Monthly archive September, 2013
Hunting Season

Hunting Season

Click the images above to see them bigger. The quotes are, of course, all real. A pdf of the 2013-14 Iowa Hunting and Trapping Regulations may be viewed here in its entirety: http://www.iowadnr.gov/portals/idnr/uploads/Hunting/huntingregs.pdf …But we got our copy in paper, at the public library. These watercolors are, as usual, for sale (as a pair) at...
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A Resounding Apathy

Here’s the letter we wrote to Iowa City’s Public Art Program, to go along with our Donation Station art proposal: Dear [name redacted], In reply to the recent Call to Artists from Iowa City’s Public Art Advisory Committee, I’d like to submit two proposals (attached) for potential improvements to our downtown’s Donation Stations. I hope...
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Atlas Plugged A Meter

Atlas Plugged A Meter

Ah, Art. When hasn’t it served the whims of power? In this calamitous new dark age of outlandish wealth disparity, unprecedented secret surveillance, marauding kill-robots, world-destroying corporate negligence, and this asshole, it seems only fitting, even inevitable, that we here at the Playhouse should follow suit (& tie) — if for no other reason than...
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pushing the definition of "reward"

pushing the definition of “reward”

Here for any weekend viewers are some monsters that we drew as backer rewards for the Sleep of Reason anthology‘s kickstarter fundraiser.
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A recurring illness

A recurring illness

After years of pestering from fans, the comic that once burned Gabby’s Playhouse to the ground is back!* Sort of. Tentatively. The first six parts, anyway: This banner linking to “Sick” is now prominently displayed right at the top of the dilapidated trophy case of our “webcomics” page, if you ever need a quick pick-me-down....
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more fungal emissions

more fungal emissions

Here’s something that’s been gathering mold in our outbox for a while now: The original watercolor of this image is unusually large (9″ x 12″) — and is, as usual, for sale over at the store. We’re also trying to make prints of it, but the watercolor paper isn’t scanning too well (as you can...
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