Covers of Death

Working primarily with an airbrush in the 1940s, Gerald Gregg designed close to 200 covers for Dell paperbacks at the Western Printing & Lithographing Company in Racine, Wisconsin. Some of his best work comes from the ‘Mystery’ imprint, featured in the gallery above.

For The Kids

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100% of the profits from the sale of Cody Hudson’s limited edition Public – Supply notebook will go to supporting creative work in Chicago public schools.

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Ol’ Dirty Bastard Loved Broccoli on His Pizza, and His Mother Called Him ‘Rusty’

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These are just some of the things that you will learn in the new biography co-authored by Buddha Monk and Mickey Hess. One of the most unique characters and performers of our lifetime, The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol’ Dirty Bastard tells the inside story of Big Baby Jesus, who died of an overdose back in 2004 at the age of thirty-five.

“Life’s a Party, Rock Your Body”

Marcel the Shell is back! and he’s got a new book out.

How Art Can Save The Universe From Total Destruction

An evangelical booklet for the promotion of the humanities by Mark Mulroney. Available by mail-order here

For those in SF, Mark has a new show opening at Ever Gold this Saturday, October 18th, from 7-10pm

The Line

Saul Steinberg’s 404-inch drawing from 1954 comes to life in this video trailer for a new Nieves publication

420 Pages of Funny Drawings by Jay Howell

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You’ve probably watched at least 420 minutes of his drawings on television, so repeatedly flipping through all of the pages in Jay Howell’s new art book should be an enjoyable breeze for you. Titled “Punks Git Cut: A Zine Anthology by Jay Howell” it’s just one of the many rad new publications that Last Gasp is kickstarting for their fall new season of books. Pre-order today and impress your friends tomorrow

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Tonight and All Through this Weekend

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Printed Matter’s ninth annual NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1.

The Bus

Between 1978 and 1985, Paul Kirchner did this far-out monthly comic strip for Heavy Metal magazine. You can find The Bus in book form here

“I want to cook condom food for you”

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Leave it to the Japanese to integrate condoms into cuisine for a cookbook promoting safe sex.

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The Writing On The Wall

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Out of print since 1976, Roger Perry’s The Writing On The Wall has been called “the original book of London graffiti.” Featuring more street sayings than street sprayings, it’s a fine look at 1970’s London counterculture.

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David Choe is Giving Away $100,000 in Old Gambling Money That He Found Under a Pile of Comics and Jizz Rags

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He also has a book, SNOWMAN MONKEY BBQ, coming out on Wednesday, but he’s also GIVING AWAY $100,000.

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