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April 2011 Blog Posts (55)

Tales from males submissions wanted

Hey! Im in the midst of making my first zine first issue: Menstruation; Liquid Sexism.

I am after some tales from males

about either experiences with menstruation, sexism, or feminism.

the written word is fine aswell as art or poetry.

deadline is June15th

my email:ramblingfeline@hotmail.com


The title came after 2 weeks of incredibly tendr breast (my bodies way of letting me know ill be…


Added by Danyel o-bLeTe Payne on April 30, 2011 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Surprises from Headville

I draw this strip, or these strips called Headville (so far Winter & Spring (don't click Spring if you're in the Mini-Zine Swap!)), and last night on a whim I Googled "Headville". I guess I thought the only results would be mine, but it turns out there are other things with that name.

As far as I…


Added by Colin Tedford on April 30, 2011 at 8:39pm — No Comments




Added by Green Demon on April 29, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Paper Monster Press "S/Trip Hop Issue"

To begin Paper Monster Press‘s “MYOOZIK Year” with a bang, PMP has been welcoming contributions from the whole wide world for its “S/TRIP HOP Issue” since March of this year.

For its third (and sexiest) issue, Paper Monster aimed to recreate, redefine, and record the lazy, sexy, cool ambiance of trip hop and jazz. We've invited literary, visual and sound artists to contribute pieces that represent their personal interpretations of these music… Continue

Added by Paper Monster Press on April 29, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Long Live the Small Press!

Paper Monster Press is a no-garage indie literary art folio/zine based in the Philippines that was launched in September 2010. It has so far released two issues and is reproduced by xeroxography with 50 copies printed out per release.


Paper Monster Press are a group of people with a passion for the old-fashioned press who are doing their part in retaining/resurrecting the zine culture/indie press scene in the Philippines. It is still building a fanbase, but its main goal is…


Added by Paper Monster Press on April 29, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Etsy- Now with more pictures! Page numbers! Sizes!

Due to popular demand, our dearest distro employee, Chask'e, got to work and entered a bunch more information for most of the 75 zines we have on Etsy (and some of the books, as well). Included now is: number of pages! zine sizes! inside images! some back covers, even! All of which might give you a better…


Added by Antiquated Future on April 29, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Start at the beginning.

So the other day I was talking to a friend who was vigorously working on this little book thing. When I asked him about it he said he was working on making a zine. I had only kinda heard about it before, but never really quite new what it was. But the stuff he was working on was awesome and then he showed me some other zines he had gotten and traded with other people. So, now I'm realizing that its a way bigger idea then i had ever thought.
So i guess my question…

Added by Remi Germaine on April 28, 2011 at 2:24am — 2 Comments

Layouts and Call for Help

Hi everyone!

I am lucky enough to be spending a month researching zines and making one for an independent project. One of my objectives is to create an interesting and unique layout. I am planning to do it by hand, because doing it on the computer doesn't give me the same rush and feeling of satisfaction.

The reason I am posting this is I am looking for someone to talk to about laying out zines. Just emailing back and forth (Letters would take too long, even though I love…


Added by Becky the Evil Flower on April 27, 2011 at 9:59am — 6 Comments

vermont sucks

the first time i got the idea to do a zine was in vermont.i went up there with forrest "fire" macgwire,in 1980.klaus was a friend of his who lived in an old sugar house out in the mountains.he was into hardcore punk,like fear and shit.also though he really dug mail art.mail art was like some wierd art cult.everybody into it did like collage and wierd 3-d postcards,really pushing the envelope(get it?)when it came to what went through the mail-3 foot postcards with toy soldiers glued to them,for… Continue

Added by bobby madness on April 27, 2011 at 7:32am — 2 Comments

Jesus Christ Superzine Vol 2!

It's been a long time coming, but Jesus Christ Superzine Vol 2 is finally here.

"She's kept us waiting for years, but the follow-up to Ariel Birks' award-nominated zine of her…


Added by Antiquated Future on April 26, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

Merit Badge: Revenge

The Revenge of Print

In early January I learned that Baltimore's Atomic Books and Quimby's Books in Chicago had sent out a sort of call-to-arms to anyone who has ever produced a self-published zine, mini-comic, or full-sized comic book. The stores were encouraging bookmakers to turn out at least… Continue

Added by Paco on April 25, 2011 at 6:06pm — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This painter noted for his colorful works said, "I've been 40 years
discovering that the queen of all colors was black." Name him.
Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
The winner is Loki from France. Seems the rest of you were working with a limited palette! 
I don't dumb down, so please wise up!
Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED…

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 25, 2011 at 11:54am — No Comments

trigger word:KILL

you know,zines and zine culture is so smug,self righteous and supportive and self congratulatory,to be honest,half the people out there whose zines i read,i want to stab them in the face.theres such a sickening double standard,and lack of passion and awareness-its fucking pathetic,really,and it shits on an artistic legacy-a shitty one,but nonetheless.it(zine culture)claims to be so open,and acts accordingly,but in reality,its been bought out by preppie chumps.one thing that really makes me puke… Continue

Added by bobby madness on April 23, 2011 at 6:13am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #527 Background Vocals

My Musea weekly art contest always gets some great responses. The current winner was Loki from France, who also commented on the Hunkasaurus recordings -

Keep-up the good work, my compliments to the arranger of several of your post-band pieces, I found the voicing between the many lines of guitar and voices very interesting. Cheers.
Loki,  I'm glad to hear you like that.  These recordings are the collaboration of me doing all the guitar and vocals, and my musical engineer…

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 22, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments

Virgin #2


Virgin #2

Virgin #2 has been a long time in the making but it’s finally here! This issue is mostly a compilation zine with 6 fantastic virginity-related submissions ranging from sexual abuse and disability to feminism, ‘virginity is a myth’ and asexuality.


1/2 sized, 18 pages


UK: £1.50 including postage

Europe: £2.00/2.25 euros…


Added by Virgin Zine on April 21, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

real madness 4 and the daily struggle

well real madness comics 4 is almost done.im really psyched,i been putting alot of work into it.ive been working on it for way too long.the printing hopefully will be handled by tim @ teenage dinosaur.he is really cool to work with.hes my art pimp,as dylan says.i am always really grateful to people who print my art.i barely have my shit together enough to draw it,and im really bad with people.im constantly getting in fights,so i need someone who can talk to stores and shit like that.zines are a… Continue

Added by bobby madness on April 21, 2011 at 4:40am — No Comments

my submission for virgin#2

I got a mail this week from the author of Virgin zine, saying that she finished Virgin#2
Of course I got really excited since this number has the first piece I have ever written for a zine submission before and I couldn't wait to get it, and the post didn't fail me 2 days later I got it! And here it is VIRGIN#2 an issue full of people's stories on how they see Virginity. I am very proud to be a member of this zine, since it gives a true unique view on the subject of sex and…

Added by Kaatje S on April 20, 2011 at 12:21pm — 3 Comments

1 year

April is the one year anniversary for new zine reviews on the blogo sddzine.blogspot.com. It has been a really great experience that has allowed me to connect with a bunch of amazing artists, writers, and ornery opinionists, and to re-connect with some of my old friends. I started the blog with the simple idea of highlighting the world of zines a bit, as well as to create some kind of online archive. The response has been nothing but…


Added by Randy Spaghetti on April 19, 2011 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

die hard 14-die harder with a hard on

well,your not going to believe this story,but its truer than trumans story on trutv.i was kicking back,smoking a joint of american express dope(its priceless)watching zine porn on the zine channel(you probably cant get it where your at.anyfuck,i decided to go out and get a zine.why?because zines are so great.so,i went to zinemageddon,the zine shop right in between the 24hr porn store and the day care center.the guy behind the counter said they didnt have any zines to sell me.i of course went… Continue

Added by bobby madness on April 19, 2011 at 2:53pm — No Comments

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