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Golden Age of Zines?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by False Start Distro Mar 6, 2010.

 

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"We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the…"
Jan 5, 2013
False Start Distro replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"My golden age was the early 2000's. I was really young, probably 12 or 13 and had just discovered zines. The Pander boards were still up and I learned some invaluable stuff from the people on those boards and the zines they wrote. It really…"
Mar 6, 2010
Rick Bradford replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"I think what the Factsheet 5 period has over any other is, well, Factsheet 5. Zinedom was never so organized, well-informed, connected, widespread or cross-pollinated. F5 wan't the end-all-be-all but there's a lot of benefit to having a…"
Sep 26, 2009
Tom Hendricks replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"My zine Musea started in 1992. I think most of the nineties were good too. I've started the Zine Hall of Fame to salute many of the best zines from that era. It's at musea.us or at zinewiki http://zinewiki.com/Musea_Zine_Hall_of_Fame"
Sep 17, 2009
Madrea Marie replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"There are still tons of zines around, maybe more now? But that could be the Golden Age for zines, altohugh they were around much much before then. I think my own personal "golden age" would have been late 90s, that's when I discovered…"
Sep 17, 2009
Ivan Pope replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"Every age is a golden age - every age comes to the same things in a new way. I published my first (and only?) zine in 1977 when I was a teenage punk in the UK, going to London and seeing bands every week, we had to publish. I published again in 1993…"
Sep 16, 2009
kami replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"so let me see if i read this right - i exist in an itsy bitsy world because pre internet i relied on things like zines to find bands?? isnt that what zines are for? sorry for growing up in a small town mate... i guess i shoulda expected my folks to…"
Sep 15, 2009
librarian replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"Heh. But, that said, were the original moveable type printing presses owned by the wealthy/business people; ie corporate interests? They weren't available to the masses to start with. Were…"
Sep 15, 2009
Dan 10things replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"I don't quite get this idea. Are you saying because they reduced the size of the audience and number of zines things were prevented from getting too mainstream? Because I think the strong underground/DIY ethics of zinesters has held pretty…"
Sep 15, 2009
Giz replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"I agree with zac, I think the golden age (in my point of view) is righ now. Internet & blogs saved the zine from the mainstream. people who were using zines as they uses blogs now are leaved the copy-shops, wich are now only used by the…"
Sep 14, 2009
kami replied to librarian's discussion Golden Age of Zines?
"i think its a personal golden age - but also mine! :) late 80s, discovered zines, produced my own, early 20s ... found bands and movies and people thru zines and mail... its our golden era much like the music we heard in our teens and early 20s is…"
Sep 13, 2009
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Golden Age of Zines?

To me, the Golden Age was when Factsheet 5 was being produced - the late 80s and early 90s. Was it the golden age because it was pre-internet, and was pretty much the only way to get media that was not conglomerate controlled (that and punk records, a different discussion perhaps). That said, there was some media attention to the zine scene - books were being written on them, and some zines made it to the "mainstream", for good or ill, including FF5.Or was it my personal golden age because I…See More
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librarian replied to MAS's discussion Is there a market for selling old zines as collectors items like comics?
"I'm glad I stumbled onto this forum and this thread. I have a bunch of cr*p around, including comics and graphic novels and board games etc etc etc that I need to get rid of. And a big box of zines. Philosophically, if I paid for the zines…"
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At 8:16am on January 5, 2013, Lubomyr Tymkiv said…

We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the blog http://zineshow.blogspot.com All works will be exhibited also in the gallery "tymutopiyapres" http://tymutopiyapres.blogspot.com is not a commercial gallery. Welcomed but not "necessarily" summary of your zine or about you or your creative work (this is necessary for further elucidation of the project and possible documentation). Zines for the exhibition please send air mail: "Zineshow" A/C 9875, Sadivnycha 19/1, 79038, Lviv, Ukraine.

At 8:45am on February 11, 2009, tim scannelltim scannell said…
don't need the
cr*p...:):)...................enough of that from OBAMA haha
but
will take comics

trade
for my
mini-poetry...chapbooks

send snail to

TScannell5448@msn.com

tim scannell
port angeles
 
 
 

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