The Whipsaw: The Official Fanzine of the Timbers Army and 107 Independent Supporters Trust
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The Whipsaw carries on a long tradition of Timbers supporters fanzines which began in the late 1970’s with the Timber Topics published by the Timberrrs Booster Club, carried into the USL era by the immortal Axe to the Head. The first issue of the Whipsaw rolled off the presses before the start of the Timbers 2010 season, and continues to be published on a loosely quarterly schedule. Circulation currently hovers at around 2000.
The is a traditional fanzine featuring everything from Timbers player interviews, to road trip stories, tifo, fan poetry, antifacist news, and highlights on supporter culture, and Timbers Army events. The Whipsaw is always interested in contributors. Email stories, art, story ideas etc to whipsaw(AT)timbersarmy(DOT)org for consideration for future issues.
CURRENT ISSUE: Volume 2 Issue 3 Out August 20 Vancouver At Home
The Whipsaw is available for $2 from the No Pity Merch Van at all home Timbers Games or from editor Abram Goldman-Armstrong (aka shedbhoy) or $3 online from our Timbers Army store. Complimentary copies of the Whipsaw are provided to 107ist partners, with more provided to advertisers.
Special Ad rates for 107ist partners are as follows:
Rates: Full Page: 8¼” x 5¼” – $200
Half Page Ad: 8¼” x 2½” or 4¼” x 5¼” – $75
Business Card size: one issue free, recurring – $25
To advertise contact; Matt Talley mjtalley(AT)gmail(DOT)com
Make checks payable to 107 Independent Supporters Trust, with “Whipsaw” in the Memo.
PO Box 28170
Portland, Oregon 97228
The Whipsaw is also happy to trade with other football related fanzines the world over, and would be glad to review any fanzines received. To trade mail your zine to:
25 NE 60th Ave
Portland, Oregon, 97213
Cascadia, North America
Back Issues: If you missed out on an issue of the Whipsaw in the past and it is no longer available from the Timbers Army Store, email whipsaw(AT)timbersarmy(DOT)org to request a pdf.
Sample content – All content copyright The Whipsaw.
Interview with Ian Joy- Whipsaw Editor Abram Goldman-Armstrong interviewed 2010 Timbers Captain Ian Joy for the Whipsaw April 28th, 2010, and the interview has since been translated into German and published in In the Streets of Hamburg a St. Pauli supporters’ fanzine.