Almost Normal: Why I Love Lowbrow Art

This piece was written by Warren “WEE” Elliott for Issue #2: Breath. You can purchase a physical copy through our store or Patreon.

Lowbrow art is a raw, frequently unpolished graphic style that grew out of the underground comix, punk music, and hot-rod scenes. Often it focuses on sex, drugs, and anything that might be considered taboo. Its aim is to violate social norms and slap polite society in the face with the dirty and calloused hand of reality. Itโ€™s rough, itโ€™s real, and I love it!

I grew up in a working class family, in a working class neighborhood, in a very conservative Christian community โ€” Lynchburg, Virginia to be exact.ย …   [continue reading]

Jenna Brown Interview: A Hat in Time, Illustration and Zines

This interviewย is a feature fromย our second printed zine,ย Issue #2: Breath.

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Following its release last year,ย A Hat in Timeย has been embraced by players and critics alike. Lauded as a love letter to the fading genre of 3D platformers, it’s a welcome slice of nostalgia. While that would be enough to ensure the game success, its developersย have filled every corner with their own innovations. Because of this,ย A Hat in Timeย was among the most memorable titles of 2017.…   [continue reading]