Behold! Here are the nominees for Best Artzine, Best Litzine, Best Comic, Best Political Zine, Best Infozine, Best Perzine and Best Fanzine of 2023!
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.
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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.
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.
Review: Planet Heaven
What if there was an app that could tap into your brainwaves and wash all your worries away? Help you manifest your dreams at the touch of a button? And what happens when that app is made by the densest men on the planet?
Review: Hi-Fi Anxiety
Jason’s memories of his first time hearing a band always seem to occur in some hole-in-the-wall record store in the ‘90s. It seems the real trick here is that this unassuming zine sneaks up on you with its grassroots charm.
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.
Column: Zine Philosophy By Claire Wiltshire The streets of Melbourne, Australia, are a canvas for provocative art. Despite the council’s attempts […]
Column: Deleted Zines Digging the dirt on ex-zinesters By Nathaniel G. Moore As a former resident of Waterloo in the late […]
Column: Jason and the Comics By Jason Turner
Column: Introducing Sarah Steinberg Back to the future when women were comedy By Sarah Steinberg Hello and welcome to my introduction […]
Column: Editor’s Note By Lindsay Gibb If you’re like me and you read a magazine from back to front (at least […]
Artist in Residence: David McGimpsey January 18, 2009 Indy Adieu It has been a wild limo ride, my friends, but […]
Folio: Lover’s Spit Zine Broken Pencil exclusive excerpt!! One man’s dangerous journey through the murky metaphysics of Canada’s Most Secretive, […]
Fiction: Heartbreak for Dummies What to Expect When You’re Rejected By Ashley Little The first month will be the most difficult […]
Fiction: Yes Man By Charlie Anders Juan put a Flintstones toothbrush up his ass in the parking lot behind the Westview […]
Fiction: Jonny’s Mid-Life Crisis Report: Entry #7 By Jon Paul Fiorentino Something strange is going on with me. Suki Schroeder is […]