The Suckstore: waisting your money with humour

Ben Jensen Reader Find

By Ben Jensen in New Products on Thursday 15 November 2012

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.

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Zines by Parking Block Publishing

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Friday 30 July 2010

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.

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Mildred Pierce Zine

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Products on Wednesday 17 February 2010

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 […]

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Theo Ellsworth’s Imaginary Friends

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Saturday 11 July 2009

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 […]

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Fecal Face

Andrew Johnstone Reader Find

By Andrew Johnstone in Cool Websites on Tuesday 11 September 2007

On a recent trip to San Francisco, I was lucky enough to meet with John Trippe, the main man behind the popular arts based site, Fecal Face.

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