Hullo, We Make Zines.
In the mid 90s a few pals and I ran a zine from where we lived in the Scottish Borders, named Sun Zoom Spark
(after a Captain Beefheart song). We ended up getting it distributed throughout the uk. It was full of absurdist humour, trashy artwork and photography, bizarre stories, stuff about female sexuality + interviews with old time punkers like The Ramones & Jonathan Richman, the up 'n' coming Brit… Continue
Added by rogerSIMIAN on June 8, 2009 at 7:06pm —
I love starting things. I am a chronic beginner. Mostly this is restricted to my reading materials - I'd say at least 50% of the books on my shelf are half finished, or just started, or even almost entirely read but for some reason discarded a few chapters from the end. Zines are pretty great because the time it takes to read them is usually shorter than the time it takes for me to get sick of reading them or become interested in something else. It's a symptom of my generation: me and all the… Continue
Added by Bastian Fox Phelan on April 28, 2009 at 2:48am —
I have now been delging into the new world of zine-making for a good couple of months now, but my very first Zine Fair was the Wollongong City Gallery Zine Fair, held last weekend in the Grand Legal Ballroom..er, room of Wollongong Art Gallery.
It is very possible that the room that the Zine Fair was held in is not called The Grand Legal Ballroom room...but it should be. It has very nice polished wooden floors, suitable for some good ol' pointed toes, and then strangely it has some… Continue
Added by Cookie. on April 9, 2009 at 8:15am —
Well, there’s plenty of excitement abrewin’ on my end. New deliveries each day………eeeep!!! Here’s the stuff that’s online now and trust there’ll be more to come - (I still need to put up this AMAZING bird-related comic journal from Melbourne, which came highly recommended from Luke Sticky & a new issue of Zine World & more things from Sandy)
Musicological Review Quarterly … amazing..written by a wonderful Sydneysider named Sandy
The Cat Who Lost Her Whiskers … v… Continue
Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on March 18, 2009 at 6:12pm —
You can now buy from the Lola distro online with paypal!
I'm gradually adding on more stock over the weekend so keep checking it out!
This is also our new special website where you can find info, listings, news, pics and the distro, hurrah!
NEWST ARRIVAL: Shotgun Seamstress issue 3
Added by Em Ledger on March 6, 2009 at 3:24am —
The new issue of Mixtape has hit my letterbox and excited me just a little too much. I've stuck it up on my Online Store for all you shoppers out there..........
"This is a beautifully crafted zine. Since its humble beginnings, Mixtape has grown from strength to strength. What began as an exciting project between two crafty females from Melbourne has become a very professionally printed, full colour zine that is still all about DIY and a strong love of art.
Issue 8… Continue
Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on March 5, 2009 at 8:30pm —
WHEN: Monday 16 March 2009 - 6pm
WHERE: 54 Old Canterbury Road Lewisham
BRING: Zines to trade, snacks to eat, voice to do yr own readings...
When: Tuesday 17 March 2009 - 7pm
Where: Black Rose Books, 22 Enmore… Continue
Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on February 25, 2009 at 7:30pm —
I should really improve on my french, and my blogging skillz.
Alas, I'm sitting in the telly room on a saturday night bored out of my mind, while my sister is engrossed in a film about the Jacksons (starring the worst look-alikes I have ever come across) on 'True Movies'. I think we might go to the cinema later, though I don't know what we will see. I saw Valkyrie on Wednesday, and I didn't rate it. The story is fascinating, but seriously, Tom Cruise? The way it was organised was also… Continue
Added by Lulu on January 31, 2009 at 11:00am —
I'm way new at this, I just have always loved music, writing and drawing so this past summer I thought, "Why not combine all those things?"
So I did, came up with Squid Pro Quo and finally printed it out. It's basically a punk rock zine with interviews, album reviews, cartoons and musicians' columns. At least that's what I've got thus far.
In issue #1, you'll find:
-Interview with Joe Queer and John P. Hayes (aka Wimpy Rutherford) of THE QUEERS!
-Interview with Tony… Continue
Added by Squid Pro Quo on January 21, 2009 at 11:54pm —
currently in stock:
TOXIC SHOCK GIRLDOM: Grit! Spit! Cum! Glitter!
Ax Wound: Gender & The Horror Genre
Ax Wound: The Rape Revenge Issue
Technicolor Polkadot #3
Riot Grrrl… Continue
Added by Hannah Neurotica on November 30, 2008 at 3:30pm —
Just got Zine World #26 in stock - don't have many copies though! So if you want one get in quick. They're $7 + postage. Will only post these within Australia. See more info on this issue via http://www.zines.wordpress.com
Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on November 24, 2008 at 6:43pm —
Bird in the Hand Zine Distro is starting a Mailing List for all you zineloving gangsters out there...
I don't want to miss out on anyone who would like to be a part of this.
Please let me know
a) your name
b) your email address
c) (optional) your postal address - I will, at some point, post you delightful zine-related goodness, which may very well include free zines, homemade art and other creative things.
All details are kept private. You will… Continue
Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on November 4, 2008 at 9:13pm —