Growing up with action figures like Turtles, Wrestling, He-Man and Starwars, I came across Suckadelic Inc and was intrigued by the concept. Totally DIY, The Sucklord makes his own parodies and weird mutant hybrid toys along with the packaging. This super villain is really carving his own path.
Here’s something you can’t get on a Kindle: handcrafted art zines. Chicago-based Parking Block Publishing specializes in small-run, inexpensive books created by local artists, photographers, and printers.
I gave up on zines years ago, mainly because I honestly didn’t find many that weren’t self-indulgent or overly mired in some political stance. Mildred Pierce, named after a novel by James M. Cain, has reinvigorated my interest in DIY publishing with its freeform but well thought-out and sophisticated content focused on art, literature, and […]
Theo Ellsworth makes obsessively detailed drawings and self-publishes comics, mini comics, and zines about imaginary people and places. The cosmic imagery, subtle geometry, and implied animism in his works recall the epic, heroic, and odd imagery of Jean ‘Moebius’ Girard, Mayan ruins, and the Nazca lines, filtered through the jam-packed and often psychedelic lens of […]