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?
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.