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Comics by Gord Hill: What Is Antifa?

Gord Hill’s comics appear in every issue of Broken Pencil. Click the image to view it in a larger format. Gord Hill is a member of the Kwakwaka’wakw nation on the Northwest Coast. Writer, artist, and militant, he has been involved in Indigenous resistance, anti-colonial and anti-capitalist movements for many years, often using the pseudonym […]

Kim’s Pick – California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before The Mamas and The Papas

California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before The Mamas & The Papas (First Second Books)  My first memory of the artist known as Cass Elliot was hearing her sing out that I should “sing your own special song” on the track ‘Make Your Own Music’. There was a joyous quality to her voice, and the message of the […]

Protect Your Neck:
 Think your art has been stolen? Here’s what to do next (and how to keep it yours in the first place)

by: Alison Broverman   Alison Broverman shares some useful suggestions of what to do when you find your creative work has been stolen. You can read Alison’s full article on Indie art getting ripped off here! *Think carefully about sharing your work online in the first place Web comic artist Dami Lee has seen a few […]

Announcing Canzine 2017, including our new zine fair in Calgary, AB!

Hey, zinesters! Comic artists! Writers and creators! Canada’s largest festival of zines and underground culture returns this Fall to Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Winnipeg! Mark your calendars! Registration opens August 15, 2017 over at the BP online store!  Canzine Toronto will be taking place on Saturday October 21, 2017, 1pm-7pm, Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas St. […]

The Sad Ballad of Pepe the Frog: When Great Indie Art Gets Ripped Off

by Alison Broverman  illustration by Patrick Burgomaster The internet is a wonderful and terrifying place to be an artist. Anyone can create something, scan it, and put it online for the world to see. If the right people find it, you can develop a community of fans, and maybe even make a bit of money. […]

All Hail the Superqueerdo: Eric Kostiuk Williams’ comic sheroes fight back against condo-fication

Interview: Bombay Underground and Zine Cultures in India

Members Exclusive — Folio: Work in progress from the Yukon

LitBang!: Broken Pencil Magazine Zine Party!

The Hustle: how indie creators are making it work right now

Deathmatch 2017 is done! And the winner is… P.D. Walter!

Intentionalize: An interview with Devin N Morris of Brown Paper Zine Fair

BP Members Exclusive: Song of the Month presented by Wavelength

Anxiety Dream Zine

Making and smashing the Trump piñata: a how-to guide

Give the Gift of Indie: Buy One Get One Free!

The Future in Colour: POC Sci-fi Blasts Off into the Multiracial Multiverse

Tampon Run: A Q & A with the creators!

Let It Bleed: The Ebb and Flow of Menstrual Art

Babe ‘bots with brains: Cyborg Sex Surrogate and the new feminist sleaze

Canzine Portrait: Sad Haus Press

Brown Recluse Distro Changes Hands

Comic Review: Spitroute

Book Review: Night Sky With Exit Wounds

Comic Review: Pizza Punks II

Power Up: Play through a day of chronic fatigue syndrome with Robin

Art Holes: A look inside Ginette Lapalme’s cat-filled Chinatown home studio

Comics by Gord Hill: Resistance @ Unist’ot’en

Zine Review: Gxrls

Announcing the BP Community! Exclusive access to perks, content and more!

Doing It For the Kids: An Intro to Teen Zines

5 Global Zine Scenes You Should Want to Know About