Jay Howell Show

Jay Howell Show, Man
Friday, May 5th
Beginning at 7pm

Hang out with your pals Melon Man, Botanical Dave, Rainbow Guy, and Street Dog! Have a fun time! You’ll also be able to check out (and purchase, whaaaaat) new art by Mr. Jay Howell.

We will also have exclusive Melon Man and Botanical Dave pins, so you can keep the party going at home.

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May 6th Free Comic Book Day

It’s that time again! Don’t forget to bring the whole family to SHQ on Saturday, May 6th for Free Comic Book Day! Books run out fast, so arrive early to get while the getting’s good.

Check out the Free Comic Book Day website for a full list of titles.

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New David Cook Prints & Zines & Originals

Gorgeous letterpress prints of David Cook’s painstakingly detailed, hand lettered alphabet.
18×24″, 300lb cotton rag paper, dark blood red ink. Printed by Aardvark in Downtown LA.
Hand signed and numbered.

Includes a matching off white zine (with a letterpress dust jacket) compiling all of the letters, exclusive to the prints.
Also includes an original drawing of a letter!
Deluxe sets numbered 1 – 26.

Zine included with every print.

Specfic letters available upon request, depending on availability.

Standard print sets are available as well, numbered 27 – 100. They include a print and the exclusive zine.

Just need a little book to remind you how the alphabet goes? We have that, too!
White cardstock cover with multicolored interior pages. 26 pages long (duh.)

Deluxe sets, standard sets, and zines available both in store and online.

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Win Fun Home Tickets, Week Two

You still have a chance to win a pair of Fun Home tickets through the Ahmanson Theatre’s giveaway, but here’s an opportunity exclusively for SHQ customers!

– E-mail SHQ@thesecretheadquarters.com
– Use Subject Line “Bechdel Test”
– Tell us what you would name YOUR graphic novel memoir
– If we pick your answer, you’ll win two tickets to see Fun Home on Thursday, March 9th.

Make sure to enter by Monday, March 6th!

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LAABF Premieres

LA Art Book Fair is now in full swing! Here’s a peek at some of our LAABF exclusives, available while supplies last. Follow SHQ on Instagram for the latest updates. The Fair is going on through Sunday, come visit us.

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Cook’s Alphabet, letterpress print by David Cook. Edition of 100. Special editions come with a zine and an original letter drawing!

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Cook’s Alphabet Zine

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Leather Zine. Killer ’80s gay bar shirts.

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Prints by Ornamental Conifer

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Stan Lee Is Richard Petty, the most uncanny zine of the year!

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