Who and What We Are

Xerography Debt is a review zine for zine readers by zine writers (and readers). It is a hybrid of review zine and personal zine (the ancestor to many blogs). The paper version has been around since 1999. This blog thing is are attempt to bridge the gap between Web 2.0 and Paper 1.0. Print is not dead, but it is becoming more pixelated.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


review from Anne: FUSE #1

16 pages, (1/4 page) 4.25 inches x 5.5 inches, $2.75 US /$3.25 Can/ Mex / World. No trades.
Lorna Watt
1515 Claremont Ave
San Mateo, CA 94402

Basically, this zine's about yarnbombing -- described by the authors as " a yarnbombing zine celebrating public arts of self-expression through yarn."  Color cover, neat layout & design, and a really interesting editors' letter on the inside front cover. There are some cool pictures (including the Great Moments of Yarnbombing page about the very cool Daughters of Triton pieces) and some pretty cool ideas for yarnbombing (like wee chicken feet on mailboxes -- as well as a thaumatrope yarnbomb, so you're not actually tampering with mailboxes!) as well as a call to action to be part of a yarnbombing project. It's a neat little start for a first zine and I'm excited to see what they do next; both authors say that they're new to zines and while the zine has a little bit of a disjointed feel (word searches and such) it's overall well designed and has a really catchy layout. If you're into yarnbombing, it's worth checking out (and in hopes that the next issue will be twice as long as the editors get more into zinemaking!).

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