May & June 2021 Updates

A few words from Katie… We’ve had such a busy couple of months! I can’t believe we’re one year old already. I know I go on about it all the time, but that’s because I am truly blown away by all of the support and love you continue to show us. Starting this company during […]

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April 2021 Updates

A few words from Katie… I am always so thankful for our blog and Youtube videos – they are a wonderful archive of all of our adventures! And April was full of them – it was an absolute whirlwind!  Coin-Operated Press were part of Glasgow Zine Library’s Zine Fest, which was amazing. I was proud […]

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A Brief History of Zines

Zines as we commonly conceive them, have been around since 1776 when Thomas Paine self-published ‘Common Sense’ to promote ideas that contributed to the United States War for Independence. However, it could be said that zines existed – in a loose form – much earlier than that. They can arguably be traced back to when […]

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