Broken Pencil

Folio: Lonesome Bill Walker on Puppetry and Pee-wee

Folio asks artists and curators to gather works made with unexpected materials and adapt them for the printed page. In this issue we speak with Lonesome Bill Walker, whose woodwork and puppetry explore queerness and its rich strings throughout pop culture.

Get Your Halloween Creeps on Broken Pencil!

Ghouls, ghosts, witches, vamps, werewolves, monsters and most terrifying of all… ZINESTERS! Here’s a one stop shop for all kinds of creepy affairs found within the Broken Pencil archives.

Introducing Our 100th Issue: Generations

For the 100th issue of Broken Pencil, we felt it appropriate to celebrate the use of zines as expression passed down through the ages, starring the Singapore-based family art collective behind Rubbish FAMzine.

Canzine Vendor Spotlight: Tia Alandra

We’re highlighting some of the zinesters and artists coming to Canzine 2023. For this edition, meet Tia Alandra, whose new zine is a resource for self-doubting masterminds.

Canzine Vendor Spotlight: Indiepocalypse

We’re highlighting some of the zinesters and artists coming to Canzine 2023. For this edition, meet Indiepocalypse, a curated zine of alternative, underground, and experimental video games.

Canzine Vendor Spotlight: PRUDEmag

We’re highlighting some of the zinesters and artists coming to Canzine 2023. For this edition, meet PRUDEmag, a zine for spinsters, asexuals, relationship anarchists, and all others rejecting sex-necessariam.

Canzine Vendor Spotlight: Paterson Hodgson

We’re highlighting some of the zinesters and artists coming to Canzine 2023. For this edition, meet Paterson Hodgson, whose autobiographical comics detail being a working-class renter in a big, expensive, hostile city.

Canzine Vendor Spotlight: Blaise Moritz

We’re highlighting some of the zinesters and artists coming to Canzine 2023. For this edition, meet Blaise Moritz, who will be debuting his new zine Being Superhuman at the fest!

Canzine Vendor Spotlight: Constant Yen

We’re highlighting some of the zinesters and artists coming to Canzine 2023. For this edition, meet Constant Yen, whose revelries in cartoonland are a craft of their own.