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The Wednesday Zine Volume 3 by Emily J. Blake
Channeled Poetry, The Collection - From the Star Gates of Light by Malinda Hurd
Unsellable Inventories by Kat Hofland
Naughty Mouse by Jordan Bubin
Love is a (sometimes) Distorted Journey by Tianne Pitz
Prickly Words For Wounds by Amy Tea
Prickly Words For Wounds is a poetry chapbook with collage elements by poet Amy Tea. This zine is perfect bound and printed in Kingman Arizona!
"I wrote most of these pieces while I was on the rag or having a panic attack in the desert. Maybe some day the will be songs and I can sing them to you."
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Not So Young by Cecilia K. Bradley
"Our youth, they are not so young. They are wise. They are kind. They are perceptive. And they are smart. Listen to them. Listen to me."
Not So Young is written by teenager, Cecilia K. Bradley. It's a chapbook of poems written from 2016 to 2018. This zine is full color and contains images along with poems. Get a glimpse of the inner workings of Cecilia's mind! You will be surprised with what you find there!
I Will Fight You by Joy Young and Jenna Kesselring
I Will Fight You is a book of black out poems, also known as erasure poems, created from actual Donald Trump tweets. It seeks to cut through and erase a rhetoric of hate to create a place of intersectional resistance. Also, it's filled with hilarious doodles done over photos of Trump's face! Order this gem today!
All Drag Queens and No Poetry Vol 1 by Sarah Rachel Evins
This full-color zine highlights the best quotes from the top nine queens from season nine of RuPaul's Drag Race. Poet Sarah Rachel Evins lives in Phoenix Arizona and is a huge fan of the show and her favorite queens. Order this zine today if you're a fan too!
Shattered Glass by CL
Shattered Glass is a perzine and photozine about overcoming chaos and loosing relationships. It has full color pages with 35mm film photos and poetry about growth. Order it today!
Hello, Sunshine by Daniel Mariotti
"31 photographs taken over 31 days of journaling capture the fluctuation of how I experience depression. Even on my best days, where the world appears most vivid and colorful, depression is ever present, a force physically seen in each picture-- depression visually mimicked through altering my camera, by poking holes into the shutter, constructing the fog seen in the images, a fog that contracts and grows at the mercy of space-time."
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Black ̶O̶u̶t̶ Poetry by Alexa Lima
Alexa Lima uses black out techniques to write poems and adds collages to match the work. This zine is 12 pages and full-color and provides readers with the feeling like you looked into someones diary or perhaps the margins of their book. Alexa Lima makes collage zines with a focus on political and social issues that affect POC.
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Already Seen by Jesse A. Millard
Already Seen is a full-color poetry, prose, and photography zine. Jesse’s first ever zine is
a collection of some selected prose vignettes and short stories about life after college that Jesse wrote in 2017. All of the stories are set in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Each story is a fictionalized version of an ordinary day in his life during a period where he felt like there was nothing more to do with her life. Despite having no reason to feel dull and jaded, in the stories, Jesse contrasted enjoyable everyday life moments with the constant questioning of why he felt weird and listless. The zine also includes full-page color photographs taken during that time.
How To Be Alive in a Dying World by Finn Oakes
How to Be Alive In A Dying World is a lyrical mini book of reflections on how to feel alive and resilient inside of climate chaos. It's a set of notes to the self that's soothing to the soul. Order this zine today!
Everyday Magic #3 - Love by Finn Oakes
Everyday Magic #3 - Love by Finn Oakes was published in 2015. It contains stories about building relationships to nine different plants across nine years. Vignettes about birth, death, sex, healing, work, trauma, ritual and the ways I have learned to live into love. Order this zine today!
Everyday Magic #4 - Place by Finn Oakes
Everyday Magic #4 - Place by Finn Oakes was published in 2018. It contains reflections on living on land and making home, ancestry, white supremacy, intersectionality, farming, climate change, prayer, spirits, leaning into long-time and staying in place. Order this zine today!
Insubordinate by Ebo Barton
Insubordinate, is the first published collection of poetry by Seattle spoken word poet, Ebo Barton. In the summer of 2019, Ebo Barton was labeled “insubordinate”. After careful reflection, they discovered, that as a Black and Filipino, Transgender and Non-Binary, Queer, Artist, Educator and Writer, that all those who are on the right side of history were always marked, “Insubordinate”. This collection features fourteen of Barton’s poems, capturing snippets of their story and revealing that their personal and political are permanently tangled in a world built to never see them survive.
Love Static by Amy Tea
Love Static: short poems from loud places is a poetry mini zine contains 14 poems by Amy Tea. Amy writes using her senses and experiences to convey longing and connection. This zine is a great glimpse of her style and it's laid out beautifully. Add this zine to your zine library today!
Wild/Secrets Poets of Mills College '19
This beautiful handmade chapbook contains the poems of five Mill College writers: Mimi Tempestt, Kari Treese, Raihana Jacqueline Haynes-Venerable, Kimani Rose, and Amber McCrary. Poem titles include "How's your Hosh?", "old gods & men", "College Football", and more. Absorb this great work by purchasing this zine today!
L.A. Sucks...and so do you by Yolie Contreras
A spiritual sequel to Miserable Bitch, LA Sucks... And So Do You zine, is a meditation on the concept of what "home" means. Filled with disappointments, a sad girl playlist and Hollywood Forever Cemetery, this zine shows that you can never truly go home again.
I Am by Jackson Kloog
"We are as we identify ourselves. Anxiety and depression are tough battles to fight, but though strength and resilience, we get to choose which lens we see ourselves through."
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Poems That May Change by Michael Buckius
Poems that may change is a darkly humorous and whimsical collection of 15 poems written during the pandemic. It’s about America, the passing of time, maturity, cats, and other weird reflections during this strange and tragic time. These are poems born from both stagnancy and immediacy, a tribute to getting lost in both serious and silly thoughts.
Heartbreak Stories by Efren Castro
Heartbreak Stories by Efren Castro is a collection of 22 poems that form a narrative about different forms of heartbreak: break-ups, loneliness, rejection, and death. There's family conflict, cheating, sex, sin, it's a very juicy zine! This zine features the poems Emotional Hookup, Hopeless Romantic, Sinner, Party, and Cycles.
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Stanchion 2 Literary Zine by Jeff Bogle
Stanchion Issue Number Two features 10 pieces of short fiction, poems, striking b&w photography and more, printed on elegant, thick and textured A5 paper.
Released in October 2020.
Stanchion 3 Literary Zine by Jeff Bogle
Stanchion Issue Number Three features original short stories, flash fiction, poems, striking b&w photography, and drawings printed on elegantly thick uncoated A5 paper.
Released in January 2021.
An Anachronism in the Making Issue 1 by Matthew Tinsley
Fleeting thoughts and feelings of a trans man in love in Portland while everything is on fire, written september / october 2020
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An(other) Anachronism in the Making issue 2 by Matthew Tinsley
Fleeting thoughts, reflections and feelings over one turbulent weekend in November 2020, centered around loss, grief, transitioning and how the pandemic makes all of these things especially inconvenient.
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I Just Had to Get Something Off My Chest by Jude Schroder
In their first ever zine, Jude (they/them/theirs) takes you through their top surgery journey. From trying on a binder for the first time to proudly displaying their chest six months post-op, Jude peels back their skin to reveal the impact of gender-affirming surgery in a trans person’s life. Part photo essay and part poem, this vulnerable zine will take you along a non-binary person’s quest towards a flat chest.
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Millennial Dogeater by Marinna Benzon and Perennial Press
Millennial Dogeater is a collection of poems that voices honest and subversive narratives of a Queer First Generation woman carefully navigating her position in America. From re-learning self-empowerment, unlearning cultural assimilation to loving the varied facets of the queer identity; Millennial Dogeater is a curated snapshot of invisible Brown Girls.
We know you'll enjoy these poems!
How To Stop The Burning by Zubaida Bello and Perenial Press
In How to Stop the Burning, Zubaida Bello's poetry focuses on themes of womanhood and inheritance, offering the audience an intimate portrait of herself through her words.
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Valen-tide Greetings by Sarah Evins
Valen-tide Greetings: tender-hearted musings on a thoroughly and softly imagined love life is a collection of poems and personal stories reflecting on the potential of loving someone(s). It centers on gentleness, curiosity, and imagination. Aside from the writing and design, the zine was personally printed and bound by the author (made with love).
Without the Words, There’s No Song by Billy Bridewell
Impressions 1 By Jean Marie Munson
Impressions 2 By Jean Marie Munson
Transmission Lost by Zoe N. Sugg
Friends With Punefits by Daniel Resner
This colorful contribution based zine is chalk full of hilarious puns! "This zine is dedicated to friends, especially those whose relationships are fraught with sexual tension - and fraught with sexual puns." It's risograph printed, it's silly, it's bright, it's so much fun. Order it today!
F is for FUCK TRUMP - The ABCs of Trump's Presidency - An Activity/Coloring Book by Haley Khoshaba
F is for Fuck Trump is one of our best sellers at Wasted Ink! This zine walks you through the ABCs of Trump's presidency and keeps you busy until this nightmare is over. Proceeds from this zine are donated to The Puente Movement and Border Angels. Order yours today, these go fast! :)
Tiny Joys #1 by Rebecca Fish Ewan
Tiny Joys is a 1/4-size zine from Phoenix Arizona. It contains words and cartoons about things--butterflies, water, day-dreaming, Kafka, hummingbirds...-- that bring the author (and hopefully readers) joy.
Beach Pebbles by Annabelle Dunstan
This is a great zine full of illustrations and writings. It takes the reader through a journey and pulls at the heart strings. We love it and we think you will as well!
An Attempt by Tori Holder
This illustrative mini zine tells a story of a person dealing with tiny sad bears and how they deal with these sad bears. It's cute and comforting and leaves you feeling a bit less alone. Snag a copy today!
The Stitchable Pokedex Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, & Venusaur by Kate Simonsen
If you're interested in cross stitch and pokemon, this is the zine for you! In this zine, you will learn how to stitch Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, and Venusaur. Order this zine today!
The Stitchable Pokedex: Squirtle, Wartortle, and Blastoise by Kate Simonsen
If you're interested in cross stitch and pokemon, this is the zine for you! In this zine, you will learn how to stitch Squirtle,Wartortle, and Blastoise. Order this zine today!
The Stitchable Pokedex: Charmander, Charmeleon, & Charizard by Kate Simonsen
If you're interested in cross stitch and pokemon, this is the zine for you! In this zine, you will learn how to stitch Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard. Order this zine today!
King-Cat No. 78 Comics and Stories by John Porcellino
This comixfeatures lots of funny animal stories like “A Story About Ninny,” “Lady Tuff ‘n’ Tender,” and “Nighttime Encounter with the Void”; tons of Nature Notes featuring Monarch Butterfly Lifecycle and “Shrews Thru History”; an extensive letters section with notes from T.E. Bak, Megan Kelso, and more; plus poetry, Top 40, a Zen Story, and the Usual Gang of Schtuff. Order today!
Soooo Lame Issue #2 by Alex Moreno
This is a full-color art zine from Phoenix Arizona that contains photography, illustrations, and drawings. It's super funky and rad. Make sure you order it today!
It Is What It Is by Eric Villalobos and Victor Rodriguez
This risograph printed zine from 2016 contains computer graphic and magazine cut out multimedia collages. It's a collaboration between Victor Rodriguez and Eric Villalobos. It's weird and wonderful! Order it today!
Fluke Fanzine Presents Loisaida by Matthew Thompson
This issue of Fluke Fanzine was originally published in Spring of 2015 by Arizona zinester Matthew Thompson. This black and white thick zine contains a comic and story by Bobby Madness. The comic depicts stories about punk rock, drugs, shows, stars, and cops. Overall, the story is about a place and all the punk rock radness that went down between friends. Snag this zine if you want to dive in!
What a Big Deal by Maggie T and David Miller
What a Big Deal is a short story zine made by a little girl with help from her dad. The zine tells a story about a new rabbit in class and how the teacher and students react. The zine ends with a few cool bonus pages! We love supporting our youth zinesters and we hope you do too!
Sluggestive Universe by Michael Ayers
Sluggestive Universe is a collection of 32 pages of original illustrations. Some of the featured artwork was for a zine Michael created called Sluggestive Images. The rest is brand new, original pen and ink drawings created since then featuring more Slugs and other Characters and Imaginations from that Universe. This zine also comes with a special folder you can use as a napkin (or you could hang it on your wall!) This zine is super funky and might make you feel something. Order it today!
We are. by Billy Bridwell
We are is a collection of illustrations by Billy Bridwell. Each illustration is paired with a short paragraph about who we are. This zine helps put in perspective all the folks we are surrounded by daily. It's a really beautiful zine. Order it today!
Faces by Billy Bridwell
This large zine titled Faces by Billy Bridwell contains 48 illustrated faces with words at the bottom. The drawings are intriguing and ask the reader to think deeply. "Included tips are a simple reminder to always stay true to yourself. Be aware of your surroundings and how you fit into them. This world can eat you alive, give yourself a fighting chance."
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XYG - Examine Your Grammar by Mash and Corn
This funny zine is called XYG: Examine Your Grammar - An Adult Guide to Language. It was born from the author's frustration with having to teach traditional grammar concepts to eighth graders and, on top of finding it rather useless to teach, she could only come up with "naughty" example sentences.
It is funny and raunchy and psuedo-educational and one-of-a-kind. Maybe there is a sex-positive person who just wants to know the difference between when to use who and whom in a sentence? Order this zine today!
Hairy Femme Mother Issue #3 by Jen Venegas
Hairy Femme Mother is a zine that uplifts the voices of queer femmes with body hair. While everyone has body hair, queer femmes can have different nuanced experiences with body hair. This zine also attempts to showcase queer hairy femmes of different identities, including and especially femmes of color, trans femmes, and non-binary femmes.
This zine contains art, poetry, and writing from 15 folks! Order this zine today!
Phx Zine Fest 2018 Vendor Collaboration Zine
16 vendors from the 2018 Phx Zine Fest published this collaborative work! It contains art about the zine fest and so many cacti drawings. Order this zine today to help support the next Phx Zine Fest!
DJARID of URK by Hali Morrison
This comic zine is a ten-page sequential story about the realities of death and taxes. Story and art by Clyde M. Church III. Dialogue and editing by Hali R. Morrison.
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Soooo Lame Issue #3 "Dreams" by Alex Moreno
This is a full-color art zine from Phoenix Arizona that contains photography, writing, illustrations, and drawings. The theme is "dreams" and this zine depicts what nightmares might look like, what reoccurring dreams are like, and more. It's a collaboration zine with art from 11 + creators.Make sure you order it today!
Straddle My Innocence by Sam Grant
Reading this collection of one-page comics is like walking through a colorful park and capturing snippets of conversations, where no amount of context will lesson the questions you’ll have about their lives and probably their motivations. I mean, have you ever heard someone hate gusty winds so much?? Order today!
View Master by Sam Grant
This zine is a collection of mini-comics spanning the unremembered scenes in Star War all the way to an all-knowing cheap plaster dinosaur. Things that are forgotten, missed, or misunderstood can be found here - including, of course, historical epitaphs likely within your obscure graveyard. Order Today!
Like A Fish Swimming In A Stream by Jessica Dzielinksi
This purple watercolor-esque comics shows the maddening attempt of a girl following a self-help book designed to make people feel human again after their spirits have been thoroughly broken by the monotony of life. Just a few steps until you’re feeling just like a fish swimming in a stream. That’s all you need to be, right? Order this today and have it shipped straight to your doorstep!
Figments by Alexa Lima
This zine features simplistic, and still intricate, fragment-like collages. If you appreciate what can be said with minimalist art, this zine is within your wheelhouse.
(Also, if you unfold the zine entirely, there’s a beautiful piece waiting for you!)
Delicate Pipes by Erin Dorney
Delicate Pipes is a perzine that explores digestive issues the author has dealt with her entire life. This zine explores her symptoms, coping mechanisms, and journey. Her aim with this zine is to help someone else feel a little less alone. Her words are paired with collage imagery of plants and plumbing. Order this perzine today!
Women Sitting by Samuel W. Grant
Printed in Barcelona, Spain, this colorful zine is full of illustrations of all kinds of women sitting. “By simply thumbing through this small booklet you will notice the calming effects it delivers your consciousness as you make contact with your higher awareness and touch the very infinity of which you are connected.”
Needless to say, this little zine is an experience. Order it today to dive in!
Blast From The Past? by Haley Orion Khoshaba
All images and comic strips in this zine are sourced from alternative print media throughout 1979 to 1980. You’ll get a look into the topical issues 40 years ago and see all the ways we’ve changed, and all the ways we haven’t.
King-Cat Number 79 by John Porcellino
King-Cat is a slice-of-life comic collection, featuring a Tops 40s list, a guest comic from Gabrielle Bell, and letters + art from readers. If you’re looking for a sometimes funny, sometimes heartfelt perzine-adjacent read, this might be the zine for you!
Haunted Fuckhole by Samuel W. Grant
If you’re looking for a collection of comics about things we wish we could say to each other and observations humans make of the world, but make it really funny, this is the zine for you! Samuel has a unique style that takes traditional two-page comics and merges them with different traditional mediums, such as cut+paste, pencil, marker, and pen. Order it today and see for yourself!
2016 Trans Humanist Zine Issue #1 by Elisa Mask and Zac Finger
‘Is transhumanism “gentrification of the human body”? What types of enhancements will be available or mandated to the disabled and disenfranchised? What does this mean for the definition of gender, sexuality, or queerness? What repercussions will this have on mental health? What ways might new advancements serve to enforce, or deconstruct, power? How will this adversely or positively affect social norms and the politically oppressed?’ (from back of the zine)
Issue #1 of the Trans Humanist Zine features two compelling short stories, a comic about being human in a digital age, poetry, and full-color art. The short stories have a unique formatting, allowing the text to be overlayed over beautiful - and rather technical looking - art. This zine will do nothing short of getting you to think about what transhumanism really means, and what that might mean for you. Pick up this great read today!
Queerness and Hope by Zettie Shapey
This queer hope zine is a co-created anthology first born 6 years ago. Equal parts comic strips, queer theory/affect theory/theory on hope, collages, drawings, poetry, reflections on being gay and alive and hoping, reflections on being gay and alive and not hoping. Let it gut you let it thrill you let it give you permission to hope a little. It's50 pages and full-color.
***Content warning: one piece talks about suicide.*** That piece has a content warning at the top.
Fat Farm (Orange) by Max Airborne
“Fat Farm” is a comic mini-zine series by Max Airborne, one the founding collective members of “FaT GiRL” and an outspoken advocate for fat activism. In this Episode 1 of ‘Memories of Six East”,13 year-old Max retells a memory of being a teenage inpatient on the East Ward of the 6th floor. Here, she is asked to justify weight gain to her doctor as part of a program that assumes if you’re fat, then you’re unhappy.
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Chronicles of a Chubby Bunny by Kasuto Productions
Chubby Bunny is the feminist, outspoken, activist who encourages others to support all women, stop fetishizing chubby bodies, and be the geek we know we are! Printed on thick and durable paper, this black and white comic zine will leave you feeling empowered. Order a copy today!
What if Sun and Moon Were Best Friends Once? by @bethany.fortner.art
If Sun and Moon were best friends once, what has caused them to be so far apart now?
This mini-zine touches on subjects such as expectations, communication, and metaphorical pedestals in a beautiful black-and-white comic. Order it today and ask yourself all the cosmic question that Sun and Moon wished they could ask each other!
There is Something I Want to be by @bethany.fortner.art
This mini-zine expresses the dynamic and powerful expressions from those who have been told to be smaller than themselves.The accompanying art is simple and beautiful linework, framing the “I want” phrases. Order this mini-zine today!
Stories of a Healing Way by Tatum Begay
“These one panel pages follow the story of a young Diné writer who struggles to balance her stories with her cultural upbringing.” - Introduction by Tatum
If you’re looking for a comic mini-zine that shows the intersection of being an artist, being original, and being Navajo, then consider picking this one up!