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'''Ben Snakepit''' is a zinester and artist from Austin, Texas, USA.
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'''Ben Snake Pit''' is a zinester and artist from Austin, Texas, USA.
  
Ben is best known as the creator of [[Snakepit]] sine. Snakepit is a [[comic]] zine that features a three panel comic about each day of Ben's life. In interviews Ben has cited ''Jim's Journal''' by Scott Dikkers, a comic that appeared in ''The Onion'', as his inspiration. Some issues of Snakepit have appeared as a [[split zine|split]] with  zines such as [[Clutch]], [[Tight Pants]], [[Amazing Adult fantasy]] and  [[Gullible]]. Contributors to Snakepit have included [[Janelle Hessig]] of [[Tales Of Blarg]]. The zine is published quarterly. As well, Ben has released the zine in one-year anthologies. Snakepit has also been published by Gorky press as a book featuring three years of Ben Snakepit's comic life, with a forword by [[Aaron Cometbus]].
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Ben is best known as the creator of [[Snakepit]] sine. Snakepit is a [[comic]] zine that features a three panel comic about each day of Ben's life. In interviews Ben has cited ''Jim's Journal''' by Scott Dikkers, a comic that appeared in ''The Onion'', as his inspiration. Some issues of Snakepit have appeared as a [[split zine|split]] with  zines such as [[Clutch]], [[Tight Pants]], [[Amazing Adult fantasy]] and  [[Gullible]]. Contributors to Snakepit have included [[Janelle Hessig]] of [[Tales Of Blarg]]. The zine is published quarterly. As well, Ben has released the zine in one-year anthologies. Snakepit was first published in book form by Gorky press in 2004, featuring three years of Ben Snakepit's comic life, with a forword by [[Aaron Cometbus]]. A second book, ''My Life In A Jugular Vein'', published by Young American Comics, appeared in 2007.
  
 
Ben has released two [[One-shot|one shot]] zines, [[Pills]] and [[Going To California]].
 
Ben has released two [[One-shot|one shot]] zines, [[Pills]] and [[Going To California]].
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Ben's work has also appeared in zines such as [[Capitol City 'Zine Compilation]] and [[Twenty-four hours]].
 
Ben's work has also appeared in zines such as [[Capitol City 'Zine Compilation]] and [[Twenty-four hours]].
  
Ben Snakeput is also a musician and has played with a number of bands.
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Ben Snake Pit is also a musician and has played with a number of bands including J Church.
 
==Zines==
 
==Zines==
 
*[[Going To California]]
 
*[[Going To California]]
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==Books==
 
==Books==
''Snakepit'', published by Gorky Press
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*''Snakepit'', published by Gorky Press, 2004
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*''My Life In A Jugular Vein: The Second Snakepit Book'', 2007
  
 
==Contributions==
 
==Contributions==
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==External Link==
 
==External Link==
*[http://www.thoughtworm.com/ben_snakepit_interview.htm Interview with Ben Snakepit]
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*[http://www.thoughtworm.com/ben_snakepit_interview.htm Interview with Ben Snake Pit]
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*[http://www.askewreviews.com/columns/snake_pit_book.html Review of ''Snakepit'']
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*[http:.//www. youngamericanscomics.comnew_store/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11 ''My Life In A Jugular Vein'']
  
 
[[Category:Zinester|Snakepit]] [[Category:Artist|Snakepit]]
 
[[Category:Zinester|Snakepit]] [[Category:Artist|Snakepit]]

Revision as of 01:16, 9 September 2007

Ben Snake Pit is a zinester and artist from Austin, Texas, USA.

Ben is best known as the creator of Snakepit sine. Snakepit is a comic zine that features a three panel comic about each day of Ben's life. In interviews Ben has cited Jim's Journal' by Scott Dikkers, a comic that appeared in The Onion, as his inspiration. Some issues of Snakepit have appeared as a split with zines such as Clutch, Tight Pants, Amazing Adult fantasy and Gullible. Contributors to Snakepit have included Janelle Hessig of Tales Of Blarg. The zine is published quarterly. As well, Ben has released the zine in one-year anthologies. Snakepit was first published in book form by Gorky press in 2004, featuring three years of Ben Snakepit's comic life, with a forword by Aaron Cometbus. A second book, My Life In A Jugular Vein, published by Young American Comics, appeared in 2007.

Ben has released two one shot zines, Pills and Going To California.

Ben's work has also appeared in zines such as Capitol City 'Zine Compilation and Twenty-four hours.

Ben Snake Pit is also a musician and has played with a number of bands including J Church.

Zines

Books

  • Snakepit, published by Gorky Press, 2004
  • My Life In A Jugular Vein: The Second Snakepit Book, 2007

Contributions

External Link