Last year's Wordies were so fun, I ran it back another time. Enjoy!
60 flags reviewed and ranked by your favorite zinester's favorite zinester Billy McCall, along with guest articles by Ed Kemp, Markell West and Donna Ramone, a cover by Anna Jo Beck and a forward written by Roman freakin' Mars. It does not get any better than this!
Number #16 of the serial zine series Pencil of the Week is in stock. Go to the shop to check out these eight hard hitting pencil reviews for yourself.
If I were to make a list of awesome things, new issues of Liz Mason's Awesome Things zines would be high up on it. Not only do we just have the new issue #4, we also re-stocked issues #1-3 and got in the latest issue of her Caboose zine. All this up in the shop!
I'm so excited to see that my zine was reviewed over at The Well Appointed Desk as Ana's red / blue reviews were an inspiration for Issue #15.5. Direct link to the article here www.wellappointeddesk.com/2021/10/pencil-zines/ and zine available in the store.
Here's a great little write up by Issue #15.5's cover girl Tina Koyama on her blog Fueled by Clouds and Coffee explaining the process of how the latest issues cover came about. Direct link to the article is here tina-koyama.blogspot.com/2021/09/im-pencil-of-week-cover-girl.html
Super shout out to Andria and Steve for putting together Pete's Mini ZineFest 2021. This years event was awesome and much needed after so much isolation over the last however many months. Great to see folks out in the wild!
Come by Pete's Candy Store to shop for some zines and have a few adult beverages while you're at it. The only zine fest that takes place inside a bar, running ten years strong now. Oh, and make sure you bring your vaccination cards as they are necessary for entry.
All the heavy hitters from the zine scene are in here - Liz Mason, Johnny Gamber, Todd Taylor and many more. Take a peek and see what happens in zine culture behind closed doors.
The original part personal / part work / part pencil review zine Pencil of the Week is back with the latest issue, #14. This one features a guest artist for the cover and and contributor filling out the final two weeks.
I joined up with the Posse awhile back and recorded a podcast with em'. For an hour you can listen to me talk about pencils, zines and my undying love for New Jersey. Listen to episode #118 here podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/art-supply-posse/id1119393753 or anywhere you like to get podcasts from.
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