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April 2012 Blog Posts (43)

Once Upon A Distro: Tons of New Zines!

New Zines, added today: List #15, Everyday Pants #1 & #2, Deafula #3, Homos In Herstory: 1920's Edition, Ice Cream Sandwich, It Came from the Sea and Went Back Again, and I Want my Baby. Lots of good stuff!

Restocking a couple of things this week as well. 

Added by Sarah Arr! on April 30, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

seeking submissions for a zine about living car-less

I am planning on creating a zine tentatively titled: "walking through a car-driven world"

The premise of it is an attempt on my part to reflect on my impending car-less-ness in a state that does not have a reputation of good public transportation (all we have are buses, that are not known for their reliability, in RI), and gain inspiration from other people who go car-less…


Added by Laura Has Heart on April 30, 2012 at 2:09pm — 3 Comments

Poems written in April 2012

Poems written in April 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]


1 [For more on ideas for a revolution in art see http://tinyurl.com/38a5txu ]

Modern art

you've lost your way.

I'd rather see

a comic book,

fashion drawings,

or children's art,

an illustration,

or anything but

Modern art

you've lost your way!


The wave has edges but where do they…


Added by Tom Hendricks on April 30, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Kung Fu Grip! #3B: Super Special Edition

When I was a snot-nosed third grader, I was super envious of one of my classmates who had this folder that he'd decorated with the Marvel Comics Super-Hero stickers. Between 1974 and 1976, the Topps Chewing Gum Company produced a senses-shattering assortment of Marvel hero decals sold…


Added by Paco on April 30, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Help Salford Zine Library!

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Added by Salford Zine Library on April 28, 2012 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Time Passes

I found the box containing my zine collection the other day. I spent the rest of the day thumbing through my favorites, sorting them into piles, absorbing their zine-ness... and let me tell you, it was a very good day.

The past few days have been spent reading, looking up distros online, and making lists of what I'll get when I have money again. I've also looked through my old sketch book and jotted down notes and ideas for several new zines. 

Which brings me to today. I logged…


Added by TheUnrememberedOne/MorbidiaDrekk on April 28, 2012 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Call for Submissions: OBSOLETE! #6


Call for Submissions: OBSOLETE! #6

“In Praise of Illness” is the theme of the 6th issue of OBSOLETE!
The latest…

Added by Ricardo Feral on April 28, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments

Call for Submissions!

hi all,

i am putting together a new compilation zine and would very much like your contributions! 

the theme is pathology, inspired both by my job in a hospital and a giant pathology textbook i couldn't resist buying.  pathology can refer to the study of disease, viruses and bacteria, cancers and infections--but it can also evoke 'normal' or 'typical' reactions or expressions taken to an extreme ('pathological gambling', etc.). 

of course, this definition of…


Added by megan on April 26, 2012 at 4:18pm — No Comments

A Conversation with P.nitas*



P.nitas* is a gutsy feminist artist from Barcelona. Her drawings and paintings are funny and a little off. I interviewed her for Twenty-Four Hours. This is in both English and Spanish. Enjoy!

Added by twenty-four hours on April 24, 2012 at 10:07am — No Comments

Added new zines to Things You Say!

I've added four new zines to the distro catalog:

  • The Busy Knitter
  • Cultures Slut #25
  • Telegram #24
  • Telegram #25

Next week, I'll be adding more zines, including:

  • Tazewell's Favorite Eccentric
  • Recineration #2 and #3
  • Marked for Life #7

The distro's website is www.zinedistro.com!

Added by Erin H on April 23, 2012 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Call for Submissions - Sleater Zinney

Sleater Zinney: tell us your love story

The sugestive name of the zine says everything: share with us your love for the most powerfull and beautiful…


Added by Carla Duarte on April 23, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

I need YOUR fliers!

I am running super low on fliers/promos to include with Sweet Candy's distro orders. Please send me fliers advertising your zine, Etsy shop, distro, DIY event, etc & I will be more than happy to circulate them for you!


Mail them to:


Sweet Candy Distro

c/o Sage

PO BOX 13201

Olympia, Wa





Added by Sage on April 23, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments

Contribute to the new Zine World!

If you have content to contribute to Zine World #31, now's the time to send it in!

We need your info for our Resources section, including new listings, updates, tips, and recommendations. Send us info about zine libraries, review zines & websites, online resources, mailing tips (and problems), and other news or announcements of interest to zine publishers and readers.

We're looking for artwork and articles related to zines, publishing, or DIY advice. Original content…


Added by Jerianne on April 22, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Get your copy of FAT-TASTIC! #2

Two years ago I decided to put together a compilation zine that celebrated loving your body. A place where people could share stories, rants, and artwork about body image. I was very excited about the feedback I received from the first issue. It felt good to be  part of something that people found both comforting and uplifting.…

Added by Sage on April 20, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

Portland Button Works and Zine Distro needs your help!

This started as a dream, literally a dream, that slowly invaded our sleeping and waking hours.  We’ve been working on this for what seems like months.  What started out as cross-continent online chats, turned into coffee filled breakfasts and Google docs full of ideas.  Now those ideas are becoming a reality.

Derek Neuland and I have joined forces to create Portland Button Works and zine distro!  With a collective 15 years of button making experience, we feel our custom button…


Added by Alex Wrekk on April 20, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

Candy or Medicine Vol. 17 Out Now!

Candy or Medicine Vol. 17 is out now! This issue features "The Training Beard" by Bobby Mono, "Pizza…


Added by Josh Blair on April 20, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments

Science and Sci-Fi Submissions Call!

Stumptown Underground, Issue #22: Science and Sci-Fi

Can you imgagine a world where andriods are running for president? Or have you been dying to illustrate a comic…


Added by Stumptown Underground on April 19, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

8-TRACK MIND #101 review

This following is a small review of the new issue of Twilight World:

8-Track Mind #101 $3

(no address given)

Can fragments of the old and obsolete of decades past like the 8-track tape format be seriously considered beyond nostalgia? It’s a basic idea a lot of people can’t get their collective heads around….much less know what 8 track tapes are.

I knew what they were, but until I found 8 Track Mind, I didn’t see much in them either. I’m not much of an audiophile…


Added by Don-O on April 18, 2012 at 6:15pm — No Comments


Pathway on Great White Appetite

Added by Robin Yourgrave on April 17, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

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