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Denver Zine Library
April 2019

2019 Denver Zine Fest Updates!

DZF'19 is just a few months away on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

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Many thanks to our incredible sponsors: 
McNichols Civic Center BuildingDenver Arts & VenuesDenver OrbitDiNKFrom the Hip PhotoKilgore Books and ComicsMeow WolfMutiny Information CafeThe NarratorsRatio Beerworks, and Suspect Press.

Interested in volunteering?

Help us get flyers and posters around town:

Help out the day of zine fest:

Zine Fest Special Guest: Cristy Road!

Denver Zine Fest is proud to host Cristy Road as a special guest for 2019!

Cristy C. Road is a Cuban-American artist, writer and musician.

She self-published Green’zine in 1997 for ten years, and has since released three illustrated novels tackling gender, sexuality, mental health and cultural identity; truthfully spoken with curse words and bathroom humor: “Indestructible” (2005), “Bad Habits” (2008), “Spit and Passion” (2013), and her most recent project, The Next World Tarot, a traditionally illustrated Tarot depicting resilience and revolution.

As a songwriter and guitarist, she fronted the pop-punk group The Homewreckers for eight years, and currently fronts her new band, Choked Up. Road has been touring nationally and internationally with her published work and with her punk rock bands since 2001. Cultivating a performance trajectory with a consistent show of defiance, she performs at bookstores, record stores, basements, bars, college campuses, and beyond.

She is a Gemini and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Doodle Fights is back!

Kick off the 2019 Denver Zine Fest with Doodle Fights!

Saturday, June 22 at 8pm
Ratio Beerworks: 2920 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205

Explosive things can happen when Denver’s talented cartoonists community gets together to jam, and now you can take a ringside seat and get a taste of the zany action at Doodle Fights: A friendly elimination competition and comics reading showcasing a crew of local artists. And if you go, you’ll be more than an innocent bystander: “Doodle fighters” will take subject cues from audience members and work madly behind the scenes while their cohorts read comic excerpts on stage, and winners will be determined by a vote from the crowd. Imagine a mash-up of poetry readings and WWE for the nerdset. There's a high possibility of inadvertent adult material.

Some of the best indie cartoonists will be reading their comics, as well as an assortment of artists battling against each other on the easels armed only with sharpies! It's a free event!

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DINK is almost here!

DINK, Denver's Indie Comics & Art Expo, is right around the corner! Be ready for an unforgettable event the weekend of April 13-14.

Buy tickets now at

Stay updated with exhibitors, events, happenings, programming and more over at the official website,

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How to become a Denver Zine Library Workshop Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming part of Denver Zine Library's Workshop volunteers, but aren't quite sure what that means or how to do it? Come shadow one of the workshop veterans at one of these upcoming events:

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 6pm-10pm
Denver Art Museum Untitled Final Fridays w/ Esther Hernandez
Audience: All ages (kids and adults)
Denver Zine Workshop will be helping with a zine making activity in the Denver Art Museum print studio.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 11am-2pm (set up at 10am)
Aurora Public Library Mini Comic Con 
Audience: 600 people of all ages expected in attendance!
Denver Zine Workshop will be running a table where attendees can make zines. 

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 | 2pm
Denver Public Library Montbello Branch Zine Workshop 
Audience: 20 kids K-5th grade
Denver Zine Workshop will be leading a workshop for school age kids. 

If you're interested in shadowing at one of these events, please contact

T-shirts have been added to our online store!

The Denver Zine Library Distro is selling some brand new tshirts, designed by Jeff Washenberger!

Check out the store on gumroad:

Zine Survey Results

Remember the zine survey that's been a staple of the bottom part of this newsletter for a while? You can now check out the results that have come in so far!

See the zine survey results

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