In which we celebrate the lifeblood of all zine peoples — MAIL!
Mail, stamps, and the postal system comprise the theme of the July 2021 issue of this long-running quarter-sized zine. In comics and hand-written charm, Ayun tells us about letters to sleepaway camp, childhood pen pals, how to save money on postage, some cool stamp lore, mail art, reviews of books that heavily feature letters, and postal workers in pop culture! Lots of fun stuff as always, and this theme is especially great.
The East Village Inky — in which the Hoosier-born mother of two native New Yorkers manages to issue forth yet another quarterly installment of their New York City lives. Perishables & Dry Goods! Insomnia! Naked people dancing in a wholesome manner! Obscurities reviewed! Live Theater! Recipes! Comics! Advice to the Fathers! Babyproofing Hilarity! A Paucity of Negative Space!
40 jam-packed, fun-filled, handwritten and illustrated pages in a handy pocket-sized format. Unparalleled reading for toilet, subway, long-distance buses in foreign lands, zombie invasions and (for old times sake) nursing in public places.
40 page black and white zine