Pittsburgh Zine Fest (part two)
January 22, 2013 § Leave a comment
On September 22nd of last year, Pittsburgh hosted it’s second zine fest. Here’s some of what we scored from that day.
Lost in Time Travel Surrounded by Evil – Hannah Thompson
Stories from a summer of wandering, traveling by Greyhound, hitchhiking and train hopping.
Trailing through the Dust – Anthony Heubel
Anthony of Run, Forever writes about his time on tour.
Cursive is not Cryptic – Georgi Johnston
Short stories about fences, maps, polygons, rocks and leaves. Also comes with 5 mini art zines.
A small zine about exploring a cave.
Teeth – Georgi Johnston
A small zine about a dream.
We Are Confused – Georgi Johnston
A cute little zine about ghost saying lyrics from; Go Sailor, Heavenly, Shaggy, Enon, the Promise Ring, Another Sunny Day, Talulah Gosh, Black Tambourine.
A little collage zine.
Guts II – Mike Madsen
Ice Block – Jeff Gibbons
Pretty Jeff is frozen in an ice block, plus more.
You Have the Right to Remain Silent – National Lawyers Guild
“This pocket-sized know-your-rights booklet is designed to be a practical resource for activists and others when dealing with law enforcement. The 16-page primer advises people of their rights when confronted by FBI agents or the Department of Homeland Security. It also includes information for noncitizens and minors.” – http://www.nlg.org/resource/know-your-rights/you-have-right-remain-silent
Some Basic Information for Tenants in Pennsylvania – ACAB Legal Collective
A small pamphlet by ACAB Legal Collective on information in renting in PA.
Marie Mason – Never Alone tour
A zine about Marie Mason who was arrested on arson charges related to a GMO research facility and the destruction of a piece of logging equipment.
Eric McDavid – Never Alone tour
A zine about Eric McDavid, who was was arrested and was charged with a single count of conspiracy in January 2006 after being entrapped by a paid government informant named “Anna”. Eric – who never carried out any actions and was accused of what amounts to “thought crime” – refused to cooperate with the state and took his case to trial.
No Prisoner Left Behind: The Fight for Transgendered / Gender Variant Prisoners – Anarchist Black Cross
Essay discussing issues facing transgender and gender variant prisoners in the US, including homophobia, abuse, and health concerns. A call to action surrounding rights.
This is a Prison: Glitter is not Allowed – Hearts on a Wire Collective
Experiences of Trans and Gender Variant People in Pennsylvania’s Prison Systems: A report by the Hearts on a Wire Collective.
A comic by two buds with witty marijuana jokes.
Adventuring Princesses: Story of Princess Alva, Part 1 – Maggie Negrete
“Say hello to my other princess that has to live disguised as a prince!” – http://www.etsy.com/listing/109253933/adventuring-princesses-story-of-princess?ref=pr_shop
Adventuring Princesses: Story of Princess Alva, Part 2 – Maggie Negrete
“Alva has been discovered! You’ll never believe the extent of her punishment! ” – http://www.etsy.com/listing/109254416/adventuring-princesses-story-of-princess
Adventuring Princesses: Story of Princess Dara, Part 2 – Maggie Negrete
“Our little dreamer just can’t stay awake even when three handsome suitors come kissing! ” – http://www.etsy.com/listing/109254172/adventuring-princesses-story-of-princess
Adventuring Princesses: Story of Princess Dara, Part 1 – Maggie Negrete
“Princess Dara is destined for greatness, but what does an extremely intelligent, magical and BORED teenager do? ” – http://www.etsy.com/listing/108861188/adventuring-princesses-story-of-princess
We Went There & Came Back -Maggie Negrete and DS Kinsel
“We Went There & Came Back ” is a comic about Maggie and DS climbing a rainbow after a storm to look at the stars.
The Girl with the Instant Camera – Trenton Mallone
A comic about a guy and girl meeting on a train for the first time. She takes a photo of him and it starts up a relationship. This zine has a surprise ending.
Poleing Together– Jerry Goebert, Alex Tamsula. Marc Myers
A comic about a man who eats acid in front of a group of workers. The workers go on strike until the government gives them all acid.
Acid Reigns: Dreams #25 – Jerry Goebert and Clark Dissmeyer
A comic about a man’s dream about lemming workers.
The Greasing of Billy Charter – J. Goebert and Brinkmann
A comic about one man who is a Siamese twin. His twin is two years younger than him and happens to be the president of the US.
The Strait of Vermouth – J. Goebert
A comic about Major Mishap who tries and smuggle alcohol into Iran. Alcohol is forbidden in Iran, because of the Koran. The Iranians try and stop the ship that’s bring in the alcohol.
Titan Trauma – J. Goebert
A comic with some word play about dropping bombs by putting a jukebox in a quarter.
“No Content Vol 2” is a collage zine with minimal emotional text.