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Paco's Blog – May 2011 Archive (5)

Sneak Peeks

The newest issue of Kung Fu Grip! has a lot of cool-looking content, including three beautiful full-color pages. But the traditional 'PLAY' section was still printed in black & white. I really liked the original color images that inspired the writing in this section, though, and decided to share online a sneak peek at four of the six products that were blurbed over these two pages. In addition to that, I also decided that I would share something else… Continue

Added by Paco on May 14, 2011 at 5:58am — No Comments

PLAY (Excerpts)*

 

Toon Tumblers

Remember those hot summer days of yesteryear when you walked into 7-Eleven with a handful of brow sweat and walked out gripping an icy beverage contained in a glass decorated with an image of your favorite comic book character? And remember how fun it was to go back every week to see which new hero glass…

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Added by Paco on May 14, 2011 at 5:58am — No Comments

Geiger vs. Dali (Alien Autopsy Remix)*

It’s impossible to recollect what book I was thumbing through when I ran across this sketch by the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. I do recall that I discovered it sometime during my first semester of graphic design school. That would probably date the photocopy that I made of it to sometime in 1994 or ‘95.



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Added by Paco on May 14, 2011 at 5:52am — No Comments

KFG5 Mix Tape: Thirty Fingers of Death

This soundtrack was a mini-collaboration between myself and DJ Mane One for his long-running 30 Minute Mix blog. I supplied the cover and concept, and Mane provided a killer mix that he describes as "kung fu music put to funk." I call it thirty minutes of ass-kicking wax-ploitation, complete with outta' sight Jim Kelly sound bites.…

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Added by Paco on May 5, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

May I Have Your Attention, Please?





Though it was originally planned for release in March, for a lot of different reasons it seemed like a good idea to post-pone the official release of KFG5 until May. The most significant of those reasons being that KFG4 had just come out in late February and – due to the response it was still getting – I thought it was appropriate to give that issue a…

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Added by Paco on May 2, 2011 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

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