To represent the risk involved in comedy I chose to illustrate a diver with a shark and two empty chairs.

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Out of Bounds is an annual comedy festival held in Austin, TX that boasts stand-up comedy, improvised comedy, and sketch from national and international performance groups.

They describe their publication: “Out of Print is the Out of Bounds Festival’s literary magazine consisting of the humorous literary stylings of Out of Bounds performers, staff, and other citizens of Outofboundsistan.”

It was an honor to be asked to design the cover of the 2012 edition.