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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!…



Continue

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

Big List Tops 200 - Best Music In the World (no corp. involvement)

The BIG WORLD LIST OF NEW MUSIC has hit 200. That's 200 great songs!



Here are the newest entries:



BEST GOTHIC GUITAR AND VOICE - Michael Cardenas, "Witches Chorus (Verdi) or "Privet" from Sante Fe Spring CA.



MOST HEARTFELT VOICE - Eva Cassidy "Autumn Leaves" from Washington DC.



BEST DOO-WOP A CAPPELLA - The Emeralds, "My Juanita" from Philadelphia PA.



BEST MERRY MELODIES AND JOYOUS NOISE - Mount Righteous, "When the Child Awakes", or "You!… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 31, 2009 at 10:05am — No Comments

Frustration!

I have 3 zines *so* close... they are all ready to print, except that I am still waiting to find out what my PO Box address will be, so I can't get them printed until I have that on them.



Ditto flyers. All designed and ready to print, but without address.



I've thought about getting them printed anyway, and adding the address when I get it, but the thought of handwriting them all fills me with horror!



If you want a sneak preview you can look… Continue

Added by incurable hippie on July 30, 2009 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Destash: Crafting stuff, etc.

I BADLY need to clean my closet... because half of it is crammed with clothes that i never wear anymore and a significant part is filled with all my crafting supplies that i dont get to use anymore... in this light, everything is up for sale... at an almost for free price... they're mostly beads (glass, morano, plastic, wood, etc.), findings, some chains, wires, wooden boxes, ribbons, book pages, twine, random things, cogs, gears, vintage stuff, jean scraps, some other sorts of fabrics,… Continue

Added by Saling Pusa Distro/closed on July 29, 2009 at 5:05pm — 1 Comment

picture and words

Added by AvantAfro on July 29, 2009 at 3:03pm — 1 Comment

7 Queer Zinesters, 3 Days, 1 kick-ass weekend!

Woo Hoo!!!! The Tour is finally at hand. It's not yet 8am, and I'm super psyched. I'll be heading to the aeroport after work to pick up Kelly Shortandqueer.

Tomorrow we (Kelly and the QZAP crew) will be driving from Milwaukee to Chicago. We'll be meeting John, Dave, Kisha, and J. Max Stein who will be comin in from NYC. We'll be reading at the Uncle Fun Gallery - 1337 W. Belmont at 7pm.



Here's the rest of the info:



At the… Continue

Added by QZAP on July 29, 2009 at 7:05am — 1 Comment

Penpals?

Does anyone wanna be penpals? I've been looking for people to send letters and junk to. I wanna get more snail mail!

Let me know if you're interested. :D

Added by Sophie Bee! on July 28, 2009 at 8:32pm — 3 Comments

How I made and distributed the latest issue of my zine

The latest zine I've produced is called Dreamy Vs Sucks and I thought I'd write down how it all came together.



Like all the zines I've made lately this one was created with my good friend Brad (Bernard Boulevard). The concept for the zine came to us months ago when we were brain storming ideas for our comic zine Chicken With Penis, and during that time we would occasionally toss around different ideas on what the zine would be like. The only thing we really knew… Continue

Added by Gordon Gordon on July 28, 2009 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Portland Zine Symposium

Well, I just got back from the 2009 Portland Zine Symposium, and I wanted to give you all some praise. This was the first year I've volunteered for the event, and I was very impressed with the cooperative spirit and overall positive vibe of this year's event. I also wanted to thank everyone who donated a zine to the Olympia Library's collection- you know who you are, and I thank you a hundred million times over. See y'all next year...

Added by Kelsey Smith on July 28, 2009 at 9:36am — No Comments

Musea Weekly Art Contest 7/21/09 Everyone can play

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

our last contest question of:



It is the summer of 1943 in LA. All Hispanic Males (or any young men) wearing this, are being beaten up by servicemen. What are the guys wearing that is targeting them for this abuse?





IS

Anyone wearing a Zoot Suit was beat up. Check out the Zoot Suit Riots!

PS They still make them.



We had no winner, Seems y'all were Jittered and Bugged at the same time on this 40's… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 27, 2009 at 9:20pm — No Comments

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