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The Perfect Day

We already reviewed Janell’s lovely perzine Disconcerting. This time she’s done something a little different by asking others to submit an outline of their perfect day, collecting all the responses … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

That Is Your Trip, This Is Mine

Sheffield-based illustrator Missy Tassles sent us the colourful volume on the right, a collection of pieces from her comic That Is Your Trip. . . This Is Mine. It’s a … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · Leave a comment


Washtower, an appealingly droll collection of vignettes and one-panel cartoons, will make you look at plug sockets differently. The man behind it all is Ben Rowe, an illustrator with a … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · Leave a comment


Noisy! Zine is a helpful guide to the current crop of bands laying claim to the Essex music scene. First printed in 2004, the zine’s ethos is all about encouraging … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cuckoos Wear Black: Richard and Julie’s Story

And now for something a little different. We first glimpsed Steve Butler’s illustrations in The Pasty Anthology when he contributed a story about the dangers of crossing the road to Greggs. … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Crime Scenes

As well as running his own distro, Peter Willis is pretty prolific when it comes to making zines. Crime Scenes is one example, featuring a varied assortment of topics — … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

The La-La Theory

The La-La Theory is a lively appraisal of the ways we use language today — and all of the surprises it can throw at us. Issue 6 looks at the … Continue reading

December 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

£3 Christmas Bazaar

CALLING ALL ZINE-MAKERS! After a two year stint at the Barbican, The £3 Christmas Bazaar is coming to Sheffield for the very first time — and there’s room for some … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

BBC Radio Sheffield

We were invited onto BBC Radio Sheffield on Tuesday to talk about the somewhereto_ scheme, which is helping us find a new venue to host the Zine Library. The initiative … Continue reading

November 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Time Consuming Analogue Practices

This is the first issue of Time Consuming Analogue Practices, a vibrantly-decorated personal scrapbook with a gooey indie-pop centre. To look at, it’s a cut’n’paste in the traditional mould, put … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

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