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Zine Pages

Hey everyone,

I just uploaded some pictures of what the insides of my zines look like so you can get an idea of them before you buy/trade. They're in my zines album, so please check them out!

Added by Adrian Fynch on July 22, 2009 at 11:37am — No Comments

2 Monsters

2 monsters of the 4 four i'm drawing for the Lucky Creature Attacks coloring book. (also, i've gotten the procrastination back on track--no more organizing the cleaning products. it's all movies and videogames and farting around).…





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Added by Monstress Zine on July 20, 2009 at 12:01pm — 3 Comments

On Loving 'Dracula': a 24-hour zine

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 — 3 Comments

ANOTHER old-new camera!

My uncle, seeing my sudden interest in photography, gave me ANOTHER old-fashioned camera and it was the one he started off with! It takes batteries that are pretty hard to find, but otherwise works great! It's a canon, and even has a zoom lens (my other one doesn't, you just have to aim and shoot). It came with two lenses, tons of black and white film, and a camera bag, but I'm not sure the magnification of the lenses. This weekend I'm gonna look for things to take pictures of; I'll most likely… Continue

Added by Sophie Bee! on July 6, 2009 at 5:58pm — 2 Comments

old-new camera, issue #2 ideas, and asking for zine reviews!

Wow, you won't believe how excited I am!!! On Friday, at a farmer's market that's kind of near my house (it sells some cool antiques) I was looking through a bunch of crates of junk some guy was selling, and I found an old-fashioned camera that actually uses film! It looked like it was in working condition so I asked him how much it was, and he sold it to me for only $3.00. So I took it home, and asked my mom if she had any film from her old camera. She gave me a roll of colour and a roll of… Continue

Added by Sophie Bee! on July 5, 2009 at 8:54am — 2 Comments

Weird Procrastination Inversion

So yesterday I planned on working on the monster drawings I am going to submit to the coloring book issue of Lucky Creature Attacks. And instead of drawing, I procrastinated by doing actual boring work. I unpacked this box that's been sitting in my bedroom since I moved over a year ago. It's not like I needed anything in that box, either. I think it's just that I want to draw something different and I want the finished… Continue

Added by Monstress Zine on July 3, 2009 at 11:52am — 2 Comments

CALL FOR ZINE SUBMISSIONS to tour Eastern Canada!

Hi everyone!



Our friend Ryan at Methinks Presents, which runs the gallery Project 165 in Kensington Market, has organized a traveling art show that will tour between Toronto and Halifax in August. The show has a zine component, and Ryan is looking for zines to be included in the tour!



If you have multiple copies of a zine you would like to see distributed across Eastern Canada, please get in touch with us or with Ryan. Our email address is… Continue

Added by The Toronto Zine Library on June 15, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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 h…

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 — 2 Comments

Selling / Swapping Back Issues

If you're looking for back issues of The Great Unwashed, get over to our Etsy store BobbieandLola quick smart.

We've got issues 6 -9 up for sale over there right now.



Articles include:

-Spontaneous Human Combustion

- The Naked Mole Rat

- Adventures of the Common Sense Crusader

- From Unicrons

- In-vitro Meat

- Hallo Grand Papi



and other delightful reading material.



If you're in… Continue

Added by The Great Unwashed on May 29, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

GIVEAWAY!!

I am giving away one of my zines, The Wandering Uterus, Volume 3!

Click here to enter
You have until the end of Sunday, May 24th!

Added by Sarah Elizabeth on May 20, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

zine history blog...kind of

I spent most of my freetime for the past month scanning old zines of mine and posting the pics on my blog. sddzine.blogspot.com its a personal history of my experience writing and reading zines. It was fun digging into my old boxes of mail, re-reading zines I hadn't read in 10 years (time goes by so goddamn fast) and thinking about how easy it is to loose touch with people. Anyway, if your interested check it out.

Added by Randy Spaghetti on May 2, 2009 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

Report from Kids' Comic Con 2009

On April 25 my daughters and I attended Kids’ Comic Con 2009 at Bronx Community College. We were invited by Mike Weiss, whose daughter Jessica is co-producer of PB&J Comics and a fixture at East Coast zine fests.



This was a really interesting event. For one thing, I haunt some key NYC comic stores regularly, and never heard a thing about this (it was the third annual con). I’m not sure how it was built, but the turnout… Continue

Added by redguard on April 28, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

starters

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 — No Comments

Stolen Sharpie Revolution video!

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Added by Alex Wrekk on March 29, 2009 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Mini Zine Call Out for the Distro!!!!

Hi all,



I'm looking for some mini zines for my distro. Currently, most of the stock is 1/2 size but I'd like to get some smaller things (1/4 size or 1/8 size). Little comics, little how to guides. little zines!!!!!!!



The distro is online at www.zines.bigcartel.com and on my blog www.zines.wordpress.com. I've been getting HEAPS of orders online lately and having those smaller zines… Continue

Added by Bird in the Hand Zine Shop on March 19, 2009 at 7:36pm — 1 Comment

Day one project updates!

The garage has been cleared out and the murals spray painted. It's a lovely day. I've been keeping myself busy with library stuff, and completely forgot about my school obligations! I need to work on my time management skills. With the murals done, all that is left now are the donations and the materials to build the shelves with. The library should be open in a month or two depending on how smoothly everything goes. I might need someone to volunteer during lending hours also, if that is… Continue

Added by Mimi on March 5, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

Zine Exhibit at University of Washington Graduate Library

Yesterday I put up a month long exhibit in the lobby of the University of Washington Graduate Library (Suzzallo/Allen to locals). It was a bit tough aiming it at mostly people that might not know what a zine is as well as trying to add books to the collection about radical and zine cataloging encouraging librarians to collect zines in academic library collections (during March the ACRL conference, as well as the Zine Librarian Unconference, will be taking place in Seattle). It was also hard to… Continue

Added by Dan 10things on March 3, 2009 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Fanzines enter pages of history

From the BBC via the zine librarian's list serv:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7908705.stm

Please repost it if you wish.

xoM

Added by Milo on March 3, 2009 at 10:09am — No Comments

Nobody Cares About Your Stupid ZIne Podcast!

So, Marc and I recorded the very first Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcast yesterday! I did a bit of editing and I still need to do some more. I worry that the amazing theme song that Androo wrote for us will outshine our podcast. Seriously, the song is amazine (yes, that's right AMAZINE) we played it a dozen times and danced around the dining room!



I hope to… Continue

Added by Alex Wrekk on March 1, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

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