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How to Start a Zine Fest: An Interview with Jess Meoni

How did you first get involved with zines and diy culture? Do you remember some of the first zines you ever read? I first got involved in zine culture in high school. I was really interested in punk music, studying and reading publications like Bomp!, Sniffin’ Glue, and Maximum Rock n’ Roll. I was fascinated […]

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Mixed Messages Zine Interview

My first exposure to collage art was seeing the covers for The Beatles albums, Revolver, and Sgt Peppers, in my mom’s record collection. What was your introduction to collage art? Before the term, ‘collage art’ was even a thought in my mind, when I was 4 or 5 I was cutting and taping pictures onto […]

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Kurt Cobain Was Lactose Intolerant Conspiracy Zine Interview

This May will mark the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Kurt Cobain Was Lactose Intolerant Conspiracy Zine. The zine is a perennial favourite that is still widely read and cited all these years later. Given the often impermanence of the zine format, are you surprised that the zine has engaged a new generation of […]

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Zine Reviews

IZM 2017 Zine Reviews Part 2

The Big Game: Hero By Kyle Peets One Page Zine Kylepeets.com The Hero zines are one of many parts of a large collaborative project called THE BIG GAME that Kyle Peets is making with The Platte Forum Residency and a group of 15 high school students from Denver. The goal is to invent and design a […]

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IZM 2017 Zine Reviews

Don’t Call Me Cupcake #3 By Nyx Perzine, Half size, 24pgs Seagreenzines.com Nyx is well known for the zine review blog, Sea Green Zines, (along with Xerography Debt, it’s our favourite place to learn about new zinesters and titles). Do yourself a favour and check it out here. Nyx also publishes a slew of zine […]

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Bruce Springzine: Celebrating Zines About the Boss

by Holly Casio Last week I tabled at DIY Cultures and it’s always an odd experience sitting behind a table with your entire life in photocopied zines presented on a stall for strangers to pick up and thumb through and laugh at or relate to or put back down because it’s not interesting or doesn’t […]

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Zine Fests

Summer 2017 Zine Fest Listings

June 2: Zina Warrior Print Zine Fair (Australia) June 2-4: BABZ Fair (New York) June 3: Scranton Zine Fest (Pennsylvania) Buffalo Zine Fair (New York) Olympia Comics Festival (Washington) Wellington Winter Zine Market (New Zealand) Open Eye Gallery Zine & Photobook Fair (Liverpool) June 3-4: Cebu Zine Fest (Philippines) 8 Ball Zine Fair (New York) June 10: […]