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Feminism and the Politics of Anger: Zines

This guide was made to support zine making.

Zine Elements

Covers

  • color
  • construction
  • relief prints
  • paper types, materials

Binding

  • staples
  • sewing
  • stab
  • pamphlet stitch

Graphics

  • illustrations
  • fair use/copyright
  • photographs
  • typography/handwriting
  • backgrounds

Metadata

  • author
  • title
  • publication location
  • publication date
  • freedoms and restrictions

Elements

  • Essay
  • Poem
  • Review
  • Drawing
  • Collage
  • Personality Quiz
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Playlist
  • Top Ten List
  • Likes/Dislikes
  • How To
  • Comic
  • Rant
  • Blank Space
  • Art
  • Handwriting
  • Typewriting
  • Design Software
  • Stick Figures

Genre

  • personal
  • political
  • art
  • literary
  • split
  • compilation
  • minicomics
  • DIY

Pro-Tips

  • Leave a 1/4" margin around your pages
  • Remember your zine will be copied or scanned, so light text and images may not reproduce well
  • You do you

Make a Zine

The Fold

Zine Prompts

  • Gratitude
  • Rage
  • My bedroom