Print Mafia "doodled triptychs"

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stsmytherie
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Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:59 pm

A year or so ago I came across Print Mafia's 2004 Melvins poster featuring the heavily doodled Dorothy image from "The Wizard of Oz." I loved it instantly and eventually acquired one. It's a simple two-color print. The doodling is rough, suggesting satanic themes, and subverts a classic film icon in a manner that's both arresting and humorous at the same time. A classic.

But, it's also rather unique in style compared to the rest of the huge PM catalog. And this thought set me looking for other examples like it.

I found a handful of similar PM prints and decided to catalog them here for your interest and, perhaps, reference. I call them "doodled triptychs" for pretty obvious reasons. First, the images are frequently (though not always) composed in triptych form, recalling religious icons. Second, unlike many PM images, these prominently feature heavy hand-drawn manipulation of the familiar Xerox'd images often seen in PM designs.

You can call them whatever you want. Enjoy.

Melvins
Trevor Dunn's Trio Convulsant
Exit/In - Nashville, TN
9/30/2004
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Ministry
My Life With Thrill Kill Kult
Hanzel and Gretyl
Municipal Auditorium - Nashville, TN
11/2/2004
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Danzig
Kataklysm
Eyes of Fire
Trivium
Madison Theater - Covington, KY
2/26/2005
Image

Turbonegro
Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA
10/10/2005
Image

Fuse TV (art print for charity auction)
2005
Image

High on Fire
Exit/In - Nashville, TN
1/27/2006
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Electric Frankenstein
The End - Nashville, TN
9/15/2006
Image

Melvins
Big Business
A Purge of Dissidents
Exit/In - Nashville, TN
10/13/2007
Image

Marilyn Manson
Verizon Wireless Theatre - Houston, TX
3/2/2008
Image

Mountain Mama (one-off art print)
2008
Image

Williams, Hank III
Assjack
Those Poor Bastards
Mercy Lounge - Nashville, TN
11/23/2009
Image

And added thanks to info from mkuborn, which prompted me to do a new round of searching:

Courage (art print)
11/19/2009
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Anne Marie Queen of Heaven & All Who Protect Her (art print)
2009
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mkuborn
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Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:05 am

Huh. Awesome.
Add this bad boy i picked up from them recently...
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stsmytherie
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Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:13 am

Hey mkuborn! I just saw your post in the "What is your latest proud print acquisition?" thread: http://forum.expressobeans.com/viewtopi ... 48#p917148

Super cool! Thanks for sharing this. I want one.
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Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:20 am

I ended up getting a Courage heavily doodled also.
Honestly.....I think yours looks 10x better. Mine just looks kind of.......
I dont mean to sound ungrateful, Im just not super thrilled about it.
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Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:43 am

I think that is drymounting rad! Love the skulls, i will buy it from you if you dont want it. haha
sixstringer wrote: prints on da ground...prints on da ground...acting like a fool with your prints on da ground!

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Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:16 am

mountain moma is one of my prized pieces. pm rules. :notworthy:
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Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:27 pm

i think it's a rad doodled print.
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Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:14 am

And another....
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