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An obituary for Queen Video or, Metaphors for a Beloved Rental Store in a City of Cinephiles (1981-2019)
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An obituary for Queen Video or, Metaphors for a Beloved Rental Store in a City of Cinephiles (1981-2019)

Queen Video’s swan song was like a slow-burn ambient track incrementally building in noise and dissonance until reaching a frenzied climax. We had all known for years that the legendary movie rental store’s days were numbered, not only because of its dwindling staff, but because it had already closed its Little Italy outpost on College … Continue reading

SPX & Canzine 2018
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SPX & Canzine 2018

It’s almost fall which means Gart of Rotten Variety and I will be back at Canzine Toronto, serving up another helping of self-published marvels for your enjoyment! Canzine is the biggest zine festival hosting events across Canada and it’s a great way to discover a vibrant scene of artists. This year in addition to my … Continue reading

Recommended: L’odyssee du vice
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Recommended: L’odyssee du vice

L’odyssee du vice is a delightfully surreal BD* by Delphine Panique. Published in 2016 by Bordeaux publisher, les Requins Marteaux, it’s the 11th volume of the BD-CUL series, a collection of naughty comics that bills itself as “50% BD, 50% cul, 100% plaisir. Le n°1 de la BD indébandante.” My apologies to professional translators, especially if … Continue reading

because SUPREME deserves to be teased
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because SUPREME deserves to be teased

Selfie // eifles // Cute Juice Comics – Rotten Variety collab SELFIE shirts available next weekend at TCAF Zineland — ~limited quantities ~ reverse text on T 4 yur 🔥 selfie picz 😱👀🎉🔥 #zineland #selfielove #tshirtdesigner #suprememarket A post shared by Gart Darley (@dart.garley) on May 7, 2018 at 6:13pm PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js Happy to announce … Continue reading

Pre-TCAF Updates
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Pre-TCAF Updates

I’m happy to announce that Rotten Variety and Cute Juice will be tabling together this year at the TCAF Zineland! Click below and enjoy some amazing collage art by RV’s Gart Darley 🙂 Gart and I have been working on a secret project together and we are really looking forward to sharing it with you … Continue reading

Recommended: Yes Roya
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Recommended: Yes Roya

Yes Roya is a hardcore pornographic comic set in 1963 California featuring well developed characters. Our protagonist, Wylie Kogan, is a young cartoonist looking to break into the industry. In seeking professional advice from the cartoonist he most admires, Joe Ahlstrom, he becomes acquainted with Joe’s partner, Roya, who invites him into their D/s (Dominant/submissive) … Continue reading