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Upcoming Zine Fairs

August 31st, 2011 No Comments

I’m giving a shout out to two upcoming zine fairs, both held on the 25th of September 2011 – an unfortunate clash, alas. “THE BRISTOL COMIC AND ZINE FAIR When: Sunday 25th September 2011, 12pm – 6pm Where: Start the Bus, 7-9 Baldwin Street, Bristol, BS1 1RU (map) FREE ENTRY The Bristol Comic and Zine Fair […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: A Sort Of Autobiography by Warren Craghead

March 8th, 2011 No Comments

I mentioned this set of Storycubes briefly in one of my first ever blog posts, “Comics, Cubed”, but it’s elaborate concept deserves another shout-out. Warren Craghead, an artist and curator, created ten Storycubes depicting a fictional autobiography, each representing a decade of his life (the last, in a touch of dark humour, simply shows an […]

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single sheet zine

September 13th, 2010 No Comments

I’ve been focusing on zines with unconventional formats recently, so I thought I would go the reverse way, and share a simple, traditional method of making a mini-zine from a single sheet of paper, with no glue or binding methods needed, just like Bookleteer. I’ve used A4 in this example, which makes a tiny 8 […]

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Comics, Cubed

September 6th, 2010 1 Comment

In my last post I looked at how handmade zines could be made in ways that were impossible to recreate digitally, which led me to discover a handful of comics that exist in three dimensions. Warren Craghead’s  “A sort of Autobiography” is a comic spanning ten StoryCubes, each detailing a decade of his life, and […]

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PU&P with We Are Words + Pictures

January 20th, 2010 3 Comments

Yesterday we held the first Pitch Up & Publish of the year with seven of the members of We Are Word + Pictures, a “team running comic and ‘zine themed events throughout the UK” – Matt Sheret, Michael Leader, Mark Higgins, Anne Hollowday, Emilie Chalcraft, Tom Humberstone and Julia Scheele… It was really inspiring for […]

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