Are you still bored? Read everything on the internet? We got something for you!

Our new spring issue #87 is now available and we want you to have it…FREE!

We’re making the full-colour digital edition of the Spring Issue of Broken Pencil available completely free!


  • Rethinking Death: Articles and Essays on Death Positivity, Small Press Death and Staging Your Own Living Wake and Putting Out BP in the Moment of COVID.
  • The Search for Iranian Zines
  • New Fiction!
  • Hundreds of Reviews and Excerpts.

Order your free sample issue here to get your digital copy now!

(Well maybe not exactly now, it might take a few days…In the meantime, here are a bunch of things to keep you busy now that you are social distancing? Check out our guide here — from DIY crafts to delicious recipes, we’ve got you covered!)

Welcome to Broken Pencil, the magazine of zines, comics, DIY and the radical press since 1995.

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