Monthly Archives: February 2014

OZO! Zines #12: Max Caspi-Roy Things I’ve Seen Vol. 1: Landscapes

Things I’ve Seen Vol. 1: Landscapes Max Caspi-Roy, 10 pages Things I’ve Seen is a brief zine showcasing ten landscape photographs primarily taken in Ottawa. This will be a quick review, because what I know about photography could be used … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #11: Amanda Earl Amanda Randomage

Amanda Randomage: 14 Sticker Poems Amanda Earl (le Temps des cerises), 14 pages There’s something about paint layered thickly on paper under your fingertips, like running your hands over lizard skin. Local poet and publisher Amanda Earl has made a … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #10: Alanna Why Finale 95 #3

Finale 95 #3: ‘Bildungsroman I’ Alanna Why, 26 pages ($2 I think?) I’m on record as being a big fan of Alanna Why’s zines, so I was psyched to hear she was putting together the third issue of Finale 95 … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #9: Christian Forderer Care and Use of a Straight Razor for the Judicious Destruction of Whiskers and other Bodily Hairs

Care and Use of a Straight Razor for the Judicious Destruction of Whiskers and other Bodily Hairs Christian Forderer, 13 pages The Ottawa Zine Off has seen a number of how-to zines over the years on topics like winter biking, … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #8: Beccy David & Jessie Moore A Pocket Full of Witches

A Pocket Full of Witches Beccy David & Jessie Moore, 14 pages A collaborative art zine from local illustrators Beccy David and Jessie Moore, the bulk of A Pocket Full of Witches is in the form of cartoon sketches of … Continue reading

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Ottawa Zine Off! Zines #7: Maggie Sherwin Stills of the Year

Stills of the Year Maggie Sherwin, 10 pages I have to admit that I was initially disappointed that Sherwin’s new zine didn’t teach me how to do something useful the way her last, Because I said Sew!, detailed the fine … Continue reading

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Ottawa Zine Off! Zines #6: Lily Pepper The Overland Route

The Overland Route A.K.A. Greyhound (not actually sure what to call this one?) Lily Pepper, 15 pages “I transferred to another bus in Atlanta around midnight, and rode through Alabama in the dark, fading in and out. I felt very far … Continue reading

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