In this zine, Coin-Operated Press has given space to chronically iconic zinesters, who all share their stories of living with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Rest your weary body, unpack your favourite stim tool, take your meds, and settle in to enjoy the work of 31 contributors. Inside this zine you will find notes on the […]Read More Making the We Are Chronically Iconic Zine
Happy 2nd Birthday Coin-Operated Press!! On our 2nd Birthday we got you lovely lot to send us in your questions for us to answer all about Coin-Operated Press, what we get up to, and everything you have ever wanted to know about zines! We hope you enjoy getting to know us and the world of […]Read More 2nd Birthday Q&A
At Coin-Operated Press, we have a coping mechanism for working on our mental health: Depression Walks! We make sure we step outside once a day. We give ourselves the task of taking a photo on our tiny outdoor adventure! It’s a small step, but just getting dressed to go outside and breathe fresh air is […]Read More Making the Depression Walks Zine
Over on the Coin-Operated Press YouTube today I am reviewing Jenny Lester’s Ode to the Clitoris! A fantastically funny poetry zine that is a more than worthy addition to your zine library! Check it out now… Buy Ode to the ClitorisRead More ZINE REVIEW: Ode to the Clitoris
This month, Katie is reviewing “Depressed Girl Seeks Houseplant: A Guide to Low Maintenance Houseplants” by Laura Saunders. This is such a cute zine, with beautiful artwork, and fabulous plant-care tips…Katie clearly needs them, as you can see! You can buy Laura’s zine here (and also check out more zines on the Pen Fight Distro!) […]Read More ZINE REVIEW: Depressed Girl Seeks Houseplant
Is it a bird?!Is it a plane?!No! It’s the Coin-Operated Press Nerd Zine – hot off the press! Dust off your cosplay, put on your one ring, find the droids you’ve been looking for, stop your variant from destroying the world, secure your glass slipper, pack your rock salt and holy water, roll for initiative, […]Read More 🖤 Making the NERD! Zine 🖤
UP ON THE VLOG NOW! Check out the making of the Hallozine 002! HALLOZINE Part 002 features 41 fangtastic artists and their most spooktacular work! Inside this zine you will find illustration, poetry, essays, collage, short-stories, artwork, photography, and many more tricks and treats! We hope you enjoy sinking your teeth into this howlingly terrific […]Read More VLOG: Making the HALLOZINE!
“A zine by Janet (writer of Brick: a zine about abortion), Barren is about happily living a childfree life, with writing, cut ‘n’ paste action, and comics. On why she doesn’t want children, the pressure women face to want and have children, what she really thinks when she hears “I’m pregnant!”, shit people say about […]Read More ZINE REVIEW: BARREN a zine about being childfree