Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Add Toner: A Cometbus Collection” as Want to Read:
Add Toner: A Cometbus Collection
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Add Toner: A Cometbus Collection

4.45 of 5 stars 4.45  ·  rating details  ·  96 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Add Toner brings together classic, out of print issues of Cometbus magazine, including 'Lanky' (a novella), 'Back to the Land' (an oral history of the children of hippie homesteaders) plus sixty other interviews and short stories. The text is lovingly handwritten, interspersed with bold graphics and illustrations. Includes never-before-published material. Add Toner is the ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published July 15th 2011 by Last Gasp (first published January 1st 1993)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Add Toner, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Add Toner

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 177)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Jonathan Kieran
I've only read excerpts from the previous Cometbus anthology "Despite Everything" (there's a generous preview on Google Books), but from what I can tell "Add Toner" is rather a different beast. The earlier collection includes a bunch of different voices (though always collated and overseen by the industrious Aaron Cometbus) and employs sort of a shotgun strategy, experimenting with tons of different formats, graphic styles, and so on. This volume is dominated by a few longer pieces and is comple ...more
Dave
I moved out of the Bay Area (and California) a little over ten years ago, never felt homesick until reading this.

"Everyone was rushing around in that particularly East Bay way, doing a million little things pretending they were all useful and necessary. A few run-ins with friends, a few errands, a free food hook-up here and a sentimental bit of sidewalk graffiti there. Everyone loc'd out on coffee and let loose on the city streets following habitual routes, running into each other where they cro
...more
David Cowhig
An autobiographical and group biographical (of characters the author has met) of 80s punk culture that reads like a fine novel.
KayLee
Better than Despite Everything, to me. There was more of his beautiful, funny, thought-provoking writing <3
Rudi
I can't help it. I love Cometbus.
Andrew Keefe
Andrew Keefe marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2015
Ravachol
Ravachol marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2015
Chen
Chen added it
Apr 23, 2015
Rich
Rich added it
Apr 20, 2015
Jeremy
Jeremy marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2015
Alexis Peixoto
Alexis Peixoto marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2015
Charles Brownstein
Charles Brownstein marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2015
Young Prince Ali
Young Prince Ali is currently reading it
Jan 24, 2015
Dale Nixon
Dale Nixon marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2015
Ryan Barr
Ryan Barr marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2015
Taube
Taube marked it as to-read
Jan 08, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Aaron Elliott, better known as Aaron Cometbus, is a drummer, lyricist, self-described "punk anthropologist" and author of Cometbus, a seminal punk rock zine.

More about Aaron Cometbus...
Despite Everything: A Cometbus Omnibus Double Duce I Wish There Was Something That I Could Quit Cometbus Pen Pals (Cometbus #55)

Share This Book