The Torchsongs & Fire Hoses IssueArt directed by Jason Atomic & Honey Manko the new issue of THE ILLUSTRATED APE is currently in production. THE ILLUSTRATED APE returns this year as a limited edition of 200 and will launch in the first week of Dec 2012. The magazine will come in a printed TAKEAWAY GALLERY bag and will be accompanied by a 24 track CD "Torchsongs & Fire Hoses" written and performed by Christian David with music composed by Noko (of Apollo 440, Luxuria and Magazine fame). Ape will be printed with old-fashioned stencil duplicator technology in black and red on white, at Hurst Street Studios (which print Radiohead's limited edition record sleeves). Featuring an astonishing array of talent including Akiko Miura, Alice Dyba, Anthony Ausgang, Beatrice Schleyer, Beibei Nie, Bern Campbell, Billy Chainsaw, Carl Stimpson, Charles Cutting, Christian David, Dame Darcy, Debbie Griffin, Dennis Franklin, Dina Begum, Dwam Ipomee, Haruko Haga, Henry Hate, Ian Armer, Jack Mclean, Jacob Stead, Jason Atomic, Jessica Kemp, John Cooper Charles, Karina Akopyan, Kirsty Allison, Madoka Nagata, Marko Matysik, Mina Milk, Matt Valentine, Molly Crabapple, Nigel Burch, Paddy Summerfield, Paul Ashley Brown, Paul Davis, RiotQueer, Satanic Mojo, Scott Jason Smith, Shaky Kane, Sina Sparrow, Trina Dalziel, Will Burns, Will Marshall, Zak Smith!