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Planet Cortez: Comic-Con Origins

( July 1, 2014 ) As we look forward to another Comic-Con this month (how many is this now?), we're also reminded to take a peek in the rear view mirror. Comic-Con o.g. Greg Koudoulian is crowd sourcing a documentary about Comic-Con's origin story, Planet El Cortez: A Legacy In Time. Read the rest.

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Tales of the SF Cacophony Society at the Exploratorium

( June 30, 2014 ) If you haven't visited the Exploratorium since dissecting a cow's eye on your grade school field trip in the '80s, here's your chance to get reacquainted. Tales of the SF Cacophony co-authors John Law & Carrie Galbraith will be appearing this Thursday 7/3 as part of the Exploratorium's 'After Dark' programming. Read the rest.

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Status Factory - East & West Coast Book Launch

( June 25, 2014 ) Ron English fans on both coasts have an opportunity to get their copies of Status Factory signed this coming July. English will be at the Toy Art Gallery in Los Angeles 7/13, Desert Island in Brooklyn 7/17, and San Diego Comic-Con 7/25 & 7/27. Read the rest.

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Publishers We Like: Pegacorn Press!

( June 23, 2014 ) In this installment of Publishers We Like, we interview punk art-freak Caroline Paquita about her publishing company, Pegacorn Press. Pegacorn offers small runs of risograph-printed artist zines by talented weirdos like Sy Wagon, Lale Westvind, Al Burian, and the womanimal-in-charge, Caroline herself. Read the rest.

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Coming Soon: Skinner's Forbidden Activities For Neglected Children

( June 20, 2014 ) Skinner's activity book FORBIDDEN ACTIVITIES FOR NEGLECTED CHILDREN is set to arrive by August. It's so good! And twisted, dark, and hilarious. Comes with a page of full-color stickers and this guarantee by Skinner: "Guaranteed to cultivate creative impulses in kids and other people so they can become artists instead of gas station attendants when they're old enough to be kicked out of the house". Read the rest.

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