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Generic illo — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

Generic illo — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

As I’ve said before, Ian Gunn drew illos (illustrations) for fanzines. Fanzines were newsletter-style paper versions of websites before the internet was invented. Some clubs still celebrate their fandom with fanzines today. Ian, however, has a particular sense of humor. […]

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9 Indicators of a professional organization

9 Indicators of a professional organization

It takes more than a claim, no matter how often repeated, to actually become a professional organization. This includes writers’ groups. Some of the indicators of a professional organization are listed below. A professional organization should have a legal framework […]

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Generic illo — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

Generic illo — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

As I’ve said before, Ian Gunn drew illos (illustrations) for fanzines. Fanzines were newsletter-style paper versions of websites before the internet was invented. Some clubs still celebrate their fandom with fanzines today. Ian, however, has a particular sense of humor. […]

Life among the ancient geeks

Life among the ancient geeks — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

In Ian’s version of Ancient Greece, round-shouldered bespectacled geeks wander around inventing Pythagoras’ theorem and the like. Ian Gunn, creator of these silly illos (illustrations), was a beloved award-winning artist based in Melbourne. Cancer took him from us too soon. Ian left […]

Frog King — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

Frog King — a silly illo by Ian Gunn

You’ve heard of the Frog Prince, right? Well, here’s the Frog King. He looks a bit like Kermit in armor and a crown dumped into Neil Gaiman’s Sleeper and the Spindle. Ian Gunn, creator of these silly illos (illustrations), was […]

Month in review

items received for May

2015-05: May in review

This post lists Dark Matter Zine‘s May posts: items received, news, interviews, guest blogs, reviews… categories of posts are grouped together with individual links to help you find all the things. Items received Items received during the month of May (mostly the […]

Items received for April in review

2015-04: April in review

This post lists Dark Matter Zine‘s April posts: items received, news, interviews, guest blogs, reviews… categories of posts are grouped together with individual links to help you find all the things. It’s late because I’ve had the fortnight from hell with […]

items received

2015-03: March in review

This post is Dark Matter Zine‘s March in review: items received, news, interviews, guest blogs, reviews… categories of posts are grouped together with individual links to help you find all the things. Cheers. Items received In the interests of disclosure, here’s […]