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WHAT'S A ZINE?

"What is a zine?", is something that I've been asked before, especially by folks who don't have access to an outstanding local book store or comic shop. I'd heard of zines, but it wasn't until I lived near my favorite comic shop ever, Cosmic Monkey, that I actually understood what a zine could be. There were so many, and there were all different types, too! Small or big, they ranged in subject matter, fun, and seriousness. The clincher? They were all affordable, and they were all unique.
Cosmic Monkey's fabulous zine selection! Image taken from Cosmic Monkey.
So, what is a zine? The word comes from chopping off the "maga" from "magazine". A zine is pretty much any self-published booklet, although many are made through small, independent publishers like Elly Blue. Think of a zine as a mini-magazine. It can be a compilation of essays or short stories, or it can be a small book of sketches. Zines can even be instructional and educational,…

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