Search & Destroy: 1970s counter-culture zine

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By Luke Rathborne in New Products on Tuesday 28 June 2011

V. Vale is the man behind punk rock publishing staple, RE/SEARCH, whose zine, Search & Destroy (started with a $100 loan from Allen Ginsberg and Ferlinghetti) helped push counter-culture in 1970s San Francisco and the West Coast Scene. Vale and his publishing company helped to expose different sides of writers, like William Burroughs, J.G. Ballard […]

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You Don’t Get There From Here

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By Ken Tanaka in New Trends on Monday 6 June 2011

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with You Don’t Get There From Here, an auto-biographical zine by cartoonist Carrie Mcninch. She calls it a ‘diary comic’ and writes a three column episode for each day. It is a slice of life story and she talks a lot about her relationships with cats, friends, art and coffee. Reading […]

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Bite Marks in Paper by Rick Myers

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Tuesday 23 November 2010

Designer and artist Rick Myers spent a year biting down on a lot of paper and binding the pieces into zines in an attempt to document his day-to-day impulses.

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Shoboshobo

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Design on Thursday 19 August 2010

French artist Mehdi Hercberg, aka Shoboshobo, draws, designs, organizes workshops, puts out zines and sweatshirts, and collaborates with other artists for shows. How’s that for active?

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Zines by Parking Block Publishing

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Friday 30 July 2010

Here’s something you can’t get on a Kindle: handcrafted art zines. Chicago-based Parking Block Publishing specializes in small-run, inexpensive books created by local artists, photographers, and printers.

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