Madzines Bundle including; Madzines Intro / Mad Comic Classics / Crafting Contention /



Madzines bundle including: Madzines Intro / Mad Comics Classics / Crafting Contention
Professor Helen Spandler, Dr Jill Anderson, Tamsin Walker

Publishing Info:
Lancashire, UK 2021
  • Madzines Intro - A5, 20 pages, colour laser print, saddle stitched, includes, badge and sticker.
  • Mad Comics Classics - A7 foldy  opening to A4, laser printed.
  • Crafting Contention - A6 foldy opening to A3, inkjet printed.
These three zines share the research of the Madzines project. Run at UCLan, this project explores the role of zines in challenging mental health knowledge and practice. They represent various stages of the research and have been shared at zine events and online. Visit the website below to find out more about this ongoing research.

Link to project: https://madzines.org/
Instagram: @madzineresearch


 

Everything is Shit






Everything is Shit
Author uncredited (@everythingisshit_zine)

Publishing Info:
Northern Ireland 2021
A6 foldy opening to A4
Black & white laser print

Description:
A small folded sheet that lists things that are ‘shit’ including; the fact that 16% of people working in the Creative Industries are from working-class backgrounds; it takes 27000 trees daily to make toilet rolls for humans plus other observations and opinions. Includes a link to donate to charity.

Instagram: @everythingisshit_zine


Regali Veri



Regali Veri
Docente M Bubbico / Adamo Jessica / Berti Daniela / Buti Sofia

Publishing Info:
ISIA Urbino, Italy c.2019
A5 folded sheet 4 x pages opening to A3
Riso print in black and pink on peach paper

Description: 
A satirical version of the small ads in a newspaper. Most ads seem to be about sex, diets and holidays.
'Regali Veri' translates as 'real gifts' in English.



Who Will You Marry?



Who Will You Marry?
Sarah Evenson 

Publishing Info:
Minneapolis, USA, 2016
13cm x 17cm
Colour laser print
20 x pages
Description: 

Playful zine showing the games people play to find out who they are going ton marry. FRom children’s games to predictions ie. cutting an apple to look at the seeds; looking at blotches on your fingernails; counting flower petals.
Sarah Evenson (They/Them) is a genderqueer printmaker/illustrator/zinester whose colorful work explored gender, sexuality, the interplay of text and image in the creation of both humor and narrative, and the role narrative plays in the creation of personal and cultural identities.
Artist’s statement.
Link to Instagram: @saltysweetsarah 
Link to Website: http://sarah-evenson.com/



 

Life on Vega No.3

Life on Vega #3
Hame aka Alistar Hamish Macdonald

Publishing Info:
A5 full colour
32 x pages
Charlottetown, Canada 2021

Description:
The continuing narrative about a magic vegan cookbook and its owner who runs a vegan food van. In this issue the plan to turn the whole world vegan is put into action.

‍“‍Life ‍on ‍Vega‍” ‍‍is ‍my ‍comic ‍about ‍vegan ‍food ‍truck ‍owner ‍Gus ‍and ‍his ‍friends ‍trying ‍to ‍save ‍the ‍world ‍and ‍stuff. (author's website)

Link to author's website: 
https://hame.land/

Life on Vega No.2


Life on Vega #2
Hame aka Alistar Hamish Macdonald

Publishing Info:
A5 full colour
24 x pages
Charlottetown, Canada 2020

Description:
Part two, the narrative continues about a magic vegan cookbook and its owner who runs a vegan food van. In this issue a plan is hatched that could turn the whole world vegan.

‍“‍Life ‍on ‍Vega‍” ‍‍is ‍my ‍comic ‍about ‍vegan ‍food ‍truck ‍owner ‍Gus ‍and ‍his ‍friends ‍trying ‍to ‍save ‍the ‍world ‍and ‍stuff. (author's website)

Link to author's website: 
https://hame.land/

Life on Vega No.1


Life on Vega #1
Hame aka Alistar Hamish Macdonald

Publishing Info:
A5 full colour
40 x pages
Charlottetown, Canada 2019

Description:
Engaging zine about a magic vegan cookbook and its owner who runs a vegan food van. The characters are based in reality but there’s a lovely mix or fantastical elements included. The second half of the zine includes a really great ‘how I made this’ explanation that details character development, page layout, software and production methods.

‍“‍Life ‍on ‍Vega‍” ‍‍is ‍my ‍comic ‍about ‍vegan ‍food ‍truck ‍owner ‍Gus ‍and ‍his ‍friends ‍trying ‍to ‍save ‍the ‍world ‍and ‍stuff. (author's website)

Link to author's website: 
https://hame.land/




Finding The Lost Films


Finding The Lost Films
Dr Melanie Stockton-Brown, Amy Tatum and Hana Berggren

Publishing Info:
30 x pages, A5 portrait format
Colour printing on satin paper with heavy cover
Bournemouth 2021
Description:
Independent publication to share academic research that focuses on intellectual property, specifically copyright. Dr Melanie Stockton-Brown's doctoral thesis examined copyright and cultural heritage within the UK and EU, considering how film archives may be able to widen public access to out-of-commerce works, through the DSM Directive 2019. The zine is detailed and contains engaging illustrations by Hana Berggen.

Links
Dr Melanie Stockton-Brown @melcopyright
Amy Tatum                            @AmyETatum
Hana Berggren.                      www.Hana Berggren.com





'About Zineopolis' - Interview with Melissa Marino and Jac all about our art-zines

Over the summer, I was interviewed by Melissa Marino - editor/writer at Coretext for SOLVE magazine. This is a short film I put together of the discussion with lots of added images of zines from our collection. In this short film, we chat about all things zines and why Zineopolis (est.2007) is focussing primarily on art-zines.

Manifest No.2: Cat Lady Confessions



Manifest No.2: Cat Lady Confessions
Jen Payne

Publishing Info:
24 x pages, A5 portrait format
Colour printing on heavyweight satin paper
Branford, CT, USA, 2020
Description:
'Explores the oft-maligned life of the cat lady: crazy or contemplative? recluse or dancing to the beat of her own drum? You decide. Includes a curated Spotify playlist.'
(author's website)

A zine containing photos, drawings, collages, poems, illustrations, narratives, Spotify playlist, and interesting thoughts, like why doesn't Ernest Hemmingway's action figure come with cats? 

Artist's Website: https://3chairspublishing.com/manifest-zine/
Instagram: @3chairsbooks


Manifest No.4: Crickets

 

Manifest No.4: Crickets
Jen Payne

Publishing Info:
24 x pages, A6 portrait format
Colour printing on heavyweight satin paper
Branford, CT, USA, 2021
Description:
'Storytelling is in our DNA says BrenĂ© Brown in her book Rising Strong. We share our stories because “we feel most alive when we’re connecting with others and being brave with our stories.” So we write. And we tell our stories. No matter who listens or responds. Crickets be damned!' (author's website)

Zine containing photos, drawings, collages, poems, ilustrations, narratives and thoughts. 

Artist's Website: https://3chairspublishing.com/manifest-zine/
Instagram: @3chairsbooks

Manifest No.3: It's About Time



Manifest No.3: It's About Time
Jen Payne

Publishing Info:
28 pages, landscape format
Colour printing on heavyweight satin paper
Branford, CT, USA, 2021
Description:
'Einstein said time is an illusion, that time and space are merely “modes by which we think.” But, if you think too hard on that you end up down rabbit holes and worm holes. Want to come along?' From creator's website

Zine containing photos, drawings, collages, poems, narratives and thoughts. 

Artist's Website: https://3chairspublishing.com/manifest-zine/
Instagram: @3chairsbooks

Everything Intertwining




Everything Intertwining
Beryl Chung

Publishing Info:
8x page folded and glued
Photocopy on white lightweight card.

A6 portrait
Undated c.2011, London

Description:
Line drawings of a person playing with an elastic band/hairband. Delicately drawn capturing quiet reflective moments of the subject.

Artist's Website: berylchung.com
Instagram: @berylchvng

Growth



Growth
Chisato Tamabayashi

Publishing Info:
A7 landscape
Folded card cut out pages glued at the spine
8 pages
2005 (location unknown)

Description:
Cream card delicate paper cuts showing a tree branch in winter, then gradually budding and leaves growing through the pages.

Link to author's website: http://chisatotamabayashi.com/
Link to Instagram: @chisatotamabayashi

Untitled


Untitled
Jinsun Lee

Publishing Info:
8x page concertina on glossy card
Watercolour paper covers with rubber-stamped bird and circles
A7 size, portrait when closed.
Undated, place of publication unknown

Description:
Small, delicate illustrations of birds and people living in houses and cages. The birds and people seem interchangeable. Watercolour, pen and ink and digital mixed-media illustrations. Rubber stamped elements in red and black on the cover.

Witches of Cinema Vol.1 (1922-1990) and Vol.2 (1990-2020)

 



Witches of Cinema Vol.1 (1922-1990) and Vol.2 (1990-2020)

Amélie Paquet aka APac

Publishing Info:
Saddle-stitched
16 pages with two unfolding inserts
A6 size
Black and white photocopy on plain paper
Montreal, Canada 2021

Description:
These two volumes (bundled together with a belly band) are a visual listing of the representation of witches in film, including 'The Wicked Witch of the West', 'Maleficent' and 'Kiki'. The inserts are titled 'Female Filmmakers and 'Extensive List of Movies'. Each witch has a portrait and a short description. The portraits are pen and link line illustrations.


Link to Instagram: @apacdrawings







Pictures To Watch


Pictures To Watch
Bernard Cocolet

Publishing Info:
Stapled on lefthand edge.
16 pages
A3 size (29 x 42cm)
Black and white laser printed on tinted sugar paper.
Switzerland 2021
Edition of 200 (we have No.13)

Description:
Large format zine with dark textural monochrome images based around horror themes.

Artist's website: https://bernardcocolet.com/
Link to Instagram: @bernardcocolet