Shoppe ~ Magazines & Zines

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

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(11-21 of 27 items)

 
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 pps., 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

 
A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 4 cover

A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 4

18 pps., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitch

The ongoing saga of Star Trek aliens as seen through the eyes of teenage Joshua Chapman. Art therapy in its truest form, Joshua subconsciously examines his own life in his observation of Space Fish, Paxans, and the never ending drag that is Counselor Troi. 

$1.50

 
A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 5 cover

A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 5

By Joshua Chapman

20 pps., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stapled

Season Five of teenager Joshua Chapman's Field Guide covers the same ground as his past 4 reviews: the superiority of Data, the suckiness of Counselor Troi, and aliens with butts on their foreheads. But underneath the typical adolescent angst lays a deeply troubled soul whose only refuge is Star Trek and video games. Luckily for us, young Joshua has discovered the power of self publishing. Hilarious and increasingly depressing, A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation is a must have for every nerd and social worker.

$1.50

 
A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Seasons 6&7 cover

A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Seasons 6&7

By Joshua Chapman

36 pps., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitch

The last of emotionally disturbed teen Joshua Chapman's cathartic Start Trek TNG fanzine. Through his critiques of the aliens of Star Trek and its cast, Joshua examines is own troubled home and school life. Hilarious and heartrending,A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek has quickly become one of our all time favorite zines.

If you've been following the story so far, I'll let you in on the secret. This series is the work of Zack, author of Love is Not Constantly Worrying if you are Making the Biggest Mistake of Your Life, and co-author of Miami, You've Got Style.

$2.50

 
Four Paws: Taking the Lane #11 cover

Four Paws: Taking the Lane #11

33 pp., 6.5"x4.25", saddle stitched

Taking the Lane is a collaborative zine series discussing the relationships between women, society, and biking. Issue 11, Four Paws, collects tales of travel with woman's two best friends-her bike and her dog! Sweet stories, daring escapes, and sound advice abound in this cute zine.

$5.00

 
The Hard Fifty Farm #2 cover

The Hard Fifty Farm #2

By Jessie Duke

38 pp., 8.5x5.5, saddle stitched

The Hard Fifty Farm is about embracing the simplicity, realness, and beauty of going back to the land. Jesse Duke's visceral writing on the on the cycle of life and death on the farm mingles with her thoughts on rural life and family. Disillusioned by a throwaway society and the hard partying ways of her peers, Duke settled into a rambling farm house with some friends and a pregnant belly, happy to make do and live on hard work and stories.While this issue focuses on heartbreaks and tragedies, hopes and dreams are ever present.

$4.00

 
The Hard Fifty Farm #1 cover

The Hard Fifty Farm #1

By Jessica Seamans /Jessie Duke

22 pp., 8.5x5.5, silk screen cover, saddle stitched
The Hard Fifty Farm

is about embracing the simplicity, realness, and beauty of going back to the land. Jesse Duke's visceral writing on the on the cycle of life and death on the farm mingles with her thoughts on rural life and family. The smells of wet earth, diesel, and fresh bread practically jump off the pages, inviting the reader into small-town Kansas and Duke's personal space.

$4.00

 
Hip Mama #55 cover

Hip Mama #55

Issue 55 Features:

  • Cover art and profile of Barcelona-based artist Ana Alvarez-Erreclade
  • The heartache of long-distance joint custody
  • Pregnant women in prison
  • DIY Writers Retreats
  • and much much more!

$5.95

 
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 stitched, 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! 

$2.00

 
How To Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety cover

How To Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety

By Zach

10 pp., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitched, color

Nothing is more dangerous than a curious young cat around her family's unlocked armory, which is why you MUST not "paws" in teaching your pet about gun safety TODAY!!! An informative guide on your (and your pet's) rights and responsibilities as American citizens, How To Talk To Your Cat About Gun Safety is rife with helpful hints on broaching a delicate subject. This isn't about anthropomorphizing your furry little friend, this is about protecting our great nation while bonding with your faithful companion.

$2.00

 
 
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