Plant Babe Shirt By Lisa Hanawalt


The artist and her canine assistant.

Booty poppin’ plant babe!
Design by Lisa Hanawalt.
Blanks by Mowgli Surf.
Printed and individually hand airbrushed by Mowgli (no two shirts the same!)

Pre-Shrunk Cotton Tees, Unisex Sizes

Available in store and through our online shop! Very limited quantities, don’t sleep on it.


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Short Box Pins

New from SHQ Apparel!

Walk around town in one of these and make a true friend. Anyone who gets it really gets it, ya know?

$6 each. 1″x1″ cloisonné pin with metal backing. Available in store and through our online shop.

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Wanna Work At SHQ?

Bowery men waiting for bread in bread line, [New York City]

Are you a smart, reliable person who is not a dummy? Are you not in a band and know a thing or two about comics?

We might hire you! … Maybe.

Looking for:
– Full time and/or part time
– Retail sales experience
– Well spoken and outgoing human person
– You must have a car!

If you sounds like a good fit, hit us up. Bring in a resume and say hello!

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Fight Club 2 Fancy Giveaway

Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart comes out tomorrow! To celebrate, we are having a massive giveaway. You could win:

– A Signed poster!
– A Signed human arm*
– The grand prize: a super rare leather-bound and gold leafed copy of Fight Club, personalized and signed just for you.

Come into the shop, pick up a copy of Fight Club 2 #1, and your name will go into a drawing. We’ll pick names for prizes when Fight Club 2 #2 comes out or we run out of copies of #1, whichever comes first.

*probably fake, no guarantees

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Speedy Ortiz Giveaway


We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Speedy Ortiz at The Echo on Thursday, May 21st! You’ll also score a signed copy of their new album, Foil Deer. Good deal!

As you know, Speedy Ortiz shares a name with Isabel’s tragic brother from Love & Rockets. To win the tickets and LP, e-mail SHQ@THESECRETHEADQUARTERS.COM and let us know what comic book character you would want to see front a band. Bonus if you choose characters for each instrument! Use subject line “La Llorona”.

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