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Capitalism

Capitalism

Pinned by Safety illustration
By Law Alsobrook

Clipped wings, bound to a wire, skirting a line, the fastened dangle.

Suck It Up illustration
By Law Alsobrook

We’re all at the mercurial mercies of the vacuum. Even as the Vacuum knows no mercy.

Dryer, Cleaner, More Myself. illustration
By Law Alsobrook

February's Cover. Hysterically clean and radiantly antiseptic.
 

Zer0: Emancipation, Original story art by Jessica Deaver detail
By Jessica Deaver

Deceptively spare expression reveals a darkly poetic heart in this unexpected turn of events from Jessica Deaver’s ongoing saga.

Zer0: Emancipation, Original story art by Jessica Deaver
By Jessica Deaver

The story continues into unexpected, internal realms.

Take the A Train story art
By Jonathan Marcantoni Rosa

Roaming, episodic, and with epic encounters, a lesson-fueled journey—in miniature—unfolds.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

Jessica Deaver’s speculative epic delves into a sinking land.

Don't Sleep by Nelson Santiago
By Nelson Host Santiago

In a hellish carnival of social media platforms, virtual personas achieve godlike damnation. 

Ship Channel
By Jessica Deaver

Unexpected beauty in the arms of harmful industry.

By LeRoy Kangalee

Sound the dirge. A lament for our age.

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