Bike-In Movie Night this Saturday!

  Bike-In Movie Night Bike-lovers, movie buffs, and zinesters! You’re invited to the PZS Bike-In Movie Fundraiser presented by the Stumptown Underground and WTFBikes… Who: The Portland Zine Symposium, Stumptown Underground and WTFBikes What: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure...

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Virginia Paine comics reviewed on Hello Amber!

Virginia’s comics just got a great write up on Hello Amber! A really cool blog with tons of great info. And the write up is equally cool. Virgina is also equally cool and Warehouse on Poplar is one of my favorite comics this year: “The Warehouse On Poplar This a an illustrated zine...

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RIOTGOD! Drops First LP on Metalville Records

RIOTGOD! Drops First LP on Metalville Records

Out today in the US is the debut slab from Riotgod, and it is awesome! They are fronted by our old pal Mark Sunshine and feature the rhythm section from Monster Magnet. So, yeah… Heavy and Rocking. The release is available in physical form at your local record store or from Amazon. You can...

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Jesse Stiles Drops The Target Museum

Jesse Stiles Drops The Target Museum

Music video for Autoautomatic from “The Target Museum.” Directed/produced/edited by Olivia Robinson & Jesse Stiles. Music by Jesse Stiles, lyrics by Jesse Ball & Jesse Stiles. Filmed in New Delhi, India. NEW! From Jesse Stiles on Wow Cool’s sister label Specific...

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I Have Little To Say

The House of Wow Cool is deeply involved in getting a few projects out to press and arranging release events for same. All will become clear over the next several months. Clues are available on the Events page. In the meanwhile, while thing were getting done, there was some sort of event in San...

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Eschew #2 reviewed by Rob Clough at Poopsheet

The one and only Rob Clough reviews Robert Sergel’s Sparkplug book Eschew #2. Long and thoughtful, as always: http://www.poopsheetfoundation.com/profiles/blogs/review-eschew-2 “Sergel’s comics are all about panel-to-panel rhythm and the use of still, static imagery to create an...

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Kyle Loehr Knows Kung Fu

Kyle Loehr Knows Kung Fu

Please go check out my article and series of videos on the Kung Fu Magazine site. I followed around Wushu competitor Kyle Loehr at the 2010 Tiger Claw’s KungFuMagazine.com Championships and WildAid Champion competitions at last month’s Shark City Nationals in San Jose. My photos from...

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You Got What You Wanted?

You Got What You Wanted?

There is currently a Public Image Limited tour going on with John (Rotten) Lydon. In the meanwhile, or sometime, recently, there has been this odd thing shown above. A tribute band of PiL with original PiL guitarist Keith Levene absolutely shredding it on the guitar. Mr. Levene seems to be...

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24 Hour Zine Challenge!

I’ll be out of town for the 24 Hour Zine Challenge at the IPRC next weekend July 24th at 10:00am until July 25th at 10:00am. The Portland Zine Symposium has organized the event and we’ve put up more info here:http://www.pdxzines.com/writing/127/ and here...

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C.C. Beck in person.

“I have never, to the best of my recollection, longed for the good old days of my childhood or youth. They weren’t that good, and neither were the years of the Golden Age of Comic Books. That period-the late ’30s and early ’40s-may seem gloriously simple and primitive to...

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Yumi Sukagawa rules!

www.yumisakugawa.com I met Yumi through my friends Alex and Anne of Eyball Burp. Her art is amazing. Her comic is wonderful. She is really cool. We’ll be selling them through the distro ASAP.

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Dope Flounder reviewed by Rob Clough!

www.tcj.com/minicomics/public-service-dope-flounder?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=public-service-dope-flounder “All told, DOPE FLOUNDER managed to hold together remarkably well as a coherent reading experience despite its disparate parts…”

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Do you like stories about feeling good? Stories about feeling lousy? How about drawings of train cars and fishing boats? These subjects and more are included in Lemon Styles by David King. Out at San Diego Comic Con!

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Diary Comix united at the Reading Frenzy tomorrow!

A multimedia diary comic extravaganza featuring Melinda Tracy Boyce, Clutch, Virginia Paine and of course, Jesse Reklaw! Ten Thousand Things To Do by Jesse Reklaw: This daily diary comic candidly details the cartoonist’s lifestyle of inking, drinking, and anxious thinking. Like a mashup of...

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BBC 6Music Saved From The Ax

Sadly, The Asian Music network not so lucky. BBC Trust says that ‘the case has not been made’ for digital station’s closure. Read the full story on the Guardian’s site. This is the best news ever this year for independent music. 6Music has been very nice to Wow...

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