What's the difference between and Gold and Black Illustrated? is a premium website that serves as your real-time, up-to-the-minute source on Purdue sports and recruiting. Gold and Black Illustrated is a print magazine that covers Purdue sports by publishing 36 times per year. The print/digital format provides subscribers with 30 digital issues of Gold and Black Express delivered Thursday during football season and Monday during basketball season. Your subscription also includes six glossy bi-monthly magazines mailed to you in late Aug., Oct., Dec., Feb., April and June. If you need a more detailed explanation, contact publisher Alan Karpick at 765-237-5078 or e-mail: e-mail Alan. is proud to be a part of the network. With, you get the inside scoop on the Boilermaker football and basketball teams and recruiting. It's all the information you need on your Boilermakers waiting at your keyboard or mobile device.
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Gold and Black Illustrated subscription information
Gold and Black Illustrated is a publication of Boilers, Inc. Our magazine is published 36 times annually, primarily during football and basketball season and in April and May.
For subscription, advertising-related questions or to inquire about purchasing photos, please e-mail Gold and Black Illustrated or call publisher Alan Karpick on his direct line at (765) 237-5078.
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Local Advertising
If you are interested in local advertising contact publisher Alan Karpick at 765-237-5078 for a rate kit.
Mailing/E-MAIL Addresses

Our mailing address is:
Gold and Black Illustrated/
2605 Yeager Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
To contact specific staff members, use the following links:
Alan Karpick
Brian Neubert
Kyle Charters
Stacy Clardie
Key phone numbers: customer service: 1-866-2Rivals (1-866-274-8257)
Gold and Black Illustrated toll free (for print subscription questions): 1-800-876-4678