Sunday, 23 December 2012

Zine News Round-Up: 23.12.12

photo by Tukru

Sorry it’s taken me forever to update this blog – it’s been a horrendously busy few months!  Enjoy your bumper news round-up post for today!  Spill the Zines will be on an official holiday hiatus for a month or so.  Happy holidays everyone!

Cath x 


1. Zine Releases
2. Upcoming Events
3. Submission Calls
4. Distro News
5. AOB (Any Other Business)


1. Zine Releases
- Hedgehog in the Fog 3 is out and available to UK peers for £1 sent by paypal to (or you can email for trades)
- Your Pretty Face Is Going Straight to Hell #18 is out now! Buy your copy at
- Macro Shrub #5, a zine about "music and the creators’ relationship with all things musical, noisy and sort-of melodic", is out now!
- Issue 19 of Lights Go Out, a music fanzine, came out this week! More info at
- Sky Nash's latest zine, My Phone Hates Me #5, is out now.  Details at
- Shape & Situate: Posters Of Inspirational European Women #4 is out now. 
- Melanie Maddison has released issue #6 of Colouring Outside The Lines this month, "a zine full of conversations with contemporary female artists".
- Fanzine Ynfytyn #19 was released last month – available for £0.80 + postage from Emma’s website.
- Music fanzine This Is Not A Serious Publication: Autumn 2012, is out now.  Buy your copy at

2. Upcoming Events
- Have we missed anything?  Let us know –

3. Submission Calls
- Pandora Press, a feminist compzine published by the Swansea Feminist Network, is looking for contributors for its 5th issue (theme: media).  Provisional deadline: 30 January.  More info at
- Lindsay Starbuck and Melanie Maddison are working on a compzine called ‘Remember Who You Are’, which looks at “our own individual, personal histories to see how we come to be the people that we are, with the politics that we have”.  More details at
- Ink Soup is comics and narrative zine based in Birmingham. They are looking for comics and artwork for their 7th issue entitled 'Under New Management' - for more info check out:
- Kat is looking for reviews, essays, quotes and artwork for her Stephen King fanzine, titled ‘Death Is When The Monsters Get You’.  For more info, email

4. Distro News
- Vampire Sushi Distro has been updated with lots of lovely new stock.  They are also selling e-vouchers if anyone is looking for last minute Christmas present! Check it out at
- Sad news: UK distro Pushpin Publishing is no more.  Marceline still publishes zine reviews over at, and sells zines about Japan, music, and craft over at

5. AOB
- Sheffield Zine Fair 2013 is in planning, and will hopefully go ahead in Spring.  if anyone wants to get involved, email Bettie at or Chella at

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