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

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 …

January 2011: Alyssa Duhe’s Thrive #4

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Alyssa Duhe is a graphic designing non-stop doodler who believes in the power of a smile. Her passions are art, skateboarding and saving the environment one step at a time. She spends most of her time laughing, climbing trees and making zines and screen printing.

December 2010: Elissa Nelson’s The Hundred Most Influential Writers…

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Elissa Nelson has been making zines since high school, and from 1994-2003 she made a zine called Hope. She has also published fiction and non-fiction in publications including Slate, the Utne Reader, Seventeen, and The Sun. She is currently completing a novel and working on issue number two of The Hundred Most Influential Writers in …

November 2010: Zachary Scott Hamilton’s Hair Land

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“Hair land started out as a series of unsettled, very stifled and unconnected poems, most of which were written inside a house we were squatting near Northeast 32nd street here in Portland near Alberta street. Between that house (which we had built a free wall for grafitti) and the cafe, which one I cannot remember, …

October 2010: Erin Fae’s Imaginary Windows

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“Miss Erin Fae sends letters, makes little books and zines, tangles her yarn, writes secrets, paints, and likes dipping zinc plates in acid. She has a tendency to use her hands. She’s afraid of drawing, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t like trying. The littlest aesthete indulges in water laced with mint ice cubes, tanqueray …