Tag: zines

Interview with Dame Darcy

At Bitch Media, Suzette Smith interviews Dame Darcy about her comic Meat Cake, the Meat Cake Bible, and telling the truth as a mermaid. “Dame Darcy’s stories were about women, and sometimes they were about orphan twin women with supernatural abilities! The central cast was a band of […]

The Minty Allure of Glue Sticks

I’ve been thinking about zines lately, even though the outlets (at least the ones convenient to me) for them have almost entirely dried up. My writing career, such as it is, started with a zine, back in 1988. I can’t remember what it was that ignited the spark. […]

Summer Fun Time Reading ’17

It’s summertime again and the living is gelatinous and humid at least for me. Maybe you’re planning a vacation or are relieved to get your place to yourself as you wave good-bye to friends, family, your partner. Maybe you’re going to the beach or on a camping trip. […]

“How to Keep a Zibaldone”

“One day in Venice, sometime near the end of the 14th century, a busy merchant found himself with a few spare moments. Maybe it was a slow day at the docks, or he arrived home too early for dinner. Whatever the reason, he did what people of his era […]