Shoppe ~ Magazines & Zines

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

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Art for the Millions: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA cover

Art for the Millions: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA

An audio cd and guided tour of Portland Public Works Projects of the Work Progress Administration, a federally-funded program that provided relief to millions of idle workers during the height of the great depression.

$5.00

 
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The Collected Status Updates

By Delphine Bedient

28 pp., 5.5"x4.25", stitched binding

The author collects selected status updates across her various social media accounts over several years.  The result is a curated collection of previously "shared" entries that now have a physical permanence.

$4.00

 
A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 2 cover

A Field Guide to the Aliens of Star Trek The Next Generation: Season 2

17 pp., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitch

A new project from Joshua Chapman, 8th grader. He really doesn't like Counselor Troi, humans who get too cocky, bullies, or living with his mom.

$1.50

 
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 pp., 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 pp., 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 pp., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitch

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 pp., 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

 
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 stitch, 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! 

$3.00

 
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How To Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety

By Zach

10 pp., 8.5"x5.5", saddle stitch, full 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.

$3.00

 
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The Letterfirm Reader

By Ian Lynam

96 pp.

Letterfirm Reader is a collecton of essays by Ian Lynam that focuses on bridging the gap between design criticism and design prose. Masterfully written and a great gift for anyone interested in graphic design, aesthetics, history, and criticism. 

$5.00

 
 
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