Vintage Zine Art Is Like Staring Into The Dreams Of A Lost Subculture

Lenny Kaye, the long-time guitarist for the Patti Smith Group, amassed a collection of 1500 mimeographed science fiction zines from the 1940s to the 1970s, and they're on display this weekend at the New York Art Book Fair. These zine covers are wild and in some cases kind of alarming. » 9/25/14 12:20pm 9/25/14 12:20pm

Read the zine that young Ray Bradbury started in 1939

In 1939, shortly after Ray Bradbury graduated from high school, he started a zine called Futuria Fantasia. It featured a lot of his early fiction and some essays, and you can read all first four issues online at Project Gutenberg. » 8/19/13 4:30pm 8/19/13 4:30pm

Remember when The Ramones met the Incredible Hulk?

In 1977, Irish punk fanzine Heat took a cue from KISS' encounter with Howard The Duck and introduced The Ramones to the most irascible hero in the Marvel Universe. It's way better than that time Hulk teamed up with toilet paper. » 9/06/11 7:30am 9/06/11 7:30am

Meet the man who's been creating science fiction fanzines for 50 years

Long before there were websites like this one, there were fanzines — lovingly created hand-crafted tributes to all things science fictional, in which everybody could express their viewpoints. The Atlanta Journal Constitution has a wonderful profile of Cuyler "Ned" Brooks, a former NASA engineer who's been creating… » 8/31/10 3:30pm 8/31/10 3:30pm

Camera Surveillance Is 94 Years Old

The All-Seeing Eye in the Sky is watching you, thanks to satellites, wiretaps and "trusted" computers. Or maybe superheroes can hear your every murmur from their private satellite. Feeling paranoid yet? Then you're just in the right frame of mind for Diet Soap, a new zine that aims to channel the wacked-out writing of… » 11/12/07 1:06pm 11/12/07 1:06pm