a place for zinesters - writers and readers
I do Comic Zines (sorry) and have a character in a continueing story who is a person with disabilities.I am looking for some insight and idea's on what it's like,problem's faced within the scene or…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by bobby madness Oct 12, 2012.
I got in more trouble than I bargained for in San Frisco.I was sick of stealing food,so I started going to soup kitchens.That was where I met Aaron and Case.I was trying to finish my comic,but had nowhere to draw.SF Skins or worse were wrecking all the squats.Although as a rule I hated peace punks (aka Crassholes),I decided to crash with these two guys in this truck with a boat turned upside down on the back of it to make a camper out of it,on Fulton & 25th.They sold acid for this hippy…Continue
Making comics and getting them printed was my first attempt to go legit.I was doing alot of side jobs-running paper.As a great artist,I had a marketable skill level;phony i.d.'s and forgery,mostly.I could forge anything.My connect's used to bring me stolen checks,and I could do any signature ever.I really wanted to make engraving plates someday.I made great fake i.d.'s.Painted state seals on with glitter nail polish.I was breaking into storage units and stealing books to sell,and I got a…Continue
1983 I was still trying to draw comics.I wanted to put out a preppy comic about teenagers-like an Archie comic for punk rockers.I was having a hard time finding space to draw in.It was too hard in the city.I was like,crashing on rooftops and shit.Chris was trying to get into a decent squat,but most of the squats wanted people that were really commited.We were just drunk.I started doing an action comic,BADMAN,and trying to print that up,but I didnt have any money.If I drew political shit,I…Continue
In 81,I was living with my friend Chris on the streets.I came back to New York after bombing out in Cali.I was sure I had what it took to become a successful cartoonist,though.I just didnt have my shit together enough to print books up.I barely had my shit together enough to shoplift food,run street hustles,and find places to crash out in.But I knew I had my finger on something:my punk rock comics were funny.People liked them,and this encouraged me.They were about real things,albiet…Continue