Jess Dubblu is an Illustrator and Installation artists based in Melbourne Jess makes comics, art installations, designs, murals and jewellery. She is the Creative Designer for Science Play Kids, and her work has been published in: the Big Issue, Early Harvest and FEM*S Zine. Her zines are a mixture of fantasy horror and taking the piss out her boyfriend.
Melb based artist/animator. Loves funny jokes and d&ms. Here 2 keep it real W/ the feelz
Samantha Boyd writes, illustrates and designs short books and webcomics about her subjective experiences. She is particularly interested in the areas of wellness, mental health, Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours and Grief.
h.falloon makes autobiographical comics about farm life and anything else which takes her fancy: occasionally aliens, a little bit of witchcraft, lots of dogs & cats.
Miles Davitt is an Australian artist based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington, Aotearoa. He’s been making zines and drawing odd critters since 2019. Two of his zines were nominated for the Broken Pencil Zine Awards in 2020.
Sean Dempsey is a Chicago based sequential artist who makes comics with experimental formats and materials. Every handmade zine takes the reader along for an adventure through the eyes of traveling or misfit characters.
EmmJ has started more zines and comics than they've finished, and has more ideas than they've started. They like stories about found families and cozy slices of life and also mermaids.
Dan Thrax is a Sydney-based illustrator/zinester with a love of all things punk rock, horror movies and skate culture
Ive draws pictures all the time. He just can't stop making comics and zines and games and jokes. Productive and strong. Powerful and caring. Funny and smart.
Louie Joyce is a cartoonist and comic creator based in Wollongong. His comics include Haphaven, Past the Last Mountain, Astral, A Life in The City and MISHMASH & HIDGEPODGE. When not drawing he's usually down the beach digging a giant hole in the sand with his family!
Lily Nguyen is an illustrator and comic artist, whose work explores the mundane everyday life of a Vietnamese-Australian living in the Western suburbs of Melbourne. Her stories explore various themes of working from home, mental health struggles and personal events that she experienced through her unique lens.
Alex e Clark loves to draw hair, cats and Lee Pace. She loves a grisly fairytale and eggs.
Fuzzy Logic is a platform created by Madelene Start that showcases her comic and illustration work. Currently, Fuzzy Logic is presenting the Predicted series, which explores political undertows and obvious realities through the eyes of an extinct population. Basically there’s a bunch of dinosaurs and they've found a crystal ball.
Visual artist from Perth, Australia. Creates illustration, comics and 2D animated short films. Influences include Hayao Miyazaki (Studio Ghibli), Kim Jung Gi, and James Cameron. Elton D'Souza ART creates illustration, comics and 2D animated short films inspired by adventure, fantasy, dragons, architecture.
Bil+Bot are my comic zines for human children that have seen about 1,800 sunrises. They capture the childlike wonder of trying, failing, and exploring. Filled with bits of klutzy naivety, vanity, selfishness and friendship. Comics can take you anywhere – dive into my infantile drawings and smile.
drawing pictures to accompany text, sometimes writing text to accompany pictures.
Briar is a nonbinary cartoonist and graphic designer whose passions are overanalysing media, telling very silly jokes about ghosts, and creating stories about big feelings and The Importance Of Friendship. They also have a pet lizard called Vogue, who always makes it into the end of their artist bios.
I’m a Turkish-Australian zinemaker, cartoonist, academic and musician based in Sydney. My zines and comics are often autobiographical and research-informed takes on Turkish pop culture and/or address migrant experiences.
Ben Juers is a cartoonist and printmaker. He's a member of Glom Press, Workers Art Collective and Other Worlds.
I’ve been drawing the comic/cartoon series Suburbophobia for nearly a decade, which encompasses autobiography, music and travelogues. I also draw the gag strip Tightmann (how to save money, but lose all your friends) and have drawn zines on retrofuturism and the cult leader/psych musician Father Yod.
Glom Press is a Risograph press and comics publisher based in Victoria. In celebration of FOTP, Glom will be 'live tabling' for the February 20th launch and talking about the 6 books from local artists we’ll release in 2021. Head to our website for links, info and to check out our store!
A small press publishing name and studio space in Collingwood co ordinated by Melbourne independent artist MP Fikaris. Silent army Storeroom is a name used to host projects on the idea of building community and interest on the subject of alternative comic books, illustration and the art of small press publishing.
Arts Project Australia is a creative social enterprise that supports artists with intellectual disabilities, promotes their work and advocates for their inclusion in contemporary art practice.
The New Reality is a collective of individuals who have been vigilant against doctrine and ideology and embraced the sacred herb since last century. All Hail Great Lord Web. That is all.
We’ve been collaborating for over twenty years and making zines, stapled, stitched, folded and glued, to share with you, since 2002. Besotted still, it appears, with paper for its adaptable, foldable, cut-able, concealable, revealing nature.
SEP/ Nicola produces comics and collage publications using experimental formats and materials. File under feminist, hot topics, autobio, design, tactile.
Skypunch is Tamara Searle and Shannon Quinn. Tamara and Shannon have been collaborating since 2011, primarily in inclusive theatre practice. They began making zines during the pandemic as a conduit to facilitate socially distanced art making, as an exploration into form and for the love of zines.
Sophia Gracias is an Designer, Illustrator and Zine maker who loves to make Art/drawing/useful publications.
Art and Food and Anime. I make mini comix and postcard prints. I mostly draw digitally atm. I hope you like my illustrations :)
David Dellafiora’s practise takes a variety of forms including installation, public art, community based art, artist books and zines. He is the coordinator of the correspondence art group Field Study. Through Field Study he produces the assembling publications Field Report, KART, WIPE and KART.
I'm Demonstrips from Melbourne. I like to draw weird creatures influenced by sci-fi and 90s skateboard graphics. I've been making zines for about 4 years and run the Zine Gang Distro with my partner. Thanks for having a look!
Tegan Iversen is an artist & illustrator who creates cute, fun & honest visual art, zinies & more! She currently co-runs Melbourne based collective F*EMS.
Rebecca is an illustrator based in Melbourne, working in dip pen & ink, pencil & charcoal. She designs sci-fi characters and fantasy concept art, weird masks and helmets, and swashbucklers of all kinds. Her zines are for lovers of sketchbook art.
Meet Elvis. A 10 year old that has watched WAY too many movies. He likes to make comics, Gadgets, trailers and DRAWINGS.
Sweet and Sour is a quarterly zine focusing on the experience of being Asian in Australia, conceived with the notion of creating a space for individuals and communities with Asian heritage in Australia to share our thoughts, experiences and creativity.
F*EMS is a collective who create a zine tri-annually filled with words & art by women & non-binary people based in Australia & world-wide. F*EMS was founded in 2015 & is currently run by Freya Alexander, Anna MacNeill & Tegan Iversen.
We have been creating art in many mediums for over a decade. In recent years we have been focusing on creating events and platforms for artists to promote their work, and network. Overall building a more connected creative community.
Lauren Rosenberg is a maker, baker and list-lover. She is passionate about composting, dogs, op-shopping and food. If she’s not travelling, you can find Lauren in Melbourne, where she’ll probably be reading, writing, on the Internet or starting yet another arts and crafts project.
Zinezibar Distro specialises in Mini Zines. Cora Zon invited artists to make zines in response to the theme Wonder Walk. This theme was prompted by the restriction to exercise for 1 hour within a 5km radius of your home in Metropolitan Melbourne, during one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns, in 2020.
Bonnie (aka Mumbler Studio) is a highschool-aged artist, who mainly works with watercolours and traditional media, and is also an aspiring author/storyteller. She decided to combine the two interests and start making comics and zines to share with people.
Makers and writers of things small and strange. We create art to make each other laugh and cry. We hope you do too.
Andy Paine writes zines about music, politics, art, sport, religion, travel, and whatever else is going. He loves DIY culture for its ability to give voice to views outside the mainstream, to depict everyday things in a new light, and to inspire us towards creating a better world.
Judy is a Chinese-Australian unionist and artist based in Naarm (Melbourne). She has a lot of feelings about workers rights and racial justice. Most of the time, she's angry.
We are a band of deaf artists slash Zine makers. We are really annoyed with how tech keeps on autocorrecting deaf with dead. We have the collective goal of promoting deaf awareness as well as our individual art styles through zines. <0/ <3
Angharad Lodwick is the creator of the zine series AnghaRANT and the podcast Lost the Plot. She is the current editor of ChinWag, ACT Rescue and Foster's biannual magazine. She runs the book blog Tinted Edges and was selected for the inaugural New Territory program. She has contributed to Feminartsy, Homer and the 2019 Digital Writers’ Festival.
Saints Press is an interdisciplinary, collaborative, and Queer publishing press. Beginning with a GR1750 risograph (RIP) bought from a convent’s printing press. We now print on another Risograph and other printers (shhhh).
I don't care so much for spelling. Making words up, being directly vague and a feminist is more my thing. Bleed bleed sook. Sook sook cry. Cry cry talk. Talk talk die.
Budget Press both makes and distros all kinds of zines and chapbooks by many different people from many different places.
BCH Comix titles speak to the human conditions of life, loneliness, and how our upbringings can echo throughout our lives. All of that is presented with a tongue n' cheek hilarity pulled from the random events of BCH Comix Creator,BluRaven C. Houvener's, life!
Clea Chiller is an artist and illustrator who works out of Squishface Comic Studio in Brunswick. Her deeply personal works focus on her battles with mental and physical illness. She is the creator of Garbage Bags, a series of darkly humorous autobiographical zines, and has had comics published by The Lifted Brow and Doll Hospital Journal.
I am a Melbourne based queer comic artist, a zinester since 1999, in comic collaborations since 1984, drawing since forever.
30 something person from Queanbeyan. Like dumplings, coffee, reading and plants. Pronouns she/her. Kind of rambling. Permanently disheveled.
I'm Bel (she/her), and I enjoy making zines to express my playfulness and sensitivity. My work tends to focus on the small details in life that bring me joy and comfort, while also touching on my experience with mental illness.
Mia Nie is a Chinese-Australian comic artist, zine-maker, and award-nominated ex-poet. Her work explores the complexities, contradictions, and deeply felt desires of transgender subjectivity.
Zo Watt is the tofu-eating, tarot card-reading, hairy-legged gay cousin your parents pray about at church. When she isn’t crying at therapy or overspending at bookstores, you can find the Sydney-based writer in bed, streaming indie films illegally with a bowl of mac and cheeze. Her zines are a thot mess.
Sean (aka SEROZINE) is a little queer guy from New Zealand who has been living in Japan for 7 years and has been having a whale of a time. He has a lot of strong opinions about jam (raspberry or bust), sleeps on average ten hours a day, and started making zines as a way to utilise the skills he developed from years of sweaty livejournaling in his youth.
Nyx is a fluffy zine enthusiast living in South Australia who has been reviewing zines for nearly a decade and also blogs, makes videos, and has a podcast about zines as well! She enjoys baking, excel spreadsheets, and everything to do with zines.
Benjo Kazue: a no one from the dregs of gonzo journalism; a lousy beatnik lost in the autobiographical alleyways of truth & meaning. Cosmic Phallusy: aberrant nonsense catering beatnik drivel, gonzo rock n' roll, new journalism, existential essays, stolen comics & radical fiction for holy vagrants seeking literary companionship exploring the abyss.
Khale McHurst writes comic zines about mental illness, queerness, religion and her wife's jokes. She is very excited to be joining FOTP online because she has been missing zine fairs a lot.
Emily N3ver is a bisexual goth bimbo based in Melbourne. She's best known for her annual 'Gothtober' series. She also does other neat stuff like make zines about The X-Files and Twin Peaks. She accepts trades and iced coffee as payment.
Queer cartoonist/writer. Cartoons, punk academia, 80s, goths, mods, zines, always in the kitchen at parties.
Silly! Sappy! Sexy! Spooky! Slouph's comics come in a range of mlm flavours, mostly Sheith and Stucky, and mostly not for kids!
Dr Naja Later does zines about spooky stuff, deaf stuff, and spooky deaf stuff
I'm an illustrator who loves drawing queer characters, cute animals, and playful typography. My newest zine is Zesty, an illustrated artbook showcasing Asian men in a fun, romantic and sexy light.
Peo Michie is a queer South African illustrator, comic artist and animator from rural Queensland, now living in Narrm/Melbourne. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.
Rae White is a non-binary transgender poet, writer and zinester. They craft and create zines about plants, rabbits, poetry and many other loves. Rae is the founding editor of the zine-turned-online-journal enbylife.net.
A zine making cryptid lurking about Melbourne drawing pictures and drinking matcha lattes. Spookies and cats abound!
Mat Adams has been self publishing comics and graphic zines for 10 years now. His works focus on creative formats to print his work on. In 2020 Mat released "Ships will Sink and I will Swim" a 12 page short story comic.
Queer as heck. Comix and Zines. Twisting Flesh. Like, Comment and Subscribe for Bile and Grot. Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Creator of Worlds.
I'm an illustrator and designer from Portugal. I make zines to get some ideas out of my head. Usually they're about my life, relationships and time.
Gwynn Earl is a Melbourne based comic artist, animator and writer. His works explore Australian Gothic themes, the darker aspects of technology and comedy. His current projects include 'The Social Media Murders'. A story about a serial killer operating during a pandemic & 'The Supervillain' (About a macabre cult operating on the internet)
Will lives in the northern suburbs of Melbourne and works at Thomastown Library. His zines are a mix of short stories, personal writing and photocopy art. His interests include folklore, chronic illness, ecological collapse and dungeons.
Carla Adams was born in Perth (1984) and graduated with first class honours from Curtin University in 2014. Her work incorporates sculpture, textiles, craft practices, painting, drawing, research and book-making to navigate the complexities of relationships from an embodied, female perspective.
I have collected zines for many years. I especially love the hand written zine, but each zine has its own message that is unique and gorgeous. And now having given up paid employment and moved interstate it's time to start making Zines of my own... This is a journey of discovery, come with me....
Keith is a librarian, cartoonist, rapper and music producer. He makes comic books about artists, musicians and other weirdos struggling to find their place in a world bewitched by the absurd cults of work, money and power. His comics appeared in 'Overland' and the 'Lifted Brow'.
Andrew Pilkington is Melbourne-based cartoonist. He is currently self-publishing the comic book series, MOLE. An anthology featuring naked mole rats, how-to guides, and dangerous lips.
Ann Li is a Malaysian artist, currently based in Melbourne. They like doodling their original characters and drawing comics for a burst of seratonin.
Rachel is a comics artist and zine-lover from Melbourne. While she has been published by the likes of The New Yorker and the Washington Post, she got her start making zines and giving them to her friends.
Loretta Ryan-Krawczyk is a multi-disciplinary artist, focusing on paintings, zines, comics and handmade accessories. Her zines are filled with colourful paintings and drawings that explore anthropomorphic animals, mutations of nature, and corporeal desires.
Every issue of Heaps Comics features work from a variety of talented artists, centred around a common theme. So if you’ve ever wanted 5 different hot takes on the concept of “SKELETON”, this is the zine for you!* *Our skeleton issue is coming later in 2021. When exactly? It’ll be a spOoOky surprise!
Year 12 student born into and raised by the arts; exploring various art mediums, aspiring poet and essayist, and proud wielder of the Devil's instrument (violin). Into things old school. Has only more or less recently ventured into the world of zines but loving it.
Marlo is a cartoonist and zine-maker from Melbourne. He makes playful genre-elusive comics and zines about queerness.
Sarah Firth is a Melbourne based, Eisner Award-winning cartoonist and writer, currently working on her debut graphic novel. She has a fat stack of self-published zines and comics. And has been published by ABRAMS Books, Graphic Mundi, Penguin Random House, Picador, Allen & Unwin and The Nib.
Connor is a queer non-binary multi disciplinary artist & zine maker from Melbourne. With recent exhibitions featuring themes of gender identity, family lineage and traditions they have now fallen down the zine rabbit hole. They create sometimes oddball, sometimes poignant pages touching on body image, trauma and living with invisible illnesses.
Standing on the edge of surreality surrounded by the weird, the wild and the wonderful. Cannot stand in the middle-of-the-road in a plain field of mundane and mediocre zombies.
Dwelling in a pulp apocalyptic world of monsters, mutants, freaks, aliens, mythological creatures and hybrid beasts, harpies and femosaurs.
Tommi Parrish is a Melbourne born queer cartoonist who has been living in North America. They create dense hand-painted narratives exploring people and their complicated relationships to themselves and one another. Tommi won the 2019 Lambda award for best graphic novel and has had their work translated into 6 different languages.
Inspired by Leipzig’s 2017 DIY art scene, João Carlos has since been experimenting with zines and lo-fi art Both playful and thoughtful, the zines speak to new desires and a psychogeography of everyday life that is ever swarming in technological mediation.
I live on the road, and make zines about free campsites in the US, low-impact travel, and economic rebellion.
Cem Kocyildirim has spent the last 4 years trying to read the newspaper daily. His reactions to the news became a series of monthly risograph prints.
Samantha Riegl is an artist & zinester. She likes to make things, build websites and is currently creating a zine vending machine.
Blair is a graphic designer and illustrator who loves flowers, Japan and Twin Peaks maybe too much. She makes zines as another way to fangirl over her favourite things without annoying her friends who are, most likely, sick to death of her sighing over pictures of Japanese vending machines and listening to the Twin Peaks soundtrack on repeat.
Creepy Cheese creates fun, bite-sized zines about food, plants and pop-culture. Behind the zines is Stephanie Ochona, a bi Filipino illustrator and risograph-enthusiast based in Woi Wurrung Country.
Mandy is a hobby artist based in Melbourne. When they're not asleep or working their day job, they're trying to cram as much creative activity into the day as possible. You can find records of these activities on their Instagram.
Bron Rauk-Mitchell is a mum, creative jack-of-all-trades, and mental health advocate. A multi-genre writer Bron has been writing for as long as they can remember; contributing to several anthologies. While still relatively new to the zine scene Bron has enjoyed the creative freedom that zines offer.
Harvey (Charlotte) is a poet, musician, artist, and occasional zine-maker based somewhere between Naarm (Melbourne) and Berlin. She writes, makes, paints, plays, cries, sings, breaks down, travels, photographs, and writes, in that order. You can order original screen-printed poetry t-shirts from her, or just regular zines. Whatever you like.
Bloomurder Zines was created by Brisbane-based zinemaker Laura B, who likes to write about mythology and poisonous plants while pairing ominous visuals with her work.
I enjoy creating mini zines of haiku poetry, short stories and small artist book zines containing original art with a focus on my passion for 19th century photographic processes.
Based in Thailand, I am a self-dedicated zinester who loves to experiments with photographic elements in an intimate level through the craft of zine-making. The scope of work revolves around a prospect of how a zine could interact with the readers through a series of photographs without an influence of words.
I am a Melbourne based visual artist that dabbles mainly in photography, but also play around with a few different visual arts.
Design Kompany is a studio founded in Seattle in 2004 and based in Phnom Penh since 2014. Our zine is a weekly. It's called S P A C E. The idea is to explore design and discovery.
Emma D is a zine maker from Sydney, Australia, making perzines and art zines and in-between zines.
My name is Chloe Henderson. I am Scottish interdisciplinary artist. I make zines inspired by my experiences with anxiety, love, feminism, geocaching, & cats, and I am one of the co-founders of Coin-Operated Press.
A librarian zinester who makes zines about working in libraries, internet culture, the ephemeral, and other random niche things. All of my zines are handmade and printed, and I utilise pattern-drawn backgrounds, clip art, collage and more.
My name is Henry, AKA Lo! Calamity. I am a collage and embroidery artist. I like to make zines about snakes, The Simpsons, and my own experiences as an autistic person.
minimum_2_ shares resources for hoarders and children of hoarders. Reviews of four books streams – hoarding disorder; self help and psychology; decluttering and housekeeping; social justice and sociology. Anti-capitalist lens interrogates limits in HD diagnosis: Billionaire Hoarding Disorder.
Carly Candiloro is a comic artist who has been procrastinating for the last 15 years. When she's not napping at her desk you will find her creating journal comics in Melbourne (Naarm), Australia.
I'm a longtime zinemaker (I made my first in 1996!). My zines tend towards the observational and autobiographical, and are made up of text and hand-drawn illustrations. I make my zines with love on Gadigal land.
Karina Killjoy is a chronically ill & disabled queer femme artist and librarian. They create super colorful and cute zines about radical self-love, trauma recovery, mental health, healing, and community building as Femme Filth Press.
Bianca is the creator of Rut Zine - a free, weekly zine made in Toowoomba, Australia. She has already created other zine titles such as I'm With The Band, New Beginnings, Did You Cum?, and Fan Grrrl. She plays drums in bands and loves her cat.
Tegan E. Webb writes stories, zines and games. She likes to write about robots, speculative futures, and her feelings. She also likes to play around with html and build weird things on the internet.
Kim Siew is an illustrator and zine maker who explores ideas of memory and human relationships. She draws in her tumbling down cottage in the inner west of Sydney surrounded by plants and her loyal fur buddy Alfie.
Comics gremlin and illustrator. I specialise in gently melancholy stories, snippets of remixed history, and small flights of very earnest fantasy. I'm also an occasional issue designer for the Concrete Queers team.
Rebecca is an Adelaide-based comic maker and zinester. She regularly self-publishes the Days and Mild Scribblingzine series. She has presented at National Young Writers’ Festival, and co-organised Zina Warrior Print Fest in both 2017 and 2020. One day she would like to open a secondhand VHS rental store.
Bastian Fox Phelan is a writer from Mulubinba (Newcastle). They have been making zines since 2004, including cult classic 'Ladybeard'. Bastian has worked with the Museum of Contemporary Art on their Zine Fair event since 2017. Bastian's first book, a memoir, will be published by Giramondo in 2021.
all of my mistakes is a perzine about making mistakes. it's teen angst in the body of a twenty-something. it's got collage, blurry photos, bad drawings and long bits of text. it's all of my mistakes.
14th Frame produces a range of zines, mostly photographic and is based in boorloo (perth), Western Australia.
i like to make things that are bright, bold, and (hopefully) a little bit funny.
Nhu makes zines to document life's adventures and as a way to laugh at her little troubles. She works as an industrial designer (no, that doesn't involve designing factories).
Thom is a Vietnamese-Australian comic artist and zinester based in Melbourne. They love risography.
Caitlin Lidae enjoys tea, making paper cranes and creating zines about personal life, memory, nostalgia and travel stories. She also likes anything space themed or colourful. They make her heart sing.
Jerk store is a monthly, physical, single-feature zine that you can read anywhere. Printed on thermal receipt paper, our longest issue clocks in at just over 2.7m (8'5"). Unroll it, read it, pass it to a friend and repeat to get the most out of it before it fades away. It exists entirely offline.
Dung beetles! The amazing rumen! Kale! To find zines on all these topics and more (for sale or free download), please visit us at PINKNANTUCKET PRESS (PNP). We’re a small indie publisher based in Melbourne. You can also find e-versions of past PNP publications including MATERIALITY and CRANK.
The Newport Dolls is a group of zinesters that accidentally formed an improvised rock band. For this reason their new EP 'Dollwave' is available in the form of a collaborative zine.
Paola Sandoval & Isaac Medina work together since spring 2019. She holds a specialized degree in editorial design from EDINBA and a Diploma in Editorial Edition from Sexto Piso. He is an active experimental musician whose work has been presented in several festivals, theaters and museums.
Magnetic Visions is a Narrm based music zine dedicated to the documentation and mild exploration of modern whatever music. Billiam interviews some of the brightest and dullest minds in punk music across the world with rigor and fear
Small Zine Volcano is free zine distro based in Melbourne. Users of the distro pay the postage and the distro sends as many free zines to that postage price anywhere in the world. Some zines stocked include YOU (Melbourne), Friday Night In West Ealing (UK), Rut Zine (Toowoomba).
Q!C is a series of experimental publishing projects with a heavy Dadaist influence, celebrating queer identity through our consumption of media.
Ray Frost is a nonbinary artist who co-authors the How Did This Happen??? zine series with their partner. This series documents their experiences with depression, poverty and living as queer people.
Emerson Zandegu is just a little guy. He was born and raised in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia). Sometimes he draws pictures, usually of cats or of boys in love with each other. He's into kitsch, retro toys, bad movies, gardening, obscure Wikipedia articles, and his boyfriend.
Concrete Queers are zines packed full of queer art by queers. Each issue has a theme - the latest are Fairy Tales and Spec Fic.
Coin-Operated Press is an artist-led organisation based in Scotland. We host workshops, run zine fairs, produce, publish, and distribute our own collaborative zines.
Aliyah N.C. is an illustrator and writer based in the United States. She likes to use her words and ideas to promote social awareness and education. Her illustrated zines combine a background in book arts and graphic design with a colorful counter narrative against anti-migration rhetoric.
AAPPA-PAPPA based in Wellington, New Zealand. Has been creating zines for a few years now... Still has no idea what she’s doing, ever, but enjoys it.
I'm a Sydney-based animation person/artist just doing my best! I like making things that are relatable, not-too-serious, and packed with cats.
Cristian Roux is a comics creator and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. He works both digitally and in traditional media. Cristian is available for comics, illustration, original art commissions, as well as concept art and character design.
Coraline Caroline is based in Melbourne, AU. She is a Freelance Illustrator & Graphic Designer. Coraline Caroline creates dream like illustration portraits She loves to create witches, celestial lovers & moody ladies.
Jess Cockerill is a multimedia artist and writer, working across analogue and digital mediums to disturb the boundaries between nature and culture, subjects and objects, kyrios and oikos. Jess’s background is in journalism, illustration, low-brow and outsider art, and environmental science.
Dingo Money / Dylan Thorn is a creative illustrator and artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Creating a focused mix of the bright and bold iconography of his cities infrastructure and borderless art culture.
Bridget makes playful and funky zines. She loves doggos, flowers and electro pop.
Leon experimented with the pursuit of a sensible career over many decades. Wearing uncomfortable shoes, ill-fitting attire, and spending hours in a confused state whilst waiting for a piece of the office birthday cake, he soon woke up to the reality that it was all a dream and now spends his time scribbling, painting and generally making a mess.
Rochelle Oh is a 21-year-old graphic designer, illustrator, and content creator working in Naarm (Melbourne). :-)
I’m an artist and animation student. I make Naruto fan zines and other miscellaneous zines. I participated in Hallozeen 2020 as well.
Alixos Designs is a collection of characters illustrated by Abigail Alexis. Her characters can appear as any human or creatures with big eyes and long lashes, because she’s obssesed with them. Her illustrations can be either colorful or dark, depending on her mood.
Robin Lao is an Australian-born Chinese-Vietnamese non-binary artist who keeps having to remind themselves that they like to draw. They are currently experiencing the mortifying ordeal of being known.
Andrea Innocent is an illustrator/comic artist residing in the Dandenong Ranges. Innocent works with both traditional and digital media to create emotive characters and illustrations to inspire dialogue about the tragedy and humour of everyday life.
About 10 years ago I discovered zines. I love illustrating, writing and inspiring ideas and thoughts, too. Zines are refreshing to me. I live in Germany with my cat and I am also into electronic music, indie games and comics.
Ashley Ronning is a Naarm/Melbourne-based illustrator and artist. She can usually be found in her studio drawing, risograph printing or working on her next zine. When her pens are down she's playing pinball, going to gigs or having a tinnie in the sunshine.
Kim Lam (dangerlam) is a Vietnamese-Australian illustrator and writer from Narrm (Melbourne). Her works explore death, innocence and free will amidst the everyday and ordinary, through prose, comics and zines. In 2020 her comic Good Boy won a Silver Ledger award.
Lauren lives in Melbourne and creates illustrated and photographic zines under the moniker 'Girl Shouts'. Her works include travel diaries, illustrations and short stories.
Ning is a graphic artist, zinester, she makes crafts and paints murals too, she sometimes lives on a boat and sails around.
Finding Water Project is a low-key, DIY zine producing dream. Amongst other DIY items that we create and produce, we’re fervent zine proponents and hope to preserve zine culture through our work.
The Signal Curators are a group of 16 to 25 year olds who love art. They meet monthly at Signal to hear from artists, curators and art world people and to plan exhibitions, workshops and other projects.
Jessi (she/her) aka Two Minds is a sci-fi illustrator who makes pictures both by hand with pens and India ink, and digitally with procreate.Focusses in the Two Minds world include scenic outer space landscapes, large figures and Apocalyptic scenes. Influence comes from 70’s and 80’s sci fi art.
Saff Miro makes choose-your-own-path fiction zines and various types of mini zines, including origami micro zines, lift-the-flap and sticker crafted zines.
Alyce Sarich is a self-taught Perth artist. They go by the username ‘Akreampuff’ on the internet, and under this name publishes several webcomics. Alyce enjoys creating short funny comics, but her passion is crafting fantasy adventures that feature strong gals, sensitive boys, and powerful enbies.
David Witteveen is a writer, zinemaker, librarian-in-training, and bit of an old goth. His zines include GHOST MUSIC (miniature ghost stories inspired by songs), TALL SAD GIRL AND SHORT PUNK GIRL ARE FRIENDS (teen angst fiction) and NIGHTWALKING (suburban fantasy).
Bob Corby runs SPACE (Small Press & Alternative Comics Expo) in Columbus. A retired structural engineer who has been a part-time cartoonist publishing his own work and the work of others since 1986. He also publishes Oh,Comics! an annual anthology comic since 1988. He has produced numerous minicomics including his latest, Felicia’s Quest.
Ben Volchok is a writer, performer and comedian from Melbourne who explunges content onto most platforms you can think of. The zines he makes are existential and/or experimental, and often very silly. His main goal is to be featured in the "humour" section of every second-hand bookshop in the world.
Melbourne based comic creator Benji loves monster movies, cryptozoology, is the World's No. #1 Frank Miller and Tolkien fan and combines these loves into horror/fantasy comics filled with terror, adventure, love, tragedy, revenge and mythical beasts that really exist and you can't prove otherwise!
I've been creating comic books and zines since 2015, since then I've gone on to start my own indie publishing company and release many more.
We established our fictional, satirical, awkward, small-town narrative magazine "Clod" in 1987, and are currently on our 37th edition. It is a 'paper only' magazine, and limited to 250 copies. Book spin-offs from this format come in all shapes and sizes. ALREADY PRE-UPGRADED!
Ash Watson is a writer and editor. She runs So Fi Zine, a series for sociological fiction, poetry and visual art that’s free to read online and DIY print.
Moss Piglet Journal collects short stories, artwork & comics under the umbrella of Experimental Science-Fiction. It showcases the weird & wonderful aspects of sci-fi that might not usually be associated with the genre. It was created to open sci-fi up to writers who might never have considered their writing fit into the genre, and who have diverse & interesting voices.
Yu Zhao is a printmaker. She was a former print-media student of Sydney College of the Arts. Yu explores concepts through different mediums including printmaking, artist's book and zine.
Pen Fight is a feminist and queer distro and tiny press based in Manchester, UK. We sell zines on feminist and women’s rights, disability and mental health, food, veganism, gardening, politics, race, class, art, friendship, music, fanzines, and anything else with an ace DIY ethic.
beau likes to make things, especially about (but not limited to) dogs.
Girls, on Film is hopelessly devoted to 80's movies. For each issue, we pick a theme and discuss a handful of 80's movies related to that theme. Read all digital issues free on our website.
The Dungeon Maven is your non-average lady gamer, out to make the table-top gaming world more accessible to new players from all backgrounds by sharing my stories and tips! I've been making zines for 4 years and playing Dungeons & Dragons for 10 years. My favorite part of the zine scene is talking to such a variety of people about their D&D stories.
I'm a graphic designer from Melbourne. I make zines about food, feminism, romance, pop culture, and dogs (and cats – just don't make me choose between them!).
Mel and Thomas (AKA Demonstrips) run the Zine Gang Distro. We make and distribute zines and independent comics by us and about 20 other talented artists, writers and zine makers. It’s a mixed bag of pop culture fanzines and art style zines, inspired by social issues, feminism, scifi and goth culture.
New Hearts New Bones is a long-running zine that started in 2010. NHNB’s generally has cut and paste collages, and commentary on the current political and social atmosphere. The zine covers topics such as climate change, feminism, income inequality and existential pondering.
Hey I'm Ella! I'm a graphic designer and writer at heart. I make zines about snails and rpg zines about strange worlds. I am fascinated by unexplained mysteries and old design.
Angharad Neal-Williams is a Melbourne-based illustrator and zine maker who uses both digital and traditional mediums to create thoughtful and quirky drawings. Her style is distinctly optimistic and focuses on the sensitivity of line and subtlety of colour. Angharad creates zines that are fun, wobbly and quiet often food-related.
Tasha hosts workshops (A Zine Thing) at schools, libraries, community spaces, galleries and various events across Victoria, spreading love for independent press and diy ethos whenever & wherever she can.
We are ardent defenders of zine culture. Sticky Institute is a shop and resource devoted entirely to zines located in Melbourne, Australia. We provide zines makers with a space to create and sell zines. Sticky also organises the annual zine celebration the Festival Of The Photocopier.
Take Care is a zine distro based in Sydney, Australia, operating since 2010. We live and work on the unceded lands of the Gadigal, Wangal and Gundungurra peoples. We like zines, art, photocopying, walking etc. x
bangsty is a Melbourne based zine maker and haphazard crafter who excuses her overthinking by transforming it into printed pieces of paper, hoping that maybe someone else reading them,also feels the same.
Annie paints, draws, & writes zines & other things on topics like their mental health, ongoing existential crisis, dog, goal setting & coping mechanisms. Sometimes it's funny, sometimes it's useful, but most of the time it'll make you feel some way or another.
Choke is an independent anonymous kitchen scene 'zine headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. It was born of cooks fuelled by long hours, scant pay and a love of all the sustenance we shove down our gullivers.
Xinyue Pan started Kitchen Pan at the beginning of the pandemic and her first zine was born shortly after. When she's not in the kitchen, she is doodling and can be found daydreaming about food. She is currently based in London.
Hope Lumsden-Barry is a zine-maker and designer from Melbourne. Hope's zines tend to be playful, graphic investigations of everyday subjects including (and not limited to): cheese snacks, local birdlife, and beer bottles left by the side of the road.
Creep Spine zine is created by Natalie Petrellis, a multidisciplinary artist from Melbourne, Australia. Each issue features something different from poetry, prose, interviews and travel stories. Each zine also includes visual art designed by Natalie. Natalie also creates screen printed patches.
Hallozeen is an annual open-entry group zine launch for halloweeny zines, occuring around the end of October each year. 2020's Hallozeen harvest is preserved here for your free reading pleasure.