Issue 75

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Art Holes: Andrea Lukic

Category: Art Holes, Issue 75, News

Art holes is a column where artists diagram their work spaces. This issue, artist Andrea Lukic gives us a look. Click on the image below for a larger view.  

Zine Review: Static Zine #14 The Sex Issue

Static Zine: Sex Compilation zine, Jessica Lewis, Aviva Cohen, Melody Lamb (ed.), Issue 14, Picking up where Salt-N-Pepa left off, the latest issue of this popular D-I-Y magazine says, “Let’s talk about sex, baby!” As a hopeless prude, I braced myself and kept some Pepto on hand in case this mag was about to […]

Book Review: For All the Men and Some of the Women I’ve Known

For All the Men and Some of the Women I’ve Known, Danila Botha, 152 pgs, Tightrope Books,, $21.95 Most stories in this collection explore the fraught relationship between two urban stereotypes. The prose is unadorned with typical urbanite cultural artifacts galore. You could meet almost every character in this book by spending an afternoon […]

Zine Review: If You’re Into It

If You’re Into It: An Erotic (or not) Choose Your Own Adventure Story About Practicing Good Consent Litzine, Celeste Inez Mathilda, Episode 1: Hit The Dance Floor, address,, $4 Do you remember those Choose Your Own Adventure novels you may or may not have read on your school bus in junior high? Well, this […]

Book Review: Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero

  Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero, Michael DeForge, 96 pgs, Drawn & Quarterly,, $24.95 The more I chat about comics in different cities and contexts, the more I realize just how massive Michael DeForge’s influence is not just in Toronto, but the world over. He is hero to creators and readers from a wide range […]

Excerpt: Home Zine

Australia’s Home Zine is “A zine about the people, places, feelings and spaces that we call ‘home’.” This simple concept allows this comics and illustration project to tell part of a complex, dense story with dozens of authors across three issues. In Issue 75 of Broken Pencil, we excerpt just a few pages from Issue 3 of […]

Comic Review: Your Black Friend

Zine Review: Witchbody

Book Review: The Keys of My Prison

Book Review: As If

Book Review: Rockets Versus Gravity

Book Review: Teardown

knife|fork|book: A new haven for poetry in Kensington Market

Zine Review: Seawitch #11

Zine Review: Thru the Fog

Zine Review: Dress Code Cracker-The Colouring Book

Book Review: Rats Nest

Book Review: Chalk