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Zine Club Chicago Online: Zine Bingo Edition, April 20th

Apr ’21
7:30 pm


Zine Club Chicago Online: Zine Bingo Edition

7:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday, April 20 on Zoom


Please note that we will need to receive your RSVP by 9 p.m. Monday, April 19 (the day BEFORE our event).

This month, we’re shaking up our usual format to play Zine Bingo! Our twist on the classic game will give everyone an opportunity to go on a scavenger hunt through your own zine collections.

Check out our bingo card, grab your zines, BYOS(nacks) and join us on Zoom for Zine Club Chicago Online: Zine Bingo Edition at 7:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday, April 20!

Here’s how our version of Zine Bingo will work: We’ve created this zine-centric bingo card here! We’ll all be using the same card for the game; feel free to print it out or download it. Each box on the card represents a category of zines that you might have in your collection; for example, a how-to zine or a zine about cats.

Before we meet, search your collection and find a zine that corresponds to a category in one box from each vertical row on the card. The rows are marked with the letters Z-I-N-E-S. Each box also has a number in the corner. (Y’all are welcome to bring zines that correspond to more or fewer than one box per row, or to not bring zines at all and join us just to hang out.)

During our event, we’ll randomly pull bingo balls marked with the letter and number of each box on the bingo card. Folks with a zine that fits the category in the box we’ve called will then tell us about the zine they brought. We’ll keep going until we get a collective bingo! (Everyone is a winner at Zine Club Chicago).

** Zoom info ** We want to make sure that our online events are a safe space, so we won’t be releasing the Zoom link publicly. Please note that the deadline to RSVP is changing this month!

If you’d like to attend, please email to RSVP by 9 p.m. CDT Monday, April 19 (the day before our event). We’ll email you the Zoom link by 11 p.m. CDT on 4/19. While we will do our best to accommodate any RSVPs that come in late, the only way to make sure you’ll get the Zoom link is to email us by the deadline.

Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are always welcome at Zine Club Chicago, the city’s only book club-style event for people who read zines. This free monthly series is produced by Chicago Zine Fest/Midwest Perzine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin and sponsored by Quimby’s Bookstore. Anna Jo Beck designs our monthly flyers, created our logo, and made our Zine Club Chicago Shout-Outs site, where folks can peruse and recommend zines we’ve discussed at our events:

More info on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook: @zineclubchicago

Facebook event here.

Zine Bingo flyer for Zine Club Chicago on 4/20/21

New Stuff This Week


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Crap Hound 2021 Suns, Moons and Stars $20


Heaven No Hell by Michael DeForge (D+Q) $21.95


New titles by Heather Anacker: Embodied Meditation $6, Answer $3.33

Possessed #10 The Fanzine For Slackers and Haters $2.50

WAU #1 Weirdos Among Us $5

Midnight Magazine issues #5-#7 $10 each

Midnight Tales #3 $7

Structural Examples by Jason Valenzuela $7

Stuff from Ope! Publishing: In This Ridgetop Common Wind by Ben Prostine $10, Eight Monsters and the Lilacs Oracle by Curt Meine $8 & more.

Comics & Minis

Lil’ Zine of Irrational Fears by Tony Recktenwald $3

Matchmaker’s Market by Sadan (Paradise Systems) $15

Galacto Pit Fighter #1 by Kirt Burdick $6

Part Whole: A Poem by Gian Svenguli $10

Graphic Novels

Plague Review Digest 2020 edited by Ryan Standfest with various contributors (Rotland Press) $39.95

Mayhem & Outer Limits

The Way of the Witch: A Path to Spirituality and Self-Empowerment by Sally Morningstar $19.95

Quaint Epitaphs by Susan Darling Safford $10

On the Trail of Bigfoot: Tracking the Enigmatic Giants of the Forest by Mike Dupler $17.95

Ancient Alien Question, 10th Anniversary Edition: An Inquiry Into the Existence, Evidence, and Influence of Ancient Visitors by Philip Coppens $21.95

Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience (60th Anniversary Edition): The True Story of the World’s First Documented Alien Abduction by Stanton T. Friedman and Kathleen Marden $18.95

Teen Magick: Witchcraft for a New Generation by Fiona Horne $16.95

Goddess Book: A Celebration of Witches, Queens, Healers, and Crones by Nancy Blair and Thalia Took $19.95

Politics & Revolution

Local Politics Matters: A Citizen’s Guide to Making a Difference by Richard Meagher $16

150 Years of Gynarchy: With Essays by Natalia Stroika and Pearl O’Leslie, edited by Viola Voltairine (Artvamp) $14.99


Bruised by Tanya Boteju $19.99


Merry Jane’s The CBD Solution: Living: CBD and Cannabis for Sleep, Skin, Sex, and Other Daily Rituals by Merry Jane $19.95


Tape Op #142 april may $5.99

Victory Journal #18 $24

Skeptic vol 26 #1 $6.95

VegNews #126 $9.99

Aperture #242 spring $24.95

Harpers Magazine april $7.99

Little White Lies #88 $12.99

Outpatient Fire Season 2020 $7.50

RFD #185 spring $11.95

New Stuff This Week


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The Quarantine Times 2020 (Public Media Institute/Co-Pro/Lumpen & friends) $45



Boffo Quarterly #1 edited by Mosher $7

Stuff from Purpled Palm Press: Pen Dive #3-#5 by Lou Barrett, The Breakup Book: Essays On Queer Breakups $16, Recording Corona: A Recording of Quarantine Experiences in the Midwest edited by Cordelia Eddy and Elaine Schleiffer $12

Sound and Vision by Marlon Dionisio $14

Comics & Minis

Bad Believer by Alex Strader $6.95

Comics from Josh Miller: Banana Split and Other Flavorful Tales $10, We’re All Pink On the Inside $10 and more.

Fabulous T-Babes #1 by Mike Ervin & friends $10

Comics by Rosa Brodsky, $15 each: Trans Guidance from the Future, Compendium of Horror #1 Sum 2019

Graphic Novels

Red Rock Baby Candy by Shira Spector (Fantagraphics) $29.99

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Mannie Murphy (Fantagraphics) $24.99

YOU DIED: An Anthology of the Afterlife by Kel McDonald and Andrea Purcell (Iron Circus) $20

Scumbag For Hire vol 1 by Keenan Marshall Keller $15

Politics & Revolution

Our Work Is Everywhere: An Illustrated Oral History of Queer and Trans Resistance by Syan Rose (Arsenal Pulp) $19.95

There is Nothing So Whole as a Broken Heart: Mending the World as Jewish Anarchists by Cindy Milstein (AK Press) $19

Where the Future Came From by Meg Duguid (Soberscove Press) $25

Outer Limits & Mayhem

Urban Faery Magick: Connecting to the Fae in the Modern World by Tara Sanchez $19.99

Bicycling for Ladies: The Classic 1896 Guide to Skills, Exercise, Mechanics, and Dress by Maria E. Ward (Apollo Publishers) $16.99

Witch’s Garden: Plants in Folklore, Magic and Traditional Medicine by Sandra Lawrence (Welbeck) $19.95


ELADATL: A History of the East Los Angeles Dirigible Air Transport Lines by Sesshu Foster and Arturo Ernesto Romo (CityLights) $17.95

Dangerous Dimensions: Mind-Bending Tales of the Mathematical Weird by Henry Bartholomew (British Library) $15.95

Loves Ragged Claw by Gary Gautier $7.92


The Believer #135 april-may $12

Distort Delay #3 2020 The Quarantine Issue $6

The Baffler #56 march-april $14

The Monthly Review vol 72 #10 $6

In These Times march $4.95

Wire #445 march $12.50

Yes Magazine #97 spring $6.50

Monocle #141 march $14

New Stuff This Week


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Possessed #8 and #9 The Fanzine For Slackers and Haters $2.50 each

KerBloom #148 Jan Feb 2021 Home School, Home Stretch by Artnoose $2

Proof I Exist #34 Jan 2021 by Billy $1

Documentarian Fall 2020 by Mana Taylor $10

Mark Boldizsar vol 1 $2

ABQ Graffiti $1

Zines by by Nina Katz, $5 each: Found Grocery Lists, Mangiafagoli #1, Plants We Lost In the Divorce #1

Graphic Novels

Crumb’s World by R. Crumb with textby Robert Storr (David Zwirner Books) $45

Tono Monogatari by Shigeru Mizuki (D+Q) $24.94

To Drink and to Eat Vol. 2: More Meals and Mischief from a French Kitchen by Guillaume Long $24.99

All Time Comics vol 2 Zerosis Deathscape (Floating World) $29.99

Art Books

Windy City Leisure: Chicago Social Athletic Clubs of the Early 20th Century by Brandon Johnson (Almighty & Insane) $20

Politics & Revolution

Fight of the Century: Writers Reflect on 100 Years of Landmark ACLU Cases edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman $17


We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans & Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff $27


Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino $14.95

Go Ask Alice 50th Anniversary Edition by Anonymous $11.99

Chap Books

Titles from Ursus Americanus Press, $10 each: Reality In Bloom by Annette Covrigarn, Little History of the Panorama by Matthew Cooperman

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