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The Kobold: Joel Tagert

THE KOBOLD By Joel Tagert Art by Jonny DeStefano Published Issue 082, October 2020 “Why did you bring her?” Collin asked as they got out of their vehicles beside the barn, frowning at the six-year-old girl hiding behind Alicia’s purple-velvet cloak.  “Don’t be a dick,” Alicia said. “She’s my cousin and no one else could …

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Queen of Limbz by Brian Serway

Queen of Limbz: Brian Serway

QUEEN OF LIMBZ By Brian Serway Published Issue 082, October 2020 Brian Serway was born in southwest Virginia, grew up there and in southern Florida, and currently lives in Johnson City, Tennessee. He was raised by his mother who was an impressionistic oil painter, and encouraged him to create from a very young age Growing …

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Scarecrows: Joshua Viola

SCARECROWS By Joshua Viola Art by Aaron Lovett Published Issue 082, October 2020 Scarecrows was previously published in Nightmares Unhinged: Twenty Tales of Terror (2015, Hex Publishers). ‡ “That’s mine,” Cody said, hoping he sounded tough — if he did, maybe he wouldn’t have to fight them. “Give it back.” “Newbie wants his little cap back,” Rich, …

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MAKING IT THROUGH: Quinn In Quarantimes Interview by Carsen Greene

MAKING IT THROUGH: QUINN IN QUARANTIMES Interview By Carsen Greene Photos courtesy of Quinn Tincher Published Issue 081, September 2020 The Meow Wolf artist talks miniatures, mountains and making art through COVID-19 Quinn Tincher, founding member and Senior Artist at Meow Wolf, is still making and creating from his home. He’s been in quarantine, along …

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MANY NOBLE NAMES: Jason Heller

MANY NOBLE NAMESBy Jason HellerArt by Luke StackpooleBest of Birdy: Story Originally Published Issue 009, August 2014 Blood was nothing new on that boulevard. Trails of it appeared on the sidewalks about once a month, shed we assumed by someone beaten or stabbed during the night. Sometimes the blood looked like rust. Other times it …

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Paolo Puck: Exploring the Heady Spaces Between Sweet Dreams and the Stuff of Nightmares by Carsen Greene

PAOLO PUCK : Exploring the Heady Spaces Between Sweet Dreams and the Stuff of Nightmares Written By Carsen Greene Photos courtesy of Paolo Puck Published Issue 080, August 2020 Sculpture artist Paolo Puck talks inspiration, scope of work, and frames of reference for his upcoming Meow Wolf installation.  Pennsylvania-based artist formerly known as Paolo Del Toro, …

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black and white butterfly by mallory hart

BLACK AND WHITE BUTTERFLY: MALLORY HART

BLACK AND WHITE BUTTERFLYBy Mallory HartPublished Issue 078, June 2020 Mallory is an independent artist located in Denver, Colorado. She creates and sells prints of work, original paintings, and handmade jewelry, specializing in cats, skulls, pet portraits and other dark things.