Just got the latest issue of OUTPUNK zine (#6) and it's really good. This issue is basicly a compilation of stuff from other queer zines that the editor, Matt, has read over the years and it demonstrates how creative and talented and thoughtful a lot of us can be.
There are full-page (or better) articles, cartoons, and rants from over 30 zines in this issue ; altogether, it's over 70 pages long. Some of the zines Matt includes are long-gone, while others are still being published.
While most everything is good, my favorites are a great cartoon trashing William S. Burroughs from Double Bill, a very good lesson on sexism from Bikini Kill, a Hollywood celebrity/gossip/People mag-type piece on the REAL Peppermint Patty from Carrie, and some great interviews Vaginal Creme Davis did with Glenn Danzig and Fugazi in Shrimp.
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Outpunk also sells some good music by bands like Sister George, Behead The Prophet, and Mulkiteo Fairies. Check 'em out.
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