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Sing When We’re Fishing

Did I mention that we’ve been building up a stash of football fanzines on the sly?  This loving tribute to Grimsby Town FC was donated by Chris. The team has … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment


This review has been a long time coming! We first spotted a preview copy of Tinnitus at last year’s Victoria Baths zine convention, and were immediately drawn to Benjamin Cooney’s … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Current Resident

Last time we posted about Where You From, a zine which looked at the love/hate relationships people experience with their hometowns. This time, we’re focusing on the bricks and mortar. … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Where You From?

Where You From? is a glimpse into the hometowns of twelve different people, exploring the ways personalities can be shaped by place. Most of the writers are from small American … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yuck ‘n Yum

Yuck ‘n Yum is “a labour of love and bloodymindedness”. It’s also a quarterly arts publication based in Scotland, and we’ve just received our crisp new copy of the Spring … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Last call for Papergirl Submissions

You may already be familiar with Papergirl, the benevolent figure on a bicycle whizzing through city streets and handing out zines and artwork for free. Originally set up in Berlin, … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment