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Chasing Faeries.

Although I'm half way through editing my second book [Some More Things Strange & Sinister] and need to get Merriwether copied and scanned,I am trying to up-date a book I wrote in 1994,up-dated in 1996 and which has been hanging around for quite a while gathering dust.



The Illustrated Field Guide To Elves is full of black and white illoes and I've just to retype the text and clean up a few of the old drawings. Then its working out the cover design. I'm hoping that it should be… Continue

Added by Terry Hooper on August 5, 2009 at 10:47am — No Comments

4 Monsters Photo Album

so i deleted the blog post with the pictures of the monsters i drew for the Lucky Creature Attacks coloring book. the in process photos of all the drawings are in the 4 monsters photo album, including a couple of scans. i've sent all the images to scott. i'm at the part of the process where i do not like looking at my work, which is another reason to move it off my main page.

now i'm experimenting with digitally darkening the lines of the faun drawing using Gimp.

Added by Monstress Zine on August 5, 2009 at 10:22am — No Comments

Radical Education Audio Documentary

While we've added lots of great zines this month, I wanted to mention how great I think our feature of the month is. It's not zine or music, but a double cd audio documentary called I Want To Do This All Day Long, which is about radical education/alternative education programs in the U.S.

Amber and Amina, who made it, traveled across the country and visited 22 different free… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on August 4, 2009 at 5:28pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 8/4/09 Zinesters Invited

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:



Painting question. What is a camel hair brush made out of? And no its not that simple. Here's a clue, most are made out of what lives in my Dallas neighborhood.



IS

Squirrel's tails! (and sometimes horses, goats, sheep, bear hair, or some combination.) Meng T'ien invented the camel's hair brush in China in 250 BC.



We had no winner. Strangely enough y'all were not SQUIRRELLY enough on… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 4, 2009 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Stack and Wrap Format

I saw a really cool zine format in 'Whatcha Mean, What's a Zine?' called "stack-n-wrap". It's when you do a bunch of quarter-sized pages but you don't print on the backs, and then you bind them with a rubber band (basically, they're not bound, they're just tied together.) This way, people can reuse them as post cards or you can print them on sticker paper to be reused as stickers. Has anyone else heard of this format? I want to try it sometime, it sounds really cool. And my art work would be… Continue

Added by Sophie Bee! on August 4, 2009 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

From Black Flag to White Collar

This is a re-post from my blog (http://altbit.org). I figured it 'd get a better response here.



Hardcore punk rock and grindcore were a huge influence on my youth. The fighting spirit and never say die mentality carried me through many difficult times. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve shed many of the outward signs of that life and moved into mainstream life. What happens when punks get old? I think the old saying is true: “Old punks… Continue

Added by Christopher M. Hobbs on August 4, 2009 at 9:04am — 2 Comments

SUMMER IS HERE!!...(and almost gone)

YES! SCORE! YES!

The long-awaited Summer Edition of The INFINATE Zine is officially DONE! yayyy!! Yeah - having been started at the end of June after all these crazy Fading Anchor concerts, the zine release party will be like a great burst of refreshing energy!



WHO: The INFINATE Zine people! Nick and I will be there and so will FADING ANCHOR to do a lil' acoustic show!

WHAT: ZINE-release PAR-TAY! We'll… Continue

Added by Chloe Rambo on August 4, 2009 at 8:54am — No Comments

Wearable Duds and Studs

Hey folks!



It’s been a while since my last updates, so you’re in for a real treat. The last several months have been amazing! I had been screen-printing (on clothing and fabric patches) a ton and ran into an old friend who was interested in selling them at her new shop. Laurel’s shop, U.T.O.P.I.A., just opened july 3rd 2oo9 in downtown Flagstaff. Grand Opening turned out great and the fabric prints seemed to sell dang well. Everything in the shop was made in the Americas and at least… Continue

Added by monique on August 3, 2009 at 7:39pm — No Comments

My Zine 398, and what people are saying about it.

Reviews for 398#10.

Review from Zine World #28

Hell yeah, a collection of original short-short stories by Elizabeth J. M. W. that are great. While not as ethereal and crafted as Patricia McKillip's novels, these stories brought fantasy to mind

(yes, this comparison shows how much I liked these stories). "The Boy

Who Owned the Forest" is simple and neat, while "The Winter of the

River" is bittersweet.…

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Added by Elizabeth J. M. W. on August 3, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Alternative Press Fair

Hey-ho!
Over at Comic Bits Online I've asked if anyone has photos of the London event I can use to publicise it. If you have any please let me know.

Paul Ashley Brown was there Saturday and Sunday and says that he really enjoyed himself and had a great time staying with his host Mr.Gherkin. The next event I'm really going to have to attend!

Added by Terry Hooper on August 3, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Bonuscupped zine

Hello!



Bonuscupped is a new zine, we are based in Cardiff, Wales.



It is A4 folded, 36 pages of zineage and issue two is being printed now! It has an interview with Razorcakes's editor, Todd. Travelling tales from India and Ireland, a crazy story about Ryan Giggs being a Socialist revolutionary in disguise (A True Red), Reviews, one column!, and more!



It is a Punk rock and Travelling Zine.



Issue one contained a bike touring story, a rad interview with… Continue

Added by Bonuscupped! on August 3, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Bat Triumphant!


Never let it be said I don't take advantage of things. My book,The Bat Triumphant! is for sale on lulu.com. The link is:

http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/the-bat-triumphant/7216178

More info on the store front there.

Added by Terry Hooper on August 2, 2009 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Hello To One And All!

Er,I have to admit that I completely forgot I had this page. I am very,very old though so it happens. I do have all my own teeth,though!

I just posted some random art but I hope to get more relavent zine work here in the next week or so -preview pages and what not. Comments are welcome.

Remember I run Comic Bits Online which is zine friendly and review copies are always welcome!

So,hello and...goddbye. For now!

Added by Terry Hooper on August 2, 2009 at 3:52pm — No Comments

24 Things I've Made... zine - for 2009 24 hour zine thing project

I've just finished my zine for the 24 hour zine thing project - we were supposed to make a 24 page zine from scratch in July in a single 24 hour period. since this was my first zine, I didn't quite fit in with the project rules - but I made the zine within 24 hours, though spread over the weekend. I typed it up on my new old Gabrielle 25 Adler typewriter - which took me ages! and gave my fingers a good workout. I went to Office Works today to do the… Continue

Added by kath on August 2, 2009 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Portaging in Purgatory 3-DONE

ISSUE 3 Includes" *DIY composting

*Little girl crushes

*recipe

*thinking stories

*my best friend when I was growing up and our relationship

*ideas behind flow

*Pattabhi Jois and ashtanga yoga

*zine and book reviews



I wanted to sway away from negativity in this issue-so I strived to discuss things that keep me going! Positive things that make my heart flutter.



will be available on etsy shortly,… Continue

Added by Dorian Shaw on August 2, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

"splifficate" finished! "method aptitude" in the works!

I finished my medical/psychology zine! It's a half page booklet with hand drawings by myself, random tidbits of information, an article by Meagan Marly (Bug Buffet Zine).



I'm working on a quarter sheet art zine with techniques/tips/tricks/words of wisdom and little bits and pieces of stuff that I find interesting/helpful, as well as all original artwork by myself. It's called "method aptitude" and it's basically like a little art help book with stuff that I've learned and discovered… Continue

Added by zombi on August 1, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

in transition!

i have run out of my zine sapphire tiger for trading, but I am in the process of making a new creation!!

Added by Shannon on August 1, 2009 at 5:45am — No Comments

Ax Wound/Zinecore Radio Updates

Dear People Who Give A Fuck About My Projects:



Thank You!



My life has been taking lots of unexpected turns with family type things that have been incredibly hard to deal with and stay sane and high functioning. Since I always hope my projects are collaborative in nature I feel like a giant douche not keeping people in the loop. I have gotten emails asking what is happening with these two projects so I wanted to write a formal update for everyone who actually cares. And the… Continue

Added by Hannah Neurotica on July 31, 2009 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

2 things...

Hey.



I have a short piece I wrote for the new Toronto Zine Library Resource Zine that just came out.



Also, a short story from Kissoff 13 appears in a new zine DIY or Don't We.







Check them out if you see them around!…



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Added by Chris Kiss on July 31, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

wah-hey!

So I've been inspired to make a zine myself.

It's going to be full of random medical and psychological stuff, it's already done.

I'll get some screenshots up soon.

Added by zombi on July 31, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

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