Shoppe ~ Magazines & Zines

A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.

A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 3 cover

A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 3

29 pp., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitch

Teen-ager Joshua Chapman's continuing zine on the aliens of his favorite show, Star Trek the Next Generation. This season finds Joshua in a new school but with the same old problems with peers, his mom, and society in general. Young Joshua dismantles Sheliak, Gomtuu, and Chalnoth with the insightful simplicity only a deeply disturbed 9th grader from 1992 can deliver. Hilarious and touching, A Field Guide has become one of our favorite zines!

$1.50

 
The Collected Status Updates cover

The Collected Status Updates

By Delphine Bedient

28 pp., 5.5"x4.25", stitched binding

The author collects selected status updates across her various social media accounts over several years.  The result is a curated collection of previously "shared" entries that now have a physical permanence.

$4.00

 
How to Talk to Your Cat About Evolution cover

How to Talk to Your Cat About Evolution

By Zach

12 pp., 5.5"x8.5", saddle stitch, full color, offset

The American Association of Patriots strikes again with How to Talk to Your Cat About Evolution, the follow up to their smash hit How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun SafetyFeaturing helpful hints for combating the never ending barrage of atheist propaganda cats face today. It's never too early to talk to your cat about evolution, but it could be too late! 

$3.00

 
Little Thing #40: Life in the Countryside cover

Little Thing #40: Life in the Countryside

8.5x11, 163 pages, saddle stitched, full color, inc. mini gift cards and blank notebook

Little Thing is a "girly" fashion, lifestyle, and art magazine from China with a global scope. Featuring fashion, housewares, paper goods, printed matter, arts and crafts from makers around the world. English text is limited but it doesn't really matter because Little Thing is all about the visuals. With "small is beautiful" as their guiding principle, each issue has a different theme and includes a die cut paper craft project. This issue's theme is "Life in the Countryside" and includes a set of mini greeting cards and a small box that you assemble yourself, plus a sweet little blank notebook with a cover illustration by Aiko Fukawa.

Artists and makers featured in this issue include Lieke Van Der Vorst, Michelle Housel, Aiko Fukawa, Polly Fern, Ja Soon Kim, Philippa Stanton, Julia Tyroller, Helen Ahpornisiri, Vera Greutink, Emillie Ferris, Claire Read, Ros Lee, Kima, Cone, and Stephanie Birdsong.

$16.95

 
Pictures of my Mother Touching Wild Animals cover

Pictures of my Mother Touching Wild Animals

By Delphine Bedient

28 pp., 4"x5.5", perfect bound

This full-color photo book by Delphine Bedient is exactly how it sounds: photographs of Delphine's mother, Gwen Bedient, touching wild animals in Southern Africa, where she moved in 2014 to work at the U.S. Embassy.

$7.00