Jon Vermilyea Art Show & Zine Release

I Will Pet You While You Sleep
Art Show & Zine Release
With Jon Vermilyea
Friday, October 6th

Adorable? Lovely? Nightmarish? Gnarly? So many adjectives for Jon Vermilyea‘s excellent work! Come peep (and buy?!) a new zine, pin, and original art by the dude!

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Anders Nilsen Book Release

Tongues Release Party
Friday, September 29th
7 – 9pm

The incomparable Anders Nilsen (Dogs & Water, Big Questions) will be stopping by SHQ on Friday, September 29th with his latest release, Tongues. He will be giving a talk about the book, doing a reading, and signing for all you lucky boys and girls. He will also be selling original art and rare books ONE NIGHT ONLY! Don’t miss out!

Grounded in myth, Tongues is a story of minor gods, murder, and revenge, examining human origins in our distant past and where we are headed in this fraught present moment.

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New Low Signing With Johnny Ryan!

A New Low
Release Party & Signing With Johnny Ryan
Friday, July 7th
7 – 9pm

Join Johnny Ryan & the SHQ Crew to celebrate Johnny’s new Fantagraphics book, A New Low!

For more than a decade, Johnny Ryan (Angry Youth Comix, Prison Pit) has been filling the back page of Vice magazine with some of the most transgressively hilarious and politically incorrect comics to ever grace a glossy, national magazine. A New Low collects this impressive body of work, as well as several other surprises. The victims of Ryan’s skewering satire in this collection include: G.G. Allin, Caddyshack, Bill Cosby, E.T., Everybody Loves Raymond, Ireland, Italy, Kenny G, Kid Rock, D.H. Lawrence, Ted Nugent, Russians, Small Wonder, The Shield, Spain, Two and a Half Men, Vice magazine, Wall Street, and so much more that can’t be so easily categorized (such as “Erotic Art Collecting Squirrel” or “Whorenado,” to name but a few). Johnny Ryan’s utterly unpretentious taboo-tackling is an infectious and hilarious bombardment of political incorrectness, taking full advantage of the medium’s absurdist potential for maximum laughs. In an age when the medium is growing up and aspiring to more mature and hoity-toity literary heights, Ryan builds on the visceral tradition that cartooning has had on our collective funny bone for over a century, and A New Low collects almost 100 full-color examples of Vice’s signature cartoonist.

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Book Release Party with Martin Cendreda!

An Apple And An Adventure Release Party
Saturday, June 24
2 – 4pm

We are very excited to invite you to our party for Martin Cendreda‘s An Apple And An Adventure!

This is an all ages event! Bring the whole family by for an afternoon of milk, cookies, and super fun comics.

A girl, her dinosaur friends, and the alphabet. What more could you want?

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8×10 Group Show

New 8″x10″s
Friday, June 30th
7pm – 9pm

18 of today’s best artists made brand new 8″x10″ pieces for this show, and they are AWESOME. An eclectic mix of art from a great group of weirdoes. Join us and snag a piece for your very own.

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