A Brief History of Zines

1930: “The Comet,” believed to be the first science fiction fanzine, published. 1930-1960: Mimeograph duplicating machine available. 1944: Xerography invented. 1961: IBM Selectric Typewriter introduced. 1960s/1970s: Zines characterized by a synergy between outspoken political commentary, literary experimentation, heartfelt critiques of rock and roll music, influence of drugs on visual communication, and revolution in layout and … Continue reading A Brief History of Zines