KC Zine Con #9 will be on June 22 & 23, 2024 from 11am - 5pm!
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Virtual Table Map

Welcome to the KC Zine Con Virtual Table page — our online exhibitor's hall!

The virtual table page is arranged randomly, and the order of the tables changes every time you refresh the page.

You can also search the tables by category.

Mailyn

She/her
KCMO


art, BIPOC-creator, fandom, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.)


My zines are all about fun, culture, and identity! I make zines that focus on characters that have a story to tell!

         


Sarah Manuel

She/her
Olathe, KS


AAPI-creator, art, comix, fandom, instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, music, perzines/memoir, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Sports


Hey there! My zines are about topics and interests that I love such as K-pop, queer-themed books, silly animals, and much more. I make minis, digest, comix, and screen prints amongst other things.

         Venmo


Taffy Studios

She/Her
KC Metro


AAPI-creator, art, BIPOC-creator, comix, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, music, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, zines under $5


I create zines, stickers, prints, and multi-media artwork around my Chinese adoptee identity, cute gay space girls, and stories inspired by music. I'm a multi-media artist who's main focus is telling stories about life, identity, and adventure.

        Venmo


Rubi Do Trinh

She/Her
KCMO


art, BIPOC-creator, cooking, recipes, fandom, games, RPG, gaming, kid-friendly, gardening, outdoors, nature, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy, artsy storyteller, how-to, Herbalism


Zines and books about plants, little people and their fantastical adventures.

        Venmo


Evan Johnson

He/Him
Shawnee KS


BIPOC-creator, kansas city-area zinester, photography, Sports, graphic design


Photography and graphic design focused zines about self expression.

         Venmo


Astringent Press

they/them
KCMO baybeeeeeeee


AAPI-creator, art, BIPOC-creator, compilation/collaborative, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, political/activism, Queer-creator, Sponsors and Community Partners, zines under $5, Collage, artist books


astringent press is a low-to-no cost, independent zine+chapbook press based in kansas city, missouri. astringent press celebrates historically minoritized narratives through the creation of books, zines, and other printed ephemera accessible to all.

        Venmo


Turtle House Comics

Them
Pittsburg, KS


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, cooking, recipes, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky, graphic design, Scifi/Fantasy, Cartoon Future Fantasy


Our zines are about our adventures with our dog. We also make coloring books, stickers, postcards, and other comics. Also owner of the mini comix co-op.

       


Steven Bolds

He/They
Kansas City


art, BIPOC-creator, kansas city-area zinester, Queer-creator


Tales of seemingly fantastical shenanigans and mystery, grounded in curiosity of the unknown.

         Venmo


Sowing circle

rae/raje
Lawrence KS


BIPOC-creator, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, gardening, outdoors, nature, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, political/activism, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage, Disabled creator, Love, climate justice, pay what you can!, DIY, Herbalism, Grief


Mini zines, collages, garden/compost how to, queer history, trans erotics, black feminist poetics, ecowomanism, abstract art, somatics and nonverbal communication, handbound, photocopied, uniquely stamped, limited edition, biomythography.

        Venmo


Jaylon Goode aka lizardcub

he/him
Kansas City, Missouri


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Mini zines and comics!

         


NextLevelHugo

He/They
Kansas City, Missouri


BIPOC-creator, comix, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, perzines/memoir, graphic design




          


Art Hag

ze/zir
Minneapolis


adult content, BIPOC-creator, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, graphic design, printmaking, Disabled creator, DIY, Grief


I'm making art and zines about mental illness, grief, death and suicide, struggling with mixed race identities, being cancelled in punk communities, gay shit, posters, stickers, ceramics, etc.

         


Neither/nor Zine Distro

they/them
Kansas City


art, BIPOC-creator, compilation/collaborative, comix, cooking, recipes, fandom, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, mini-zines, music, Neurodivergent-creator, gardening, outdoors, nature, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, political/activism, Queer-creator, Sponsors and Community Partners, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k), kpop


A zine destination and resource in KC run by KCZC co-founder/organizer, Jaydream. They sell a wide variety of zines at KC brick & mortars and in their online shop. In 2023 they opened Neither/nor Zine Library, located in the back of Goofball Sk8!

       Venmo









          


Sunrise Movement KC


Kansas City, MO


AAPI-creator, BIPOC-creator, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, political/activism, Queer-creator, climate justice


Our zines combine line art graphics with educational information and calls to action, to activate Kansas Citians who care about climate justice. We want Kansas Citians to know they deserve better from breathable air to rapid public mass transit.

        


Emily Alvarez

she/her
Kansas City, MO


adult content, art, BIPOC-creator, comix, kansas city-area zinester, trades welcome!


Emily prints 3-4 collected books of her professional and personal artwork and sketchbook spreads. She also has a comic about roller derby vampires.

       Venmo


Death Roll Zine Distro

they/them
Carter Lake, Iowa


adult content, art, BIPOC-creator, comix, free zines, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k), Original Characters


DRZD is a brand-new comix distro hoping to meet artists at KCZF and print + distribute their comix with them! I specialize in furries, sapphic love, urban ennui and existential dread, and have made ~30 comic zines since 2020!

        


Lil Stinker Co.


Omaha, Nebraska


art, BIPOC-creator, compilation/collaborative, comix, games, RPG, gaming, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy, Cartoon Future Fantasy


Lil Stinker Co. is an artist collaborative from Omaha, Nebraska. We have a lot of mini comics and fantasy themes in our zines but we also have zines that focus on things like mental illness, pop culture, and our own lives experiences.

         Venmo


Aquatic Panda Distro


Chicago


adult content, art, BIPOC-creator, compilation/collaborative, comix, fandom, first-time zine maker, perzines/memoir, zines under $5, Horror/spooky


Aquatic Panda Distro is a comic and art zine distro dedicated to uplifting the voices of artists of color.

        


The Beautiful Worst by Katie Li

she/her
Kansas City


AAPI-creator, art, BIPOC-creator, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, instructional, how-tos etc., Neurodivergent-creator, philosophy, spirituality, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator


The Beautiful Worst is a digital zine on the nature of creativity with field notes on managing a creative practice. Delivered monthly, always on a Tuesday. Read a sample issue at katieliwriter.com/zine

        


Angelica Ahumada DeJesus

She/her
North Kansas City


art, BIPOC-creator, first-time zine maker, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Collage, New to Zines!, DIY, Coloring books


My work is my own style of abstract geometric illustrations that express the beauty and emotions I find in everyday life. I also have artwork inspired by my culture/heritage and experience as a woman. Everything is colorful, bold, and full of texture

       Venmo


Ben Lee

he/him/his
Kansas City, MO


AAPI-creator, art, BIPOC-creator, comix, Original Characters, graphic design


Comics, zines, original art and crafts.

       Venmo


Rad Breath

They/them
Oakland, ca


adult content, BIPOC-creator, mental health, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, artsy storyteller, DIY


Rad Breath is mostly perzines depicting the woes of the world through drawings, poetry, and scrapbook style entries that despite it all still show that there's still good love worth finding in this world.

         


Chris Haywood

he/him
Kansas City, MO


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters


i’m a comic artist, writer, and musician. I carry a sketchbook wherever I go. I make comics, zines, and prints.

        Venmo


C.Tree

she/her/hers
St. Louis, MO


AAPI-creator, art, BIPOC-creator, fandom, first-time zine maker, free zines, games, RPG, gaming, kid-friendly, mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, snails!, graphic design, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy, Cartoon Future Fantasy, printmaking


Hi, I'm a Filipino illustrator and cartoonist currently based in STL! Will have zines/prints about visual culture & fandom, also comics about animals solving crime.

         Venmo


Losers of Cleveland

she/ her for both members
Cleveland, OH


art, BIPOC-creator, compilation/collaborative, first-time zine maker, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, Neurodivergent-creator, photography, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage


Our zines cover topics of girl/womanhood, adulthood and growing up in the Midwest. ex: "Views from Banana cam" centers around finding friends and fun after dropping out of film school, as told through the lens of a children's waterproof camera.

         Venmo


Hugo Juarez-Avalos

He/They
Kansas City, Missouri


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, perzines/memoir, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, graphic design, printmaking, pay what you can!, drag


Hi there! I create zines, artist books, and comics that explore themes of queerness, identity, Latinx/Hispanic culture, and self-discovery. I also love cats and they make special appearances in my zines!

         Venmo


Cecilia Torres

she/her
Kansas City


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, witchy, occult, magic(k), Original Characters, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy, printmaking


My zines are whimsical and fantastical visions into my day dreams, from food themed swords to protect the lunch tables of the world to spreads of self contained stories that hint at a wider world.

         Venmo









          


Kansas City Public Library


Kansas City


free zines, kid-friendly, Sponsors and Community Partners


KCPL library has created a circulating zine collection for the public in 2024 to represent diverse voices and continue to connect patrons with communities who think and live as they do. We also have free staff created zines to handout for all ages!

          


BRNR Collective


Kansas City


art, compilation/collaborative, instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, music, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, zines under $5, Collage, graphic design, artsy storyteller


BRNR is a collective of artists, musicians & creators united by a love for creative expression. We serve as a cultural outlet committed to sharing our passion for a variety of artistic mediums in a dynamic, inclusive space.

         Venmo


NoRespassing

she/they
Durham, NC


adult content, BIPOC-creator, comix, cooking, recipes, free zines, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, gardening, outdoors, nature, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky, perzine


I make zines about personal body horror, short supernatural stories, instructional zines about cooking or how to play yugioh, plus some short story comics!

        


Nia Danielle Lovemore

She/Her
Lawrence, Kansas


adult content, art, BIPOC-creator, kansas city-area zinester, mental health, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, Scifi/Fantasy, artsy storyteller, Personal Fairy Tales Told, Love


I would describe my work as being, "Gothic Romantic, Dark Fantasy" artwork. My work is more suitable for mature audiences. I will have comic book zines of the names "Hot Girl Battle Royale" , "Death Fantasy", and "Phantom Farm". As well as poetry! <3

         


Tokiun Art

they/he
Kansas City, MO


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage, Original Characters, artsy storyteller


LGBTQ+ South Korean creator with zines about neurodivergent life and experiences. Zines about cute characters express both creativity and life, most are based on friendship and community. Found family and friendship are important to me as a creator.

         Venmo


BLT Comicz

they them theirs
Emporia, Kansas


BIPOC-creator, comix, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


My zines are mostly autobiographical comics about my every day and past experiences having BPD, being a fat queer, and being 1/2 Mexican. I also have instructional cooking zines as well as character-based zines.

        Venmo


Erika Sakata Arts

she/her/they/them
Kansas City, Missouri


AAPI-creator, art, BIPOC-creator, comix, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, artist books, Love, DIY


Erika Sakata is a multi-medium artist largely focused on digital/traditional illustration, printmaking, poetry, and zine-creating. Their zines revolve around themes of personal identity, mixed race dynamics, and queer lifestyle.

        Venmo


Jen Chavez

She/Her
Chicago, Illinois


art, BIPOC-creator, comix, mental health, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator


Most of my work is perzine in some way. I primarily explore the various mental health struggles I’ve run into, as well as inescapable thoughts on being raised catholic. I also have completely unrelated zines about Pompeii, and the sun & moon.

        Venmo


Tigersheep Friends (Sarah & Colin Walsh)

She / her He/ Him
Kansas City


art, comix, kid-friendly, Original Characters, Horror/spooky, graphic design, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy, Cartoon Future Fantasy, artsy storyteller


"Beautiful Monsters"-a Tigersheep collab about self expression through the different monsters that live inside us "Horse Girl...Sort Of"-a nostalgic 80's story about a 10 year old girls obsession with drawing horses & how it helped empowered her

        


Shattermybones_art

He/him
Pleasant Hill (Which is just outside of Lee's Summit)


art, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, kid-creator, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Just a dumb teen that likes to make things

        


Joshua Ray Stephens

he/him
St Louis


art, comix, philosophy, spirituality, Original Characters, Scifi/Fantasy, Cartoon Future Fantasy


VENOMYTHS is Joshua Ray Stephens’ ongoing anthology of cartoon future fantasy. Equal parts sci-fi, fantasy, philosophy, poetry, religious revelation and silly ass comics. Set in a far off future in a psychiatric asylum that everyone calls Magic Moon…

       


daisyedraws

She/Her
Kansas City, MO


art, comix, fandom, free zines, kid-friendly, instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Cute comics, Anime inspired, and tips for artists!! Will have free zines :)

        


Piper Koontz

She/Her
Kansas City


art, fandom, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters


Piper Koontz's zines consist of original artworks and stories that depict love, loss, and childhood memories.

         


Jenny Jo Hrabe

She/her
Overland Park, KS


adult content, comix, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


I do autobiographical comics about my life with Premenstrual Dysphoric disorder (PMDD). have an informative zine about PMDD and one with comics and stories. I will have some low cost zines with older material.

        Venmo


ARS Illustrative Design

She/her
Overland Park, KS


art, kansas city-area zinester, mental health, music, poetry/prose/fiction, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k), Collage, snails!, graphic design, artist books


Artistic, poetic, and colorfully meaningful.

         Venmo


zoeythekat

she/her
Independence, Missouri


comix, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, Love


Offering $3 pen-and-ink portraits in addition to zines about being fat, queer, and anxious. I also write/illustrate a comic called Here's What Happened about mental health, friendship, and falling in love.

        Venmo


Curse of the Wasteland Comics

He/him
Overland Park, ks


art, comix, mini-zines, graphic design, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy


dark comix

         Venmo


Daisy Sheridan

she/her
Kansas city


art, first-time zine maker, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, music, Neurodivergent-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky, artsy storyteller


From my mind to yours: a collection of thoughts, dreams, and characters.

         


iiiii

he/him
Kansas City, MO


art, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, philosophy, spirituality, trades welcome!, Collage, graphic design, Scifi/Fantasy, pay what you can!


An archival history and exploration of UFOs and how they relate to paranormal and religious experiences.

         Venmo


Lyds69

any
Lawrence, KS


art, comix, mini-zines, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky, artist books, artsy storyteller, comics about weird little animal guys


im an illustrator so my zines are often comics/sequential! im inspired by video games, animals, heartbreak, horror, and coming of age stories. more of my work can be seen at lyds69 across various platforms <3

        


MachineDean

She/He/They
Joplin


art, kid-friendly, instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, photography, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage, Original Characters, how-to


I do a wide variety of zines from digital manipulation/glitch art, toy photography, collages and drawings. :)

        


Charlotte Fleming

she/her
St. Louis, MO


art, comix, mini-zines, gardening, outdoors, nature, perzines/memoir, poetry/prose/fiction, zines under $5, snails!


Charlotte Fleming makes zines about the small, the quirky, and seemingly mundane. The silly and the serious are both always welcome in her work. She's usually thinking about the ocean, drawing snails, or looking for a good tree to sketch.

         Venmo


chasermassgrave

She/They
Kansas City Missouri


adult content, art, compilation/collaborative, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, photography, political/activism, Queer-creator, witchy, occult, magic(k), Collage


I reproduce queer archival magazines, zines, newsletters and art, as well as implementing digital with mixed media collaging into my own handcrafted zines!

        Venmo


TheinFinnite

they/them
Lee's Summit, MO


art, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, witchy, occult, magic(k), Original Characters, Scifi/Fantasy


Art of fantasy characters, magical items, created creature "guides", and exploration of whimsy and folklore.

        


Kansas City Democratic Socialists of America


Kansas City


free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, political/activism, socialism


Anti-capitalist, socialism, queer liberation. Info about our work in the KC area. Depending on the time frame we may also be collecting signatures for MO ballot initiatives, such as in the past the $15 minimum wage and sick leave.

        


Alligatoridae

He/him
Kansas City


adult content, art, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Neurodivergent-creator, poetry/prose/fiction, political/activism, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Making zines about trans estrangement and rage, as well as the solace of emo nostalgia.

         Venmo


Casper Warren Art

They and he
Minneapolis and Kansas City


adult content, art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Neurodivergent-creator, gardening, outdoors, nature, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, Collage, Disabled creator


Casper Warren is a Midwestern illustrator, poet, zine maker, teacher, and punk crafter with an ardor for nature. Their work focuses on mixed media drawing, queer liberation, and the moody beauty of growing things.

       Venmo


Parker Story

they/she
Kansas City, Missouri


games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Queer-creator, trades welcome!


Mini zines and hand-bound booklets | Zines about free queer-friendly clubs and community resources in KC | Brunch, park, and sunset spots in KC | Other goofy imaginative zines with houseplants and cowboy shenanigans!

         Venmo


LD's choose your own adventure zine

She/her
KC


first-time zine maker, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, poetry/prose/fiction, Collage


Choose your own adventure zine. A kind of day in the life sorta thing. More poetry focused. At the end it tells you that i took acid on groundhogs day so you can relive this day as many times as you want. The cover is made out of fabric scraps.

         Venmo


Hugh Crawford

He/him
Joplin mo.


comix, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, Scifi/Fantasy


I have been making the weekly comic strip Crimes Against Hugh’s Manatees since 2010. In 2018 I bought a Risograph and have been publishing my comics as Crawford Press ever since.

        


five.eyed (needs to be seated next to jaexin if possible! I’m disabled so we table and travel together)

He/him
Ozark, MO


adult content, art, games, RPG, gaming, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, Horror/spooky, Disabled creator


A new zinester who focuses on spooky themes! From recounting paranormal encounters with a bit of silliness mixed in to depicting the eldritch horrors that are biblically accurate angels! A mix of stuff for all ages and 18+ (censored displays!)

        


The Cryptid Collective


Kansas City and Minneapolis


compilation/collaborative, Neurodivergent-creator, philosophy, spirituality, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, witchy, occult, magic(k), printmaking


The Cryptid Collective was established by a dynamic cohort of queer friends and artists whose work traverses realms from activism and environmentalism to the enigmatic landscapes of the occult, supernatural, and spiritualism.

         


J. Marshall Smith

he/him
St Louis


art, compilation/collaborative, comix, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy


Good Girl Laika, Solace County - Art and comics with magical glowing fruit goop covered babies, unstoppable space dog Laika, fantasy worlds where the boys are all doing okay, spiritual angst and nice robots.

        


Sio Gallagher

she/her
Kansas City, MO


art, comix, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, mental health, mini-zines, perzines/memoir, zines under $5


My zines and books are funny, illustrated autobiographical works from a feminist perspective.

        Venmo


Genevieve

She/her
Kansas City, MO


art, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, gardening, outdoors, nature, Horror/spooky, graphic design, Scifi/Fantasy, artsy storyteller


I have zines that range from collages of my sketchbook pages, horror and fantasy themed zines, abstract zines with colorful imagery and compliments on each page, and many more! I also convert a lot of the digital artwork in my portfolio into zines.

         Venmo


Elizabeth Reece

she/her/hers
KC


art, compilation/collaborative, comix, first-time zine maker, Neurodivergent-creator, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k), Horror/spooky, graphic design, Scifi/Fantasy, printmaking, New to Zines!


collection of illustrations / designs I've made in my illustration class over the 4 years of college. some comics, visual narratives, small prints and postcards

         


Cole Galbraith

he/him
Kansas City


adult content, art, comix, fandom, first-time zine maker, free zines, perzines/memoir, zines under $5, Original Characters, Scifi/Fantasy, New to Zines!, Turtles


Hello! My name is Cole Galbraith and I love making comics! I have two ongoing series: one a sci-fi/fantasy about a truck driver, and another about my experiences in high school. I also make single issues exploring many different topics and themes.

         Venmo


Buttman World Illustration

He/Him, They/Them
Kansas City, KS


adult content, art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Bright Colorful illustrations, and pulpy zines, action packed and full of details centered around everyone's favorite "Heart-Headed" fiend, Buttman.

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Vemrill

(they)
Lawrence


adult content, art, compilation/collaborative, fandom, free zines, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, political/activism, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Disabled creator, Love, perzine


I make art for the furries, bronies and fellas wanting an little more love in this world for the weirdos and freaks. Sometimes NSFW themes, explores comic work and heavy illustration.

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Rose Morris's Zinez and Claythingz

She/They
Kansas City, KS


art, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5, pay what you can!


I mainly make tutorial zines about my hobbies (Clay, 3d modeling, slumbering), life things, and just dumb little zines. I also make a lot of funny little clay guys in my spare time, and they'll be at my table too.

         


Sara Rieger

she/her
Iowa


art, compilation/collaborative, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, witchy, occult, magic(k), artist books, printmaking, artsy storyteller, Personal Fairy Tales Told


I create small editions of artists books and zines that combine found images & text with my own text & imagery. I create my own meaning, but I like the synchronicity and variety of meaning imputed by the reader when chance elements are combined.

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Hungry Hamburgers

he/him
Waldo, KCMO


adult content, comix, fandom, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Proud DIY publishers of the finest content for the highbrowed and curious reader.

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Ann Drew

She / Her
Tucson Arizona


adult content, art, comix, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Queer-creator, graphic design


My work sits at the intersection of Pulp and Queerness. I make comic books and zines around the narrative of Queering Science Fiction, all of my stories are humorous and full of adult content.

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Avoidbee

They/Them She/Her
Lenexa KS


art, comix, fandom, first-time zine maker, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Queer-creator


Avoidbee is a local Kansas City artist who graduated from KCAI and is interested in making queer fantasy comics and art! They also create stickers, charms and prints from popular media and original ideas.

        


Anna Jo Beck

she/her
Chicago, IL


identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Queer-creator, zines under $5, drag, how-to, DIY, Movies


I write how-to zines on life skills (personal finance, health insurance, voting, spanish grammar habit tracking) and movie fanzines ("mini movie marathons" on themes like Bong-Joon Ho, Drag, Shot in CDMX) more info at AnnaJoBeck.com

        


kitchenfloorcomics

She/her, they/them
Kansas City


adult content, art, comix, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, music, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters


Hello, I’m Freddie! I’m a queer comic artist who makes zines about any and everything! I focus on taking scary things like mental health and identity and making them approachable and add a camp factor!

        


CHARISMA MODIFIER

He/Him/They/Them
Kansas City/North KC


art, comix, fandom, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, instructional, how-tos etc.


My work are windows into the heartfelt and often comical world of TTRPG and D&D. As a Kansas City-based artist and TTRPG enthusiast, I create comedic content that uplifts and entertains fellow gamers.

         


JAEXIN

they/them
Springfield, MO


art, comix, cooking, recipes, fandom, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, music, Neurodivergent-creator, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


JAEXIN is an epicene zinester from the Midwest. They could have been an influencer but decided to devote their life to bands, pixels, cassettes, and Pete Wentz. Critically acclaimed as ‘not bad’ and ‘an artist’, they make comix about the above.

        


Glue Press

they/them
kansas city, MO


art, compilation/collaborative, comix, kansas city-area zinester, philosophy, spirituality, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, artist books


At KC Zine Con we will have our first publication, Alchemy, an anthology of 14 artists' work. We will have a few books of individual writer's work, as well as a comic zine or two. Possibly a photo zine as well.

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John F. Malta


West Bottoms, Kasnas City


art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines


I have self-published 30+ zines over the last decade. I am the creator of the punk zine odyssey Haunted Francis and my most recent zine, titled Rotten Metropolis, follows the story of Gunk, a lone drifter amidst a future dystopia.

        


Rootcat

they/them
Overland Park


art, kansas city-area zinester, gardening, outdoors, nature, Queer-creator, trades welcome!


If you are interested in the cute, creepy and curious aspects of life, you will love Rootcat. Find art prints, stickers, buttons and more that embrace the hilarity of being on this horrifying planet.

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J. Cornelison


KCMO


adult content, art, fandom, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester


Zines will be sketch compilations; zines categorized by fandom, a pet portrait/caricature zine, and personal work. Small prints for sale, postcard size- also fanart. Mostly fanart but personal work through the years will be in zine form

          









          


Moon Rabbit Books & Ephemera

he/him
Lawrence, Kansas


kansas city-area zinester, poetry/prose/fiction, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Moon Rabbit Books & Ephemera has been publishing miscellaneous zines and books of fiction, humor, and reviews of lottery tickets for something like twenty years now.

        


Erica Batton

she/they
Independence, MO


art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, Original Characters, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy


I am a local comic artist. I write, draw, and publish my own comics. I have a comic series I do called Panty Vigilante. I also have ashcans for a new series I'm working on called Princess of Mass Destruction.

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David "The Spoon" Hough

He/Him
Overland Park, KS


comix, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky


Hello! At this guy's table, you'll find some pretty cool zines about dinos, some humorous comics, and other goofy shenanigans that I can draw on paper.

         


Beetle Didi

they/them
kansas city


art, comix, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, mini-zines, trades welcome!


My name is Didi Beetle, I make original comics and fancomics!

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Nick Francis Potter

he/him
Columbia, MO


art, comix, poetry/prose/fiction, zines under $5, kpop, artist books, printmaking


I will have two full-length collections of comics, published by Driftwood Press and Calamari Archive Press, in addition to several self-published RISOGRAPH zines and prints. I will have 5 different RISO comics zines, in addition to the books + prints

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Kris Rose

she/her
Tulsa, Oklahoma


adult content, fandom, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Queer-creator, Horror/spooky


The Final Girl: How Horror Movies Made me a Bettrer Feminist & Mentally Unbalanced and Violent: The Hagsploitation Film, are two zines about horror movies through a feminist lens. White Riot/Black Massacre: A Brief History of the 1921 Race Massacre.

        


d minor demeanor

she/her
KCMO - Hyde Park


kansas city-area zinester, perzines/memoir, photography, poetry/prose/fiction


I make perzines that blend my photography (digital and film) and writing. I write poetry and flash/micro essays and mix those pieces with photos.

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Jess Reigle

they/them
Kansas City, MO


identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, gardening, outdoors, nature, philosophy, spirituality, Queer-creator, witchy, occult, magic(k), how-to, DIY, Herbalism, Grief


I make the Blood Moon lunarium (moon calendar) each year, as well as other locally risograph printed works about nature-connection. I also write zines on grief, herbalism, parenting etc, and paint about radical futures, kink, ethnobotany etc

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Blake A. Chamness Comics

He/him
Denver, CO


art, comix, Original Characters


Blake is a cartoonist, painter, and teacher living in Westminster, CO. His current comics series are “Sentience,” a robot adventure story, and “Distortion,” a solo anthology that includes autobio, strips, fiction, illustration, and poetry.

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Linnea Nierman Illustration

They/Them
Kansas City


adult content, art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, gardening, outdoors, nature, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


I am a comic and illustration artist from Kansas City! I love making silly drawings of myself and my partner, and our pets Mowgli and Tuna. I also love going on hikes, and cooking new foods :)

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Max Dlabick

they/ them
Midtown KC


comix, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, comics about weird little animal guys


Max Dlabick crawled out of the Missouri mud in the 90s and has been drawing strange animals and comics about complicated people ever since. Come get some comics and say hi!

        


pixelburd

They/Them
Kansas City, MO


art, cooking, recipes, first-time zine maker, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, Sports, Original Characters


Creating illustrative worlds with a diverse, unique set of characters that each have a story to tell!

         


John Elizabeth Stintzi

They/She
Kansas City, MO


art, comix, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), photography, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator


Zines, chapbooks, and books by award-winning writer and cartoonist John Elizabeth Stintzi!

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rileyhaspowers

she/her
Kansas City


art, first-time zine maker, music, Queer-creator, zines under $5, Horror/spooky, kpop, graphic design, artsy storyteller


New to zines but excited to participate! I will have a variety of zines, stickers, and prints featuring storytelling, women music artist recommendations, and fanart (kpop, furiosa, stardew valley)!

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iiiii

he/him
Kansas City, MO


art, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, philosophy, spirituality, Collage, graphic design, Scifi/Fantasy


A visual exploration of the history of UFOs how they relate to paranormal and religious experiences

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Cephalolapod

she/he/any
Kansas city


adult content, art, comix, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Illustrations about weird stuff and our relationships with the stuff around us

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Cramhole/ Billups Allen

he
Memphis, TN


adult content, art, comix, fandom, music, perzines/memoir


Cramhole is comics and short stories. Recent issues are covering a three-issue sci-fi story arc.

       


Bailey Corbin

he/they
Midtown KC


adult content, art, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, gardening, outdoors, nature, Queer-creator, zines under $5, New to Zines!


Most of the zine I do are related to angels, plants, or a combo of the two! I'm trans and angels are a way for me to explore body image and gender and also I just love creating weird angel creatures as if they are among us. Also plants are cool :)

        


Jamie Kalen

He/they
Emporia, KS


art, fandom, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, kpop


I make zines about whatever personally interests me, be it journaling or fan works. My zines include writing, photography, drawing, digital art, and collage.

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Gimmie MO

she/her
Westbottoms KCMO


adult content, art, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, music, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, graphic design, artist books, Cartoon Future Fantasy, printmaking


My style is artistic urban esc street culture. I like to create utopias that emphasize self-expression with a deconstructive take. I feel different moments intensely and yield this feeling of balance and sense of wonder for all spectators to depict.

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Chloe Soe

they/them, she/her
Kansas City, KS


art, compilation/collaborative, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


I make a variety of zines, including perzines, a Sufjan Stevens fanzine, some poetry, and a catalog of some of my saddest breakfasts, among others.

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Mariah Markt

she/her
Kansas City, MO


art, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, perzines/memoir, trades welcome!, zines under $5, graphic design, artist books, printmaking


Mariah Markt's zines highlight and explore the fat female figure and its role in the fashion industry. Her zines explore the history of fat fashion in America, seasonal look books and celebrate fashionable fat femme bodies.

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Will Cardini

he/him/his
KCMO


adult content, art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, Original Characters


My zines are psychedelic comics about space wizards, robot sculptors, and crystal witches. The stories range from battles on alien planets to more poetic and abstract sequences. Cosmic Gossip is my newest, collecting my collabs with Mark Peters.

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Grace Richards

She/Her
Kansas City


art, comix, mini-zines, Queer-creator, zines under $5, Original Characters, printmaking


I create zines including my love for bugs, clowns, vampires, and women. My zines are light-hearted, sometimes exploring queer themes of liking women and discovering myself. I create comics, and screen-print some zines and prints.

         


Sleepy Ghost Goods

They/them
KCMO


art, fandom, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage


Creating zines is one of my artistic outlets and passions. Each one is a unique blend and can feature : my abandoned artwork, heartfelt poetry, political commentary inspired by Adventure Time, and the intimate sharing of secrets.

          


Encounters with Nameless Spirits


Kansas City, Missouri


art, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, philosophy, spirituality, poetry/prose/fiction, trades welcome!, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k)


Encounters with Nameless Spirits is a monthly mini-zine filled with puzzles, poetry, and poltergeists. Each book contains three spirits. Only by finding the name they had in life will they leave you be.

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limonene by jhonen

they/them
Jefferson City, MO


adult content, art, comix, first-time zine maker, Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k), Original Characters, Horror/spooky, Scifi/Fantasy, printmaking, Disabled creator, New to Zines!


it's my first zine ever! i'm fleshing out my worldbuilding and personal characters to become, hopefully, a webcomic series soon! a cyborg park ranger comes across an inhuman salaryman in the woods, featuring my artist friend's characters.

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Jojoswhimsicalart

She/her
Warrensburg, Missouri


adult content, art, first-time zine maker


Fun characters going on little journeys including Buttshrooms and Cloud people. Also, zines about living with diabetes!

         


Full Monty Press

He/Him and She/Her
Lawrence KS


art, compilation/collaborative, fandom, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, music, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, political/activism, Queer-creator, Sponsors and Community Partners, trades welcome!, zines under $5


I sell punk rock zines, fanzine, perzines, and general political topics

        


Cwillos

He/they
North Kansas City


art, comix, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Queer-creator, Original Characters, artsy storyteller, Little mushroom guys


Collection of illustrated mushrooms zine, graphic story mushroom zine

         


Al Polston

she/her
Platte City, MO


adult content, art, Neurodivergent-creator, poetry/prose/fiction


Hello, my name is Al! I create zines starring animals in weird situations, as well as art books and a poetry comic.

         


MUFFAMO Mixed Up Files From a Midwest Optimist

she/her
Pleasant Hill, Missouri just east of KC - I've lived in KC and surrounding areas since college so for 30+ years


art, compilation/collaborative, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, photography, poetry/prose/fiction, Collage, Original Characters, artist books, printmaking, artsy storyteller , Dictionary of Sherry-isms, Personal Fairy Tales Told , post abortive feminist bearer of light and peace


My zines are mixed media images filled with my own written poetry, I do most on old envelopes that I bind with words and images to uplift humans. I'm a post abortive woman who has grace, peace, and light for other humans. My life is my zines.

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Noah Jodice

he/him
St. Louis


comix, free zines, mini-zines, music, political/activism, zines under $5


My self-published work focuses on our social relationship to image-making and explores personal anxieties or complex systems through narrative cartoons. I frequently collaborate on community justice-oriented zines with both national and local orgs.

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FreakiJiki

She /her
Des Moines


adult content, art, fandom, first-time zine maker, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Neurodivergent-creator, witchy, occult, magic(k), Original Characters


I have been features and have interest in monster girl zines and fantasy character concept creation. formerly published in MonsterMindZine out of Chicago

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Jenna Merry

Any, she/they normally because it's easiest though
Lenexa


art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters


I make silly little gay fantasy comics because I'm sad and they make me happy

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Ashley Shelly

she/her
Kansas City


kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, Original Characters, Horror/spooky


i'm an ink-based artist drawn to stories about women and horror. i make prints, mini-zines, and comics about both of these things. expect to see a lot of surreal and creepy-cute imagery. (trigger warning-zines may contain sensitive themes/content)

         


The Fuson Fable Table

he/him
Kansas City, MO 64110


kansas city-area zinester, gardening, outdoors, nature, poetry/prose/fiction, trades welcome!, socialism, artsy storyteller, New to Zines!


My short stories include lots of fun dialogue, descriptive imagery, and doodled vignettes throughout. I spice up my writing by throwing in metaphors and witty humor, each adding to the tantalizing concoction I serve to the reader.

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catmothcrow

they/she
kcmo


art, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, mini-zines, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k)


Hi! 👋 I’m Dayna. I value community, autonomy, expression, joy, beauty, and authenticity. My favorite zines to publish are tiny witchy spellbooks, perzines, and fanzines. I also make zine video content, sharing and reviewing my favorite zines.

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Late Night Copies Press


Minneapolis, MN


adult content, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mini-zines, Queer-creator, zines under $5


Late Night Copies Press is a queer and trans run micro press based in Minneapolis, MN. We publish non-fiction and informal research-based writing with an emphasis on local queer and trans history, queer archival collections, and queer artists.

       Venmo


Heather Anacker

She her
KCMO


adult content, art, compilation/collaborative, cooking, recipes, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, mini-zines, gardening, outdoors, nature, philosophy, spirituality


I make zines about things that are important to me; plants, cats, mushrooms, pizza, mending, meditarion, love, death and big feelings.

         


MacKenzie Illustration

she/her
Kansas City


art, comix, cooking, recipes, kansas city-area zinester, mental health, mini-zines, perzines/memoir, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Come for the illustrated recipes, comics, and perzines and stay for the fine art prints.

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Emily Earp

they/them
Kansas City, MO


art, comix, fandom, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, gardening, outdoors, nature, photography, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage, printmaking


I enjoy making work about the natural world, specifically highlighting different species of animals, plants, or environments. I use traditional printmaking techniques, as well as digital means to produce zines containing drawings or photography.

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MonkeyDude Comics

she/they
KCMO


art, comix, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Hi! I'm MonkeyDude Comics, an artist who creates webcomics and zines.

        


Cassidy Weaver

she/her
Kansas City! Jackson county


art, comix, fandom, free zines, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, zines under $5, Original Characters, printmaking, Love


My zines go from cute animals, to autobiographical comics and sketchbook compilations, to narrative illustrations. Whimsy is very important in my work and I am learning to expand that into my zines.

         


Collapsed Lung Creations

He/They
Midtown KC


art, compilation/collaborative, fandom, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, music, Neurodivergent-creator, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Collage


I have a couple of zines varying in topics; one about the history of zines, one about the ocean, and I am working on a couple of music fanzines. I also make jewelry, patches and uncycled items!

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Avery Remboldt

They/its
KCMO


art, comix, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, philosophy, spirituality, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, witchy, occult, magic(k), Original Characters, Love


Hiya! I make illustrative zines of outdoorsy instructionals, personal stories, identity and mental health thoughts and learning, fantasy, fiction, things i love, art, and nature :)

         Venmo


sean fitzgibbon

he/him
Fayetteville, AR


comix


What Follows Is True: Crescent Hotel, is a self published, fully painted, graphic nonfiction book that explores the stories surrounding the Crescent Hotel’s strange two years as The Baker Hospital, a Depression Era cancer hospital.

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Geekasaur

She her
KC Mo


art, comix, cooking, recipes, kansas city-area zinester, kid-creator, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), instructional, how-tos etc., mental health, music, philosophy, spirituality, zines under $5


I’m kiara I’m a 16 yr old artist from KS/MO I mainly make zines about fictional characters, fashion, science ,music and my person mental health and identity struggles. I’ve been making Zines for about 3 years.

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Megan Cason

They/them
Midtown KC (over by the Nelson)


adult content, art, compilation/collaborative, comix, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, Neurodivergent-creator, gardening, outdoors, nature, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy, printmaking, artsy storyteller, New to Zines!


Megan/OraMercury is a Kansas City Art Institute graduate as of 2024 who specializes in multimedia illustration and ceramics. Inspired by 1990’s-2010s web comics, console games and animation, Megans work explores queerness, historical, and fantasy.

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Madeline De Belle

she/her
KC Mo


art, first-time zine maker, mini-zines, Original Characters


Fun and bubbly characters in bold and bright colors.

         


Triangle Head Universe


Kansas City, Missouri


art, compilation/collaborative, free zines, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), Queer-creator, zines under $5, Original Characters, artist books, Cartoon Future Fantasy


The Triangle Head Universe is a cartoon dimension featuring colorful characters and speculative futures!! We’re proud to offer a wide range of collectibles such as zines, postcards, handmade accessories, vintage apparel, and more!!

       


Alain McAlister

they/them
St. Louis, MO


comix, fandom, games, RPG, gaming, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, artist books


My zines are containers and prompts for self reflection! From a zine you can fill out reflecting on gender to a collection of diary comics, my zines focus on identity, emotions, and life.

         


Eddie Fern

they/he
Kansas City


art, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, Neurodivergent-creator, perzines/memoir, trades welcome!, zines under $5


I make art/poetry zines about the natural world, my mental health journey, being queer/trans, and love. I like to use a combination of ballpoint pen and collage illustrations.

         


Vivian H.

she/her
Kansas City, MO


comix, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, kid-creator, mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5, Original Characters


Vivian is 10 years old — this is her second zine fest! She sells zines with original and whimsical anime-style animal characters done in a comic book style along with stickers and pins of her characters.

         


Torrie Nova

She/her
Kansas City area


art, comix, kansas city-area zinester


I make colorful and thoughtful fictional comics and illustrations with a recurring cast of characters!

        Venmo


Liliana Lozano

She/her
Kansas City


art, comix, games, RPG, gaming, mini-zines, trades welcome!, zines under $5


Comix blending adventure, fantasy and humor influenced by video games and anime.

          


Valley

She/Her
Independence


trades welcome!, zines under $5


Comic zines.

          


Casey Babb

he/him/they/them
Warrensburg MO


adult content, art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, mini-zines, poetry/prose/fiction, zines under $5


Photocopied zines featuring movie reviews, short stories, haiku, collage art, flash fiction, cut-text stories, printmaking, fake movie reviews, and other similar trash... plus stickers and buttons.

        Venmo


Brady Zeiler


Kansas City


art, comix, fandom, first-time zine maker, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, poetry/prose/fiction, zines under $5


My zines represent my current Art practices whether that be demonstrating my personal artwork or commissions that I’ve produced over the years. I work to create pieces from religious art to pop culture art with a variety of styles.

        Venmo


Annie Case

She/her
Kansas City, MO


art, comix, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, music, gardening, outdoors, nature, poetry/prose/fiction, Queer-creator, zines under $5


Creating illustrative style zines that are fun and full of vibrant color!

         Venmo


Jade Nuttle

they/them
Warrensburg


art, fandom, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, zines under $5, Original Characters


I create zines compiling my illustrations of beloved characters and original comic characters.

        Venmo


lyle pukepolice

he/they
Midtown KC


art, first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mini-zines, music, poetry/prose/fiction, political/activism, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, Collage, Horror/spooky, socialism, printmaking


PUKEPOLICE is dedicated to documenting the most unusual and discomfiting aspects of the human experience. The man behind the mask is Lyle Chafa, currently a junior at KCAI. God, there's got to be something more interesting about him than that.

         Venmo


Henchmen Studios

he/him
Kansas City, Midtown


art, kansas city-area zinester, photography, graphic design, artist books, printmaking


Silkscreen prints, stickers, zines and other cool stuff!

        


Art School Janitor

She/They
Kansas City/St. Louis


art, fandom, kansas city-area zinester, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, Neurodivergent-creator, Queer-creator, zines under $5, witchy, occult, magic(k)


My zines are illustrated in a fun and light-hearted manner, but often cover subjects that are more serious in nature, such as environmentalism. Alongside this, I also make zines such as a collection of Sapphic valentines day cards!

         Venmo


Kate Delaney

they/them
Lawrence, KS


first-time zine maker, instructional, how-tos etc., Neurodivergent-creator, gardening, outdoors, nature, Queer-creator, trades welcome!, zines under $5, climate justice, how-to, DIY


I make zines about how-to’s on mending, foraging, community, gardening, and more! Mostly small zines, easy to read and share. Also maybe some art zines with collage work.

         Venmo


Isaac Duff

He/Him
KC


adult content, art, comix, kansas city-area zinester, Original Characters, Cartoon Future Fantasy, artsy storyteller, Grief, Post Apocalyptic


Noose & Lemmy, a post apocalyptic action comic.

        


Geekasaur

She/her
Waldo, KC MO


art, comix, cooking, recipes, kansas city-area zinester, kid-creator, identity (queer/LGBTQIA, POC, feminist, etc.), mental health, mini-zines, music, perzines/memoir, zines under $5, Original Characters, Horror/spooky


I’m a 16 yr old artist I make zines about science , pop culture, short stories, mental health, identity and fashion. Whatever interests me, my zines trend to an older aundince but I would say they’re totally R rated. More Pg-13

         Venmo


Tom Morse-Brown / Amanda Michael


Midtown, KC


first-time zine maker, kansas city-area zinester, mental health, philosophy, spirituality, communication/tech


Three zines: one about my journey of how my view of God became less harsh, another about emojis and their significance in text conversations and another about Coptic Egyptian mental health and the stigma surrounding it specifically in KC.

         Venmo


Reggie Herman

he/him
Kansas City


art, games, RPG, gaming, kansas city-area zinester, kid-friendly, kid-creator, artist books, Scifi/Fantasy


I illustrate and self-publish large-format seek-and-find fantasy books, am currently writing a graphic novel I'll be selling the first volume of, have a riso printed comic I'll be selling, and will be selling some sketchbooks as well.

        



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