Alternative Press Expo

Alternative Press Expo

Josh Ellingson shows off his vivid homage to Carl Sagan (and the similarity to the color palette of Laughing Squid stickers), inspired by the killer viral video ‘A Glorious Dawn’ ft Stephen Hawking (Cosmos Remixed)


Artist and publisher Attaboy with his bible of lowbrow art and culture, Hi-Fructose Magazine


MAKE pal and “Lady Cartoonist” Meredith Scheff and her DIY wares


Punk/small-publishing icon V Vale of RE/SEARCH Publications

Our favorite photojournalist of alt.culture, Scott Beale, was at the Alternative Press Expo in SF today and took these awesome pictures. More on the link below. The event continues tomorrow. If you’re into self/indie/small press publishing, and are in the Bay Area, you’ll definitely want to stop by.

Photos: APE 2009 (Alternative Press Expo)

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