Menu
Your Cart

Zines, Books, & Comics

Are you in Portland, Oregon? Would you like to explore our catalog in real life?

Schedule a visit to the Portland Button Works shop in North Portland!

The ten-year anniversary issue of Basic Paper Airplane! Short essays about trying to make a living from writing words. Comic nightmares from the world of freelance writing, night school, weekly papers, and cities of books. Paper airplane examples throughout. 32 pages, cut half-letter size..
$3.00
From Antiquated Future: "This issue of the long-running Basic Paper Airplane zine series focuses on interviews—what it means to create that space and all the ways they can succeed or fail. Ten interviews with writers, artists, and musicians that delve into the creati..
$3.00
from Antiquated Future A zine in tribute to a maligned beauty of pop culture's past: the compact cassette tape. Twenty writers, musicians, DJs, label owners, publishers, and comic artists tell stories of how cassette tapes have affected their lives, for better or worse.  ..
$5.00
From Contagion Press: Among the discordant chorus of anons who penned the defining texts of the queer anarchist network Bash Back!, none was more fervent in its glorification of criminal desire, decadent hedonism, and social undoing than the Milwaulkee-based Mary Nardini Gang. Their fiery &ldqu..
$10.00
Punk rock adventure comics by Liz Prince, creator of Alone Forever, Tomboy, and Will You Still Love Me If I Wet The Bed? Often humorous, sometimes poignant, and almost always embarrassing, these autobiographical stories are an essential addition to your LIZ-brary. Enjoy! Soft-cover, full-color..
$12.00
July 2020 New issue of Behind the Zines!  There's articles by: Mark Cunning, Ed Kemp, Anna Jo Beck, Corinne Halbert, Todd Taylor, Gianni Simone, Sarah Mirk, Liz Mason, Jenan Freedman, Mike Faloon, Johnnie B Baker, Brian Polk. Plus a bunch of reviews of zines!..
$3.00
A meta zine! I love talking about zines and this zine is like having a conversation with zinesters about zines and zine culture. It's a comp zine with a good variety of perspectives and voices. There's discussions about zines and their relation to punk, notes from zine fests, the reluctance ..
$3.00
Your favorite zines about zines and zine culture! From Billy: Behind the Zines #9, released in January of 2020! Another issue packed with zine-nerd gold! This zine about zines is for people who are already deeply involved in the culture. Cover by John, of King Cat Comics! So happy to have h..
$3.00
A Divine zine to learn how to make fermented beverages! kombucha! Tepache! Shrubs! All of those wrapped in high contrast layout by our buddy Milio at the Queer Zine Archive Project!..
$3.00
"As a leading researcher in the field of biology, Robin Wall Kimmerer understands the delicate state of our world. But as an active member of the Potawatomi nation, she senses and relates to the world through a way of knowing far older than any science. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines t..
$18.00
Brand: Alex Wrekk
I haven't made an issue Brainscan in four years and I hope that this zine helps to explain why. Brainscan 21 explores my recognition of being in an emotionally abusive relationship, the attempts on both parts to right wrongs, the failure to do so, and gathering the strength to take the next step..
As low as $1.80
Brand: Alex Wrekk
Released at the 2012 Chicago Zine Fest A split zine with Brainscan #29 and no More Coffee #4 Brainscan #29 - Ben Spies (no more coffee zine) threw out the challenge of fiction to my land of perzines and this is the grim result. These three short stories are my stab at fiction wrapped in the us..
$3.00
Showing 25 to 36 of 321 (27 Pages)
NOTICE!
Current turn around for custom orders under 1,000: 2-5 business days from receiving properly formatted artwork. Please keep in mind that we are not in in the shop on Wednesdays and Thursdays.