With the hyperbolic zeal and rancor of a true bookseller, Aaron Cometbus brings to life his chosen family: the booksellers of New York City. A Bestiary of Booksellers is for anyone who has sold books long enough to have it seep into their identity, but it’s also for all manner of boo..
I love Cometbus interview issues! This one is interviews with cartoonist:
Gabrielle Bell, Robin Enrico, Jeffrey Lewis, Julia Wertz, Bill Kartalopoulos, Gary Panter, Adrian Tomine, Ben Katchor, Paul Levitz, Drew Friedman, Karen Green, Gabe Fowler, Kim Deitch, Al Jaffee
portraits by Nate Powell,..
from Liz Mason
The Adult Geek Issue!
True to the zinester "When I'm Damn Good and Ready" publishing schedule, Gen Xers and lifelong friends Liz Mason (me) and Julie Halpern have published a new issue of Cul-de-sac 20 years after the last issue. This time around we're lookin..
In this issue of Cul-de-sac, childhood friends Liz Mason and Julie Halpern focus on "past lives." By that we mean businesses that have closed, experiences we have relegated to memory, media we have put behind us (sort of. Do you ever really put it behind you?). I'm tempted to say it..
From Liz Mason
Perhaps you'll find this food-themed issue of the zine I do with Julie Halpern appetizing? (Insert groan here.) We talk food this issue: delights, habits, psychological fixations and peripherals -- if by peripherals you mean the time I ate all the Girl Scout Cookies I was sup..
By Liz Mason
Remember jumping up and down on the bed to your favorite music, or dancing with your friends when you were a kid to your favorite song? That's what Dance Dance Party Party is. It's a one hour dance party workout that originated in New York, then made its way to Chicago in 2..
This quarter sized book is a fun read that you will want to share with your friends. Short sweet illustrated descriptions that explain the difference between things that are often confused or transposed.
140 Pages with a spine!..
Adam Gnade's The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad is a self-described "anti-depression guide/guide to a freer, more lawless life." Gnade's book looks at the root causes of sadness, anxiety, and general malaise/boredom and offers helpful point-by-p..
In this new (!) issue of the long-running Doris zine, Cindy writes about her unique relationship with her friend Elliott and the time they spent squatting in an old empty beach house in Cape Cod following the death of a friend. She writes about the freedom she and Elliott had then, to devo..