Buffalo Zine Fair Fall ’17!

    November 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sugar City
    1239 Niagara St
    NY 14213
    Sugar City
    Buffalo Zine Fair Fall '17! @ Sugar City | Buffalo | NY | United States

    Sugar City & Gutter Pop Comics are proud to present another BUFFALO ZINE FAIR. This event celebrates self-publishing and hand-made D.I.Y culture. PRINTED MEDIA IS NOT DEAD. Let us rebel against library closings, newspaper downsizings, and e-readers by celebrating good old-fashioned physical handmade print media!

    The fall zine fair will feature the following creators!

    All Things Ordinary – derekneuland.com
    Amy Lynn Duengfelder – amylynnamylynn.com
    Autonomous Foxfire – instagram.com/autonomous_foxfire
    Bad Drone Media – guttermagic.net
    Bonvibre Poetry – facebook.com/BonvibrePoetry
    CWP Collective Press – cwp-press.com
    Carolyn Perillo – cargocollective.com/cperillo
    Catherine Bachraty
    Charles Shearer – www.charlesshearer.info
    Charlie Best – etsy.com/shop/beanandbunpress
    DIY BFLO – facebook.com/diybuffalo
    Elizabeth Schiavoni – lifesciencewritingsolutions.com
    Emma Percy – emmapercy.com
    Friction – luckyprak.com
    Great Moments in Western Civ Comics – gmiwcstore.storenvy.com
    Imni.XIII – instagram.com/imni.xiii/
    Jason Wilder – thejasonwilder.com
    Jonathan Rotsztain – rotsztain.com
    Kale Johnson – kalejohnsonart.wixsite.com/kalejohnson
    Katharyn Ketter-Franklin – katharynmarie.daportfolio.com
    Low Frequency – lowfrequencypress.wordpress.com
    Lucky Banana
    Mixed Messages Zine – etsy.com/shop/MixedMessagesZine
    Near Death Flying Turtle – NearDeathFlyingTurtle.com
    Peach Mag – peachmgzn.com
    Sage Enderton
    Small Po[r]tions – smallportionsjournal.com
    Stacy Wead – facebook.com/artofstace
    TRANSVERSALS – transversals.net
    trinity marie
    The Panoptic Press – thepanopticpress.com
    Waxmice – waxmice.tumblr.com

    What is a zine?
    “A zine (pronounced “zeen,” like “magazine”) is a self-published, small circulation, non-commercial booklet or magazine, usually produced by one person or a few individuals. Zines come in all shapes, sizes, topics, and formats. Most zines are photocopied, but they can also be printed offset, like a magazine or newspaper. Zines range from handwritten and sloppy to cut-and-paste (text pasted on top of background images) to artsy with handmade touches to produced on a computer with a professional looking layout. Zines may incorporate screenprinting, linoleum cuts, and hand-stitched bindings. Most zines have print runs of a couple dozen to a few hundred copies.

    In a zine, you might find typos, improper grammar, and brilliant or radical or just plain honest ideas that you don’t normally see in Time, Newsweek, or People. A zine can be about whatever subject its creator decides upon, or it may contain a variety of subjects and writing styles within the same issue. Zines can include personal essays, political discussions, fiction, craft or do-it-yourself advice, articles about music or movies, comics, poetry, reviews – anything under the sun, really. Zines are personal and idiosyncratic. The best thing about zines is this: There are no rules. “ -Description from Grand Rapids Zine Fest https://grzinefest.wordpress.com/

    About Sugar City:
    Located at 1239 Niagara St Buffalo, NY, Sugar City is the area’s only legal, DIY, volunteer-run, all-ages performance venue. Accordingly, all events at Sugar City are drug and alcohol-free and end before 11pm. Our goal is to provide an alternative space to share and create art and community projects based on participatory culture and a do-it-together attitude. Events and initiatives include, but are not limited to music, films, poetry readings, a zine library, meeting space, art gallery, workshops, and more. We want to break down the barriers of what is and isn’t “art” because in some way everyone is an artist. More information: www.buffalosugarcity.org

    About Gutter Pop Comics:
    Recently opened over the summer, Gutter Pop Comics is focused on showcasing the wide breadth of the comics medium: everything from classic cartooning, to underground zine culture, to the most celebrated comics in popular culture. Gutter Pop aims to help support the burgeoning comics and self-publishing scene in Buffalo through event organizing and publishing assistance. Currently at 1028 Elmwood Ave, hours are 11am – 7pm, everyday. www.gutterpopcomics.com