Featured Zinester: mutedtalks

Featured Zinester: mutedtalks

mutedtalks, aka Tony Hoang, only began making zines in February of 2015, and tabled for his first time at Long Beach Zine Fest 2015. Since then he has jumped into the zine community full-force, tabling at less that seven zine fests in 2015. He handwrites and draws his...
Featured Zinester: the kid and i

Featured Zinester: the kid and i

LBZF 2015 was the first time mother-daughter team kristen and frankie, aka the kid and i, had tabled at a zine fest, but it definitely wasn’t their last. They tabled at IE Zine Fest in October 2015, and again this past March for LAZF 2016. Of course, prepping...
Featured Zinester: Party Witch Press

Featured Zinester: Party Witch Press

Bethy Squires, Colin Jenkins are Party Witch Press, a zine press from Indiana with zines about “witchcraft, ancient history, art, horror, and inane things celebrities say.” They have a zine called “Negative Yelp Reviews of the 7 Wonders of the...
Featured Zinester: BAECON BITS

Featured Zinester: BAECON BITS

Baecon Bits is published by illustrator Ellen Bae. Her zines center around “collaborative projects, memories & experiences, random funny things, favorite people & things, and personal artwork.” She hand-draws and writes her content, along with...
Featured Zinester: Nikki Alfonzo

Featured Zinester: Nikki Alfonzo

LBZF16 is photographer Nikki Alonzo’s second Long Beach Zine Fest. Her zines run the gamut of topics– though her passion for “puppies and butts” is apparent throughout. Alonzo works in Photoshop to alter her images, then photocopies and staples...