41 Zines: A Guide from WIZD
truly believe there is a zine for everyone! Give the people what they really want...zines! Check out our list and visit us in the shop. You can also browse through our online distro to have zines shipped right to your doorstep. This selection is a fraction of what we carry in our distro and in our online shop. Please take a look because we bet you might find a new favorite!
Distro Address: 2222 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Zines for your chronic pain friends
We know a bit about how much a zine can lift someone up. When Language Runs Dry does just that. It discusses chronic pain from different angles and provides comfort where it can. The Chapter Book: Pain & Progress is a diary zine that allows users to track their pain and emotions throughout a three-month process. It's available in our distro or online. Snag these today!
Zines for your illustrative friends
We LOVE illustration zines. These three picks are colorful, inviting, hilarious, and fun. An Illustrated Collection of Bunnycorns by Christa D has super cute bunny human drawings and we fall in love every time we open it! Sluggestive Images by Michael Ayers is exactly what it sounds like. Each illustration inside is a little bit suggestive and a little bit sluggish and we can't get enough of it! Mythological Maladies by Nathan Smith is full of creatures who have something a bit wrong with them. All three of these zines are available in our distro.
Zines for friends who love perzines
Perzines will never get old. We love Miserable Bitch by local Phoenix creator Yolie Contreras! It's in your face and take no shit and we love the "validate me" page. It's available in our distro and online. sucker! by Rory Britt is another perzine gem that comes from Chicago. MANEATER by Mary Rose (aka gothcupcake) is one of our perzine favorites coming all the way from Rhode Island. Both are available in our distro.
Zines for your activist friends
Rad Cat Press creates awesome zines but this one just might take the cake for us. If you're looking for a few suggestions on how to be a better activist, A Truthagandist Primer has it. Pick it up in our distro! Patterns of Action by local Arizona creator Jen Urso combines thought and maps to provoke systems thinking. We are all a part of it, and this zine helps us make sense of it all. Patterns of Action is available online and in the distro.
Zines for your photography friends
Do your friends love photography? Grace Currier-Tait from the Bay Area makes a great zine called Unusual Zine which houses the odd, weird, and scary photos from years past. Grab it from our distro! Wipe Your Nose Sugar Boy is a trip of a photo zine made by local Phoenix creator, Mark Albain. This zine touches on themes of religion with a southern undertone. Grab it from our distro! Dream Machine is a photo zine about the music scene in North Texas! It's available online and in our distro.
Zines for friends with bodies
We love Swamp Crotch and Hairy Femme Mother! Swamp Crotch is made by local Phoenix creators Dayna Broder and Marilyn Mitchell! Hairy Femme Mother by Jen Venegas is a must-have for every zine collector. Snag them both in our distro!
Zines for your psychedelic friends
Space Fields by Emily Joy out of Joshua Tree is a compilation of digital disintegrated images that are colorful and if you stare at them in the right way, you might seeee things! Psychedelic Quest by Sayuri Kimbell is exactly what it sounds like. It's an illustrative journey that is quirky and beautiful. It uses text, illustrations, comics and photos to show you something new. Pick both of these zines up in our distro!
Zines for your vegan foodie friends
Yumm!! 19 Cranky Vegan Recipes has been a favorite in the WIZD library so we stocked it for you to take home! Kitchen Shaman's Delectable Vegan Soups is a recipe zine full of yummy ideas to help keep you full and happy. Grab Cranky Vegan recipes and Delectable Vegan Soups from our distro! Your mouth and stomach will thank you!
Zines made by teens!
These three zines are some of our favorites! They're made by three local folks under 18! Xana makses Let Me Be Me which is a photo essay paired with poetry about growing into your skin. The Wednesday Zine is made by Emily is a zine that reminds me so much of my teen years. We love this zine and it's available online! SpaceRiot! is a true riot. It was created by a then 9-year-old named Gwen and it will have you laughing and nodding your head. We love supporting our zine teens and we hope you do too!
Zines for your punk friends
Whether you're skating, listening to punk, or ironing patches onto your vest, these zines will keep you company! Over The Shoulder is a rad photo zine about skating and exploring by local Phoenix creator Ethan Roads! We love Fluke Fanzine which is all about music and the punk scene in Arkansas. Seafoam is full of beautiful photography of an underground music scene here in Phoenix. All are local, all are punk rock. Pick them up in the distro today!
Zines for your comic-loving friends
We love comics by women! They Have Issues is a compilation comic by 18 women about their experiences working in comic shops. It's colorful, and it's fabulous. Screwing With You is a sexy horror comic made by local Phoenix creator Zoe Sugg. We love this comic and carry it proudly in our distro! Pushover is a comic by Jean Marie Munson. This comic unveils the trials and tribulations of feminism and leadership. Order Pushover online or grab it from our distro!
Zines for your femme friends
We love this grouping of zines! Pity Party is made by a local Phoenix group of sad pals and we can't get enough! You can pick this one up in our distro or online. Thunderpuss by Amber McCall will have you laughing, maybe crying but hopefully feeling less alone. It's full of bright illustrations and great jokes. Gummi Cunt II by Elektra is one of our favorite series. Her perzines take you through such relatable emotions and experiences. Fem Static Zine Issue 4 is a contribution-based zine about body positivity and global feminism from over 25 creators. It's available online or in our distro!
Zines for your queer celebrating friends
We are here for Queer Zines! Queer Reasons is a collage zine full of queer celebration and fun. It's made by local Phoenix creator Alex and we can barely keep it on our distro shelves! Fag Enabler by Jimmy is another favorite. It's collage based and very DIY. We love it and have it available for online purchase or in our distro! Please Don't Call me a Lesbian - I'm a Freak is made by one of our good friends Johnna Gale. We relate to this zine so much and show it to almost anyone who walks through the door. Order online or pick them up in our distro!
Zines for your Fuck trump friends
These zines aren't messing around. The F is for Fuck Trump zine is an activity and coloring book to keep you busy for the duration of 45's term. It's witty, it doesn't give a fuck and it's just for you. Haley Khoshaba makes this zine and the Fuck Trump magnet. She is a local Phoenix creator who uses profits from her art to donate to places across the valley. Pick these up in our distro! Trump Reminds Me of my Rape is a tough read but so very important. Ifer Moore doesn't hold back in this zine about resistance and who exactly we are dealing with. We might have thought it, Ifer says it! Pick these up online or in our distro.
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