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The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting #5

September 26th, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

This series of zines, irregularly published by Microcosm, focuses each issue on a specific instance where the actions of America’s Central Intelligence Agency have been so insane, negligent or selfish that the resulting effect has been death, whether on a grand scale or of specific individuals.

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One Way Ticket #5

September 18th, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

One Way Ticket along with some of the bigger zines like Cometbus, Scam or Evasion introduced me to a world of community history littered with punk shows, petty crime and train hopping.

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Non Fiction

September 12th, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

This is a thing of beauty. A simple collection of conversations with four different sets of people, but created with such love and attention that the end result is something worth treasuring.

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It is not possible to make a mistake

September 7th, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

This is the first product to come out of Northampton based publishing posse ‘Bureau De Books’, a collection of creative folks who have big plans to keep producing these chapbooks and spread their brand of ‘humorous short stories’

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Here. In My Head. issue #2

August 22nd, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

This is the second issue of a new quarter sized perzine written by 19 year old Catherine Elms from Wales. The cover of issue one, put out earlier this year has the motto, ‘On love, music, feminism and creativity’, which is a fairly accurate description.

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Juvenilia

August 14th, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Comic reviews · Reviews

I’ve never come across any of Sina’s zines before but from the looks of it he’s been quite prevalent in the underground comics community. This particular publication harks back to the early days of Sina’s self publishing odyssey…

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Naked Punch – Issue 12

August 9th, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

I picked this up at the Serpentine Gallery mainly because the cover boasted both an interview with anti-war stalwart Howard Zinn and some essays on the recent anarchist riots in Athens and that at a quid it was easily the cheapest piece of literature in the shop.

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Rum Lad #4

August 3rd, 2009 · posted by Pete Willis · marked as: Reviews · Zine reviews

Prolific punk illustrator Steve Larder returns with another edition of his autobiographical zine Rum Lad.

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