alibi online
Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals
 

logo


V.20 No.13 |
The latest logo design
Juan Maloso
The latest logo design

News

Paper gets new logo

100 ordered and on way

The Weekly Alibi has had several logo designs over the years. The weekly alternative paper started off as NuCity before becoming Alibi, which has gone through at least two logo changes.

Circulation Manager Geoff Plant thought it was time for a new one. A rabid music fan, Plant wanted to pay tribute to his all time favorite band: W.A.S.P.

"I just thought, you know, these guys have been a real important part of my life, and I wanted to pay homage to them, especially Blackie Lawless."

Lawless is, of course, the front man for the notoriously offensive W.A.S.P. He could not be reached for comment.

Plant approached Heiko Vick at Bright Ideas, a graphic design firm, and the new logo came to life. A test newspaper box now sits in front of the Alibi offices (413 Central NW). Plant and Art Editor John Bear spent the better part of Thursday imparting the box with its signature John Deere yellow stripes and lightening bolt logo.

"It's metal," Bear said. When asked if he liked W.A.S.P., Bear said "Who?"

Plant said there are plans to make more of the boxes. 100 have been ordered from Newspaper Box Corp. and should be hitting the streets within a few weeks.

"We're excited about this," Plant said. "People should also look out for Stryper boxes, which will also be coming to a street corner soon."

V.16 No.1 | 1/4/2007
No more Whoppers for Junior.

The Year in Food

The Year’s Top 10 Food Stories

Digestible nuggets of 2006’s most nutritious info

Kids On Their Way to Outweighing Parents

[ more >> ] [ permalink ]

Today's Events

Miniatures & More 2014 Grand Opening & Sale at Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

Featuring works by Timur Akhriev, Charles Aldrich, Stephen Datz and more, as well as a host bar and hors d'oeuvres.

“We Can Duet” Country Live Music at Vick’s Vittles

The Dance of Intuition: A Third Eye Chakra Journey at Maple Street Dance Studio (Alley Entrance)

More Recommented Events ››
Join our mailing list for exclusive info, the week's events and free stuff!
 

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • alibi.com
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Rocksquawk Discussions
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Latest User Posts
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Del.icio.us Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.
    YOU / ABANDONED MANSIONS
    YOU / ABANDONED MANSIONS10.31.2014