In the World of Trina Robbins

To read a Trina Robbins comic is to enter an alternate history: one in which the legions of women who entered the industry as writers, artists, and editors during the war years of the 1940s were never driven back out.

Call for Submissions: Serviette Magazine Issue 5

Serviette is a magazine about all things food: where it comes from, who grows or cooks it, and how it’s […]

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I Want My Web TV!

How low-budget online programs are challenging the network fare By David Silverberg Two hardcore metal musicians are spinning hiphop records at […]

The Winter of Art’s Discontent

During a recession, governments both federal and municipal are on the hunt for places to cut costs and the arts […]

Mr. Monitor

Check for weekly episodes of Mr. Monitor at www.brokenpencil.com/mrmonitor throughout the summer.

Editor’s Note

When I was 17 and looking for people to relate to, Broken Pencil was my enlightenment. The first copy of […]

Border Patrol

A surveillance of small presses outside the Canadian border By Spencer Gordon   Mud Luscious Press As the ground freezes […]

50 People (And Places) We Love

By Brooke Ford, Lindsay Gibb, Nathaniel G. Moore, Hal Niedzviecki, Richard Rosenbaum, Ian Sullivan Cant & Derek Winkler For our […]

Broken Pencil’s 15 Year Timeline

1995: Hal Niedzviecki and Hilary Clark drink several pitchers of beer at the now defunct Beverly Tavern. Hal: We should […]

The Advocate for Fagdom

Filmmaker and early zinester, Bruce LaBruce, has been an inspiration to many Canadian punks, gay activists, sexual liberators and general […]

Renegade Craft Season

By Grace Evans It’s craft season again across the U.S as the summer Renegade Craft Fair winds its way through […]