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40 Fantastic Zines To Add To Your Collection

You don't have a zine collection? You are seriously missing out and need to start one immediately. Get going.

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Zines are great. No, wait, I'm sorry - that was an understatement. Zines are tremendously awesome little booklets of artistic gloriousness. Do you have a coffee table? Are there coffee table books on that coffee table of yours? You should pair those books with a basket of zines. Let's look at some options...

Zines are great.

No, wait, I'm sorry - that was an understatement.

Zines are tremendously awesome little booklets of artistic gloriousness.

Do you have a coffee table? Are there coffee table books on that coffee table of yours? You should pair those books with a basket of zines.

Let's look at some options...

1. The Stars

Subject: Constellations and other stellar things.Created by: Megan Bentley
etsy.com

Subject: Constellations and other stellar things.

Created by: Megan Bentley

2. Scene Mean

Subject: "Young, fashionable boys and girls saying things, getting mad, getting irritated, feeling sad."Created by: Mel Stringer
etsy.com

Subject: "Young, fashionable boys and girls saying things, getting mad, getting irritated, feeling sad."

Created by: Mel Stringer

3. 84 - Entertainment Ephemera

Subject: Pop culture phenomenons from 1984 (like The Neverending Story).Created by: Andy Brinkman
shop.lightgreyartlab.com

Subject: Pop culture phenomenons from 1984 (like The Neverending Story).

Created by: Andy Brinkman

4. Nine Lives

Subject: "Follow an unfortunate feline fellow as he counts down his generous quota of lives."Created by: Kristyna Baczynski
etsy.com

Subject: "Follow an unfortunate feline fellow as he counts down his generous quota of lives."

Created by: Kristyna Baczynski

5. Can't Lose: A Friday Night Lights Fanzine

Subject: The most amazing football team ever (the Dillon Panthers). Includes a Tim Riggins paper doll. Created by: Melissa Mendes (editor)
etsy.com

Subject: The most amazing football team ever (the Dillon Panthers). Includes a Tim Riggins paper doll.

Created by: Melissa Mendes (editor)

6. 25 Minor Nightmares

Subject: Illustrated nightmaresCreated by: Ty Melgren and Daniel Zender
etsy.com

Subject: Illustrated nightmares

Created by: Ty Melgren and Daniel Zender

7. The Last Girl in the Woods

Subject: A visual short story about the forest.Created by: Bergslagsgatan
bergslagsgatan.bigcartel.com

Subject: A visual short story about the forest.

Created by: Bergslagsgatan

8. Tiny Friends

Subject: Factoids about bugs.Created by: Ashley Ronning
etsy.com

Subject: Factoids about bugs.

Created by: Ashley Ronning

9. Straubs

Subject: The Straubs are "semi-feral girls" who "who hunt giant strawberries & use them to make elaborate desserts & jams." Thus, the Straubs sound amazing.Created by: Kelly Walton
etsy.com

Subject: The Straubs are "semi-feral girls" who "who hunt giant strawberries & use them to make elaborate desserts & jams." Thus, the Straubs sound amazing.

Created by: Kelly Walton

10. Tesseracting

Subject: Inspired by A Wrinkle in Time, this zine teaches you how to travel to the fifth dimension. Useful. Created by: Megan Bentley
etsy.com

Subject: Inspired by A Wrinkle in Time, this zine teaches you how to travel to the fifth dimension. Useful.

Created by: Megan Bentley

11. Guide To Being Alone

Subject: "Explores the basics of maintaining a positive attitude while possibly being on the outs about solitude."Created by: Vice Versa Press
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Subject: "Explores the basics of maintaining a positive attitude while possibly being on the outs about solitude."

Created by: Vice Versa Press

12. Sophie Parker

Subject: "Girls, animals, daydreams, shoes & fashion" (pretty much all the important things).Created by: Sophie Parker
etsy.com

Subject: "Girls, animals, daydreams, shoes & fashion" (pretty much all the important things).

Created by: Sophie Parker

13. Panko: A Cat Story

Subject: The adventures of an exotic shorthair named Panko.Created by: Niina Aoki
etsy.com

Subject: The adventures of an exotic shorthair named Panko.

Created by: Niina Aoki

14. Witch's Hat

Subject: A witch's hat zips away to have adventures of its own.Created by: Esther McManus
etsy.com

Subject: A witch's hat zips away to have adventures of its own.

Created by: Esther McManus

15. The IDGAF Book of Spells

Subject: A "very helpful spell book and guide for sassy witches, warlocks and people who are generally strange and unusual."Created by: Rebecca Artemisa
etsy.com

Subject: A "very helpful spell book and guide for sassy witches, warlocks and people who are generally strange and unusual."

Created by: Rebecca Artemisa

16. Their Paradise Materials

Subject: Excerpts from the work of Ronald Johnson, John Milton and William Blake along with illustrations reinterpreting those excerpts.Created by: J. Yung
etsy.com

Subject: Excerpts from the work of Ronald Johnson, John Milton and William Blake along with illustrations reinterpreting those excerpts.

Created by: J. Yung

17. Eat Your Mushrooms

Subject: Mushrooms (naturally).Created by: Shanlyn C.
etsy.com

Subject: Mushrooms (naturally).

Created by: Shanlyn C.

18. My Body

Subject: An artist's "struggle with body issues post-weightloss."Created by: Pam Wishbow
etsy.com

Subject: An artist's "struggle with body issues post-weightloss."

Created by: Pam Wishbow

19. Studio Ghibli

Subject: A "fun interpretation of the lush and inspiring artwork and animation in Miyazaki's films."Created by: Junyi Wu
shop.lightgreyartlab.com

Subject: A "fun interpretation of the lush and inspiring artwork and animation in Miyazaki's films."

Created by: Junyi Wu

20. How To: Be Kind To Yourself

Subject: A guide to self care.Created by: Bunny Miele
etsy.com

Subject: A guide to self care.

Created by: Bunny Miele

21. Mid Century Modern Dot-To-Dot

Subject: Dot-to-dot puzzles inspired by the work of Charles and Ray Eames and many other mid century designers.
analoguebooks.bigcartel.com

Subject: Dot-to-dot puzzles inspired by the work of Charles and Ray Eames and many other mid century designers.

22. Number One

Subject: "A zine of firsts."Created by: Missy Kulik
etsy.com

Subject: "A zine of firsts."

Created by: Missy Kulik

23. Botanical Babes

Subject: Ladies and the plants they love.Created by: Caroline Dowsett
etsy.com

Subject: Ladies and the plants they love.

Created by: Caroline Dowsett

24. Amuse Bouche for Buckwheat

Subject: "The (true) story of a little Siamese rat with a sweet tooth that had a serious amuse bouche habit."Created by: Blue Algae
etsy.com

Subject: "The (true) story of a little Siamese rat with a sweet tooth that had a serious amuse bouche habit."

Created by: Blue Algae

25. American Dream

Subject: Pursuing the American dream.Created by: Harry Diaz
etsy.com

Subject: Pursuing the American dream.

Created by: Harry Diaz

26. Two Sisters

Subject: A pair of siblings.Created by: Robert Ryan
etsy.com

Subject: A pair of siblings.

Created by: Robert Ryan

27. Burn Everything

Subject: "Appeal to your desire for arson without damaging any property!"Created by: Devon Smith
etsy.com

Subject: "Appeal to your desire for arson without damaging any property!"

Created by: Devon Smith

28. Tip Top

Subject: "A wild tale of wolves, societies, mountain tops and serenity."Created by: Minka Svarcs
etsy.com

Subject: "A wild tale of wolves, societies, mountain tops and serenity."

Created by: Minka Svarcs

29. Miserable and Worthless

Subject: Filled with illustrations by "weird ugly girls who like weird ugly things."
etsy.com

Subject: Filled with illustrations by "weird ugly girls who like weird ugly things."

30. This Party Really Sucks

Subject: A terrible night at the prom.Created by: Leigh Luna
shop.lightgreyartlab.com

Subject: A terrible night at the prom.

Created by: Leigh Luna

31. Special Agents

Subject: "Your two favorite FBI agents in various situations of romantic intimacy and domestic bliss."Created by: Adam Waito
etsy.com

Subject: "Your two favorite FBI agents in various situations of romantic intimacy and domestic bliss."

Created by: Adam Waito

32. White Fire

Subject: New beginnings.Created by: Tallulah Fontaine
etsy.com

Subject: New beginnings.

Created by: Tallulah Fontaine

33. Linds-Zine

Subject: The one and only Lindsay Lohan and her ever-so-frequent brushes with the police force.Created by: Sara M. Lyons
etsy.com

Subject: The one and only Lindsay Lohan and her ever-so-frequent brushes with the police force.

Created by: Sara M. Lyons

34. Dog House

Subject: "How cool and weird dogs are."Created by: Zoe Renee Steers
etsy.com

Subject: "How cool and weird dogs are."

Created by: Zoe Renee Steers

35. Fancy Pants

Subject: "A girl who is constantly being criticized by a fancy pair of pants."Created by: Elisabeth McNair
etsy.com

Subject: "A girl who is constantly being criticized by a fancy pair of pants."

Created by: Elisabeth McNair

36. Funny Broads Pizza Party: A Book of Hilarious Heroines for You to Color and Party With

Subject: Illustrations of Amy Poehler, Kristen Wiig, Kristen Schaal, Retta, Sarah Silverman and other funny women to color in (possibly while eating pizza).Created by: Betty Turbo
etsy.com

Subject: Illustrations of Amy Poehler, Kristen Wiig, Kristen Schaal, Retta, Sarah Silverman and other funny women to color in (possibly while eating pizza).

Created by: Betty Turbo

37. In the Garden

Subject: Attractive illustrated shrubbery.Created by: Emily Rand
hatopress.net

Subject: Attractive illustrated shrubbery.

Created by: Emily Rand

38. The Melinderly

Subject: "Drunk escapades, soft socks, and night time graffiti adventures in Austin, Texas."Created by: Melinda Tracy Boyce
etsy.com

Subject: "Drunk escapades, soft socks, and night time graffiti adventures in Austin, Texas."

Created by: Melinda Tracy Boyce

39. Eat My Shorts

Subject: The Simpsons.Created by: Leonard Peng
shop.lightgreyartlab.com

Subject: The Simpsons.

Created by: Leonard Peng

40. Ten Up: When I Was 10. Crushes

Subject: Very crush-worthy humans.Created by: Amy Blue
etsy.com

Subject: Very crush-worthy humans.

Created by: Amy Blue

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