Here's the cover and a sample page of my 24-Hour Zine Thing creation, On Loving 'Dracula.'
I created it on my birthday, July 16. It includes an essay on the 1931 film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi, quotes from the movie, recommendations for further reading, and many posters and images from the film. It's 24 pages, 1/2 size, black and white.
This was the first time I've done a cut-and-paste zine. It was lots of fun! If you have a day to devote to being… Continue
Added by redguard on July 17, 2009 at 9:00am —
The amazing zine library at 56a info shop, Elephant & Castle, London is being relaunched at the end of the month.
To celebrate this, we are holding a weekend of queer DIY fun-ness!!
Saturday 25th July: Gig! JEAN GENET, CHAPS, HUSBANDS & CANDY PANIC ATTACK, with zine distros from Improper Fraction, Ricochet! Ricochet!, Cherry Bomb Comics, 56a and more....£4, 7.30pm, The Grosvenor, 17 Sidney Road, Stockwell/Brixton tube
Sunday 26th July: Workshops &… Continue
Added by Cherry Bomb Comics on July 17, 2009 at 2:35am —
Many zinesters don't know that there is a zine hall of fame.
Check it out at
Added by Tom Hendricks on July 15, 2009 at 9:18am —
Here are some zine reviews I plan to have in my next zine. I may still edit them or change them around a bit, and I still have more zines to review, so let me know what you think of these so far! Need more, less? do they make you want to order the zines, yes or no or what?
Fed Up Mag #11/Free
Another Fed up, whiny zine from the angry Irishman. Alan always says he is fed up, but he keeps on complaining.… Continue
Added by Madrea Marie on June 29, 2009 at 6:11am —
Added by matt w on June 27, 2009 at 7:28am —
Wooohoo!!!The zine workshop today was great!
No that's an understatement, it was.......SUPER! We were seven strong, mostly friends/acquaintances who frequent the cafe we were at. I was a little nervous despite knowing everyone....okay so i was really nervous. I gave a brief talk on the history of the zine, asked a question or two around the table, then we got sticky! After browsing some zines in my collection to get everyone acquainted with the numerous… Continue
Added by Las Vegas Zine Library on June 25, 2009 at 3:00am —
Mentally Ill zine #2
More comix about my struggles with depression, PTSD, abuse, marriage and fatherhood, recovery and struggling to reclaim a sense of self. It’s cartoony but not light hearted. There is lots of potentially triggering stuff here. Consider yourself warned.
12 pp, half-size, black & white
Available for $1 plus shipping from… Continue
Added by redguard on June 22, 2009 at 2:02pm —
Faces - Issue 10 of The Great Unwashed is out now!
We've lost our access to free colour copying so it's now back to black and white for us :(
But we've jazzed it up with colourful paper and even more colourful articles! And pictures! And all the usual awesome stuff like Coaster Art.
So if we've enticed you, then give us a shout for a copy!
Added by The Great Unwashed on June 16, 2009 at 5:58am —
This is the zine I did for the Hamilton Anarchist Book Fair that took place on Saturday. I did it within a few hours, one night start to finish.
If you like it, please buy a copy from my Etsy Shop
$1.25 + cost of postage…
Added by chantal on June 8, 2009 at 7:56pm —
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 —
Added by nicci mechler on June 7, 2009 at 10:30pm —
Explore the dark side with Absent Cause
Underground cultures, hidden histories, feminist and queer sexualities, chosen families and radical politics; vampirism, the gothic, horror and the macabre; surviving abuse, coping with mental illness/dangerous gifts, self-harm and suicide.
The theme of the third issue of Absent Cause
zine is death, dying, and undeath.
Everybody dies. But in our underground and radical communities we… Continue
Added by redguard on June 5, 2009 at 2:39pm —
I just finished a zine. Its mainly art -drawings and scribbles with comments and musings by me. It's short tales of my experience as a black queer living in the world today. It's A5 and not too long, so good for those with short attention spans.
contact me if you'd like a copy -firstname.lastname@example.org
p.s I love… Continue
Added by callme_ze on June 3, 2009 at 11:30am —
Portland, Oregon Zine happenings...
I just got back from a month long trip to the UK and France! I attended the London Zine Symposium, went on a mini UK zine tour, hung out with rad folks and then headed to France for the 20th birthday party of La Fanzinotheque! You can be sure that there will be a zine about my adventures! Check out photos and what not from my trip here: http://alexwrekk.wordpress.com
Now I'm back in the… Continue
Added by Alex Wrekk on May 29, 2009 at 8:31am —
Many years ago I recorded my song, “AOL CAN GO AND TANK TOMORROW.
Seems they have. Or rather Time Warner has dumped AOL as announced today. Here’s some info and a link to my song.
As Variety Magazine writes, ”The merger with AOL was announced with great fanfare in early 2000 and closed a year later. It touched off a round of giant media mergers as other companies feared being left behind in a volatile media landscape. Time Warner changed its name to AOL Time… Continue
Added by Tom Hendricks on May 28, 2009 at 9:07pm —
Philly Zine Fest is going strong, with a date set for our 2009 fest at the Rotunda in West Philly: Sunday September 20, 2009. Last year we had a great turnout, with distros and zinesters from across the mid Atlantic and Northeast showing up, as well as several workshops and cheap eats. We'll keep everyone posted with more details as they become available!
Added by Philly Zine Fest on May 28, 2009 at 8:23am —
So yeah - (officially released on FRIDAY!) #2 of The INFINATE Zine
is finally done - printed - finished - stapled - READY to rock n' roll. This bad boy is almost double the size of the last one...so thanks to all who contributed!
Anyone up for… Continue
Added by Chloe Rambo on May 24, 2009 at 9:32am —
Yep, this is I. The zine library has been doing interviews with their favourite zine authours, me one of them. The interview is on their blog and on their wall.
To see the blog go… Continue
Added by matt w on May 20, 2009 at 10:38am —
writing I added on back reads:
"When I was about 11 or 12 yeas old me and two mates put together this zine. It doesn't really follow any narrative and there is an obsession with the number 69, but it is quite an amusing read. There are a lot of references to our warped Kiwi childhood and the… Continue
Added by matt w on May 20, 2009 at 10:22am —
Dirty Smut - inspired through my fine arts course. The content is basically arty porn-related or sexually inspired images. Its not really explicit at all, a little bit, maybe. I have been told it is "shocking... but a good shocking". I like that.
Some drawings, a little writing, photos of friends, all content is self-produced.… Continue
Added by matt w on May 20, 2009 at 9:30am —