• Short & Sweet: Canzine Edition

    Short & Sweet: Canzine Edition0

    On October 29, I attended the 2016 edition of Canzine Toronto. Although I didn’t pick up many zines or comics this year, I still found some good ones. Ready? Let’s go. 

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  • Ignorance is Not Bliss in Start Over Again

    Ignorance is Not Bliss in Start Over Again0

    Start Over Again H-P Lehkonen TW: Discussion of suicidal ideation and mental illness When you encounter a cartoonist through a webcomic or a long-running series, you often don’t get a grasp on the full range of their capabilities. It’s exciting to take an artist out of their initial context and see how they fare with

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  • How Ill Is Your Repute? A Sinful Review

    How Ill Is Your Repute? A Sinful Review0

    How Ill is Your Repute? Kitty Curran & Larissa Zageris During this year’s Chicago Zine Fest, I was fortunate to come across Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris’ table, where a zine sporting four intriguing, old-timey-looking women and the title How Ill is Your Repute? caught my eye. Curran and Zageris are part of the creative hive-mind behind Taylor

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  • The Ballad of Peter Parker: Hannah Blumenreich’s Spidey Zine

    The Ballad of Peter Parker: Hannah Blumenreich’s Spidey Zine0

    Back in March, a bunch of people on Twitter retweeted a comic. What caught my attention wasn’t that it was a comic — I see a ton of short comics/illustrations every day — but that so many people retweeted it in such a short time. So I clicked on it… https://twitter.com/hannahblmnrch/status/708445047369256960 this is aces https://t.co/mjcqmNLd2J —

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  • Let’s All Fart in Public: A Review of If It Were Socially Acceptable

    Let’s All Fart in Public: A Review of If It Were Socially Acceptable0

    If It Were Socially Acceptable Sage Coffey Disclaimer: WWAC received a review copy of this zine from the artist. If It Were Socially Acceptable is an innocuous-looking minicomic. The bright yellow cover features a little snake with legs, sitting on the ground and wearing a goofy smile. Readers flipping immediately to the back will find

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  • Zine Review: Abstract Door #6/Let it Sink #9

    Zine Review: Abstract Door #6/Let it Sink #90

    Abstract Door #6: Gargoyles & Garbage/Let it Sink #9: The Tears of Jim Joyce Jim Joyce and Vicky Lim Anything could be behind a door. I assume this is why my cat is fascinated by closed-off rooms, but for Vicky Lim, doors are an opportunity for both a writer and a reader to open themselves

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