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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..
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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!
From the Publisher
At the crossroads of #MeToo, #HexthePatriarchy, and the increasingly vocal feminist and LGBTQ+ movements comes a highly readable and moving collection of writingsThe difference between the witch and the layperson is that a witch already knows they are powerful. The layperson ma..
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!..
Behind the Zines #11, the January 2021 issue! If you've never read it before, this is a zine about zines! Very zine-nerd, very meta. It'd be like if some hobbyists who liked cars got together and built a car ABOUT CARS.
This issue includes:
Cover by Ricky Vigil
Story by Gina Sarti of ..
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 ..
Your favorite zines about zines and zine culture!
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..
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..
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..
Brainscan #33 DIY Witchery (an exploration of Secular Witchcraft)
In 20 years of publishing Brainscan zine there is one incredibly important thing in my life that I have not written about, and that is witchcraft. I am a witch and I have been studying and practicing witchcraft for over a decade an..