Every year Alex Wrekk makes a poster for July, which is International Zine Month. Each day has a corresponding activity. I'm not sure if anyone has actually done all of the activities so let's just think of it as aspirational!
You can download this for free and print it yourself if you wo..
We have two ways for you to purchase gift certificates for use on the Portland Button Works Website!
1) Go to this page on our website if you would like to purchase a gift certificate for a specific amount and a unique code will be emailed directly to the recipient. This code can be use..
Add Toner brings together classic, out of print issues of Cometbus magazine, including 'Lanky' (a novella), 'Back to the Land' (an oral history of the children of hippie homesteaders) plus sixty other interviews and short stories. The text is lovingly handwritten, interspersed with b..
On the cusp of a high school reunion that would not be attended by Marya, she muses about the teenage love she had with two boys: Scott and Jason. High school band class, stolen moments to make out, sweetness, pain, and Roxy Music. Flash back to the 80s and flash forward to what time had in st..
From the peculiar pamphlet series by our friends at Fiddler's Green:
The Magical Benefits of Cultivating Bad Habits
A Fiddler's Green Leaflet by Clint Marsh & Gerhard
12 pages, 4 illustrations, and copper foil leaf logo on the cover
Mystics and intellectuals have extolled the v..
This issue of Baked Arcana is a tour journal in iluustrated form form through Cork, Dublin, Belfast, Birmingham, London, Brighton, and Nottingham for Blackcloudsummoner, Luxury Mollusc, and Nacht Undnebel.
See and illistrated gallery of album covers played, cats met, macabre items seen at Pitt Ri..
A collection of stories, drawings, photos, interviews, and more about DIY bands, punk, house shows, DIY tours, road trips, and travels. This issue focuses specifically on tours and road trips. Includes contributions from Keith Rosson (Avow zine), Giz (Cheaptoys zine), Sean Williamson, Kelsey K, and ..
This is the 3rd issue of this zine that explores house shows and basement shows. The subtopic of this issue is marginalized Identities in DIY & punk.
When you think about it, there's something really special about inviting strangers into your home to enjoy music together, and there's so..
The fourth issue of Basements and Living Rooms, a zine about DIY music and house shows, focuses on DIY fests. Includes advice on how to throw a successful fest, how to reduce anxiety during fests, flyers from fests, and house show etiquette.
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..