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How does Cometbus, after 38 years as a zine, just get better and better? It's a mystery, but it does. Issue 59 is a deep dive into both death and longevity in the underground. In short: what does sustainability look like in counterculture? This question takes Aaron on a journey from the Epitaph Records and Thrasher magazine offices to hanging out at a punk-owned vegan donut shop and a tamale stand at the farmer's market with Allison Wolfe (of Bratmobile and Sex Stains fame). It's thought-provoking, fun, open, honest, and just the right amount of curmudgeonly.

As Aaron writes: "The question was, could you establish yourself without becoming the establishment? Because that was the goal, as far as I was concerned: to build institutions that served our needs, and helped produce and distribute the art we created. To make spaces where we could express ourselves, like clubs and cafes—and magazines, which were gathering places as well. I was sick to death of all the noble failures. Instead of mourning our losses, I wanted to look at projects that had lasted."

140 pages, perfect-bound.

One Punk's Guide to Star Trek is both a great read and an accessible guide for the newcomer (as well as those who have just dipped a toe into the Trek universe). Effortlessly summing up the complex backstories and timelines, Seattle Trekkie-punk Kayla Greet gives a primer to 50+ years of the best in secular-humanist social-commentary sci-fi television programming. 

Focusing on The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, but also covering previous and present series, she gives a brief explanation of each and lists key entry-point episodes. It's hard to come out of this zine without wanting to watch!

There's also plenty of fantastic lines about what Star Trek says about the world-at-large and what it inspires in her. As she writes in the zine, "When I feel stuck as a working class citizen just trying to make it to the next paycheck among people who have more than they'll ever need, as well as people struggling even worse than me, I think of the Federation and how I can implement and model that type of society in the world around me. It feeds my brain with possibilities and my heart with hope. So if you ask me, Star Trek is just about as punk as it gets."

Illustrated by Ben Snakepit (of Snake Pit zine), edited by Todd Taylor (of Razorcake). 32 pages, half-letter size.

Metallic raven, looking good.

White, unlined paper. 100% recycled and reused materials. 3.5" x 5", 50 pages, chipboard colors vary.

Five stickers from comic artist extraordinaire Deth P. Sun, detailing the adventures of a cat-like creature traversing fantasy realms. All for only $4.

All screen-printed on vinyl, on varying sizes. Each pack will vary.

The long-running That Girl zine is back. Issue 16 is a series of memoir pieces about coming of age in Los Angeles in 1990 and '91. Dating a street punk, going on adventures, seeing Sonic Youth and Nirvana, caught in the middle of warring counterculture scenes, graduating high school, and so much more.

36 pages, half-letter size, sewn binding.

A fantastic new issue of the long-running Fluke Fanzine, this time focused on outsider art. Full of odd connections, scenes crossing over, countercultures meeting. Graffiti subcultures, freight-train monikers, '80s skateboarding culture, punk history, experimental film, queercore.

Within: filmmaker Bill Daniel (of Who is Bozo Texino? fame) on the influence of early '90s Cometbus and Sluggo! zines, photographer Garry Winogrand, and '80s Texas skate-punk band the Big Boys. A fascinating in-depth interview with graffiti historian Susan A. Phillips (The City Beneath: A Century of Los Angeles GraffitiWallbangin'). Linda Kite on her life with D Boon of Minutemen and seeing the '80s L.A. punk scene as conceptual art. Sergej Vutuc's dream-like skateboarding photography. Gary Floyd (of Dicks and Sister Double Happiness) on being a gay Texan punk in the 1970s and touring with Nirvana the year Nevermind broke. And legendary train-graffiti artist buZ blurr (AKA- Colossus of Roads) at the center of everything, holding everyone together. 

56 pages, cut half-letter size.

Three adorable Antiquated Future stickers from illustrator Rachel Lee-Carman. Containing three different bookshelves of miniature joys.

2.75" x 2.75", vinyl-coated. Pack includes one color sticker, two B&W. 

4 vintage vinyl records from our extensive collection. All in good condition with minor to moderate shelf wear, all previewed to make sure they play fairly well. 

Each grab bag comes with a wide variety of genres. Pop from all eras, tons of jazz, soul, punk-adjacent, yacht rock, funk, folk revival, garage rock, novelties, and beyond.

A great deal for the adventurous listener.

Cute ghosts, black cat, pumpkin patch. From the one-and-only Deth P. Sun.

4"x4" one-color vinyl stickers. 
 

Shit's Fucked, Still is the long-awaited follow-up to our own Gina Sarti's tiny bestselling zine of useful suggestions for getting through tough times. And would you believe: it's even better than the first! Sweet, personal, practical, fun, and down to earth. 

Within: bad mood bag, home museum, floating flowers, magical Mondays, bathroom poems, comfort potatoes, and so much more.

20 pages, stapled wraps, quarter-size/pamphlet size (4.25" x 5.5", 108 mm x 140 mm).