Keep ‘Em Comin’! Deadline Announced!

July seems to be flying by, look and there is only one week and three days left to complete your 24 hour zine. Have you started yet? If you have already completed your zine, pop it in the mail to this address:

Raven / 24 Hour Zine Thing
PO Box 2001
Abingdon, VA 24210
USA

and then head over to the Mail Box Page to track when your zine has been received and when your button has been sent out. The official deadline for all 2010 24 Hour Zine Thing zines is Friday, August 20th, 2010, which should give international participants time to get their zines through the mail.

Also, please remember that you can submit your zines for consignment in the 24 Hour Zine Thing Distro, which is currently under construction while all the zines are being uploaded and added. If you are interested in consignment, please fill out the form found on the Consignment Page and include with your 2010 24 Hour Zine Thing completed zine, as well as the extra copies that you would like distro’ed.

Here’s a zine review for all you night owls, and check back within the next hour for another one!

Cover scan of Kim's zine
[outside cover - black felt]

Inside cover scan of Kim's zine
[inside cover]

Goat Farm by Kim Riot
Name: Kim Riot
City: San Diego, CA
Zine Goal: A docu-mini style zine dedicating my years living and
breathing heavy metal as a girl.

Kim’s zine “Goat Farm” is the first zine I have ever received that featured felt as the cover, which really makes her zine stand out, and ties in perfectly with the overall theme. Staying true to the subtitle, “musings of a metal muff”, Kim retells of her experience as a female in the metal scene, and memories of the mindset and behavior of the ladies at shows she attended. Kim also includes an awesomely collaged “The Five Most Metal Animals” section, and includes a guide for spotting “The Types of Metal Heads”. Kim combines musical experiences with personal writing to create a unique, informative 24 hour zine.

Inside scan of Kim's zine

Be sure to check back later for more reviews!

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