Stitching Together is a collection of Muppet-related comics—a series of shorties backing up the zine’s showpiece: an epic look at the life, career, and death of Jim Henson. Just in time for the release of the new Muppet film, we interviewed Stitching Together’s author/artist, Ed Choy Moorman!
The good Ayun Halliday recently released the 48th (!) issue of her fantastic, illustrated per-zine, The East Village Inky. We decided it was high time to catch up with her and talk zines, books, and awards…
We are so stoked on Nathalie VanBalen’s vegan Thanksgiving zine, Happy Thanksliving! It’s a coloring book-style zine. It’s pro-animal. It’s super friendly and super cute and totally essential for this year’s cruelty-free Thanksgiving.
We talked to Nathalie about veganness, zine-making, and her other book, the equally awesome vegan children’s book Garlic-Onion-Beet-Spinach-Mango-Carrot-Grapefruit Juice.
Billed as a “low/no budget guide to visiting and living in Portland, Oregon, the Zinester’s Guide to Portland breaks down the PDX grid by neighborhood with descriptions of good restaurants, thrift stores, bars, bridges, places to loiter, etc. (lots of etc.). The newly overhauled and illustrated fifth edition gets shoulder-deep into the history and local… Read more »
Books for the pre-end times/fall of the American empire/Great Depression II extension/zombie apocalypse/end of the world/Mayan Calendar craziness/comet collision/next global pandemic/bio-hazard insanity/technological infrastructure drop-out, etc.
Two Simple History booklets in one month! Hawaii tells the story of an uncharted melting pot of cultures, homogenized and “conquered” by the United States. It traces Hawaii’s path from an undisturbed island chain to its current statehood, where only 10% of the population is Native Hawaiian.
The story of the Congo is the story of imperialism, foreign governments drawing boundaries and associating disparate tribes, resources being mined and profiting the rich and powerful, racism, fears and stories of cannibalism, civil wars, a series of corrupt foreign and domestic leaders, and no end in sight. Once thought of as “The Dark Continent,” Sub-Saharan… Read more »