Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Monday:  12noon – 10pm
Tue/Wed/Thu:  4pm – 10pm
Friday:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 5pm ( youth only )
Sunday:  5pm – 10pm ( all ages )

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Recent Zines

September 2013: Sarah LaPonte’s I Thought It Was a Bad Idea I Just Wanted to Make Sure

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Sarah LaPonte is a photographer currently splitting time between Portland and Seattle.
Like waiting for the 4 with a wedgie and some box wine, “I thought it was a bad idea I just wanted to make sure” is a collection of images and scans; a testament to the process of elimination.
Sarah also runs Tri-County Pie Eat, …

August 2013: Lia Cunningham’s The People I Love Best

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Lia C. is a science hype girl living in Portland, OR. Long involved in education in Oregon, she
teaches middle school as well as freelancing as a curriculum writer. For the last five years she
has written and self-published the zine, The People I Love Best, which is a mix of memoir and
scientific writing about her experiences …

July 2013: Aaron Brassea’s Ghost Stories

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Aaron Brassea is the creator of several comic series, most notably My
Life in Scribbles, The Ballad of YFB, and Chainsaw Guy and serves as
the Editor-in-Chief of Chainsaw Comics, which he co-founded in 2002.
He graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2001 with a BA in Art
and his work can be seen in many anthologies, including Not …

June 2013: Ron Nugent’s My Father Died All in One Day

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­­­The Zine, “My Father Died All In One Day:  “This is my first zine.  The story is part of a much larger piece that I wrote about growing up in the 50′s.  Unfortunately, most of the rest of what I wrote is not very interesting.  This piece is about the impressions of a six year …

March 2013: Ian Sundahl’s Social Discipline #6

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Ian Sundahl is a painter, comic artist, filmmaker and actor who has lived in Eugene, Reno, San Francisco and currently resides in Portland, OR.
“I like to think of Social Discipline as a compendium of the graphic work I have been doing.  I don’t sit down and try to create the magazine, but rather it collects …

February 2013: Artnoose’s Ker-Bloom! #97

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Artnoose started letterpress printing Ker-bloom! in the summer of 1996 and has been doing so every other month ever since. She writes about her life, and as such, her zine has become a history in installments. In 2007 she relocated operations from Oakland CA to Pittsburgh PA in search of less expensive living. She currently …

January 2012: Justin Jorgensen’s Cop Dad #1

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“Artist/Designer Justin Jorgensen’s first zine was printed around 1984 in his father’s office in Fargo, North Dakota. Sticker collecting was the theme. Nearly 20 years later Jorgensen continues to include stickers (and a mid-80’s aesthetic) in COP DAD, his new non-fiction zine inspired by memoir and first-person true stories. Currently living in Los Angeles, Jorgensen designs for theme …

November 2012: Ben Bush’s “Awake 2 Worlds Unfolding”

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“When it comes to Existential Dilemma Comix, truth in humor’s garb is the name of the game. It has taken me years to get comfortable with storytelling and ink slinging. I am more or less proud of the book you hold (aside from that perpetually intermittent self-doubt).
‘Awake to Worlds Unfolding’ is a compilation of work …

October 2012: Lillie Craw’s “Meet Party Twink!”

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Lillie Craw is a DIY poet from all over this big country.  She is a recent graduate of the IPRC’s Poetry Certificate Program.  She likes being a dog mom.  And all things screepy (sweet+creepy).  Like saint candles.  And opossums.
“Meet Party Twink!” is her debut poetry saga, featuring non-demonic possession and cute gay animals even Ted …