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January 2009 Blog Posts (70)

One-Shots

I figure i don't have a steady zine. I do have poetry chapbooks and chap. anthologies. Then i have these one-shots. In comic world (a world i am so comfortable living in). A one-shot according to Wikipedia is:



In the American comic book industry, the term one-shot is used to denote a pilot comic or a stand-alone story created to last as one issue. These single issues are usually labeled with a "#1" despite there being no following issues, and are sometimes subtitled as "specials".… Continue

Added by Indelible_Ink on January 6, 2009 at 1:59pm — No Comments

ZINES! (re)make history!!!! Exhibit!!!



An Exhibit & Workshop On Underground Publishing

Curated by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go, this is not just an exhibit, but an active exploration of zine culture and production, including a "Scrap Lounge" in which visitors can create their own zine. Zines are the print media of an "alternative" culture that turns out not to be so alternative after all. Self-published & without censorship, zines are raw culture, not mass media that relies on the… Continue

Added by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go on January 6, 2009 at 10:08am — No Comments

Eddie Willson's short story featured in Fallyrag

Fallyrag was lucky enough to get its hands on Eddie Willson's collection of stories in his zine 'you are here' of which 'Punch' is featured in this issue of the creative journal.

http://www.fallyrag.com/ - as always, we're interested in featuring examples from the zine world so get in touch if you fancy this opportunity. A new ZIne review section is in the pipeline for next month.

Kind regards,

Jon

Added by Fallyrag on January 5, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Review of Let's D.I.Y. #2 by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go

I wrote the following review for Zine World #25:



Let’s D.I.Y. #2: This issue of Let’s D.I.Y. is subtitled “Off the Page: taking zine-making to the community” and was produced by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go. It tells why zine-makers should get involved with community groups and gives info on how to begin and maintain such partnerships. Once the basics are covered, there’s some more in-depth information on how to do it all better. The zine closes with a list of resources as well as questions… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on January 4, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Reviews of You Live for the Fight When That’s All That You’ve Got #1 by Ciara Xyerra

I wrote the first review for the Feminist Review Blog, and it can be found here

http://feministreview.blogspot.com/2007/06/you-live-for-fight-when-thats-all-that.html



The second review was written for issue #25 of Zine World.



This zine is the latest from the woman who brought the world five issues of A Renegade’s Handbook to Love & Sabotage. After her dad’s unexpected death in 2002, she took a break from producing zines because “the words just didn’t come out in a… Continue

Added by Amazing Sunflower on January 4, 2009 at 3:21pm — 2 Comments

.: MWM Graphics

Q&A with Matt W. Moore {printed in Art Bureau 17}

Matt, you've been very busy. In the last year or so, you've moved from Portland, Maine to work for Burton Snowboards in Vermont, and now I hear you opened your own design firm in Boston. Can you give us a brief re-cap of what led you away from Portland and made it possible for you to start a design business in Boston?

Well, I finished school in Portland in 2005 and worked at…

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Added by Art Bureau on January 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

DOGEAR #0

DOGEAR #0 IS SOLD OUT.



I have a new zine available that I did for the MINI ZINE FOLKS GROUP ZINE SWAP.



DOGEAR #0 is a mini zine collection of super natural stories from my childhood.

22 pgs, 1/4 size zine, limited to 25 copies. I kept one for myself, 11 are gone in the trade, which leaves

13 zines left for trade only. I would prefer to trade for mini zines of the same size, but will be open to anything.

They are available on a… Continue

Added by Jethrobot Press on January 3, 2009 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Itty Bitty Hipster!!

It's finally here!

Written, drawn, and hand-stitched by me:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=19285950


Thanks for looking. :)

Added by Carissa Halston on January 2, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Zinefest!

I am really looking forward to the zinefest in London, see my events bit for info, as I am part of the exhibition thats part of the fest. I havent had any of my comics in an exhibition before and Im really nervous that no one will like them or that they will seem totally shite next to all the very competant female comic artists. But I am also looking forward to being in an exhibit with fabulous women artists. Its just all so cool.



Anyway, I hope people will come and spend time at the… Continue

Added by Katie D on January 2, 2009 at 11:50am — No Comments

paper trail distro news january 2009





i've added some new zine to the distro catalogue!

* when language runs dry -- a zine for people with chronic pain & their allies, all about living with & supporting people suffering from chronic pain

* kiss off #13 -- mega-thick personal zine about moving to toronto, special punk rock moments, traveling in south africa, etc

*… Continue

Added by ciaraxyerra on January 1, 2009 at 2:02pm — 3 Comments

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