• Broken Pencil #97

Broken Pencil

Broken Pencil #97

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Broken Pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts, is a mega-zine dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creative action. Each issue features reviews of hundreds of zines and small press books, plus comics, excerpts from the best of the underground press, interviews, original fiction and commentary on all aspects of the indie arts. From the hilarious to the perverse, Broken Pencil challenges conformity and demands attention.

In this issue:

  • A profile of Gretchen Felker-Martin, this issue includes:
  • A history of horror zines from John Szpunar
  • The trip that led Corinne Halbert to create the Acid Nun
  • How zero-budget special effects became the foundation of horror movies
  • Artist Trevor Henderson, a real-life Richard Pickman, tells us about his cat named Boo
  • A sneak peek at Psycho Goreman's new cosmic comic book misadventures
  • How to make your own DIY tarot deck with Liz Worth
  • A glance at the horror bookshops around the world
  • How Bridget Moser's uncanny horrors drove the internet mad
  • An interview with Tear author Erica McKeen on turning Derrida's theory of hauntology into her own gothic tale
  • A shocking new theory on the Zodiac Killer's identity as... A ZINESTER?!?!
  • Want to see something really scary? Parker Higgins looks at the legal situation facing the Internet Archive

Toronto, ON; 205mm x 270mm; 68 pages; quarterly since 1995

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