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Between a brief introduction and the end credits, Crap Hound is pure
imagery. Each page is filled with high-contrast art, carefully taken
from vintage catalogs, advertising, obscure books, and found ephemera.
Through sheer volume of artfully arranged iconography, Issue No. 4 visually explores popular meaning, cultural ideals and historic
symbolism of Clowns, Devils and Bait.
Debuting in 1994, Crap
Hound became a favorite of both zine readers and publishers, and has
received enthusiastic reviews from sources including The New York Times
Magazine, RE/Search Books, the American Institute Graphic Arts, and the
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
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