The Staplegator, known in the Southwest as caimán de grapa, is an elusive and mysterious creature. He emerges each March to feed on comics, custom buttons, zines, and more in the vicinity of Austin, TX.

You can find the Staplegator March 5-6 at STAPLE! The Independent Media Expo in Austin, Texas. For more info go to

And for your own monster themed buttons, order now at