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July is International Zine Month!




Need it in text form? Here it is!

1 – Make a Top 10 list of reasons why your love zines

2 – Re-read your favorite zines

3 – Zine Distro Appreciation Day! Order from a zine distro

4 – Read a zine from a country other than your own

5 – Organize your zine collection

6 – Add your zine to or update your ZineWiki.org

7 – Make some envelopes or postcards for postal week

8 – Make a flyer for your zine to send with trades

9 – Write a letter to a zine maker that you don’t know

10 – Send a care package to a zine friend

11 – Make some mail art!

12 – Send your zine out to be reviewed

13 – Zine Trade Day! Ask someone to trade zines with you

14 – ValenZINE’s Day! Write to ZineCrush.com (or your zine crush!)

15 – Leave a zine in public for someone else to find

16 – Send your zine to a distro for consideration

17 – Review a zine online or write a review to share

18 – Order from a different zine distro than normal

19 – Zine Shop appreciation day!

20 – Free Zine Day! Give away a copy of your zine

21 – International Zine Library Day! Visit your local zine library (and bring your favorite zine librarian a pastry!)

22 – Send your zine to a zine library

23 – Make a one page zine

24 – Teach yourself a new zine skill

25 – Organize a zine event! Any size! big or small!

26 – Teach a friend or family member about zines

27 – Submit something to a compilation zine

28 – Cook with a recipe from a zine or cook zine!

29 – Post photo of you with your zine or zine collection.

30 – Read some zines!

31 – HallowZINE  Remember zines and zinesters that are no longer with us.


  • -Read a zine everyday
  • -Attend a zine event
  • -do a 24 hour zine: sign up at 24hourzines.com
  • -post your progress on your blog or on WeMakeZines.ning.com
  • -Drawa comic a day then release a comic zine
  • -Write about your progress daily online

When posting online about International Zine Month use the #IZM2016

More info at : stolensharpierevolution.org


International Zine Month Day 28: Food Zines!

Cook with a recipe from a zine or cook zine! Come get ’em here!

New Stuff This Week & IZM Day #26

wastelandsInternational Zine Month Day #26: Organize a zine event! any size! big or small! You are cordially invited to stop by Quimby’s and purchase Wastelands: Poems to Cry For by zinester Julia Eff ($6.00) then stage an obnoxiously loud impromptu reading in the park, getting jacked up on soda and candy and glaring at all who pass by.

Stay Cool in the Evil Zone #6 $2.50
Nothing There $1.50
Last Night at the Casino #8 Jul 14 by Billy $2.00
Brooklyn to Mars #7 $7.99
Small Bikes Big Trees  by Jen & Benji $3.00
Well Never Have Paris vol 11 2014 Crime by Andria Alefhi $5.00

Comics & Minis
UDWFG Under Dark Weird Fantasy Grounds ed. by Michele Nitri $25.00 – Imported from overseas, this collection is some crazy dark underworld shit. With work from Mat Brinkman, Miguel Angel Martin and more.
Package of stuff from Neoglyphic Media!: Poor Thing #1 by Drew Miller $8.00, stuff from Theo Ellsworth, Love Wins #11 (comics folks remember Kim Thompson RIP) and more!
Sorry If That Was Weird by Alex Dahm $2.00
Withershins vol 1 by Jen Korff $8.00
Castle and Wood #8 In Bloom & Castle and Wood #9 Kittens Alright by Darin Shuler $4.00 each

Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen vol 3 Century by Alan Moore (Top Shgelf) $29.95
My Neighbour’s Bikini by Jimmy Beaulieu (Conundrum) $15.00
Street Angel by Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca (Adhouse) $19.95
Walking Dead vol 21 All Out War Part 2 by Robert Kirkman & friends
Superman Action Comics vol 3 At the End Of Days by Grant Morrison and friends $16.99
Murder Me Dead a Harrowing Tale Of Love and Murder by David Lapham $19.99
Gast by Carol Swain (Fantagraphics) $22.99
Irvingtome by Dan Rhett $13.50
It Never Happened Again Two Stories  by Sam Alden (Uncivilized) $11.99

Art & Design Books
Kawaii Design+ (Inspire Series) (Cypi Press) $39.95 – Literally meaning cute, kawaii embraces various elements of Japanese visual culture that reflect this aesthetic. This book collects the work of approximately 30 young artists and designers. From graphic to product design, illustration, toys and installation art the manifestations are endless.
Beneath the Streets: The Hidden Relics of New York’s Subway System by Matthew Litwack & JURNE (Gingko Press) $35.00
Soviet Ghosts by Rebecca Litchfield (Carpet Bombing) $39.95
Zerofriends: A Collection of Art, Passion and Madness by Zerofriends Collective (Gingko Press) $29.95 – Featured artists include Alex Pardee, Tara McPherson, Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins, Skinner, Dave Correia, Robert Bowen, Jon Wayshak, Jason Edmiston, and others.
Agents Provocateurs: 100 Subversive Skateboard Graphics by Seb Carayol (Gingko Press) $24.95
Copycat and a Litter of Other Cats by David Yow (Akashic) $23.95 – We also have a $60 version of this book that comes with a t-shirt and signed print.
Death and the Eternal Forever by Ron English (Korero) $34.95

Ladies of the Night by Maggie McNeil $15.95
The Invisible Man: The Art of the Novella by HG Wells $12.00
Splatter Lands: Reawakening the Splatterpunk Revolution by Anthony Rivera & Sharon Lawson $14.99
There Is No Lovely End by Patty Templeton $16.00

Sex & Sexy
In My Bed Magazine vol 5 #1 $9.95
Sex From Scratch Making Your Own Relationshp Rules by Sarah Mirk (Microcosm Publishing) $14.95

Outer Limits
Consult the Oracle: A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling by Gabriel Nostradamus $11.95

Politics & Revolution
Tunring Money Into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmarks Revolutionary Bank
Robbers by Gabriel Kuhn (PM Press) $19.95
Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective by scott crow (PM Press) $20.00

Bust Aug Sep 14 vol 88 $5.99
Horror Hound #48 Jul Aug 14 $6.99
IDN vol 21 #2 $19.95
Flaunt #135 the Selfie Issue $15.95
Black Velvet #81 $9.00
Shindig #40  $12.99
Maximumrocknroll #375 Aug 14 $4.99
Razorcake #81 $4.00
Rad Dad Sum 14 $6.95
Harpers Magazine Aug 14 $6.99
Inked Sep 14 #64 $6.99

Lit Journals & Chap Books
Did Your Culture Kick You Out by Dan Tarnowski $7.00
Taddle Creek #33 the Kids Issue $5.95
Geist #93 Sum 14 $6.95
Mosaic #33 Sum 14 $6.00
A Public Space #21 Sum 14 $12.00

Kids Stuff
Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean $18.99
Best Book In the World by Rilla (Flying Eye) $17.95

Organize a zine event! any size! big or small!
Organize a zine event! any size! big or small!

IZM Day 23: Make a One Page Zine



zinemonthgraphicday23And here are links to helpful info on making a one page zine!


IZM Day 20: Give Yr Zine Away!