January can be a lil bit bleak! So, we are giving ya’ll 15% off across our whole store to brighten your winter with zines while saving yourself a wee bit of cash to spend on the all important hot chocolates that we all need at this time of year!! Just enter the code WINTERBLUES15 at […]Read More January Sale!
Our Climate Action Zine cover illustration was drawn by Chloe Henderson with inks on paper. To see more of Chloe’s work, please visit: http://www.chloehenderson.co.uk In this zine, Coin-Operated Press called 32 artists to action to positively panic with us in response to the climate crisis. Unfurl your protest banners and let us march for the […]Read More Drawing The Climate Action Zine Cover
Coin-Operated Press invites you to create blackout poetry for our latest zine! Blackout poetry uses found text to form new works of poetry art. You can redact elements of the text with a marker pen, paints, inks, etc. to seek out the poem within, or you can cut and paste the words to form your […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Blackout Poetry Zine
Join Coin-Operated Press and Michael Gratzke for this special zine-making workshop, in which we will collectively address the themes of personal breakdowns, break-ups and breakthroughs in whatever ways they matter to you or your loved ones. As a low-tech medium, the zine reaches across all social groups. All you need are some old magazines and […]Read More Zines for All: Breakdowns, Break-ups and Breakthroughs
SPOOKY SCARY SKELETONS CALL YOU FORTH TO SUBMIT TO THE COIN-OPERATED PRESS HALLOZINE PART 3!!! Grab your broomstick, sharpen your fangs, carve your pumpkins, and channel all of your spookiest energy to submit your creepy creations to part three of our Halloween themed zine! We want to see your love poem to a vampire, your […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: HalloZine 003
Coin-Operated Press is celebrating The Dresden Dolls in part two of this FanZine series!! Katie and Chloe both met through the Shadowbox and as a nod to our punk cabaret friendship we named our zine shenanigans Coin-Operated Press. In this zine, we want you to share with us your Dresden Dolls fan-art, your gig memories, […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Dresden Dolls FanZine 002
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to grow mushrooms from home and document your cultivation journey using mini-zine journals!Read More Grow Mushrooms! Make Zines!
Come and celebrate Small Press Day 2022 with Coin-Operated Press and make mini-zines with us! In this workshop, you will be creating an 8-page mini-zine folded from one sheet of paper to take home at the end! We will provide all of the materials you will need to create your zine pages, but please feel […]Read More Small Press Day Zine-Making Workshop
Do you make zines? Do you want to show them off, sell them, trade them, and hang out with other zine-makers? Then you should apply to run a table for the first annual Coin-Operated Press HalloZine Fair!! The fair will take place in-person on Saturday the 22nd of October 2022 at The Air Bar in […]Read More CALL FOR TABLERS: HalloZine Fest 2022
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