While we were going over the imminent death/rasping attempts to breath of the print medium yesterday, a bold new print venture has sailed right past our Doppler radar rig: PItchfork, the opinionated but infuriatingly often correct music website has launched a print magazine, called The Pitchfork Review. Issues will be thick and handsome and quarterly, with profits made through subscrptions (A year is $50) and a corporate sponsorship, Converse in the first issue. And there will be a comics section, and in a tweet today, contributors were unveiled:
— The Pitchfork Review (@thep4kreview) November 26, 2013
(For those not used to handle. Red Ink Radio is Sophie Goldsman.) Hornshemeier, discusses his piece here—it’s about being in bands for 10+ years—and the above art is the first panel.
So a new print magazine that (we assume) pays cartoonists! How retro can you get?