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Welcome all Zinesters and Zinephiles

This page is open to anyone involved in zine-making and distribution with ties to Noisebridge.

ZinesFromOuterSpace, a discussion group for zinester-hackers, is now meeting weekly, Thursdays at 20:00/8pm at Noisebridge! Come help us plan the next issue of ZiP and discuss related projects. Introduce one of your own!


Below is info and images for ZiP, a Noisebridge-inspired Zine in Progress conceived in December, 2011.

Flier featuring cover of ZiP chapter 3

We are seeking fiscal sponsorship from Noisebridge. Why? Non-profit status to receive discounts for printing and tax deductible donations.

The Frog Catapult!

We request an account with earmarked donations to be dispensed to the zine. The zine will report finances once a month the first Tuesday of the month. Zine expenditures will be open to the public on our website.

NOW AVAILABLE online and in print: ZiP02, "ANARCHY ENEMA"

Thursday, May 3, 2012: ZiP02 is online as of today!

View high-res JPEGs of ZiP02 here, or go here for a fully linked & clickable, individually paginated list of contents! Check the website for reader-friendly & print-ready PDF files of the entire issue & other updates that will be posted soon. ZiP01 is being moved into the vault & will be available again soon as well.

You may also order print copies for $6.00 apiece plus shipping* (Contact info below.)

Like what you see and want to be part of ZiP03? (Scheduled release date: July 1st, 2012.) Get in touch with us. Zine-planning sessions will resume at Noisebridge in mid to late May, 2012. Thursday evenings at 8pm is the usual slot.

Join the ZinesFromOuterSpace mailing list (and wake up the people who are on it right now - remind them there's no sleeping at Noisebridge).

ZiP: Zine in Progress aka ZiP MegaZine is a hacker-friendly, fully autonomated, frequently festive, quasi-quarterly MegaZine, created and edited by Tony Longshanks LeTigre and the mysterious personage known as The Whimsical Wizard of ZiP (aka Whimzy).

ZiP launched its first issue, 7DC, on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2012, with a Zine Release Microparty at Noisebridge called My Noisy Valentine

ZiP chapter 2, "Anarchy Enema," was released in late April, 2012, and is currently on the shelves at a number of venerable Mission-District indie bookstores & distros, including Needles & Pens, Modern Times and Dog-Eared Books.

ZiP chapter 3, "The Inward Spiral," is being put together at the time of this writing for a projected July 15th, 2012 release. Submissions will be accepted through Sunday, July 1st. New contributors welcome! Cover image of ZiP03:

ZiP03 fc.jpg

ZiP now has its own site, ZZZ, where the full text of every issue of the zine will be available to read free or download and print yourself! See link below.


ZiPZineZone (ZZZ): http://zine.noisebridge.net/

Letters to editor, comments, corrections: zipwizard@riseup.net

Subscriptions, submissions, pitches, general inquiries: zipzine@riseup.net

News/tips: glamortramp@riseup.net

Web Administrator/Treasurer: gnnrok@gmail.com

Engineer/Tech Guru: froggytoad@gmail.com

Page for ZiP on ZineWiki: http://zinewiki.com/ZiP/

Another ZiP-related project in conception is a collection of peoples' recollections of the first time they came to Noisebridge. Read more about the proposed anthology.

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