The Weird ’80s Magazine For Gourmet Bathers
We’ve always had a soft spot for weird, short-lived magazines. RAW,
by Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly, has always been a favorite, but WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing
might just take the cake. The magazine hasn’t been around since 1981
, but Leonard Koren’s book Making WET
provides both a behind-the-scenes look at an influential
magazine and selections of its best work.
Looking back, RAW
have a lot in common, aside from all-caps three-letter-adjective names. Both had famous underground artist (and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse
designer!) Gary Panter as a frequent contributor, ...