> Zine

Zine is an abbreviation of magazine. As the name suggests, zines are like mini magazines. They are independent publications often made on Xerox machines in a cut and paste style. Since the early 1970’s people have been making zines to track and tell stories about their favorite bands (in this context they are known as fanzines). Many people have used this format to write about their lives or personal politics (these are known as perzines).