Issue 55

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Gaming For All: an interview with Anna Anthropy

Category: Features, Interview, Issue 55, News

Oakland game creator and author explains how everyone—yes, you!—can make indie video games Anna Anthropy identifies herself as “a freelance scratchware game creator and critic and all-purpose pervert.”  Most recently, the Oakland, California-based author released Rise of the Videogame Zinesters: a book about the freedom of the indie videogame world and its artisanal approach to […]

Jason and the Comics

Tourist of the Heart

“The Death of a Halifax Friendship” is the lonely line that prefaces Sarah Mangle’s pocket-size zine, Tourist of the Heart. The deceivingly simple epitaph encapsulates the general theme of the semi-stream-of-conscious narrative that becomes obscured by Mangle’s fragmentary portrait of a simultaneously changing and unchanging Maritime city. It is unclear what caused the death, or […]


It takes a village to raise a child, and nearly as many people to create a great underground comic. Seventeen different contributors put their disturbing artistic, layout and editing skills together to create the third issue of Yuck!. With full-colour card stock cover and black-and-white interior, this quality comic is filled with the lowbrow eccentricities […]

Hemp Poetic

This poetry zine has a fibrous, roughly cut cover made of hemp and post-consumer waste. Inside, the pages are also rough to the touch and flecked with grain that, the author explains, is not meant as a creative gesture, but rather “for the good of the environment.” The only connection between the two might be […]

I Already Know How My Life Will Go


Anything is Plausible at The Academy of the Impossible


Henry: The Heart Boy

Shag Carpet Action

The Odious Child and Other Stories

Fabula Nebuculata

Licking Stars Off Ceilings

The Empire Sucks Back


The Work of Emma Healey

North of Weird: Yellowknife is Alt Comedy’s New Stomping Ground

Joyland Retro Vol. 1 No.1

The Girl on the Escalator

Four Flux Fest Events: Fluxzine Number 2

The Motivist

by Peter Rahul

Issue 55