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Quimby's Bookstore
Happy New Year!

Here's your January info about free Quimby's events, announcements and new stuff. Enjoy!

Quimby's Zlumber Party
Sat 1/19 9pm-Sun 1/20 9am

Hey zinesters! Come to our Zine Slumber Party (Zlumber Party, geddit? Gosh we’re clever.) This is the second year in a row we're inviting you to come in and spend the night with us working on your zine, because we had so much fun doing it last year. The store closes at 10pm on Sat the 19th and then you're invited to spend the night here. So bring yer jammies and a sleeping bag, then leave in the morning with the zine you worked on. Interested in attending? Be sure to shoot a regular ol’ e-mail our way at info(at)quimbys(dot)com or call us at 773-342-0910 so we can have a head count. More info here.

Laydeez Do Comics Chicago Premier
Thurs, Jan 31st, 7pm

Laydeez Do Comics, London’s monthly comics salon founded by Nicola Streeten (Billy, Me, and You) and Sarah Lightman (The Book of Sarah, Graphic Details) is adding to branches in Leeds and San Francisco by starting a branch in Chicago! Come hear comics creators speak about their work, their process, their plans, and whatever else they want to share with us. Our inaugural speakers will be Kris Dresen (Max & Lilly, Manya, She Said), Corinne Mucha (Freshman, My Alaskan Summer, Chicago Magazine), Rinko Endo (Aggression Management Manga, The Cage). Join us for this event the last Thursday of every month. More info here.

...and we're proud to co-sponsor an off-site event...
Chicago Zine Fest Bingo Night Fundraiser
Fri, Jan 18th, 7-9pm at 826CHI (1331 N. Milwaukee)

Win prizes from Handlebar, Quimby's, Intelligentsia, Threadless, Second City, and more! Host Jim Joyce (Or Let It Sink) will be calling the numbers. A $5 donation gets you one bingo card per round, with an option to purchase additional cards. Note: This event is NOT at Quimby's. It's at 826CHI. Chicago Zine Fest is Friday, March 8th and 9th at various places around town. More info here.

CAKE Applications Extended Through Jan 7th!
If you missed the January 1st deadline to apply for the 2013 Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, don’t fret! Whether you’ve been publishing comics for decades or are finishing up your first mini, you should apply. CAKE 2013 is June 15th-16th at the Center on Halsted at 3656 N Halsted. Special guests include Jason Shiga, Michael DeForge, Oily Comics and more! P.S. CAKE has received nearly 300 applications from 27 states, two Canadian provinces, and the UK (pink areas highlighted in the map above). More info here.

New Stuff
For a weekly update of new stuff see
To see a curated list of what is available for order from our webstore, see

Zines & Zine-Related Books
Thou Shalt Not Talk About the White Boys Club: Challenging the Unwritten Rules of Punk by Sari $2.50

Arthur #33 Jan 13 $5.00 – WHAT? ARTHUR IS BACK IN PRINT?! AWESOME.
East Village Inky #51 by Ayun Halliday $3.00
Goat Fucker #3 Get Rad or Die $6.00
Judas Goat Quarterly #56 win 12 by Grant Schreiber $1.50
Public Collectors Paper Blog #2 $4.50
No Better Voice #3 by Jami $2.00
Scam #9 Fall 12 Damaged the Story of Black Flags Classic First Album by Erick Lyle $3.00
Remedy Quarterly #11 Comfort $7.50 – Kitchen confidential, Ya-Ka-Mein, very much pies, Challah, pancakes, squash and secrets.
Serial Killers Unite #11 $2.00
Alamo Igloo #7 2012 by Keith Herzik $5.00
Fotocopy #1 Mature Content HB 2 by James Ryan Mosher $2.00
Rad Dad #23 Making Family $4.00
Those Fucking Unicorns by Sy Wagon (Pegacorn Press) $5.00 – What’s your fantasy?

Cooking With Yossarian: Vegan Recipes by Georgi $1.00 – Mighty darling vegan zine.
The Match #111 Win 12/13 $3.00

Comics & Comix
Three #3 ed. by Robert Kirby $6.50 – New stories from Ed “Wuvable Oaf” Luce and Carrie “You Don’t Get There From Here” McNinch plus pages from Marian Runk and MariNaomi and an epic queer comics jam!

Lois #2 by Lois Gilbert $5.00
True Swamp #2 by Jon Lewis (Uncivilzed) $4.00
Not My Small Diary #17 Stories From High School ed. by Delanie Derry Green $7.00 - 55 artists including Liz Prince, Julia Wertz, MariNaomi, John Porcellino, Carrie McNinch, Shannon Wheeler, Box Brown and Kelly Froh to dish the dirt on their high school experience.

Structures 12 through 23 by Vincent Stall (Uncivilized) $5.00
Cat Hands by Nathan Bulmer $5.00 – Tiny, tragic dose of the superhero who looks adorable playing with yarn. -EF
RAV #7 by Mickey Z. $6.00
Machine Gum #2 and #3 by Jim Martz $5.00 each
Laskimooses #7 Marsin Mesimailla by Herra Matti Hagelbergin  $6.00
Cop #1 by Mickey Zacchilli, Patrick Kyle and Michael DeForge $3.00 – Oink, kids. I’m putting out an APB on this shit.

House of Fun, Milk and Cheese One Shot by Evan Dorkin $3.50
Return of the Magic Whistle #12 by Sam Henderson $3.99
Eat More Bikes by Nathan Bulmer (Koyama Press) $10.00
Diary Comics #4 by Dustin Harbin (Koyama Press) $10.00
End of the Fucking World #13 by Charles Forsman (Oily Comics) $1.00
Lou #8 by Melissa Mendes (Oily Comics) $1.00
Moose #13 by Max De Radrigue (Oily Comics) $1.00
Crestfallen #6 by Sandra Sierra - weird little tales of strange children and gnarly adults.

Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks
Anarchy Comics: The Complete Collection ed. by Jay Kinney (PM Press) $20.00 – Brings together the legendary four issues of Anarchy Comics (1978-1986), the underground comic that melded anarchist politics with a punk sensibility.

Burning Building Comix by Jeff Zwirek $19.95 – Tells the tale of each story of a burning building. Watch, one “story” at a time, how its inhabitants evade death.
Problematic Sketchbook Drawings 2004-2012 by Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics) $28.99
Castle Waiting vol 1 by Linda Medley (Fantagraphics) $24.99
Heart of Thomas by Moto Hagion (Fantagraphics) $39.99
Delphine by Richard Sala (Fantagraphics) $24.99 – Hardcover collection of Delphine issues #1 through #4.
Weird Horrors and Daring Adventures the Joe Kubert Archives, 33 Uncensored Classics (Fantagraphics) $39.99
Barrel of Monkeys by Jérôme Mulot and Florent Ruppert (Rebus) $19.95
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight Library Edition vol 3 by Joss Whedon et al. $29.99
Thoughtful Alphabets: The Just Dessert and The Deadly Blotter by Edward Gorey $14.95

Art & Design
Beauty In Decay II Urban Exploration by RomanyWG $39.95 - Sample pictures from the book featured below.

Cryptik Eastern Philosophy (Zero+) $37.50 – The Cryptik Movement is a public art campaign dedicated to helping humanity evolve towards greater awareness and understanding through the use of compelling, iconic imagery that demands both scrutiny and reverie.
Mammoth Book of Street Art by Jake $17.95

Mayhem, Miscreants, Memoirs, Music & Misc
Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock N Roll Group by Ian F. Svenonius $14.95

Death Photography 1994-2011 by Tsurisaki Kiyotaka (Creation Books) $39.95 – Giving a late holiday present? Give the gift of corpse photography.
You Will Die: The Burden of Modern Taboos by Robert Arthur (Feral House) $24.00
Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre, How We Dignify the Dead by Sarah Murray $16.00
The Authentic Animal Inside: The Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy by Dave Madden $15.99
What Are You Doing Here? A Black Womans Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal by Laina Dawes (Bazillion Points Books) $16.95
Briefly Knocked Unconscious By a Low Flying Duck: Stories from 2nd Story (Elephant Rock Books) $20.00
Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction by Brian Clegg $15.99
Ancient Technology in Peru and Bolivia by David Hatcher Childress $19.95
Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths by Tony Fletcher $30.00
Growgirl: The Blossoming of an Unlikely Outlaw by Heather Donahue $16.00 – Remember the girl from in The Balir Witch Project? Well now she has a book about growing pot and how great it is.
The Heroin Chronicles ed. by Jerry Stahl $15.95

Politics & Revolution
Anarchism Documentary: History of Libertarian Ideas vol 3 New Anarchism 1974-2012 by Robert Graham (Black Rose) $28.99
Accompanying Pathways to Social Change by Staughton Lynd (PM Press) $14.95

Grantland Quarterly vol 4 $25.00 - The best writing from, paired with beautiful illustrations and a few print exclusives—including an original story from Peter Orner, a comic rendering of the absurd 1985 American Music Awards, the most important Mad Men metrics in existence and more.

Juxtapoz #144 Jan 13 $5.99
Hi-Fructose #26 $6.95
Frankie #50 Nov Dec 12 $13.95
Dwell Feb 13 $5.99
True Crime Dec 12 $8.99
Design Bureau Jan 13 $8.00
Skeptic vol 17 #4 $6.95
Bizarre #196 Jan 13 $10.50
Gothic Beauty #38 $6.95
Laphams Quarterly vol 5 #1 Win 13 $16.00
Ugly Things #34 $9.95
Mojo #230 Jan 13 $9.99
Wire Dec 12 #346 $9.99
Harpers Magazine Jan 13 $6.99
RFD #152 Win 12 $9.95
Tattoo Oriental Special #8 From Tattoo
Apartamento #10 $19.95
Pinstriping #35 Kustom Graphics Magazine $9.95
Wax Poetics #53 $11.99
Gather #2 Fall Win 13 $19.99
Cabinet #47 Logistics $12.00
Kinfolk vol 6 A Guide For Small Gatherings $18.00

Poetry, Lit Mags and Lit Journals
Curbside Splendor #4 Fall 12 $10.00

The Believer #95 $8.00
Ferocious Quarterly #3 Be Prepared $12.00
McSweeneys #42 $26.00
City of Rivers by Zubair Ahmed (McSweeneys) $20.00
Nuance 2012 Literary Arts Magazine $5.00
Chicago Review vol 57 #1 #2 $14.00

Sex & Sexy
Transformation #82 $12.50
Sweets Magazine vol 5 #20 $5.99
Golden Shower: The Secret Pleasures of Urination $59.95

Other Stuff
2013 Animal Pin Up Calendar by Stina Kaczmaryn $20.00
2013 Post Apocalyptic Survival Calendar a Trans Oral History Project Production $25.00
Glow Stars, Glow in the Dark Planets stickers by Ridleys House of Noveltys $9.50

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Store Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 12pm - 9pm
Fri: 12pm - 10pm
Sat: 11am - 10pm
Sun: 12pm - 7pm

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