From their origins in early 20th century science fiction cults, their more proximate roots in 1960s counter-culture and their proliferation in the wake of punk rock, Stephen Duncombe pays full due to the political importance of zines as a vital network of popular culture.
Girls to Grrrlz explores the history of girl comics - the authors, artists, trends, and characters featured in comic books for the last half-century. Meet the bubble-headed bombshells of the '40s, the lovelorn ladies of the '50s, the wimmin libbers of the '70s, and the grrrowling grrrlz of today.
This book offers a highly-visual analysis of this phenomenon. It showcases an international range of current zines, put into context by historical examples from collectors with analysis of their format, writing and visual content.
A comprehensive guidebook to the Zine Movement of self-publishing which started anew in the early 1990s, and continues with Internet blogs and publications like Found. This covers all aspects of self-publishing, including layout and design, promotion, marketing and distribution.
"The Queer Zine Archive Project...preserves queer zines and make them available to other queers, researchers, historians, punks, and anyone else who has an interest DIY publishing and underground queer communities."
The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world.
"A collaboration of artists, students, scientists and anyone else who is seriously
curious about the sciences, the Small Science Collective produces small zines and web comics on topics from ants to galaxies."