The Tapeworm launches The Bookworm publishing house

Savage Pencil's cover illustration for The Art Of Worms

The Tapeworm cassette label has started a publishing house called The Bookworm. The first release from The Bookworm is The Art Of Worms which documents illustrations used on artwork for the first 25 Tapeworm releases. The illustrations are by artists such as Derek Jarman and Leif Elggren, and the cover illustration is by Wire contributor and cartoonist Savage Pencil aka Edwin Pouncey. The book also includes an essay by Ken Hollings, titled "Parasitic Infestation", and is printed in an edition of 250.

The Tapeworm promises more releases on The Bookworm imprint, including works from writer Leslie Winer and graphic designer Chris Bigg. More info here.

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