Things That Help: Healing Our Lives Through Feminism, Anarchism, Punk, & Adventure

by Cindy Crabb

Living in the margins of a culture she never felt comfortable in, Cindy Crabb touches on her experiences with feminism, ...

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Make a Zine!: Start Your Own Underground Publishing Revolution

by Joe Biel and Bill Brent

Do you have a passion that you want to obsess about in a love letter to the world? In this new edition of Microcosm’s ...

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Ever Evolving Bastion of Freakdom: A Quimby's Bookstore History in Words and Pictures

by Liz Mason and Steven Svymbersky

Quimby's Bookstore opened in Chicago 25 years ago and has been going full tilt ever since, providing a hub, outlet, and ...

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Pound the Pavement #14: Lonely Books

by Josh MacPhee

"If all the lonely books got together and formed a union, would they still be lonely?" asks Josh MacPhee in this ...

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$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

by Dan Abbott, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Al Burian, Corbett Redford, Keith Rosson, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

Of all the letters in the alphabet, we probably have the most books that begin with a B! Here's a sampling of some of ...

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$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

by Super Pack! and Various

Like ebooks? We've made them for a whole bunch of our books. For five bucks, we'll send you five random ones. ...

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Pound o' zines!

by Various

Zines! A love letter meets an obsession! These pre-weighed sixteen ounces of joy consist of a random assortment of ...

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Catalog

by Various

Want to get off the internet? For many years we've been trying to create a catalog that simultaneously meets the ...

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Animalium

by Jenny Broom and Katie Scott

Welcome to Animalium. This Museum is open all hours. It houses an astonishing collection of more than 160 animals for ...

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$25 Superpack: Books about Books

by Joe Biel, Greg Farrell, Katie Haegele, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

If you're a person, like us, who loves books so much that reading a book about books is a heightened form of pleasure, ...

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Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Autism

by Joe Biel, Joyce Brabner and Sander Hicks

The history of Microcosm Publishing, from its origins as a record label and zine distro in Joe Biel's bedroom closet in ...

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$15-$50 Superpack: We Choose for You!

by Super Pack! and Various

Want some books and zines but overwhelmed by your choices? Well, we would love to help you choose!  This is also ...

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6 Month Zine Subscription

by Various

Want a package of five zines every month that's tailored exactly to your peculiar and wild tastes? We'd love to set you ...

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Read & Dance greeting card

by Kate Berube

Sweet and cheerful card to let someone know how much you appreciate them.

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20th Anniversary Microcosm Publishing Sweatshirt

by Joe Biel

After much deliberation, we decided to make some 20th anniversary sweatshirts. It's something that we've talked ...

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$40 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

by Super Pack! and Various

We've got some books and zines with bent corners, scratched or slightly ripped covers, lil bit dirty, scuffed, or ...

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$20 Superpack: Queer Rights NOW!

by Super Pack!

You don't have to get married just because you can, but the power of the people to pressure and change the government ...

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Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

 So would we! But someone's gotta make 'em.

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Book Zoo

by Josh MacPhee

This artist book has been a labor of love—being a lover of books, I’m always surrounded by publisher’s logos. ...

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Cometbus #56: A Bestiary of Booksellers

by Aaron Cometbus

The 56th issue of Cometbus is a loving ethnography of New York City's wild, weird, and bearded used book trade. Aaron ...

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On The Books: A Graphic Tale of Working Woes at NYC's Strand Bookstore

by Greg Farrell

A David and Goliath story, On The Books is the first-hand comic strip account of the labor struggle at NYC’s ...

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6-month Special Interest Group Subscription

by Super Pack!

Want a package of stuff in the mail every month that's tailored exactly to your peculiar and wild tastes? We'd love to ...

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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

by Tim Leong

This big, colorful book is a rad infographic guide to the many kinds of comics and comic book characters out there. ...

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$20 Superpack: Bicycle! Bicycle!

by Super Pack!

Bicycling in Superpack fashion! Learn: How to Fix Your Bike, Some history of bicycle activism, About some ...

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Patch #236: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

Ever notice how social change happens?  1) People get educated... say, at the library 2) A person gets thinking ...

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Beyond The Music: How Punks are Saving the World with DIY Ethics, Skills, & Values

by Joe Biel

Punk is notorious for its loud music, aggressive attitude, and safety-pinned style. Less well known is the radical ...

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Pin #208: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

 Get engaged with the world through books! 

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$20 Superpack: Zombie Print

by Super Pack!

We're bringing back the dead! This deal is so good it might find you in your sleep and try to eat your brain! Ever ...

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$20 Superpack: The Early Days

by Super Pack!

Remember the early days of Microcosm? No? Well, here you go! This Superpack includes some of our earlier titles you may ...

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$20 Superpack: Labor Stories

by Moe Bowstern, Bill Brown, Kate Lopresti, Dave Roche, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

It's important to think about the labor that creates everything that you touch, purchase, and make use in your day. So ...

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