slapstik skateboards mission statement

Slapstik Skateboards arose from a series of drawings called 101 Alternate Uses for the Human Body. Slapstik's graphics were originally composed of violent acts centered on floating pastel backgrounds. As time went on, short stories and ramblings related to the drawings began to fill the backgrounds leading to more words than pictures, ultimately ending the 30 deck run. The success of Slapstik suspended the company's scheduled end in 2006, and resulted in Slapstik of the Living Dead. SSLD's concept was to recreate the original Slapstik series with a George Romero living dead twist, which ran from 2006 to 2009. The Living Dead series was soon followed by the fairy tales and fables of Mother Goose and the Brothers Grimm which illustrated classic fables and tales in a modern setting. In 2010, Slapstik returned to the pastel back drops and absurd visuals started in 2001, with animals engaging in foolish human acts in a series simply called Animals. The mission of Slapstik Skateboards is very simple. We will make fun of you.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

I didn't know these things were collectable!

For anyone interested, older slapstik graphics from the first series and the living dead run are available for very limited production. I recently got an email from my supplier informing me that these heat transfers left over from years ago can be printed on any shape. If you missed out in 2002, now is your chance to make up for f*#king up before. Excuse my *#. Quantities are listed with the images, so contact me to let me know what you want, if you even want it. Enjoy them while they're back.

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