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

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 …

May 2011: Patrick Devine’s Calico Jack

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Patrick Devine is an alleged cartoonist who lives in the Pacific Northwest. He maintains the blog spacepiratejack.blogspot.com and thinks that octopuses are awesome.

March 2011: Virginia Paine’s Milkyboots #11

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Virginia Paine has been making comics for about three years and zines for a little bit longer than that. She lives in Portland with her partner and their two cats, who are named after characters from the “His Dark Materials” trilogy.

February 2011: Jason File’s No More Bummers #5

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No More Bummers is a five part compendium documenting the embellished wanderings of a young person across three continents, various metropolises, and many public transportation systems; all accomplished while traversing the peaks and valleys of your basic emotional spectrum.  Full of half-truths, mild epiphanies, and sincere curiosity, with an emphasis placed on conveying the …