New-to-Us Zines: August 31, 2015

Gift of Cheryl Tapper

The 1999 Glovebox Distro Zine Stars Swimsuit Calendar edited and designed by Libby Lampert, 1998

Models include 1990s zinester luminaries of all sizes Ericka Bailie-Byrne, Kelli Callis, Lisa Carver, Doug Holland, Chip Rowe, and others. Lampert is a gorgeous Ms. July.

Madgirl #3 by Emily, 1996

Refigure by Jesise and Nine, 2009

Road Trip by Meg Favreau, 2004

Rollycoaster by Missy Kulik, 1997

Molly interviews band members with questions like, "what does blast off country style do for rainy day fun?" answer: "paint color by number horse pictures." Missy also asks other band member about their hobbies, and Rebecca of The Spinanes gets to respond to, "Do you have a favorite smell?"

Ruby Sparkles #4: Portrait of an Angel by Jessica Angel, 1997?

"zines are: magazines people make up"

Definition by the author's 12-year-old brother.

Rugburn Spectacular #1 by Amalle Elian Dublon, 1999

That's why I started this -- because there's nothing to be gained from not investing oneself in making things and giving them to people, from not recording important moments that would otherwise have no one to write them down.

S.S.S.S. [Secret Sanrio Sugar Society] by Bianca, 1995


cover photo by me, postal addresses redacted

From the introduction

HELLO LOYAL KITTY SOLDIERS.THIS IS THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF THE S.S.S.S. OPERATIONS HANDBOOK. IT IS NECESSARY THAT WE ALL COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER TO FORM A DEFINATE PLAN FOR WORLD DOMINATION.WE SHALL RIDE THE RAINBOW PATH OF TRUTH TO THE MECCA KNOWN AS UTOPIA(OR SANRIO PUROLAND).

later

"webster dictionary is a book of kitty-hate and lies.Burn Your Dictionary.develop yr language free of Bad/Good word rules.free of racist definations and classist favoritism.free of the lies and misconception that kill u with every syllable.this book has been devised by a system that kills us thru mere words. words.kill what tries to kill u."

One of the most quotable zines I've ever read. 

Sarasvati: a Magazine by Women, for Everyone #4 edited by Stacy J. Estep, 1998

Screams from Inside #7 by Carissa Screams, illustrations by Fly, 1996?


cover from Brob Tilt's Zine World blog

Just because something focuses on females doesn't mean it's anti-male. Otherwise, most of the zines I read should be considered anti-female since they rarely mention womyn.

Interviews with 1990s zine luminaries including Jen Angel, Christine Boarts, Cindy Crabb, Vique Martin, and Stacey Wakefield

Side Tracked #8 by Menghsin Cindy Horng, 1996


New-to-Us Library of Congress Subject Headings

Songs--Texts--Pictorial works.

Taiwanese Americans