Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 10pm


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

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 …

August 2012: Krissy Durden’s Paper Crush #4

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Krissy Durden made her first zine at the age of 29. She’s been making zines for the last 18 years. In 2000, she moved to Portland and became a part of the IPRC and the local zine scene. She lives in SE Portland. She still loves the rain.
To see more of Durden’s work visit her etsy shop.

June 2012: Rio Safari’s Play It, Make It

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Why pay to play games? Play It, Make It is a simple guide to DIY games you can play with friends. All that you need to play these punk parlor games is some friends, a minimum of materials, and kickass creativity. Eight games are outlined in the zine (including sample cards for one about dinosaurs …

December 2011: Alexander Barrett’s This is Portland

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“I’ve been living in Portland, Oregon for 8 months.  Before I moved here, everyone told me it was the best city ever.  When I asked them why, they couldn’t be specific.  I heard a lot of: ‘It just is.’
This is my attempt to be specific.
Not all of the things listed here are exclusive to Portland, …

November 2011: Sarah Mirk and Khris Soden’s Portland’s Black Panthers

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The Black Panthers have a rich and important history in Portland—this new illustrated pamphlet from the Dill Pickle Club tells their story. Artist Khris Soden and writer Sarah Mirk are proud to debut the fourth installment in their continuing series after spending months researching, writing and drawing the 40-page work.
OHC is a series of 10 …

October 2011: Thom May’s Toes Caked in Cake and Blood and Grape

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“Toes Caked in Cake and Blood and Grape” is a zine of words and pictures by Thom May. You can see some more pictures at his website, bridgewindsoup.com, where you can also order his new booklet of the same style and length, called “soup’s on! piping hot!”

September 2011: Michael Andersen’s Portland Afoot

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Portland Afoot is a 10-minute monthly newsmagazine about low-car life in PDX, publishing since June 2010. Their cover stories rank the employers with the best commuting benefits, break down the best places to sit on the MAX and profile couples who met on TriMet. Their website, PortlandAfoot.org, is an editable guide to low-car life; it’s …

August 2011: Nathan Wade Carter’s Please Keep Sharing

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Nathan Wade Carter lives in Portland, Oregon and hails from Missoula, Montana. Carter makes drawings, zines, flip books, buttons, bookmarks, & the occasional pencil bag. He has played music as Purrbot since 2004. The new album, Warm Gold, was release earlier this year. He writes a personal mail zine called “Will You Marry Me _____?”
“Please …