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Blackbird Raum shoutout in PunkNews

2016-05-20T08:19:36+00:00 Dec 29, 2015|News|

Sturgeon of Leftover Crack was kind enough to include Blackbird Raum’s Destroying LP in his “top 10 of 2015″ list at punknews.org 3. Blackbird Raum: Destroying This Santa Cruz based group of crusty-buskers keep evolving on record after record with stronger, increasingly well-written & varied songs. In this case following the thoroughly amazing “False Weavers”. I wondered how they could top what is sure to become an [...]

Happy holidays from Silver Sprocket

2016-05-20T08:14:38+00:00 Dec 24, 2015|News|

Thank you friends, we made it. Happy holidays from all of us at Silver Sprocket. Artwork by Sam Grinberg, http://www.samgrinberg.com/ Here’s some art from Sam’s contribution to “As You Were v.4: Living Situations”:

G.L.O.S.S. interview with Seattle Weekly

2016-10-27T00:55:13+00:00 Dec 24, 2015|News|

taylormakescomics: Made this post-tour interview comic with G.L.O.S.S. for The Seattle Weekly. Love these buds. You can find a nice big version in the original layout on my website, or a singe-column version on Seattle Weekly’s site. The print version will be in papers on Thursday!

Interview with Alex Krokus

2016-10-27T00:55:13+00:00 Dec 16, 2015|Features|

Alex Krokus, like many of our As You Were contributors, is a man of many talents. In addition to drawing comics, he’s played in a band, he made art of people from The Office, his art was featured in a craft beer magazine, and so much more. Read on to discover the other kinds of art he likes to make and find out why he uses animals in his comics.

Free Clementine Posters

2016-05-20T08:14:38+00:00 Dec 16, 2015|News|

Want a free Clementine poster? We print rad art on the backs of all our catalogs, this is our first with a fancy matte finish. This original artwork was in of our recent “Dealing With It” show at Mission Comics in San Francisco, and is the follow-up to the previous Lauren Monger poster/catalog shown below. Get yours with any [mail-order of Clementine stuff] from Silver Sprocket (or [...]

Interview with Rick V

2016-10-27T00:55:13+00:00 Dec 9, 2015|Features|

When we first interviewed Rick V at the beginning of this year, he was in the middle of season four of Star Trek: The Next Generation. In the 10 months since, he’s made it to season five, recorded some music, released a zine, beat a lot of video games, and contributed to As You Were: Living Situations. For the specifics of what’s kept him busy in 2015, keep on reading.

Interview with Aimee Pijpers

2016-10-27T00:55:13+00:00 Dec 2, 2015|Features|

Aimée Pijpers’ comics are like a well-curated mixtape, the kind that the maker stays up all night recording, rewinding, and re-recording, in order to make sure the song selection, the message, and the flow are just right—which is one of the reasons we adore her art.

Interview with Kriss Stress

2016-10-27T00:55:13+00:00 Nov 25, 2015|Features|

In case you missed the big announcement earlier this week, As You Were, Volume Four is now available for pre-order. The theme this time around is Living Situations, and we’re stoked to feature cover art by Chicago-based Kriss Stress, whose stuff we dig because of its intricate ink work and stark use of black and white.