Zines/booklets

Mail to flapper_grrrl@yahoo.co.uk to order, distribute or trade with any of these zines:

ECHO zines, comix and pamphlets:

  • From Spice Girls to Riot Grrrls zine: INFO
    ECHO 038 (2017)
    24 hour zine about my musical journey as a teenager, feminism, fandom, “diversity”, nostalgia, gender and age. Hand-made lay-out, band pictures, and Chainsaw Bunny!
    A6, 28 p, 1 euro + postage
  • Same Heartbeats #11 zine: INFO
    ECHO 037 (2017)
    Issue 11 includes: interviews with zinesters living in Belgium and reflections on Take Back the Night, F-word Festival 2016, and other feminist events, as well as thoughts on tiredness, moving to a new place, and doing research on zines. Lots of writings and artwork.
    A5, 36 p, 2 euros + postage
  • shb10web1Same Heartbeats #10 zine: INFO
    ECHO 035 (2016)
    Anniversary issue including surprise full-colour mini zine all about Chainsaw Bunny! As usual plenty of reports of DIY/feminist/zine events, an interview with Athemaura zine, thoughts on Brussels, memories and aging, The Zine Test, and more!
    A5, 40 p. + minizine, 2 euros + postage
  • inmovementweb1In Movement zine: INFO
    ECHO 034 (2016)
    24 hour zine about finding a new home and moving: telling the story of all the places I ever lived, the search for a new home, tips from friends about living alone, and reviews of zines about moving.
    A6, 32 p, 1 euro + postage
  • sameheartbeats9coverwebSame Heartbeats #9 / Artificial Womb split zine: INFO
    ECHO 033 (2015)
    I’m very honoured and happy to have worked together with Ana Hine, of the feminist arts zine and distro Artificial Womb, for this split zine. Half of the zine is made by Ana and the other half by me. Be sure to check Artifical Womb’s other issues too!
    artificialwombalfawebIn this split zine, Ana wrote about struggling with her job as a journalist causing a mental breakdown, about recovery and about her relationship with Alfie Pound who contributed comics to her stories, and I talk about the zine events and feminist festivals I’ve visited, traveling and mapping the European feminist zine scene, combining comics, drawings and articles.
    This zine will be available from Artificial Womb’s distro too.
    A5, 32 p, 2 euros + postage
  • IMG_2524webSame Heartbeats zine #8: INFO
    ECHO 031 (2015)
    The 8th issue of Same Heartbeats reports on feminist events that I traveled to (LaDIYfest Berlin, F-Word in Amsterdam, Et Biiim in Lille, Agitations in Charleroi), talks about sexist and racist responses to sharing sexist/racist experiences, shares tips for fighting feelings of depression and calls for a feminist strike!
    A5, 36 p, 2 euros + postage
  • IMG_2523webLetter Soup zine: INFO
    ECHO 030 (2015)
    The third zine made in 24 hours. “Words” is the central theme of this zine with rants on being (called) shy, academic blabla language, consent, radical cheerleading, consciousness-raising, misunderstood words… and Sleater-Kinney (they have a song called “words + guitar” and I went to see them play in Antwerp just after the 24 hour zine thing!).
    A5, 24 p, 1 euro + postage
  • IMG_1091webSpace Invasion zine: INFO
    ECHO 029 (2014)
    Made in a little bit more than 24 hours, this zine is a collection of topics related to space and feminism. It includes writings on outer-space, a lesbian-feminist haunted house, adbusting, squatting, Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp, gender socialisation and taking space, street harassment and more!
    A5, 24 p, 1 euro + postage
  • CuNt & Paste zine: INFO
    ECHO 028 (2014)
    A zine dedicated to feminist zines culture and graphic art, including how to make a feminist poster, what zines mean to me, short zine & poster herstories, and more! It’s 24 pages made in 24 hours! Made for 24 Hour Zine Thing @Ghent
    A5, 24 p, 1 euro + postage
  • Same Heartbeats zine #7: INFO
    IMG_9801webECHO 027 (2014)
    #7 of Same Heartbeats focuses on the local feminist movement (sister cities, Ladyfest Brussels and Doorbreek De Stilte) and personal travel stories (mini-tour with Vagina Dentata and visit to Queer Zine Fest London), mixed with an interview with zine-maker Melanie Maddison, thoughts on women-only spaces and explanations on how to make a crafty Pussy Riot cat. As usual, the zine combines text, drawings, comics and collage lay-out.
    A5, 32 p, 2 euro + postage
  • Same Heartbeats zine #6: INFO
    ECHO 026 (2013)
    IMG_8304webThe 6th issue of Same Heartbeats was presented at Queer Zine Fest London on December 1st 2013 and is now available for mail-order, distros or trades. Travel stories take the upperhand again, from trips to London, Berlin, Amsterdam, to finally ending with a DIY/feminist tourist guide to Ghent. The zine talks about Ladyfests and zine fests, feminism, self-defense and learning how to play drums. It’s a mix of comics, drawings, collage and text.
    A5, 32 p, 2 euro + postage
  • Scissors & Chainsaws comic zine: INFO
    ECHO 025 (2013)
    IMG_7567Scissors & Chainsaws is a diary comic zine that talks about daily life and zine-related things happening in July 2013, International Zine Month. It was made as a challenge for International Zine Month, drawing a comic for each day of the month. It is hand-bound, printed on recycled paper and has a green recycled paper cover.
    Limited edition of 30 copies includes foam bunny bookmark.
    A5, 36 p, 2 euro + postage
  • IMG_5027webSame Heartbeats zine #5: INFO
    ECHO 023 (2012)
    The 5th issue of SHB contains articles and drawings on consciousness-raising, herstory of feminist activists, call for action, recycling craft ideas, non-hierarchical organising in groups, Anneke Van Baalen, Bunnies On Strike, postmodernist language and thoughts on zines, libraries and research.
    A5, 32p, 2 euro + postage
  • Echotopia zine: INFO
    ECHO 22 (2011)
    Echotopia is a collection of 10 years of Echo zines. It includes articles and drawings from Flapper Gathering, Punk Feminist Mini Zine, Same Heartbeats, Radix and Be All You Can Be and an old-fashioned but brandnew scene report! It gives a good overview of writings and images from 2001 to 2011 that talk about beauty standards, gender, autonomous spaces, independent publishing, punk and more.
    A5, 40p, 2 euro
  • Same Heartbeats zine #4: INFO
    ECHO 021 (2011)
    This issue of Same Heartbeats contains articles and drawings on revolution and building a feminist movement, women’s liberation rock bands, _ fest 2010, Heksennacht / Take Back The Night, Dolle Mina, leg hair and questions the accessibility of postmodern queer feminism.
    A5, 32p, 2 euro + postage
  • Same Heartbeats zine #3
    ECHO 020
    Articles on racism in activist movements, DIY vs professional artists, feminist herstory and waves, and selfpublishing and feminism. Reports on Buy Nothing Make Something, Infomania, HexeNacht 2008, Civil Media 08, Zine/DIY Gathering, Ladyfest Liège 2009, L-Salon II and Elles Tournent 2009. DIY guide to guitar chords.
    A5, 32p, EUR 2.00 + p&p
  • Same Heartbeats zine #2
    ECHO 018
    articles about autonomous media and craft activism. travel reports about the mini-Ladyfests in Brussels, Ladyfest Berlin 2007, Ladyfest Amsterdam 2008, queer fests and more. DIY how-tos about Audacity, cloth pads and recycling an old pairs of trousers to an apron/toolbelt.
    A5, 32p, EUR 2.00 + p&p
  • Same Heartbeats zine #1
    ECHO 016
    sort of a feminist travel zine mixed with drawings, reports documenting “the scene” and craft enthusiasm. it includes texts on DIY feminism activism and my views on Ladyfest Amsterdam, Ladyfest Brussels, Ladies’ Room, Freak Out Fest, Up The Grrrls and more.
    A5, 32p, EUR 2.00 + p&p
  • Coma To Action zine: (currently out of print)
    ECHO 019
    A zine made for Yutumuti about ecology and activism, written in Dutch. The pages of the zine make a poster when put together. This poster was exhibited in De Vooruit (during How To Save The World in 10 Days) and Espace Ladda (during Membership) as a part of the Yutumitu / How To Save The World – scrapbook.
    A5, 16p, EUR 1.00 + p&p
  • Hier & Nu: Hedendaags Anarcha-feminisme En Niet-hiërarchisch Organiseren pamphlet (currently out of print)
    ECHO 015- download
    My thesis for women’s studies about anarcha-feminism put out as a zine. it’s in Dutch only for now. it’s about why and how anarcha-feminists try to organise themselves non-hierarchically, with criticisms on some feminist and anarchist practices.
    Written in Dutch.
    A5, 60p, EUR 2.00 + p&p
  • Riot Grrrl – Rebels Feminisme pamphlet: (currently out of print)
    ECHO 009
    my thesis written in Dutch about Riot Grrrl including chapters and info about feminism, anarchism, DIY, punk, zines, old female punk, grunge, beginning and evolution of riot grrrl, media, Ladyfest and more. in my humble opinion it has a nice cut’n paste layout.
    Written in Dutch.
    A5, 58p, EUR 3.00 + p&p

out of print zines

ECHO mini-zines:

  • Feminist Activist Mini-Zine: INFO
    ECHO 036 (2017)
    Mini-zine produced during “Mini-zine March” about feminist activism with pratical ideas. When you fold open the zine, you find a map of feminist projects in Belgium.
    A7, 8 p., free pdf
  • Why I like Zines mini-zine: INFO
    whyilikezinesminizinecoverwebECHO 032 (2015) download
    My second folded-mini-zine. This time about why I like zines. Really, I could fill lots more pages of paper with reasons to love zines, but I tried to keep it short for now. It was made during CoVen Festival in Cologne, Germany (August 2015), and finished later at home. Print it yourself on 1 sheet of paper!
    A7, 8 p, free pdf
  • IMG_7024webHoe Maak Je Een Zine mini-zine: INFO
    Make your very own zine mini-zine: INFO
    Fais ton propre fanzine
    mini-zine: INFO
    IMG_6214webECHO 024 (2013-2015)
    Mini-zine about how to make your own zine, with simple instructions to help start creating zines.
    Dutch version made during international zine month 2013. English version made in autumn 2015.
    A7, 8 p, free pdf (Dutch + English + French)

COLLABORATIVE ZINES:

  • Ladyfest Maastricht 2017 zine – INFO
    Collaborative zine made by the participants in the zine workshop run by Megan/Thatbeardgirl and me at Ladyfest Maastricht on May 6-7th 2017. A collection of drawings, writings, and collages, all pages full-colour, A5 format.
    Download and print the pdf version for free here. May be copied and distributed for non-profit/non-commercial purposes.
  • IMG_6271webWhere We Belong zine – INFO
    Zine about les/bi/women’s/feminist space by the Where We Belong collective in Brussels (known for the Lesbian Pulp Fiction Show, Queer Voix, and other events). Articles, drawings, poems, comics and stories about les/bi identity, experiences of transpeople in women’s/les/bi/feminist spaces, safe spaces without cismen, girls’ schools, public toilets, and much more.
    A5, 40 p, 2 euros + postage
  • Queer My Ass zineINFO
    Queer zine made during a workshop at the Antwerp Queer Arts Festival on August 5th 2015.
    Download and print the pdf version here
  • Feministisch StartpakketINFO
    includes zines/pamphlets, some info about FEL and lots of stickers
    Order from FEL
  • Ladies’ Room zine (currently out of print)
    a zine with several contributions: collages, drawings, some texts. It was made during a zine workshop in the Ladies’ Room, a Riot Grrrl meeting and a zine workshop on Women’s Day (Nov 11th). Topics include beauty standards, menstrual painting, travelling, female art & space,…
    EUR 1.00 + p&p
  • IMG_1205DIY or Die zine (currently out of print)
    made during Buy Nothing, Make Something, a DIY day in Hasselt organised by the Riot Grrrl Collectief. It includes photos of the DIY day, how-to guides to lots of things (how to fix a bike, how to organise a DIY day, how to make candles, etc) and collective comics.
    EUR 2.00 + p&p
  • Be All You Can Be zine (currently out of print)
    collective zine made during and after Zine/DIY Gathering in Gent 2009
    EUR 1.00 + p&p

out of print zines

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