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Saturday, January 26th, 2013
8:43 pm - This Could Lead to Excellence or Serious Injury #3

Issue #3 of my They Might Be Giants fanzine, This Could Lead to Excellence or Serious Injury, now available on Etsy or by sending $2 or trade to

This Could Lead to Excellence or Serious Injury
c/o Quinn Collard
P.O. Box 23237
Seattle, WA 98102


Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
7:37 pm - This Could Lead to Excellence or Serious Injury #4

Issue #4 of my They Might Be Giants zine now on Etsy, or I can do trades.

current mood: accomplished


Sunday, July 8th, 2012
11:20 pm - The Fury #20
thefuryzine The Fury #20

Half sized. 40 pages of thoughts and stories. Just that.

Send $1 to:
Mark Novotny
5413 6th Ave
Countryside, IL


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Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
8:42 pm

New issue of my zine is out. First 2 - 3 people to respond will get a free copy. 



Monday, June 25th, 2012
12:39 am - Looking for distros and zine links

Hi y'all. Looking for two things:

1. Does anyone run or can otherwise recommend to me some good distros? None of my zines are currently carried by any and I'd really like to change that.
2. I'm trying to work up a list of zine links for my site, so if you'd like your zine to be included, or can tell me of any other good sites for festivals, resources, etc, do let me know.

current mood: sleepy


Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
9:57 pm

Hey! I finally got around to putting List 15 and Everydaypants #2 on-line for sale. I mean, right here.

List 15 is $4.
This issue is about moving to a new city to try to move on from a past relationship and to try to find a place that feels like home. It's about new figuring myself out, saying goodbye to the past, and opening new chapters. Some list samples are: big plans, things i miss/don't miss about chicago, being a confident introvert, adventures in dating, all the things that have happened since list 14, traits i admire in other people, how i ended up in a relationship, the things i think are most important, places i've been and what i remember about them, and many more!

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Everydaypants #2 is $3.
I drew all of these comics throughout the year 2011, for various things, and wanted to see them all in one place and in print! This includes a selection of pages from a 115 page, long-term comic series I've been working on about my first year in Philadelphia (to be printed at the end of 2012).
Everydaypants #2 is filled with short comics about music, diy, nannying, and moving to a new city.
This is 24 pages, black and white, and saddle stitched!

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If you wanna order one, you can paypal monies to everydaypants@gmail.com or send me an ASK if you want to order through the mail, and I'll give you my address. Non-creepers only, thanks.

It's also for sale on my etsy, but if you wanna just buy through me directly it saves me dumb etsy fees and I won't charge for shipping. How about that?

If you prefer etsy, however, my etsy shop is at http://everydaypants.etsy.com


Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
11:05 am - Queerios: A Radical Queer Coloring and Activity Book

This will be the kind of activity book I never got (but always wanted) in my early teens. I'd like to put together a coloring and activity book highlighting people who were groundbreaking to you, personally. Harvey Milk and Oscar Wilde will always have a place carved out for them. This is about exploring people who did more than admit their same-sex attraction to the rest of the world. How about what Leslie Feinberg and Kate Borenstein did for trans visability and challenging gender norms? Or how James baldwin and Audre Lorde made queer people challenge racism within the GLBT community. And, just so we're clear? You don't have to identify as queer/trans to have a hero who does. 
Priority will be given to activities like dot-to-dots, paper dolls, and word searches, but coloring pages with biographies are great as well. The deadline for this is March 1st so I can have it put together by mid-to-late march, and out in the world by April. And of course, if you know someone who is interested, please feel free to pass this on to them, or repost widely.
Please send pdfs of high resolution jpegs to piratesarah@gmail.com


Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
7:53 pm - Call for Submissions - Once Upon A Distro

I've been making zines since I was 15 - more than
half of my life. At various points, zines have been a way for me to

connect to communities that I didn't have access to, as well as being an
important place for me to write about the stuff going on in my life.

I've always written zines. I've always read zines. I've always wanted
to do more. So, now I am. Once Upon a Distro is open for submissions
starting now, and will be open for purchases and things starting in
January of 2012.

What I'm looking for right now are personal zines, particularly those
by women, people of color, and GLBTQ folks. I'm not opposed to spoken
word titles and crafts, but those will not be my priority.

Please feel free to mail your zine for submission to: 

Sarah Rose

201 W. Evergreen Ave #1012, 

Philadelphia, PA 19118

or email with questions: piratesarah@gmail.com

(Sorry for all the cross posts!)

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Friday, August 26th, 2011
11:16 am - Hot Tea, Cold Water #3: last letters of the alphabet issue!

It's not too late to jump on the alphabet train and be part of this project! The following letters are still available as of this writing:

F, I, N, U, W

This zine is very open-ended, in terms of content and media. For instance, if you took the letter F, you could write an essay about fat activism or feminism, write a story or comic that takes place in France, make a painting of a flea, or give a recipe for flour tortillas. I would stick to five pages or under, but longer works are definitely not ruled out.

To see the most up-to-date list of available letters and check out what topics people are picking so far, head over here!


Monday, August 8th, 2011
10:24 am - Call for submissions: Absent Cause #5 – Dangerous Gifts

Call for submissions: Absent Cause #5 – Dangerous Gifts

 Absent Cause
zine was established in 2008 as a venue for people from myriad cultures and selves, pushed to the outskirts and into the underground, to find each other, draw connections between their experiences, and gain strength for their struggles.

The term “Dangerous Gifts” is usually associated with the special contributions of people with mental illness / variance. But there are many kinds of dangerous gifts we experience and share: the person who chooses to wear a veil as an expression of culture or religion; gender or gender-less expression outside the male-female binary; being a fat person, a hairy grrrl, or having other physical characteristics outside mainstream acceptance; existing as a survivor in a social system that celebrates abuse and war; the choice to confront capitalism, racism, patriarchy and heteronormativity in a culture of submission; and so much more.

Absent Cause is seeking submissions on your experience of “Dangerous Gifts” for the forthcoming issue. Artwork, comix, photography, essays, poems, and SHORT fiction are welcome.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 30, 2011.

Explore the dark side with Absent Cause:
Underground cultures and hidden histories; feminist, gender-variant and queer sexualities, chosen families and radical politics; vampirism, the gothic, horror and the macabre; surviving abuse, coping with mental illness/dangerous gifts, self-harm and suicide.

redguard / Greg
redguard at gmail dot com


Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
10:00 am - my 24 hour zine thing zine!



From mrsnoggle

Bubby Bubby Bubby Bubby Bubby
my 24 hour zine thing zine for 2011!
a mini zine about my brother & his drug use & how it affected me & my family.
it is 40 pages & it took me less than 24 hours to do it :)
[if you are interested in trading please email me!  mrsnoggle@yahoo.com]
Monday, August 1st, 2011
12:55 pm - Veganistan: the zine

Veganistan is a zine of Middle East & Maghrebi vegan recipes. It's also an attempt to smash popular misconceptions that you can’t be a healthy, happy, belly-rubbin vegan in the Mid East. Follow a kaleidescopic 40 page journey through soups, dips, breads, spice blends, salads, falafels, pastries, grains, stuffed stuff & sweet things & feast til ya can't stands no more.

All the ca$h raised from the zine goes to Vafa Animal Shelter in Hashtgerd, Iran. "Vafa" means "loyalty" in Farsi. The shelter was founded in 2003 by Fatemeh Motamedi, who donated her own land and funds to see the shelter’s creation. Today Vafa’s volunteers care for over 400 dogs & depend on donations to keep the project running. You can find out more about it here, & keep an eye out for the soon to exist non-recipe zine All My Friends Are Mountains, where I interview them :)

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I'm putting the suggested price for the zine at two bucks fifty ($2.50). But if you feel super keen on Vafa & the work they are doing, you are welcome to pay however much you feel good about paying for the zine, because ALL money raised, aside from printing costs, from it goes to the organisation. I copy the zine at a local printing collective, so each zine costs approximately 0.20c to make - so whether you want to pay more, or can only afford 2.50, the vast majority goes to Vafa. If 2.50 is too expensive for you too, that's OK! If fifty cents is what you can afford, of course that's fine too.

If you're in Europe, postage is $2, & if you're in the Americas, Oceania, Asia-Pacific, the Mid East, or anywhere else, postage is $3. Sorry that there is no global mailing collective to keep costs lower on that. :)

Edit: now with payment info - sorry! My Paypal is projectbridget@hotmail.com. If you don't have one of them, write me at projectbridget@gmail.com & we can figure something else out.

Cheers! Happy eating.


Sunday, July 24th, 2011
4:24 pm - Hot Tea, Cold Water #3: deadline extended!

Since so many letters are still not taken, I'm moving the deadline and publishing date 1 month into the future.

Submissions due: Thursday, September 15th
Copies out in the world: October 15th

More details and letters available here.

Yes, previously published work or work for another collection is fine!


Saturday, May 14th, 2011
4:19 pm - Hot Tea, Cold Water #3: Open Call for Entries!


Our theme this time: an (English) alphabet. There will be 26 contributors, with each making a comic, work of art, poem, short story, article, or how to that is in some way related to the letter. This could be about an issue you are passionate; something you just like to look at what the letter reminds you of, etc. It could be as loosely related as the first letter of the main character’s name, or as closely related as you want.

More info is in THIS POST on my journal, where you can see what letters are left to grab!


Friday, April 22nd, 2011
5:59 pm - ZINE OPEN MIC READING! All you need is a phone or Skype to call in! <3


ZINECORE RADIO has been bringing you DIY readings, interviews, and news since May 2008. Currently I am doing a series of open mic episodes. Friday the 29th //8pm EST I will be hosting a free for all and there will be no theme! You can call & read anything on any topic, send in an mp3 of your music or spoken word, even call and announce an upcoming zine event or project you are seeking submissions for!! Did you attend a zine event and want to call and give us a little run down of how it went?www.blogtalkradio.com/thezineshow

Sage Adderley of Sweet Candy Distro and myself (Hannah Neurotica of Ax Wound Zine: Gender & The Horror Genre) ) want to hear from you and provide a space for you to share your work and for zine news directly from you!


sign up or for more info: zinecoreradio@gmail.com

spread the word!

hearts & butcher knives,

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Thursday, April 21st, 2011
7:01 pm - Virgin #2

Virgin #2 has been a long time in the making but it’s finally here! This issue is mostly a compilation zine with 6 fantastic virginity-related submissions ranging from sexual abuse and disability to feminism, ‘virginity is a myth’ and asexuality.

1/2 sized, 18 pages

UK: £1.50 including postage
Europe: £2.00/2.25 euros including postage
Rest of World: £2.75/$4.50 including postage

Paypal to: virginzine@gmail.com

Unfortunately I can’t really do trades due to the anonymity of this zine... it was very stressful last time!


Sunday, April 17th, 2011
9:59 pm - Zine Grab Bags

Clearing out my workspace! I'm taking tiny steps towards the zen path and that means parting with things, which really bums me out because I really like my zine collection. However, it's for the best and it's good to recycle zines into the world and make a couple bucks.

15 Half Sized Zines includes:
personal, art, anarcho, comix and even guinea pig zines! This is probably worth 25-30 bucks! Some awesome titles are Erik and Laura-Marie Magazine #44, Dreams of Donuts #1, Buttersword, Me & You Zine, and more. Seven bucks plus shipping.

CLICK HERE to order

10 Quarter Sized Zines includes:
art, personal, informational, poetry, and mini zines. This is probably worth about 20 bucks! There is more than 10 zines, but I grouped some of the shorter zines into one to be representative of the zine quantity. A truly wide variety of topics and lovely minds. I will miss them dearly, but I usually tend to read zines once anyways.


Email me at kathytran at volthair dot com if you have any questions at all. You can also paypal me or mail cash. Just let me know what works best for you ^__^

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Saturday, April 16th, 2011
11:00 am - Hot Tea, Cold Water #2: Transportation


After some delay, here's the second issue of Hot Tea, Cold Water. Following the first theme of Jobs and Joblessness, this one includes all kinds of things related to TRANSPORTATION: poems, articles on penpalling and vegan roadtripping, paintings, tons of comics, zine reviews, and more.

Contributors this time around are: Amanda Faith, Christy Patrick, Hooroo Jackson, Irene R., Jennifer Christensen, Joe Decie, John Petrolino, Laurel Leake, Leann Leake(me), Rob Wolf, Seth Feralin, and Tazim.

40 pages, black & white half size, with a quarter-size color secton in the middle!

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