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Invicta Distro - New distro/mail-order



New distro/mail-order for zines, books, pins & other paper goodies - from Portugal to all Europe and the rest of the World!!!…
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Added by Yvonne G. on March 20, 2010 at 8:54pm — 2 Comments

Zines about music, being in band, that kind of thing.

Hey zinesters,



Just wanted to share that my band NIghtwood is thinking of embarking on a wee zine project and we've set up a poll to gather your opinions as to what we should write about.



We posted a blog about this today called We (heart) zines, do you? There's also info about a zine making workshop in Montreal that's happening over at the Ste. Emilie Skillshare… Continue

Added by Amber on March 18, 2010 at 8:45am — 3 Comments

Where Does the Staple Go: A Gudie on Making Zines

Hello all! I've written a new Examiner article! This time I dive into the how-to world of how to make a zine. Obviously, we all know that there is no right or wrong way to make a zine, but hey, there are lots of people out there who don't think so!…



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Added by Becca Darling on March 10, 2010 at 9:23am — No Comments

Call for zines: The Book Bike...

Dear Zinesters,


I've got a project in Chicago known as the Book Bike. I started it two summers…
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Added by Gabriel Levinson on February 28, 2010 at 12:37pm — 2 Comments

stars and birdies

mm, the finger pain of folding and stapling; nothing like it.


preparing a fat shipment to this saturday night distro. very excited. love it when people have the guts to strike out for themselves. :) good luck, brittney!


come march 2010, mélange and…
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Added by sandy on February 13, 2010 at 8:31am — No Comments

together we will conquer



just finished mélange #2. can't believe how much energy i've put into this one. it's nothing like what i pictured when i first started, and i'm tickled by what this might say about how the "creative process" works. thinking about where my head has been while making it is making me feel very tired. gonna sit on it for a bit, clear my mind. hope to have it in print and circulating in a couple of… Continue

Added by sandy on February 7, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

have i told you where i've been, and the things that really matter?

I won't lie, I'm still buzzing from the single launch. Months of sincere effort has now produced something to be proud of. Although, when I say "effort", I mean I just rocked up when I was supposed to when I was supposed to. DJ NU put in the real hard yards, and I'm so grateful to have been a part of it.… Continue

Added by sandy on January 31, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

oh wow, a whole section on blogs?

Hah. Spot the Ning noob. Only just found this entire section for blog posts. Woopsie.



Spose I should write a little bit in here. Been working on mélange #2. Almost 2/3 of the way through - hoping to have it finished in the next couple of months. Yeah, I know that's slack, but I like to take my time with zine projects - put some thought into them. Don't know if that comes across, particularly when the iterations of editing result in something minimal. But I suppose art is like a… Continue

Added by sandy on January 29, 2010 at 8:07pm — No Comments

My Zine is Now a Book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yes, that is correct. The Silk City Series is now a book, being published by Knickerbocker Circus Publishing, a small press out of Astoria, NY.



It's a collection of stories about the everyday lives of working-class people in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. The book has already garnered praise from publications such as Maximum Rock n Roll Magazine, who said "...the presentation is very beautiful and put together with an eye for the antique, forgotten, miserable and… Continue

Added by Eric Nelson on January 29, 2010 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

some olde reviews just to pass the time and revive the blogosphere

Z Gun – a yankee newsprint old school zine in a new world that had a great word up with Mike Doskocil about Drunks With Guns, has heaps of reviews for bands I’ll probably never hear cos I’m flat broke but has plenty of spirit, guts and leaves black ink on yr fingers. What more could you need in this new world of blogs and glossy personal zines and shite. I got mine from Big Star here in Adelaide which surprised the fuck out of me but then the world is getting’ smaller.… Continue

Added by kami on January 10, 2010 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

300 Zines and Counting*

Here at QZAP 2010 is off to a roaring start. We've now got 300 zines, flyers, and odd ephemera online in the Archive! If this is your first time here or you're a regular reader, please take some time to browse and find something new-to-you to read.

There are the classics like J.Ds, Anonymous Boy, I ♥ Amy Carter, and Susan Mini Mag. There are more recent zines like the 2008 RMO Tour zine from our friends in the Rude Mechanical Orchestra,… Continue

Added by QZAP on January 9, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Bringing More Wrong

I can tell that somewhere deep inside me I've already begun "Good Night, Cephalopod." I've already got the text and have been kind of stuck on the drawings--and distracted by life. But I'm getting that drawing feeling. This will be my second zine done entirely in colored pencil.

Added by Monstress Zine on January 3, 2010 at 11:56pm — 2 Comments

UTNE READER praises Baltimore's "thriving independent literary scene"

Utne Reader profiles Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore!, and Mobtown's literary scene in general, in its January/February 2010 issue.



Baltimore's "thriving independent literary scene should serve as an inspiration to anyone, in any city, who feels the… Continue

Added by Eight-Stone Press on December 22, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

punks is hippies - the blog!

this website is awesome! it's 'sort of' a zine archive, mostly into punk zines.





they have lots of old zines, back from the 90s and 80s, but they also have some "contemporary" (aka 2000s) zines.



though i'm not that much into punk, it's amazing the work these guys are doing in scanning old zines and making them available online for… Continue

Added by Yvonne G. on December 13, 2009 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Zine Trades

This is my favourite way to distribute copies of my zine, and get copies of other peoples'. Since I signed up here in the summer, it's been going pretty well, but lately, I've noticed that I'm sending a lot of stuff out and not getting much back. Maybe it's just that it's getting cold out and no-one wants to leave their house.



I just sent out a few emails asking some people if they've received my zines, because I know that's how I used to keep track of trades - by sending back… Continue

Added by Adrian Fynch on December 10, 2009 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Closing in on 42 and still doing it

Someone saw my recently-added page here and said, "Nick, I can't believe you're still doing this stuff." I took it as a compliment. I did my first fanzine in 1980 (I was 12 at the time), then had a ten-year run from 81-91 with a SINGLE title, took some time to get married and have kids, then did another print zine from 03-08 before going the way of the dreaded e-zine (although I must admit it's much easier, cheaper, and faster to do).



BUT---I'll always have the itch to do an… Continue

Added by Nick Cato on November 28, 2009 at 10:53am — 4 Comments

CALL 4 SUBMISSIONS!!!

I'm making two non-profit anthologies/compilation zines for October 2010. One is on Breast Cancer the other is on Domestic Violence. Any kind of writing will be alright to submit. If you have questions or want to submit message me or email me at: Indelible.Ink@gmx.com

There's no payment, and author's retain all rights to their material.

Added by Indelible_Ink on November 24, 2009 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Cthulhu Super Fun Pak!

i've just put together a Cthulhu Super Fun Pak! at my etsy shop. maximize your savings while minimizing your sanity! mine's pretty much gone, spelling "pak" like that has done me in. anyway, it includes monstress 10: the thing from another world II, a cthulhu linocut and a choice of cthulhu postcard. peer at the hideous wrongness here:

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=34616454



if you write me… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on November 16, 2009 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Some Newness

It's been a while since we've added any new zines, so many of us working on zines and never finishing them, but yesterday the new issue of Sugar and Heartstrings came out! We also restocked a couple, too. I've been out on tour for the last month, so I just started back to work today on some zines I was working on before I left. I included the rest of this month's update below for… Continue

Added by Antiquated Future on November 14, 2009 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Dear Zinesters your assistance is requested

Deep within the heart of Florida there is a dead town deemed unfit for the enlightened. smack dab in the bermuda triangle of southern cities lays Oakland, the unfortunate place I am from. The youth walk around like zombies, their ears dripping with brain matter because there is no substance to hold their brain cells together. We need your help in rectifying this dire situation. I want to distribute your zines, zines from everywhere in hopes of reviving our lost youth. We have a… Continue

Added by ^[muhree]^ on November 7, 2009 at 12:13pm — 1 Comment

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