Sum 18 Amuse Us $11.95
Fortean Times #367 $12.50
Mojo #296 $11.25
Shock Cinema #54 $5

Lit Journals & Chap Books
Staind vol 2 The Shame Issue $15
Swiping Right and Other Regrets by Noelle Pouzar $12
Tilde # 1 $7
Submerging #3 Where Are We In the Story $6

…and as usual, much, much more!

New Stuff This Week

The Encyclopedia of Misinformation: A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery by Rex Sorgatz $19.99 – Slingshotting through conspiracy theories, internet and popular culture, and perplexing psychological phenomena, this compendium illuminates deliriously diverse subjects: Artificial Intelligence, Auto-Tune, Chilean Sea Bass, Claques, Clickbait, Cognitive Dissonance, Cryptids, Dark Matter, False Flag Operations, Gaslighting, Gerrymandering, Kayfabe, Laugh Tracks, Milli Vanilli, Phantom Time Hypothesis, Photoshopping, Potemkin Villages, Rachel Dolezal, Strategery, Truthiness, and the Uncanny Valley.


KerBloom #132 May Jun 18 by Artnoose $2

National Teenset Outsider #35 $1

Skating with Shes and Hers: April to June 2017: Volume 1 by Amelia Bjesse-Puffin $6 – Photos and interviews with women, nonbinary and gender fluid folks that skate.

Smudge vol 2 #6 by Clay Hickson $5

Do You Have the Time by McKenzie Carlock $7.95

Working: Makin’ Paper Without Losing Your Mind or Selling Your Soul by Faith G. Harper, PhD (Microcosm) $4

Lover – A Zine by Katie Wright $5

Crown Jewel of the Caucusus by Benjamin Kraco $10

Incognito #1 by Rachel Orr $10

Beauty of Rat Dreams: A Fold Out Zine About Radiators Worms and Hidden Layers by Jam $1

zines/comics by M Sabine Rear: Bending Spoons: A Field Guide to Ableist Microaggressions $3, Women Artists Zine $6, Reverse Flaneur $10 & more!

Comics & Minis

Samurai Corpse #1 by Rainier Flores $2

Paintings by Keiler Roberts $5

Demons by Emily Hutchings $6

Would’ve Been Could’ve Been Should’ve Been Never Was and Never Will Be by Yewon Kwon $20

Graphic Novels

Fab4 Mania: A Beatles Obsession and the Concert of a Lifetime by Carol Tyler (fantagraphics) $29.95

Fukushima Devil Fish by Katsumata Susumu (Breakdown Press) $34.99

Then It Was Dark: A Paranormal Anthology by Sarah Benkin $22

The Strange by Jérôme Ruillier (D+Q) $21.95

Hellboy 1: The Complete Short Stories by Mike Mignola $24.99 – 16 standalone stories that can be read in any order.

George Orwell Illustrated by David Smith & illustrated by Mike Mosher (Haymarket) $17

Politics & Revolution

A Nation Unmade by War by Tom Engelhardt $15.95 – Writings from TomDispatch.com.

Uprising in Pakistan: How to Bring Down a Dictatorship by Tariq Ali $19.95

Music & TV Books

Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black & White, Body and Soul in American Music by Ann Powers $18.99

Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for the Simpsons by Mike Reiss $27.99

I’ve Got Something to Say by Danko Jones (Feral House) $19.95 – In-your-face collection of 10 years of onstage and backstage by Canadian garage rocker Danko Jones.

Stuff That Helps

The Modern Witchcraft Book of Natural Magick: Your Guide to Crafting Charms, Rituals, and Spells from the Natural World by Judy Ann Nock $16.99


Spam: The Cookbook by Marguerite Patten $9.99

Fiction & Lit

We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories by C. Robert Cargill $26.99

The Mathematics of the Breath and the Way: On Writers and Writing by Charles Bukowski (City Lights) $15.95 – Bringing together a variety of previously uncollected stories, columns, reviews, introductions, and interviews, revealing the critical acumen of everyone’s favorite Dirty Old Man.

Sex Culture

Modern Whore by Andrea Werhun $30

Frankie #83 $15.95
Wire #412 $10.99
Gather Journal vol 7 #13 $19.99
Kilter Magazine #13 2018 $5
Lit Journals & Chap Books
Little Star #7 $14.95
Growing by Bridget Johnson $3.50

For the Kiddies

AlphaBots by Impossible Winterbourne $19.95

New Stuff This Week


Carnivore #1 Jun 2018 $5

Folrath pt 2 by Zak Sally $9

Yolanda #2 Thigh Times Enterprises $5

Mysterious Characters of Mars by Ed Blair $3 – Ed’s favorite Mountain Goat recordings!

Venus by Anneli Sanaye Henriksson $2

Buffet Life #1 A Zine About all you Care to Eat by Kristopher Pollard & friends $9

Words that Form Sentences That Almost Represent Ideas by Rob Steinberg $4

Comics & Minis

CAKE Digest 2018 Anthology – Edited by Chicago artist JJ McLuckie, this year’s edition is a 24-pager printed in blue riso. Some really cool contributions here from locals and not-so-locals showing a diverse spectrum of work: diary comics, surreal jokes and gags, art comics and design work. -Lane

White Supremacists Are Human Farts by Jenny Schmid and Sinee (Uncivilized) $8

Pump Station: A Zine About One Woman’s Experiences Breastfeeding and Pumping by Allison H. Lowe Fotos & Adam Fotos $3

Jump vol 1 Stories and Art by Caroline Cash $15

Coin Op #7 Doppler Issue $19.95

Morsel by James Stanton (Silver Sprocket) $5

M.S. Harkness, $4 each: Normal Girl, Savage Journey to the Heart of an Anime Convention

What a Irregular Jargon Zine by Adeleido Olea $2

Field Guide to Domestic Insects — first Edition by Lucie Van Der Elst $12

Ukraine Diaries by Nick Jackson $20

Graphic Novels

Weaver Festival Phenomenon by Ron Rege Jr. $20

A Western World by Michael Deforge (Koyama Press) $22.95 – Strange stories!

Everything Is Really Hard Today by Kevin Budnik (Tinto Press) $12

The Clandestinauts by Tim Sievert (Uncivilized Books) $17.95

Winter’s Cosmos by Michael Comeau (Koyama Press) $20

Somnambulance by Fiona Smyth (Koyama Press) $29.95

RM by Josh Bayer (Tinto Press) $14

Art Books

Rockabilly Psychobilly: An Art Anthology by Jamie Kendall (Schiffer) $34.99

Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora by Jessica Nydia Pabón-colón (New York Univ Pr) $30

Politics & Revolution

Feminist Freedom Warriors: Genealogies, Justice, Politics, and Hope edited by Chandra Talpade Mohanty & Linda E. Carty (Haymarket) $18

As Black As Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation by Zoe Samudzi & William C. Anderson (AK Press) $16

Music Books

The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock by David Weigel $17.95

POC History vol 1 #4 People of Color Then and Now and Art by Vital Vessel $10.99

Mayhem & Outer Limits

Justice Howard’s Voodoo: Conjure and Sacrifice by Justice Howard & Voodoo Queen Bloody Mary $24.99 – Peer behind the curtain and journey into Voodoo’s hidden world.


A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond A. Villareal $27


Bitch #79 $7.95

Juxtapoz #206 Sum 18 $9.99

Bust #111 $6.99

Raw Vision #97 Spr 18 $14

Jacobin #29 $12.95

Chap Books & Lit Journals

Lyrics and Poetry #1 A Journal of Songwriting as Prose $10

Every Circle is a Moon Complete Poems of Wyatt Red $7

Fields Magazine #9 Spr Sum 18 $16