- Helms Bakery, Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States
- February 16, 2014at 10:00 am
"Now in its third year, the L.A. Zine Fest is a one-day homage to local and regional self-publishers of all sorts, from zinesters to comics creators to DIY publishers. Founded by a collective of five multidisciplinary artists, designers, and/or zine-makers, since its inception the Fest has been delivering as a homegrown counterpoint to larger, more established operations such as the LAABF or the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 'We wanted to create something that we thought was lacking,' says co-founder Rhea Tepplim. 'We want to make sure that L.A. Zine Fest reflects the unique spirit of this city and the changing needs of the community.'
"With over 175 tablers and a provocative assortment of panels and workshops, the L.A. Zine Fest has moved beyond merely reppin' the region to serving as a hub for zine culture itself, a place where book nerds, print enthusiasts, and publishing hopefuls can meaningfully meander amongst a myriad of bound-printed inspirations..."