As contentious book bans spread throughout America, Kim Hyun Sook’s book about her experience with book bans ended up in Clay County’s crosshairs.
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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.
Berlin is now home to more than 600 startups, modeling themselves after successful American businesses, many tried to import American workplace culture. Cartoonist Aisha Franz' latest book is a satire of the calamity that ensued.
“You can’t force the grain. If you can’t work with your own currents, you’re just fighting yourself.” Amid illness, foraging and introspection, Shim has become one of the most prolific creators in an indie tabletop gaming boom.
Cartoonist Alexander Laird gives us a tour of his goblin den, laying in wait for the right opportunity to watch Kevin Costner's Waterworld.
What seemed like an entertaining vampire adventure with somewhat sophomoric social insights blossomed into maybe the most poignant metaphorical commentary on racial politics I’ve ever read.
Review: Greater Power: A Vince McMahon Zine
Speaking as something of a lapsed wrestling fan, Greater Power makes a compelling case for once again investing oneself in the strange, strange world of sports entertainment.
Review: Crowdfunding for Designers
Craig Berman outlines an inspiring — and, quite frankly, increasingly necessary — approach to creativity that questions whether the labour of design must always be in service to others.
The most anticipated zine fest is teaming up with the offbeat revue for a night of zine readings unlike any other!
Hop on in, the water’s fine.
Joe Matt erased the line between what should and should not be shared with an audience, which in turn made the reader realize that perhaps they didn’t need to be so fearful of their own dark secrets.
Meet our panel of judges for this year’s exhilarating competition!
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 Catalina Cheng, whose work in ceramics bridges familiar traditions, radiant pride and honouring the queer artists erased by history.
You now have until September 30th, 2023 to submit to the Zine Awards!
The acclaimed cartoonist and the queen of gruesome tales join our panel for this year’s competition!
Jenn Woodall has had it up TO HERE with these cherubic luxury nostalgia-baiting mall dolls being passed off as DIY ‘girl power.’
“People thought I was a degenerate, I did what I did only because the one underground rule was that there were no rules.” How the perilous, conservative rulership of Peru shaped its counterculture.
Toronto Canzine is BACK and we want YOU to be a part of it! Register before September 5th to be part of the most delightful zine fest in town!
In 1974, Vancouver artist Vincent Trasov ran for mayor of Vancouver. Or, at least, Vincent Trasov dressed as Mr. Peanut ran for mayor of Vancouver. Nearly 50 years later, documentary filmmaker Andrew Muir brought the performance piece back into the spotlight with Peanut For Mayor.