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Now Accepting Submissions for My New Distro [19 Oct 2012|07:45am]


Hey everyone!

I've been making zines since I was in the 8th grade, and I spent time distroing zines for almost 3 years.

I used to operate my distro under other names including Hello Saturday, and This Saturday Night, I had to stop distroing due to college, but now I have more free time to devote to a distro so I'm going to open one!

I'm looking for zines of all kinds, including music, pesonal, resource, DIY, and anything else! I'd really would love to get more music and per zines though.

Also if you have stickers, patches, books, or music, I'd love to add those to the distro too!

If you are interested you can mail your zine to: 


4535 S Lockwood Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231

If you'd like to submit an electronic copy you can email it to: moocowpressfl@gmail.com
*I can do consignment or wholesale, whichever is easiest for you!

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LOW #0 [14 Apr 2011|10:52am]



LOW is a 6 page minizine, with drawings, collages, photos, and embroidered designs by .... me!
this is my first attempt at a serial zine, issued every month [or so] about post-industrial art, culture, and general bedlam.
LOW is also my first time using this mini-format!
available through the ilhu industries etsy, or hit me up for trades! 

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Art zines and stuff [06 Apr 2011|06:32pm]


Art zine by Wai Au
16 pages art zine, 4"x4.5"
Black and white illustrations done with sumi brush as a tribute to the paranormal Japanese cop show, SPEC.
$5 (USD or CAD) with shipping to anywhere
To get a copy, please paypal to gardener_[at]hotmail[dot]com
You can also get it at my etsy store
Any questions, reply to this post!
Thanks :D

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My Friends recently self-published a very beautiful book, Arabesque, about the otome/maiden aesthetic.

Inspired by the recalling of the tiny loves, dreams and fancies that comfort and console the mind, Arabesque is an aesthetic zine aimed at all things beautiful and refined as based on the Japanese concept of otome, or maiden.

Highlights from the newest issue include an article on Weimar era films, a fashion guide for train travel, adaptations of familiar folk tales like the Red Shoes, and comics and illustrations from creators like Jordyn Bochon, Colleen MacIssac, Kris Mukai, and Angie Wang. From the city and film to traditions and folktales, this issue traverses across space, time, and memory.

Contributors: Jordyn Bochon, Anthony Cudahy, Sarah Ferrick, Hilary Florido, Kim Hoang, Rachel Law, Jane Mai, Powflip, Colleen MacIsaac, Kat Mukai, Kris Mukai, Johnny Mukai, Mickey Quinn, Rinna Saramaki, saicoink, Jacquelyn Thurmond, Angie Wang, Anna Wieszcyk.

To order, please go to this page: http://arabesque.saicoink.com/


Last but not least:

The comic anthology that I worked on about Tamagotchi!

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[19 Mar 2011|04:31pm]


Shards of My Reality is my first ever perzine, and I thought I would kick it off with a Hello to the Zine Scene at large. :)
It includes some of my artwork, comics, some information about me and who I am, ect. ect. including a SUPRISE ENDING (I say suprise, because something exciting happened while I was still working on this zine that was a suprise to me, and I end off the zine by mentioning what "it" was :D)

Future issues of Shards of My Reality will be less scattered and more serious subject matter, but I thought Id just introduce myself first, so here you go.

24 pages, half sized.
3.00$ or trade
Available for sale on ArtFire
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INSOMNIA ZINE [19 Jan 2011|01:27pm]


Just finished my new zine, Insomnia!

This has taken me a while to do, drawing comics is a lot of work.
Im so excited to release it!

17 pages in all, this is a detailed guide to all the ways that I personally have tried to fight off insomnia. Its called a "warriors guide" because Iv kind of done a battle theme, breaking it into three sections: Weapons (outside substances that alter your state to make you sleepy), Battlefields (your sleep enviroment) and Stratagies (methods to become sleepy).

For sale on my ArtFire
(email me for trades at mewkittens@hotmail.com)
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[07 Jan 2011|06:05pm]


now selling packs & singles of my zines in an effort to raise money for the vet bills my little kitten is incurring due to her eye cancer. please take a look! <3

four different AMAZING zines by reqbat
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Pretty Pussy! [15 Nov 2010|07:33pm]



My first ever zine, a comic booklet of 14 pages, black and white and printed on pink paper, on how-tos and tips for how to remove pubic hair and avoid ingrown hairs and itchy rashes.

If this listing says "Sold-Out" check my account for another listing, wait untill I relist it, or just message me. :)

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Introductions, hello! [12 Nov 2010|01:49am]

Hi everyone!
Im new and just getting into zine making, though Iv been zine collecting for a little while already. Iv recently joined http://wemakezines.ning.com so sorry if this is repeat for any of you.. cross posting to try and emerse myself more thoughroughly into the online zine community, and since LJ is my blog of choice, thought Id find an active LJ community.

I mostly read comic zines, I was introduced to the entire concept of a zine through looking for indie self published comic books. I am a fascinated by comics as a medium and am always looking for more interesting, innovating and/or non-conventional comics to read. Avid reader of japanese manga as well as american comics as well, but Im interested in collecting comics that dont make the radar of many comic enthusiasts. Self published works fascinate me because its like a secret hidden gem to my book collection, and represents an artist like myself trying to get their work out there.

I am an artist and am trying to get into comic making myself.

My very first zine which I am working on right now is entitled "Pretty Pussy! Hair care for Sensitive Girls" and is a how-to guide on how remove pubic hair and avoid ingrown hairs and rash afterwards. Its a project based on my own struggle trying to find ways to maintain that area without the rash, and something that I think a lot of girls struggle with. In general I want my zines to somehow touch of issues of body image girls face and be uplifting and helpfull.

Sooo what else about myself, lets see... I am 22, female of course, and have been drawing for as long as I can remember. Im saving money to go to school, we shall see where that takes me lol.

Im hoping to make many new friends in this community, and feel free to add me! I have been collecting comic zines for a while now but never really got the chance to converse with the artists responsible for them since Iv only bought on etsy.

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[30 Sep 2010|09:15am]


four-pack of all my zines, yahoo!
shipped to canada/usa
+5$usd for international

payment by paypal to reqbat@gmail.com

still available on etsy as singles, too! [check out more details on each zine here]
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[11 Aug 2010|02:47pm]

Someday, Howl

motherhood possesses an edge of complex darkness: loss, desperation, love, mourning, guilt, eventual [inevitable] medications.
trying to navigate strange waters, "F" copes with the upheaval that has occurred in her life with the birth of her daughter by weeping, eating, consuming, cleaning.

-prose chapbook
-28 half-pages [over 2700 words]
-open edition
-4$USD shipped canada/usa, 5$USD international
-if you'd like one, please paypal to reqbat@gmail.com [or i can invoice you, as you like]

[etsy links coming; please let me know if you'd like a reserved listing]
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[06 Aug 2010|11:09am]



sick with fever, Q wakes to find her lover gone.
she wanders the streets in a delirium
searching & reflecting,
heartbroken & sick.

-forty pages
-quarter size zine [pages are appx 4"x5"]
-hand cut & trimmed
-hand bound w/ embroidery thread
-20 full colour photos by sara lindsay of http://ofwhimsyphotography.com
-20 pages of prose by cate lawrence of http://reqbat.etsy.com

available here
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[27 Jul 2010|11:41am]


pink-I #2

"I won't complain
I took the bullet
I decided to do it"

pink-I is a series of 5 original zine art books. no one book is like the other; these are original works of art.

using only sentences that begin with the word "I", each book tells the story of one girl. the work is a unique blend of collage and prose- what the tale is really about, you have to decide for yourself.

44 pages

check out number 2

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24 hour zine challenge -- kick off event this WEDNESDAY at the toronto zine library! [26 Jul 2010|03:23pm]

Happy (belated) International Zine Month everyone!

To celebrate, the Toronto Zine Library is participating in the 24 hour zine challenge and we would love for you to join us! We are hosting a kick off event this Wednesday, July 28th starting at 5pm and going strong until the Tranzac Club closes.

What is the 24 hour zine challenge, you ask?
A yearly event where one attempts to make a 24 page zine from start to finish in 24 hours. From initial idea right through to photocopying/collating/stapling your zine. More information, list of this year's participants and sign up can be found here: http://24hourzines.com/

(Please note that you dont *have* to register and/or send your zine in when its finished. We encourage you participate to whatever degree you are most comfortable with. Or, you are welcome to just come and hang out at the TZL and cheer participants on!)

Bring your ideas and if youre able a snack to share while we hang out, listen to music, and get a start on our 24 hour zines! Some supplies will be available (paper, glue, scissors, magazine clippings, a couple of typewriters, a long arm stapler) but please do bring your favourite or necessary zine making supplies. Conveniently, there is a 24 hour Kinkos a half-block away!

Also, similar to the event folks at the Independent Pubishing Resource Center (http://www.iprc.org/) in Portland Oregon held a few days ago, we will be streaming our 24 hour zine challenge event live! If you're unable to join us, bookmark http://www.ustream.tv/channel/toronto-zine-library-24hr-zine-challenege and tune in on Wednesday starting at 5pm EST and participate alongside us from wherever you may be.

Ok, to recap:

WHEN: wednesday july 28th, 5pm until close
WHERE: the toronto zine library -- 2nd floor of the tranzac club -- 292 brunswick st. just south of bloor. close to spadina subway station
COST: free!
WHAT: 24 hour zine challenge kick off
BRING: yourself, your friends, snacks, creativity, zine making supplies, ideas

Holler at us if you have any additional questions or concerns. We regret that the TZL is not a wheelchair accessible space.

The Toronto Zine Library
292 Brunswick Ave, 2nd floor
torontozinelibrary@gmail.com (new email address, please update your lists!)
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new zine! [01 Jun 2010|10:35pm]


This zine was fueled by Polaroids, heartache, and Regina Spektor. It's a journey through memories and emotion and it's up to your own interpretation because, in the words of King Haggard, "My secrets keep themselves."

It's 34 pages, 1/2 sized and full colour, which also makes it $5
[This just barely covers my copying costs. Previous buyers think it's worth it!]

For sneak previews or to purchase, visit my etsy. I also accept Paypal (sleepswthghosts[at]yahoo[dot]ca), snail mail, and trades [Email me for details!].
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Do you make funny zines? [23 Apr 2010|03:42pm]

I am planning to put together a new episode of ZINECORE RADIO. I am looking for some guests who make zines that are about comedy or meant to be comedic.

If you have such a project please get in touch and tell me about your work.

I'd love to have you as a guest.


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[04 Mar 2010|02:30pm]


now in limited edition pink

and green for st paddy's day!

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Hello Zines Canada! [25 Feb 2010|03:12pm]

I've been watching this beautiful community for years now and have just decided to make my very first post!

I edit and create the zine Three Syllable Words. If you were in toronto last year you may have found yourself dipping your hands into a bucket of free zines at various corners in the city, just to grab onto your very own issue. Well, we're back and with an Etsy! SO, if you're into zines about friends and halloween or just looking to fuel your need for independant writing and illustration, you can head over and take a little gander around the shop.


- Betty MAC

ALSO: if free is your price, head over to http://www.syphmag.net for many the talented writer and a backlog that is sure to keep you going through the rest of the winter season.
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Your zines. Or unwanted zines. Or both. [01 Feb 2010|10:09pm]

Hey everyone! I just wanted to post and say that I'm starting a distro called This Saturday Night, and I am accepting submissions, we are looking for pretty much any type of zine!
Nothings really on our site yet, but here is the url: thissaturdaynight.net
If you are interested please email me at thissaturdaynight@yahoo.com.

*Also if you have unwanted zines or comics please email me so I can take it off your hands!
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[10 Jan 2010|04:37pm]

urban fictions 3rd run cover


Urban Fictions #1: Black Flies in Brooklyn
a picture book for adults

during a high-summer heatwave
"X", a 30-something writer
visits new york city for the first time
spending her days drifting through the streets
hot and hung over


an edward gorey-esque silly counting book for the corvid lover in your life:

counting crows zine

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For Lack of Better Words [26 Nov 2009|12:39am]


For Lack of Better Words is my first quarter-size zine and it's a compilation of love letters, from me and for me. Making it was a project in appreciation and reflection and now I'm sharing it with you! There's not much more I can say about this one because I prefer to let the letters speak for themselves. There are some pictures in my album if you'd like to have a peak inside.

It's 40 pages, $2+shipping or trade.
email me at sleepswthghosts[at]yahoo[dot]ca
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