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Old Billy Roadrage - Leon Ryan
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“Old Billy Roadrage” by our pal Leon Ryan. This two color is really kickass with its vivid inks and margin busting action.

- Print size 6” X 8”
- 2 color letterpress
- art by Leon Ryan
- limited numbered edition of 100
Old Billy Roadrage: Print
$12.00
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Captain Ecto’s Phantom Funship - Mitch Ansara
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Mitch offers up a deathly overdose of nostalgic cute. Enjoy this print with a sugary cereal and your favorite spoon.

- Print size 6” X 8”
- 4 color letterpress
- art by Mitch Ansara aka Spacesick
- limited numbered edition of 100
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged


Captain Ecto’s Phantom Funship : Print
$12.00

Captain Ecto’s Phantom Funship : Card
$7.00
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Well, Shit… - Mitch Ansara
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Life is full of tough choices, choose wisely.

- Print size 6” X 8”
- 3 color letterpress
- art by Mitch Ansara aka Spacesick
- limited numbered edition of 100
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged



Well, Shit.. : Print
$12.00

Well, Shit… : Card
$7.00
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Blind Faith - John Tibbott
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John TIbbott’s work looks so great in letterpress. This little print has on paper color mixing and lovely deep embossing. It’ll look great in your parlour.

- Print size 6” X 6”
- 4 color letterpress
- art by John Tibbott
- limited numbered edition of 100
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged


Blind Faith : Print
$12.00

Blind Faith : Card
$7.00
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Isolation - John Tibbott
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One color print with a nice deep velvety black and strong impression. Enjoy your “me” time practicing your didgeridoo solo while gazing at this guy.

- Print size 6” X 6”
- 1 color letterpress
- art by John Tibbott
- limited numbered edition of 100
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged


Isolation : Print
$12.00

Isolation : Card
$7.00
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Such Sweet Sorrow- John Tibbott
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Love is great, its also mostly a knife to the neck. This print has really successful on paper color mixing which is so damn satisfying, from a printers perspective.

- Print size 6” X 6”
- 3 color letterpress
- art by John Tibbott
- limited numbered edition of 100
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged


Such Sweet Sorrow : Print
$12.00

Such Sweet Sorrow : Card
$7.00
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So much to do, Such little time - John Tibbott
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Even monoliths from the Old Kingdom need a break.
- Print size 6” X 6”
- 3 color letterpress
- art by John Tibbott
- limited numbered edition of 100
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged


So much to do, Such little time : Print
$12.00

So much to do, Such little time : Card
$7.00
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November 2016 - Dinosaur Batmans Anniversary Release!

Dinosaur Batman - R2
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Dinosaur Batman.

- Print size 8” X 8”
- 3 color letterpress
- art by joe carr
- signed and numbered
- limited edition of 100
- Second release

The original Dinosaur Batman Trilogy sold out in a matter of weeks. And since then we get regular requests for a reprint.
Now on the one year anniversary of the original Dinosaur Batman Series, we are proud to reveal these bigger (8X8) and brighter (true neon oil inks) Dinosaur Batmans! Woop Woop.
Dinosaur Batman R2 : Print
$20.00
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Dinosaur Batman Returns - R2
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Dinosaur Batman Returns

- Print size 8” X 8”
- 3 color letterpress
- art by joe carr
- signed and numbered
- limited edition of 100

The original Dinosaur Batman Trilogy sold out in a matter of weeks. And since then we get regular requests for a reprint.
Now on the one year anniversary of the original Dinosaur Batman Series, we are proud to reveal these bigger (8X8) and brighter (true neon oil inks) Dinosaur Batmans! Woop Woop.
Dinosaur Batman Returns R2 : Print
$20.00
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Dinosaur Batman Forever - R2
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Dinosaur Batman Forever

- Print size 8” X 8”
- 3 color letterpress
- art by joe carr
- signed and numbered
- limited edition of 100

The original Dinosaur Batman Trilogy sold out in a matter of weeks. And since then we get regular requests for a reprint.
Now on the one year anniversary of the original Dinosaur Batman Series, we are proud to reveal these bigger (8X8) and brighter (true neon oil inks) Dinosaur Batmans! Woop Woop.
Dinosaur Batman Forever R2 : Print
$20.00
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Dinosaur Batman Trilogy - R2 - Print Set
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Get all three dinosaur batmans and save some bucks. These sets are matching edition numbers and way rad.
Dinosaur Batman Trilogy -R2 : Print Set
$50.00
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Size comparison of the new release and the original

October 2016 Release

Tragic Trilogy - Card Set
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Oh man, we completed the Tragic Trilogy card set!! You can get the set of three or individually. These are letterpress multicolored cards with blank interiors. And custom envelopes. Super rad and perfect for that special fuck up in your life (or if you’re a fuck up). Also intensely framable.
- 4.5” X 6.25” Cards with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustrations by Joe Carr
Tragic Trilogy Card Set
$18.00

Individual Cards: Fail Boat, Dumpster Fire and Train Wreck
$7.00
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Space Salacious - Craig Updegrove
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Wonderful 1 color letterpress print by the Infamous Craig Updegrove.
In space, no one can hear you make smoochie smooch
- Print limited to 100
- 1 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Craig Updegrove

Space Salacious : Print
$12.00
Space Salacious : Card
$7.00
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Hi-Fi
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Old school stylin’ Nothing sounds better than vintage audio.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Hi-Fi : Print
$12.00
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Saw Boss Pizza
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After his success in the 80’s, Saw Boss had accumulated a nice nest egg. Enough to make his dream come true. six locations between Oakland and the Sand Bernardino Valley. Hand spun, free delivery.
- Print limited to 100
- 2 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Saw Boss Pizza: Print
$12.00
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Pizza Drivah
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It takes True Grit to be a drivah.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Pizza Drivah
$12.00
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May 2016 Release

Hooked on a Feelin’
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If you’ve run a treadle powered C&P then you are familiar with the groovy chug chug these adorable boat anchors create. Absolutely endearing.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Hooked on A Feelin’ : Print
$12.00

Hooked on a Feelin’ : Card
$7.00
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Herr Heidelberg
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The legend… the beast, THE ORIGINAL.

- Print limited to 100
- 5 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Herr Heidelberg : Print
$12.00

Herr Heidelberg : Card
$7.00
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C&P - Heidelberg Set:
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Just get em both.. save some bucks.
Hooked on a Feelin and Herr Heidelberg Print Set
$20.00

Hooked on a Feelin and Herr Heidelberg card set
$12.00


Bro’s Don’t Gouge
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First rule of Print Studio…Don’t Gouge Bro.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Bro’s DOn’t Gouge : Print
$12.00

Bro’s Don’t Gouge: Card
$7.00
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Breyer Humor
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Brayers are great, except their jokes.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 6” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 4.5” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Brayer Humor : Print
$12.00

Brayer Humor : Card
$7.00
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Print Tools Set:
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Just get em both.. save some bucks.
Don’t Gouge me Bro and Brayer Humor Print Set
$20.00

Don’t Gouge me Bro and Brayer Humor card set
$12.00

March 2016 Release

WTF by John Tibbott
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WTF is right, this awesome print by John Tibbott comes at you with 8 colors… mostly neons and fluorescents. It’s the kinda print you can bring home to meet your parents. This print will always treat you with the gentle hands
- Print limited to 100
- 8 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by John Tibbott
- numbered edition
WTF : Print
$12.00

WTF : Card
$7.00
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Hair-Man By John Tibbott
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Hair-Man needs very little explanation. His hair speaks for itself. Second in the John TIbbott collaborations with Melancholy.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by John Tibbott
- Numbered edition
Hair-Man : Print
$12.00

Hair-Man : Card
$7.00
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WTF and Hair-Man John Tibbott Set
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Just get em both.. save some bucks.
2016 February Release Print Set
$20.00

John Tibbott Card Set
$12.00

Rocket Lass by Joe Carr
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Rocket Lass, the vivid fluorescent colors really pop on this retro sci-fi print.
- Print limited to 100
- 3 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- signed and numbered edition
Rocket Lass : Print
$12.00

Rocket Lass : Card
$7.00
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Harder they Fall - Joe Carr
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Bigger they are, harder they fall.
Another print that is just fucking fun. We like those around these parts.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- Signed and numbered edition
Harder they Fall : Print
$12.00

Harder they Fall : Card
$7.00
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Rocket Lass and Harder they Fall Set
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Just get em both.. save some bucks.
Harder They Fall and Rocket Lass Print Set
$20.00

Harder and Rocket card set
$12.00

February 2016 Release

Ode to Joy
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I think when imagining the ideal way to pass this mortal coil, it involves crashing spaceships, tentacled murderous beasts and a particular soundtrack.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- Signed and numbered
Ode to Joy : Print
$12.00

Ode to Joy : Card
$7.00
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Full Throttle
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There is no way to give enough credit to the King, Jack Kirby, for the immense magic he gifted the world. Full throttle is a little high five to Jack.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
- Signed and numbered
Full Throttle : Print
$12.00

Full Throttle : Card
$7.00
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Ode and Full Throttle Sets
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Just get em both.. save some bucks.
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2016 February Release Print Set
$20.00

2016 February Release Card Set
$12.00


January 2016 Release

Mehssimist by Mitch Ansara
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Half full? Half Empty? Who knows, who cares really. One thing I can say is this print will not pass any kind of judgement on you. on your stuff.. on your friends.. fuck it. The Mehssimist movement is all about pure white hot indifference.
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Mitch Ansara - all rights reserved and credit due for being pretty neat and handsome as fuck.
check out more totally rad Mitch (Spacesick) Ansara’s work at spacesick.com
Mehssimist: Print
$12.00

Mehssimist: Card
$7.00
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Battlesnake by Leon Ryan
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This illustration hearkens back to an era where substance and content was far more badass. This print celebrates a pair of knuckledusters lovingly wrapped in a viper. Does it get better than that? nope..
- Print limited to 100
- 6 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Leon Ryan - all rights reserved and credit due for making such a brilliant badass drawin.
See more of Leon’s amazing work LeonRyan.com

Battlesnake: Print
$12.00

Battlesnake : Card
$7.00
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Queen Of Spades by Leon Ryan
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This most excellent illustration is by the legendary Leon Ryan. King of saucy ladies . This print might burst into flames because it’s just THAT HOT.
- Print limited to 100
- Super custom tea staining makes every one even more unique.
- 6 color letterpress (3 in the nipples alone.. )
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Leon Ryan - all rights reserved and damn.. thanks for making such a lovely drawin Leon.
See more of Leon’s amazing work LeonRyan.com
Queen of Spades: Print
$12.00

Queen of Spades : Card
$7.00
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Robot on a Motorcycle
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There are a lot of reasons you need this print… But right now we can’t think of them. But seriously… who doesn’t need more robots on motorcycles in their life?
- Print limited to 100
- 4 color letterpress
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Robot on a Motorcycle: Print
$12.00

Robot on a Motorcycle : Card
$7.00
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2016 series 1 complete set: prints and cards
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Hot Damn what a deal!!
you get all FOUR of this series prints
- Queen of Spades
- Battlesnake
- Mehssimist
- Robot on a Motorcyle
(or cards) and oh what a savings… this is the type of purchase you can totally rationalize… Promise.
Each print comes with custom chipboard backer and polybagged.
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2016 S1 Print Set
$40.00

2016 series 1 Card Set
$24.00

Dinosaur Batman Trilogy Set: Prints and Cards
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Forever Print
Get the whole set - hell yeah
- Print: 6” square on lettra cover, signed and polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.75” square with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Dinosaur Batman Trilogy Print Set
SOLD OUT
$30.00

Dinosaur Batman Trilogy Card Set
$16.00
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Trilogy Cards set
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Dinosaur Batman: Print and Card
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Print
- Print: 6” square on lettra cover, signed and polybagged with a custom chipboard backer limited to 100
- Card is 4.75” square with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Parody is best when it is really fun, this card is part of the dinosaur batman trilogy and it is just really about putting two wonderful adolescent joys together..
Dinosaur Batman Print
SOLD OUT
$12.00

Dinosaur Batman Card
$6.00
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Dinosaur Batman Returns: Print and Card
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Returns Print
- Print: 6” square on lettra cover, signed and polybagged with a custom chipboard backer limited to 100
- Card is 4.75” square with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Second in the dinosaur batman series.
Dinosaur Batman Returns Print
SOLD OUT
$12.00

Dinosaur Batman Returns Card
$6.00
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Returns

Dinosaur Batman Forever: Print and Card
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Forever Print
- Print: 6” square on lettra cover, signed and polybagged with a custom chipboard backer limited to 100
- Card is 4.75” square with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Third in the series
Dinosaur Batman Forever Print
SOLD OUT
$12.00

Dinosaur Batman Forever Card
$6.00
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Forever
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Detail of Dinosaur Batman Forever Card

Mermaid Pocket Book
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Mermaids are Awesome, Mini Books are Awesome. Perfect back pocket sketch book
- 3.5” X 4.5” mini book
- 20 blank pages
- Precision rounded corners
- Chipboard cover
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Mermaid Pocket book
Sold Out

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Who Runs Bartertown: prints and cards
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Embargo Lifted!
- Print: 6” X 8” on lettra cover, signed and polybagged with a custom chipboard backer
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Who Runs Bartertown : Print
$12.00

Who Runs Bartertown : Card
$6.00
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Detail of Who Runs Bartertown Print
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Detail of Who Runs Bartertown Card
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Detail of Who Runs Bartertown Card

Dumpster Fire : Card
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Detail of Dumpster Fire Card
Sometimes you just got to call it as you see it, and they'll respect you for it I'm sure.
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Dumpster Fire Card
$6.00
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Detail of Dumpster Fire Card
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Detail of Dumpster Fire Card

Train Wreck: Card
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Train Wreck Card
Sometimes you just got to call it as you see it, and they'll respect you for it I'm sure.
- Card is 4.5” X 6.25” with a matching envelope both on lettra cover and polybagged
- Illustration by Joe Carr
Train Wreck Card
$6.00
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Detail of Train Wreck Card

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