Aliens and paper mural.

Alien Print Shop Mural

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Roswell, New Mexico

The Hall-Poorbaugh Press had been in Roswell for 83 years when its resident artist, Matt Barinholtz, joined forces with a local teacher and some enthusiastic teens to paint an alien-themed mural on the business's north wall.

Titled "Printing Aliens," it shows several apron-clad extraterrestrials, aided by their robot pals, cranking out what appears to be a UFO newsletter. Completed copies tumble into a bin labeled "Our Printing is Out of This World."

The we-didn't-see-that-coming view of technologically advanced aliens distributing information on PAPER perhaps helps to explain why the Hall-Poorbaugh Press went out of business only four years after the mural was completed.

Aliens and paper mural.

Also see: Roswell Alien Attraction Autopsy!

Alien Print Shop Mural

250 N. Richardson Ave., Roswell, NM
Downtown. On the north side of the Copy Rite Building, which is on the west side of Main St. between 2nd and 3rd Sts.
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