Papercutter #15 & Mel Stringer

We got the new Papercutter in! Issue #15 is for sale in the store now and includes three excellent stories by Jonas Madden-Connor, Melinda Boyce, MK Reed and Drew Weing. And we also added Goodness, by Australian artist Mel Stringer. If you haven’t seen her stuff before, you should check it...

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Northlanders 38 Out Today

Northlanders 38 Out Today

Get down to your local comic book shop today to get the latest issue of Brian Wood’s Northlanders. It is part 2 of The Siege of Paris, illustrated by Simon Gane. Cover art by Massimo Carnevale. “The Siege Of Paris” continues as foot soldier Mads documents the brutality of the...

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José Alaniz talk in Portland at the IPRC.

Hello, Portland Comics People! This upcoming Saturday, Dr. Jose Alaniz is coming to the IPRC to give a presentation about comics in Russia as part of the IPRC’s class in World Comics.  Dr. Alaniz is a professor of Slavic languages and literature at the University of Washington in...

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I Cover the Waterfront South Bay Punks

As of this Wednesday, I have officially rejoined the ranks of Maximum RockNRoll‘s crew of shitworkers. Yes, that is the official job title. I was a zine reviewer, shitworker and occasional illustrator for MRR in the middle 1990’s. I earned some notoriety for the occasional...

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AUSTIN STAPLE THIS WEEKEND

Virginia Paine, Chris Cilla, Tim Goodyear and I are all going to Austin, Texas this weekend  (March 5th and 6th, 2011) for our own chainsaw massacre. It will be amazing. Also exhibiting at the show will be Top Shelf Productions, Melinda Tracy Boyce, Aaron Whitaker, James O’Barr and...

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New in the store today: Papercutter #10-14!

I’ve just added Papercutter #10-14 to the shop. If you’re unfamiliar, Papercutter is an anthology put out by Portland’s own Tugboat Press that showcases underrated but awesome artists. Each issue contains three stories and is only four bucks! Papercutter #14 – Dave Roche...

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Go Check Out: Instrument A Day 2011

Returning for a fourth installment is the Instrument A Day all during February on MoonMilk.com. This years installment features some of the most and least (but to good effect) ambitious projects yet. Moonmilk comes to us from sound artist (and Brooklyn neighbor) Ranjit Bhatnagar. The project is...

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Jason Martin Under Water

Under Water (2/22/11) by Jason Martin recorded on the laptop mic at 630 on 2/22/11, a solo version of a song on my upcoming LP release, not yet titled… A great many things lie hidden beneath the Great Sacandaga Lake.

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Swipe File – Paul Rand gets Jacked

Swipe File – Paul Rand gets Jacked

There used to be a great feature in the magazine The Comics Journal called the swipe file, where a classic piece of comic art was held up next to a more recent piece that usually resembled it a bit too much to be mere coincidence. The best know modern version is, of course, the You

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Grickle: The World of Graham Annable

I’m pretty new to the works of cartoonist/animator Graham Annable; and, I came to it from a very strange direction. I’d had some peripheral knowledge of his comics work from Alternative Press in his Grickle comics and the Hickee anthology, but had never had occasion to connect...

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Quick Hits for a Thursday

Quick Hits for a Thursday

Some vital recent cultural moments you may have missed. The multi-talented Mark Sunshine (singer of Monster Magnet splinter faction Riot God and an artist most awesome) has updated his site again. Minimal, bold, and links to greatness. Sam McPheeters of Vermiform/Born Against/etc. fame has...

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Henry and Glenn Art Show This Friday

From Ed Luce about the upcoming Henry and Glenn art show this Friday: We’re very excited to announce the opening of the Henry & Glenn Forever Gang Bang group exhibition at the legendary La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, California!   The Igloo TornadoEd Luce, Dave...

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