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Roller Derby Art: Women, Wheels, and Wicked Fun
Todays roller derby is a wildly popular woman's contact sport, international in scope. This grass roots sport is built on fun, for the spirited rollerskaters and the fans alike. From Reno to Toronto, roller derby is everywhere. See 250 color images of promotional materials that spread derby's good name. Fliers, handbills, logos, and posters promoting bouts that for more th ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 12th 2008 by Schiffer Publishing
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Overall there is much here to recommend this book that is largely—but not entirely—a collection of modern roller derby poster art. Derby fans, and poster art fans—underground or otherwise—would do well to check this out. That bein said, this is a book with a great number of flaws, largely design flaws. It suffers from a mild form of schizophrenia, as do the few other roller derby books from the mid-aughts, in that while it’s largely about roller derby art, it sometimes loses focus on what it wan ...more
Sherri Cullison Pfouts lives and works with her husband and cats in the American Midwest. Voted Best Blockers by her teammates for the Naptown Roller Girls' first season in 2007, Pfouts skates under the name "Touretta Lynn," which both celebrates her love of classic country music and her deft ability to shit-talk other girls on the track. Outside of roller derby, Pfouts rides with the Knife's Edge ...more
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