Zines

Keesha and Joanie and Jane is a fictional story where, in a not-too-distant future, abortion is made illegal in the United States. Young women inspired by the work of Jane, the Chicago pre-Roe v Wade underground abortion service, get a grant to bring the original "Janes" to town to speak at their school as an excuse to talk out how to make their own underground abortion service.

Written by Portland author Judith Arcana —one of the original Janes —and brilliantly formatted like a Broadway Playbill by Eberhardt Press...[ continued ]

A thoughtful zine that asks artists to reexamine how they use Facebook and how Facebook uses them. Not a call to boycott the platform entirely, but to simply think deeply about it and seek solutions beyond it. Written by Paul DeGeorge of Harry & The Potters.

As he so wisely writes in the introduction, Keep Content Off Facebook hopes to give "creative communities a starting point for more closely examining their relationship with Facebook...[ continued ]

A reprint of this 2008 issue of Keep Loving, Keep Fighting. Forty pages of feeling at home in New Orleans, communication between friends, death, visiting Montreal, and moving away.

Letterpressed covers. 32 pages, quarter-size.

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In the first issue of Keep Loving, Keep Fighting in ten years (!!!), Hope gives us an art object. Combining short, poetic lines about loss, grief, and spirituality with full-color spreads of transcendent mixed-media art, this is a zine to hold close.

32 pages, half-letter size. Full-color, rubberband binding, letter-pressed covers.

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John Porcellino's King-Cat Comics is an absolute feel-good joy. And King-Cat has been such a joy for over 30 years now. (How we waited this long to pick it up is a mystery, and we apologize.) In issue 79 there are science club comics, night poem comics, cub scout comics, record store memories from the 1980s, a really sweet road trip comic, and a really special one about discovering zines for the first time...[ continued ]

Know Your Vote, a workbook zine from Anna Jo Beck, seeks to help you make sense of the United States voting system and political structures. Prompting you to figure out your state's elections, representatives, and local government, this zine is a much-needed guide for anyone left confused by the (often ridiculously complex) American systems of democracy. 

From Beck's Biff Boff Bam Sock zine series...[ continued ]

The Kytchyn Witche is a guide to using simple, natural ingredients for your body and home. It's a straightforward zine that helps you look at household products differently and gives simple recipes for making your own household cleaners and body care creations.

Balms, essential oil steams, infusions, growing/harvesting/preserving herbs, and much more.

24 pages, half-letter size, sewn binding...[ continued ]

18 poems for sitting on an imagined lanai. A lanai that poet (and Murder City Devils frontman) Spencer Moody does not have. 

Illustrations by Mocha Ishibashi. 32 pages, cut quarter-size.

In this, the first issue of Last Night at the Casino, Billy gives us a glimpse at casino life from the eyes of a newbie dealer. His love of oddballs and openness to just about any kind of situation makes him the perfect host for this adventure. Fun, just a touch heartbreaking, and a great sociological study on a subject I’ve never seen any other zine take on.

32 pages, quarter-size...[ continued ]

The new issue of one of our very favorite zines. Each issue is such a treat, such a surprise. Within: trying to be still, drawing nightjars, tree history, Audubon's weird-ass journals. Wrapped in twine with a postcard and plant ID card inside.

Letterpressed text, twine-bound. 32 pages, oblong quarter-size.