Difference between revisions of "Point of Purchase"

From ZineWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
 
(added category)
 
(3 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
Point of Purchase is a trilogy of mini-comics.
+
[[Image:POPcovers.jpg]]
 +
 
 +
 
 +
'''Point of Purchase''' #1 was the first [[minicomic]] ever assembled by [[zinester]] [[Matt Fagan]] of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.  The "comic pictorial" consists of 24 pages of simple drawings, each showcasing a single product with a single slogan.
 +
 
 +
The project started out as a means of exploring the way meaningless attributions are used to sell products, often without any regard for the products actual qualities.  More importantly, the mini-comic was also a means to exploit this trend for comedy. 
 +
 
 +
''Point of Purchase'' was such fun to make and was so well-received that it has spawned two sequels, utilizing the exact same format in a series of increasingly abstract pictorials.
 +
 
 +
 
 +
[[Image:POP1.jpg]]
 +
 
 +
[[Image:POP2.jpg]]
 +
 
 +
[[Image:POP3.jpg]]
 +
 
 +
[[Category:Zine]][[category:Zines from the U.S.A.]] [[Category:Illinois Zines]] [[Category:Minicomics]]

Latest revision as of 00:33, 4 December 2007

POPcovers.jpg


Point of Purchase #1 was the first minicomic ever assembled by zinester Matt Fagan of Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. The "comic pictorial" consists of 24 pages of simple drawings, each showcasing a single product with a single slogan.

The project started out as a means of exploring the way meaningless attributions are used to sell products, often without any regard for the products actual qualities. More importantly, the mini-comic was also a means to exploit this trend for comedy.

Point of Purchase was such fun to make and was so well-received that it has spawned two sequels, utilizing the exact same format in a series of increasingly abstract pictorials.


POP1.jpg

POP2.jpg

POP3.jpg