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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
Lost The Plot by Kayla Clancy
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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For//After- Forever Probably by John F. Quinonez
For//After-Forever Probably is a poetry chapbook that includes over 13 poems that John Q wrote from Single Word Prompts from friends to trick himself into writing more vulnerable works. He illustrated the cover as well! Get lost in his words when you order this zine!
In The Weeds by Aaron Davis
This full-color zine showcases beautiful art, photography and painting about Aaron's experience with endometriosis. It's inspiring and so well done. It captures what living with chronic illness is like.
Little Awakenings by Mara Ray Michael
"For me and anyone else that might be doubting their magic."
This poetry chapbook is full of 39 one-page poems by poet and zine maker Mara Ray Michaels. Her poems touch on life, death, rebirth, growth, childhood, nature, desire and much more. It's a journey for the imagination and we encourage you to see for yourself!
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!
A Seat at the Family Table by Joy Young
Joy Young's third chapbook, A Seat at the Family Table, is a collection of poems centered on the idea of family. Moving through traumas of the past, Joy seeks to leave readers in a place of hope, to explore the idea of what constitutes family, and delve into the many ways in which their queerness has shaped their understandings of what family means. Order this chapbook today!
The Collected Dispatch from the Desert by Theora Kvika
Theora Kvitka moved around a lot but found herself in the Arizona desert before starting grad school. This zine contains 4 issues of Dispatch From The Desert and many reactions to the strange culture, absurd politics, and typographic history. It contains comics, doodles, and writings about our favorite and weird city. Order this gem today!
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!
Bare Fruit by Joseph Dick
Bare Fruit is a colorful collage and poetry zine made by Arizona zinester Joseph Dick. This is a zine about surviving, identity, heartbreak, growing, exploring and so much love. It's one of our new favorites and we have a feeling you might fall for this zine 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."
Microaggressions #1 by Alexa Lima
Alexa Lima from Marietta, GA shares a zine with us that contains 14 microaggressions said to her or her friends. "If you don't know what a microaggression is / you will know by the end of this zine. (or google it.)" It's a 22 page mini zine that discusses experience as a person of color and a queer individual.
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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 hefelt weird and listless. The zine also includes full-page color photographs taken during that time.
We Grow Anyway Volume 2 by Prickly Pear Printing
We Grow Anyway is an anthology of queer love, joy and growth by a diverse group of poets from across the country and beyond. Prickly Pear Printing seeks to elevate narratives that reflect not just trauma, but also celebration. This is the second volume of the anthology, and like the first, they put a great deal of care and attention into each copy. The cover is letterpress printed, and the sleeve is a linoleum block print. Order this beautiful poetry book today!
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.
You Are Allowed to Be Here by Amy Tea
You Are Allowed to Be Here by Amy Tea is a mini zine with 18 awesome affirmations about belonging and your place in the world. It's a great reminder and a great zine to give to folks who might need that little boost. Memorize it, write the words on sticky notes in your space, believe it! You belong!
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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!
Without the Words, There’s No Song by Billy Bridewell
GRAPH(feeties) Issue 2 by Rebecca Fish Ewan
Pushover 1 By Jean Marie Munson
Impressions 1 By Jean Marie Munson
Impressions 2 By Jean Marie Munson
Celebrity Hand Turkeys Vol. II by Ben Lazarus
London by Brandon Meged
Transmission Lost by Zoe N. Sugg
Friends With Punefits by Daniel Resner
Rituals by Sayuri Kimbell
Whisper by David Miller
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! :)
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!
Strange Romance#1: A Shit's Fucked Anthology #1 by Joshua Corea
Love is strange, and sometimes horrible. This zine is a collection of new and up-and-coming authors, and a couple of artists, who delve into the more horrible aspects of love and hatred. This zine contains pulp, poetry, and prose on what many of us find terrifying, the other. Order this zine today!
Shit's Fucked #2: Cult Circle by Joshua Corea
This zine contains creepy stories, comics, artwork, and history all about the spirit board. Catch up on what the weirdos at shit fucked have in store for you. Start with part one of a three part short horror story, read a first person account of an exorcism, and read cute little comics about ouija spirits and ghosts! This zine is super spooky and might just be your new favorite. Order 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!
Defenders of Good Times Presents: Dirty Water by Chris Dogt and Eric Villalobos
This zine is a collection of four years worth of Chris Dogt learning how to draw.
"What do you see when you look at my drawings? If you want to change what you see...change it! Color in my drawings, draw on top of them, white out what you don't want to see and make this book what you want it to be. Let's draw together! The blank pages in this zine are for YOU to draw what YOU feel like drawing while you look at my weird ideas..."
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Handy With Knifes Issue 1 Vol. 15 by Eric Villalobos
This is a black and white illustrative zine that contains flash art, drawings, and graphics. It was published in 2016 in California and was risograph printed. It's super neat and funky! 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!
Fluke Fanzine #16 By Matthew Thompson
Fluke Fanzine #16 is the NXOEED issue featuring art work by James B. Hunt. James started self publishing around the age of 12 and this zine contains an in-depth interview about his publishing and art work along with a ton of his illustrations and a neato map of his hidden paintings. Snag this zine for a dive into the work of Phoenix's James B. Hunt.
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 identiies, 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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Eternal Love & Understanding 4 Ever by Jessica Dzielinski
This visual treat of a zine is all about love and pleasure. It's 14 pages and Riso printed. It's a limited run of 45 and we only have five of them! Jessica Dzielinski is an Arizona illustrator and zine maker and we really love her work.
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Wake ATL Issue 1: Police Violence by Alexa Lima
Wake ATL issue 1 : police violence was curated edited and published by Alexa Lima of the band WAKE in the summer of 2016.
"Our goal is to bring awareness to social issues and help establish a dialogue between activist organizations and the community through the use of music, visual art, literature, lectures, and workshops designed to educate, motivate, and engage each other into becoming more active in daily life.
We want to create an avenue for activists to engage the community with art and music as well as open the lines of communication to help establish an understanding of the community's concerns and pain points on a local, regional, and national level."
This is a mini collaboration zine with printing on the pages and inside fold of the zine. It contains work on police violence from over five creators.
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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!
Someone Somewhere by David Miller
This zine hosts full-page kaleidoscope-like digital images. Each page is unique, transporting you from one strange place to the next. Add this zine to your collection 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!
Lambchop Lipgloss by Sam Grant
This is a beautifully made zine, which hosts several mini-comics, navigates the different perspectives of those around us. Or possibly the perspective of relationship building, or of an actual building in love with a plane. It’s complicated, much like life can be when everyone is living their unique perspective.
If all of that sounds intriguing, this might be the comic zine for you!
I am Often Fearful of People in the World by Bethany Fortner
A mini-zine about the cycle of fear and pain, connected together with art of animals as they relate to the world around them. Pick this zine up today!