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A channel dedicated to publishing and printed ephemera. Here is where we post about all things book, zine, pamphlet, newspaper, and more.
Capture the Flag!

Capture the Flag!

December 6, 2016

For the past year Jesse Purcell and I have been working on a giant screenprinted book. What we ended up with is Capture the Flag.     A meditation far…

Protests in Print at NYPL

Protests in Print at NYPL

August 15, 2016

Many Justseeds-related publications are included in the current “flash exhibition” Protests in Print at the New York Public Library. Signal, the Librarians and Archivists to Palestine zine, and some Interference…

Signal:05 Out Now!

Signal:05 Out Now!

August 2, 2016

Alec and I are very excited that our latest issue of Signal is back from the printer and available here on Justseeds! We made a little promotional animation/video, and hope…

QUEER HEARTACHE: a poetry tour

QUEER HEARTACHE: a poetry tour

July 25, 2016

TOUR Join award-winning queer Asian-American poets, Kit Yan and Jess X. Chen (justseeds artist) on the Queer Heartache Summer Tour. Combining oceanic laughter, the violence of heartbreak, and the sorrow lost…

3 Steps Notepads

3 Steps Notepads

February 16, 2016

Our friend Charles at Eberhardt Press (who prints the fabulous Justseeds Organizers each year, and the new 3-Year Garden Journal) just sent me a small box of cool notebooks he…

Support Our Friend Artnoose on Patreon!

Support Our Friend Artnoose on Patreon!

February 13, 2016

Here’s Artnoose, friend of Justseeds and tireless, self-identified over-achiever letterpress whiz. Artnoose worked part-time in the Pittsburgh-based Justseeds office from 2011 through 2014, when she moved back to her native…

<em>Our Comics, Ourselves</em> book available now!

Our Comics, Ourselves book available now!

February 12, 2016

Here’s Interference Archive’s youngest volunteer (and Justseeds’ newest sprout) Asa Michigan MacPhee showing off the awesome new book/catalog that came out of the “Our Comics, Ourselves: Identity, Expression, and Representation…

Best of 2014

Best of 2014

January 20, 2015

Continuing with some of our “Best of” lists, we have a list from Josh, and surprise, surprise… its a book list! So from Josh MacPhee—10 Best Crime Novels I Read…

Book: In Our Power

Book: In Our Power

September 30, 2014

I recently completed the art and cover design for an exciting new book by Nora Barrows-Friedman on the U.S. student movement for Palestine Solidarity including the rich history of Palestinian-American…

Signal:03 Out Now!

Signal:03 Out Now!

January 13, 2014

The brand new issue of Signal: A Journal of International Political Graphics and Culture was just printed, and is now available on Justseeds. We’re really excited about it, and think…

Toronto Anarchist Fair

Toronto Anarchist Fair

December 14, 2013

This weekend is the Toronto Anarchist Fair there are so many activities and events. We will be at the book market Tomorrow Sunday Dec 15th. 55 Gould St. Toronto 10…

Sewing Freedom

Sewing Freedom

October 14, 2012

Jared Davidson (from Garage Collective, and designer of the Red Feds Celebrate People’s History poster) just put out a great looking new book on anarchism in NZ called Sewing Freedom….

Lake-Effect zine download

Lake-Effect zine download

September 24, 2012

You can download the PDF here. I thought friends of Justseeds might be interested in the catalogue for ‘Lake-Effect: Rurality and Ecology in the Great Lakes.’ I have uploaded the…

<em>On The Ground</em>

On The Ground

December 20, 2011

I recently did a big design job for my friend Sean Stewart and PM Press, Sean’s new book On The Ground: An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the Sixties Underground Press…

GAAG book re-released

GAAG book re-released

September 22, 2011

Just saw this, Printed Matter is reissuing the amazing book GAAG, The Guerrilla Art Action Group, 1969-1976, which has been out of print for almost 30 years. There was a…

Meet Artnoose!

Meet Artnoose!

September 20, 2011

Those of us who normally run the shipping department here at Justseeds will all be in Europe for the next 3-5 weeks for a number of events and a little…

Scapegoat Journal

Scapegoat Journal

September 14, 2011

Our friends over at Groundswell Design Collective have been busy, and are part of a group producing a new journal called Scapegoat. The first issue is themed Service, and looks…

Remains to be Seen Book Release

Remains to be Seen Book Release

June 8, 2011

Featuring an array of archival documents and illustrations, Remains to be Seen: Tracing Joe Hill’s ashes in Aotearoa (New Zealand)—an easy-to-read account of censorship and radical labour during the First…

The PIC Is…

The PIC Is…

May 10, 2011

I recently got an email from the folks at the Chicago PIC (Prison Industrial Complex) Teaching Collective, and they’ve just put out a great zine called The PIC Is… The…

The Listener

The Listener

May 3, 2011

I just got a note from David Lester, his graphic novel The Listener just came out! I haven’t seen it yet, but it promises to be good. Here’s the basic…

Firebrands Reviewed

Firebrands Reviewed

July 29, 2010

There’s a thoughtful (and critical) review of the Justseeds collaborative book Firebrands on Ernesto Aguilar’s blog here. (It’s a great blog too!)

<em>ABC No Rio Dinero</em>

ABC No Rio Dinero

May 6, 2010

The building we know and love as ABC No Rio in the Lower East Side of Manhattan is set to be demolished to make room for the new, improved, not-falling-apart…

Maureen Cummins

Maureen Cummins

February 1, 2010

Book artist and print maker Maureen Cummins, who is in the Paper Politics exhibition and book, recently put up a new site of her work HERE. There’s a lot of…

Friends of AK Press

Friends of AK Press

December 17, 2009

I just recently designed a new logo for the Friends of AK Press book subscription program, I think it turned out pretty hot. AK Press is now pushing 20 years…

Art Work website and PDF

Art Work website and PDF

November 21, 2009

Temporary Services and Half Letter Press have created a website for the project Art Work: A National Conversation About Art, Labor, and Economics. The site contains a PDF to download….

ZINE SOUP

ZINE SOUP

September 28, 2009

A new book about zines has been released by the folks who run TTC / Telefon Til Chefen, an art space in Copenhagen. This 200 pages book consists of material…

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

September 26, 2009

Celebrate freedom of expression and access to information by reading books that have been challenged and banned for national Banned Books Week, Sept. 26-Oct. 3! For suggested reading check out…

Rivet #4

Rivet #4

July 13, 2009

Jared Davidson/Garage Collective has put out possibly his last issue of Rivet, a journal o art and anarchism. Jared has been at the center of a number of political debates…

The Big Dance

The Big Dance

July 3, 2009

I used to play in a park across the street from the county jail while growing up. I vividly remember (when I was really young) heavily armed policeman guarding those…

What If? online

What If? online

June 26, 2009

What If? A Journal of Radical Possibilities was a short running journal that started coming out soon after the WTO protests in Seattle 1999, and ran for a number of…

Art Front

Art Front

June 23, 2009

Marc Moscato just sent me a link to a great post he put up on his blog Whittlin’ Away. It’s on Art Front, a 1930s radical art publication from the…

Overspray #9

Overspray #9

April 18, 2009

If you look beyond the cover (with the image of the politician everyone has already forgotten about, I honestly can’t even remember her name right now…), the new issue of…

Big Box Reuse

Big Box Reuse

November 19, 2008

My friend Julia Christensen has been hard at work for years photographing and documenting what happens to giant big box walmarts and other monstrosities once they go out of business…

Half Letter Press

Half Letter Press

November 6, 2008

The Chicago-based art collective Temporary Services have just launched a new publishing outfit, Half Letter Press, and a new book, Public Phenomena. Here’s the blurb on the book: It is…

Overspray #8 out now

Overspray #8 out now

September 2, 2008

Overspray number 8 is now available through their store, or in whatever lucky little place you hope to find it! (Many independent bookstores and Barnes & Noble carry it) Overspray…

<em>Nowtopia</em> review online

Nowtopia review online

May 15, 2008

Erick Lyle recently wrote a great piece on Chris Carlsson’s new book Nowtopia for the SF Bay Guardian. Check it out. I haven’t had a chance to read the book…

<em>Mimeo Mimeo #1</em>

Mimeo Mimeo #1

May 14, 2008

Kyle Schlesinger, who a couple years back put together the cool self-published book Schablone Berlin with Caroline Koebel, has launched a new journal/periodical called Mimeo Mimeo. According to Kyle: Mimeo…

Arab In America

Arab In America

April 7, 2008

An old friend from Chicago, Toufic El Rassi, just released his first graphic novel, Arab In America, on Last Gasp Press. I haven’t seen it yet (I went to buy…

The Subversive Imagination

The Subversive Imagination

December 12, 2007

“The Subversive Imagination: The Artist, Society, and Social Responsibility” Edited by Carol Becker One of my favorite quotes from her is: “The more that is hidden and suppressed, the more…

The Coffee Calendar

The Coffee Calendar

November 16, 2007

Ricardo Levins Morales, one of the main artists and organizers behind the Northland Poster Collective in Minneapolis has just released a great new collection of work in the form of…

ReAnimation zine

ReAnimation zine

June 27, 2005

ReAnimation: Magazine for Urban Environment is a new PDF zine designed by Martin Stiegler that explores street art and public space. Part of our zine on the how-to’s of street…

Peel Zine review

Peel Zine review

May 26, 2005

The fourth issue of Peel Zine is available. This issue covers artists like: ABOVE, Klutch, and 20mg. It contains articles about the StickerThrow04, StickyArt, the top entries in the Sticker…

VR Zine now online

VR Zine now online

May 15, 2005

Some Visual Resistance members put together a zine a few months back on the “how-to’s” of street art techniques. The zine is meant to provide folks with basic information on…

Wobblies!

Wobblies!

April 9, 2005

The long-awaited Wobblies! is finally here, and it’s even better than I could have expected. It’s easily the best recent book on the connection between art and radical politics, not…