shelves filled with zines at a digital Sticky Institute

Sticky Institute Online Zine Library

This online zine library is a collection of zines donated by zinemakers from around the world. Take some time and have a browse at your leisure. It’s the online equivalent of browsing the shelves at Sticky Institute.

If you would like to support any of these zinemakers, you can find links to their website, social media accounts and other online platforms listed below their name.

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Creativity During a Pandemic

Featuring 30+ artists, musicians, and writers, we hope that this project offered an opportunity for the participants to take a moment and reflect.

Student Art Spaces

           

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for the love of houseplants

A stream of consciousness illustrated exploration of my many life as a twenty-something year old navigating the personal global crises that appear to be trademark to our generation.

Ruby Harrop

   

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Pizza in the Time of Covid -19

The zine documents empty and used pizza boxes in the streets of Brussels, Belgium.

Riitta Oittinen

   

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The Last Poem I'll Ever Write About You

A handmade zine putting all the grief of heartbreak and healing in one place.

Kaleigh Joy

       

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poems:

a collection of work spanning four years of existence.

Ciara Drew

     

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F*EMS zine Issue 17 'Home'

Art and writing by women and non-binary creatives in response to the theme ‘Home’.
Content warning: explicit language, references to death & domestic violence.

F*EMS Zine

       

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singing words

Tom Shute

 

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Friday Night In West Ealing #286

Friday Night In West Ealing is a free, weekly zine from London, UK.

Anonymous

 

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Rut Zine #166

Rut Zine is a free weekly zine from Toowoomba, Queensland made by Bianca Martin.

Bianca Martin

 

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YOU (25.7.20)

YOU is a free weekly zine from Melbourne. The zine has appeared every week since 2001.

Luke You

 

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Brainwreck #1

One page, one pen, whatever is on my mind.

Psyki

   

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Brainwreck #2

One page, one pen, whatever is on my mind.

Psyki

   

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Brainwreck #3

One page, one pen, whatever is on my mind.

Psyki

   

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Brainwreck #4

One page, one pen, whatever is on my mind.

Psyki

   

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Brainwreck #5

One page, one pen, whatever is on my mind.

Psyki

   

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Animal Haiku

An illustrated one-page zine of haiku poetry about animals.

Katherine Montalto

         

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Brain

A narcissistic zine about what goes on in my mind and things I find visually pleasing.

Vivien Tran

   

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Not Another Pandemic Zine

A student's experience with the Covid-19 pandemic immediately after moving to the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Miles Silvagni

     

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FUN ZINE

a short 8 page zine about thoughts and skateboards

Liam Holland

 

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Sex & Violence

A collage of comics mean to highlight the perverse obsession of 90's comics books towards the titular topics of sex & violence

Oneandonlycomics

   

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Quirkybean Zine - Episode 1

A weekly zine of a non-binary single parent living in London. The content can vary from how I'm managing my mental health, dating mishaps, educating myself on BLM, an ode to She-ra and being non-binary in a workplace.

Hazel Hart

         

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Quaranzine, issue 2

Cut & paste collage w/scraps from a sign shop. Issue two is called "Thank You For FACE COVERING".

A.B.(ee)

 

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Cat Museum vol.1

An illustrated short story about a cat museum with an inconvenient cat infestation.

Infinitesimal Speck

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Stray

Not made for cat lovers

Joanna Du

 

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Cartoon Food Moments

A zine about food moments from cartoons you wish were real.

ellenlouiseart

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Be Human

Defining the qualities of a human life
Content warning: nudity.

Joanna Du

 

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Quaranzine, issue 1

Quaranzine' collages material scraps from a sign shop into "THeSe-UnCeRtAiN-TImEs" Capsules.

A.B.(ee)

 

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online dating vol one

a little selection of tinder messages and poetry

maryanne louise

     

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Sit & watch planes fly

Tom Shute

 

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PHOTOBOOTH

A collection of photobooth images that have been manipulated in Electric Zine Maker.

Samantha Riegl

   

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Recycle Me Please

One morning when I was feeling anxious I bin-dived my own recycling bin and made a quirky little existential zine using all the cool things I found in it.

Tom Shute

 

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Le Paradis C'est Ici, Charleroi 2019

It is precisely in the remains of the withdrawn capital in which a certain beauty seems to appear.

Frijke Coumans

       

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The Wonder Of It All #3 Empty Eyes

This issue features intrinsic motivation, how that feeds into telesales, eco-doom band Sūrya, and a riot forklift.

The Wonder Of It All

 

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I Wait Around

A zine about depression and anxiety, my experience of it at a certain point in time.

Ashley Ronning

       

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Garbage Bags 6 Smiles

Smiles always hide the pain'. Exhaustion, anger and self doubt are explored in this zine.

Clea Chiller

       

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My dearest gremlin,

A zine about childhood and reconnecting with the feral gremlin that resides in all of us.

Jay Tama

 

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Alone, Together: queer art in iso

a collection of art + writings created by young people who attend the Queerspace youth program, a social support space for young people who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community in Narrm/Melbourne

Queerspace Youth

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My Anarcho Pop Zine

a zine about punk and pop music

mal

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quaranzine part one !!

what I'm doing to ride out quarantine -- that are maybe tips of what you can do too!!

kai m.

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From My Island to Yours

A wee collection of Animal Crossing noticeboard drawings, made with Electric Zine Maker.

Miles Davitt

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Just Guff #7 Peter G'day

A tribute to Aussie icon Peter Russell Clarke

Just Guff

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Just Guff #9 The Button

A coronavirus-related fear of (and some other general thoughts about) pedestrian light buttons.

Just Guff

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Rut Zine #157

Rut Zine is a free weekly zine from Toowoomba, Queensland made by Bianca Martin.

Bianca Martin

 

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Why Aren't I More Motivated

a very self-indulgent zine made in Electric Zine Maker for May's #qzclub prompt

geckonidae

     

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Fanzine Ultra Violenta # 3 Pandemic

A graphic and poetic reflection about the theme Pandemic and the unique situation the human kind is experiencing.

Fanzine Ultra Violenta

   

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Queeranzine: Tips for queering up your quarantine

A zine about gayness, chickpeas, friendship and hot tips about getting through this ~~~~ unprecedented time ~~~~~

Dani and Bear

 

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Friday Night In West Ealing #271

Friday Night In West Ealing is a free, weekly zine from London, UK.

Anonymous

 

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Barry Morgan fanzine

A collage fanzine on the best darn organist around

Ellen

   

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YOU (9.5.20)

YOU is a free weekly zine from Melbourne. The zine has appeared every week since 2001.

Luke You

 

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Catalogue

This zine includes a number of excerpts from my diary in the immediate aftermath of my long-term relationship break up, and experiences with online dating for the first time in my life.

Karys

     

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Girls, on Film Issue #8

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #7

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #6

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #5

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #4

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #3

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #2

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Girls, on Film Issue #1

A quarterly digital zine about 80's movies.

Stephanie McDevitt & Janene Scelza

       

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Don't Fear The Starter

a laid-back guide to sourdough baking

Avery Flinders

 

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Linda Belcher is everything I want to be as a woman

An ode to the best cartoon mum, Linda Belcher

Ellen

   

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What Condition my Condition was in [25]

An ongoing free zine you can normally find in Sticky’s free section

Ellen

   

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Zoning Out

This ones about what happens when I'm zoning out at home during quarantine

Jess N

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help i'm burning out

Here's how I learnt how not to burn out, during my time at uni.

Franki

 

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UltraViolenta#02Sonho

Artists Collective Artzine from Portugal about everyday subjects

Fanzine Ultra Violenta

   

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Welcome To My Home: A zine about quarantine. A quarantzine.

Jasmine Greenwood

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Ear Rat Magazine No. 1

Writing and art about "The Boring Plague"

Hasty

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To You

On wanting someone who will never love you back.

The Origami Elephant

 

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Alone

On what it means to be by yourself.

The Origami Elephant

 

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On love, on heartbreak, on learning

On a relationship that would have lasted a lifetime, ending.

The Origami Elephant

 

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To the first person I ever loved.

On what it was like to remeet the first person I ever loved.

The Origami Elephant

 

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Welcome to my home: an interactive zine

I tried to make an interactive zine in Google Slides and I think it turned out alright! Enjoy this kind of FMV game (ish) exploration of my living situation: complete with puppets!

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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Messy Chaotic Maximalism: Welcome to my Home

Knick knacks, Barbies and Dead Bugs: my home in pictures

Kate Dunn

 

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Quarantine Diary: Daily Routine

A recollection of iso routine for the first few weeks.

Amira

 

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Isolation

A mini watercolour zine exploring the dichotomies of life in isolation.
Content warning: blood.

Joanna Du

 

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Essential Services

Images and headlines that capture my first few weeks of COVID-19 lockdown.

Chavala Rose

     

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What Happens?

All text and images are cut from a 1940s children's book to reflect how it was during the first week of quarantine.

Allie

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Magnetic Visions Issue One

The first issue of the melbourne punk fanzine! Contains interviews with the brightest musicians from here and around the world.

Magnetic Visions

 

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Things To Do When You Feel Shitty

Things to do when you feel shitty, as done by me

geckonidae

     

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Sex in the stacks: Australia's colossal collection of Mills & Boon

A zine describing the sizeable collection of Mills & Boon romance fiction in the National Library of Australia, as well as detailing how social and sexual attitudes in the books (and the books themselves) have changed over time.

Blinky Kill

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Poetry of motion

Poems, pics, and articles about roller skating, compiled from 1880s to early 1900s newspapers.

Blinky Kill

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I don't think you're ready for this jelly

I found a bunch of weird old recipes, cooked the food, fed it to my friends and family, and took pics of their reactions!

Blinky Kill

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Hot Circle RPG

A complete character-driven roleplaying game in 28pp.

Casper Dudarec

 

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Welcome To My House

A house-shaped zine with fun facts about my house and neighbourhood.

Laurenarty

       

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Listen Only Memories

A zine about audiobooks and the places I have listened to them.

Tegan E Webb

  

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Covid 19 Issue 1

My adventures with Covid 19

Ambarvalien Art

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Patch Vol.36

Patch is a one page zine from Melbourne made by J.E.M Hast.

J.E.M Hast

 

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Patch Vol.34

Patch is a one page zine from Melbourne made by J.E.M Hast.

J.E.M Hast

 

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YOU (26.4.20)

YOU is a free weekly zine from Melbourne. The zine has appeared every week since 2001.

Luke You

 

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An Activity Book of Things To Do

An activity book filled with a crossword, a maze, a colouring page and more for people of all ages!

Laurenarty

       

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The Horizon

This is a wordless queer love story with mermaids. It was originally published in the now defunct Chubby Anthology.

Krys Kinsel

           

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Pop!

A comic cosmic view of humanity up until the end.

Lliam Amor

       

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #10

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #9

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #8

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #7

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #6

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberator Liberator Issue #5

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #4

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #3

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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The Liberated Liberator Issue #2

Unfinished thoughts, unholy musings, toilet-seat fictions, drug-induced dreams, credible journalism, and Master Plans.

Grim and Shrewd Shoe

   

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Ominous Whooshing

A rough-as collection of everytime the word "whooshing" appears in the subtitles of the last episode of Twin Peaks.

Miles Davitt

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Toasted Stoat

A collaborative zine by current and former residents of Pureora, New Zealand, all about their home.

Miles Davitt

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Bakehouse Café

A story about a post-apocalyptic journey across the North Island of New Zealand.

Miles Davitt

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Super Cool and Stuff #8

Super Cool and Stuff is an autobiographical comic zine. This issue is about my childhood love of pro wrestling, and especially wrestling action figures... mostly.

Ricky Vigil

       

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UltraViolenta#01Comer

Artists Collective Artzine from Portugal about everyday subjects

Fanzine Ultra Violenta

   

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The Downed Deer

The Downed Deer is a fiction horror mini-comic that takes place on the side of a road in Florida.

Kelly Froh

 

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It Fell From The Stars

Sci-fi/fantasy comic about a quest for a sword to defeat a beast from the stars

Benji's Stories

     

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 1

A perzine with a childhood story and space facts.

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 2

This perzine's origin story and some cool 1920s slang

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 3

A perzine with some slam poem recs and a gay love letter

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 4

A perzine with a review of bio oil, and a cool poster.

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 5

A perzine with a review of the musical Come From Away and a letter about dating prospects.

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 6

A perzine with a funky turtle to colour in (although idk how you would do this online) and advice about changing labels.

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 7

A perzine with a picture of a date I never got to go on and a rant about my fears about honours at uni.

one kidney bean

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Sugar Plum Sapphic Volume 8

A perzine featuring me complaining about corona and my favourite Tom Rosenthal songs (seriously, check him out).

one kidney bean

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Patch Vol.31

Patch is a one page zine from Melbourne made by J.E.M Hast.

J.E.M Hast

 

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Patch Vol.30

Patch is a one page zine from Melbourne made by J.E.M Hast.

J.E.M Hast

 

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YOU (12/4/20)

YOU is a free weekly from Melbourne that has appeared every week since 2001.

Luke You

 

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Rut Zine #151

Rut Zine is a free weekly zine from Toowoomba, Queensland made by Bianca Martin.

Bianca Martin

 

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Friday Night In West Ealing #268

Friday Night In West Ealing is a free, weekly zine from London, UK.

Anonymous

 

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Spread Zines Not Viruses

Collective zine about the corona lockdown with 11 contributors.

Vierlala

 

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Subterrestrial

Subterrestrial is about a mysterious explorer who lands on a strange planet, home to various artefacts from another time, as well as housing some curious critters. As they move deeper into the abyss, they make a startling revelation.

Frank Candiloro

   

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Total Domination

A disturbing look at Hannah Arendt's 'The Origins of Totalitarianism'.

kate_d

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Kiss My Tribe

A look into the KMT studio and on location...

Piepke

       

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

A sinister retelling of Truman Capote's satirical novel 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'.

kate_d

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Night

A dark evocation of Elie Wiesel's classic holocaust novel 'Night'.

kate_d

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Magnetic Visions Issue Two

Packed with interviews and reviews for the best punk in melbourne and around the world. Magnetic Visions issue two is the second installment of the zine with interviews with legendary producer Mikey Young, new artists like Hannah Kate and GDU, A chat with the legendary Gee Tee and Anti and loads of other local music bits and pieces.

Magnetic Visions

 

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GUNDAM GIRLS

A zine celebrating the women of Mobile Suit Gundam.

Rain

   

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Rut Zine #150

Rut Zine is a free weekly zine from Toowoomba, Queensland made by Bianca Martin.

Bianca Martin

 

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YOU (2/4/20)

YOU is a free weekly from Melbourne that has appeared every week since 2001.

Luke You

 

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YOU (24/3/20)

YOU is a free weekly from Melbourne that has appeared every week since 2001.

Luke You

 

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What Condition my Condition was in [24]

An ongoing free zine you can normally find in Sticky’s free section

Ellen

   

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What Condition my Condition was in [23]

An ongoing free zine you can normally find in Sticky’s free section

Ellen

   

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Friday Night In West Ealing #269

Friday Night IN West Ealing is a free weekly zine from London, UK.

Anonymous

 

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30 days

Visual diary of travelling in Europe for 30 days. Remember the fun concepts of 'travelling', 'freedom of movement' and 'just hanging out in Amsterdam' through this colourful 30 day account.

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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I've never seen Buffy until I watched episode 7 of season 5 ten times in 17 hours

This zine explores what happens when you watch the same episode ten times in a day without ever having seen Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Enjoy the madness.

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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I've now seen the first 4 Seasons and 7 Episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Episode 7 Season 5 Twelve Times

This zine explores what happens when you watch the same episode ten times and then a few more times for good measure. This one is mainly a Buffy fanzine: beware, spoilers!

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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Sims Shame? Same? A qualitative study with over 69 participants

On the 19th of February 2020, participants were asked to answer a few short questions about their experiences playing the video game ‘The Sims’, as teens and young adults. Over the next 7 days I receieved an amazing 70 responses addressing issues and topics I couldn’t have ever imagined.

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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This one's about love

Made for the 24 hour zine challenge. Wholesome uplifting content about finding love.

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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Look Up

A zine about learning to appreciate whats around you. From the before times when you could go outside just to look up.

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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Dream Eggs (an activity zine)

Download and print this zine to learn how to make dream eggs - all you need is some eggs and your imagination and compassion!

Dr Jess Eggy

   

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Let's make a zine!

An activity zine to download and print, full of fun tips and hints on how to make your own zines!

Dr Jess Eggy