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Paco's Blog – December 2010 Archive (4)

Octopussy Review in NPR #6





Kung Fu Grip! Special #1: Octopussy




When I wrote up a really cool zine called KUNG FU GRIP! back in issue #4, St. Paco, the creator of it, was going on zine hiatus and he did. When I recently heard from him I got the impression that he was going to…
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Added by Paco on December 28, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

Octopussy Review by Stuart Stratu





Octopussy #1



56 pages, $3.50 from Paco D. Taylor, 7730 East Broadway #925, Tucson AZ 85710, USA + stpaco(at)gmail.com




A quick flip through this zine and I knew it was a good one.



First up, Paco's confession that after a shitty break-up he distracted himself from the pain with booze and strip clubs. He…

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Added by Paco on December 21, 2010 at 3:05am — 2 Comments

Revisiting Alfons Mucha





The Paper Dragon Press Edition of Mucha's Historical Paintings of the Slavic Nations was finished earlier this week. I just have to say that it looks even better printed than I thought it would.



That said, I also want to say…

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Added by Paco on December 11, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

Reprinting Alfons Mucha





When I was a student of graphic design several years ago, one of the artists whose work made a significant impact on my ideas as a designer was Alfons-Marie Mucha (1860-1939), the Czech-born master of the art nouveau style. This was a guy who could seemingly design a wall mural as easily as he could illustrate a…
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Added by Paco on December 5, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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