November 29, 2010

adventures in misfortune

Adventures in Misfortune presents Fistacuffs by Bev Calder

from the author:
Life on the verge of a TKO.

Contains both text and images as well as pages.  #4 in a series


Check out Bev's main site here

what I love about this zine:
First and foremost, the zine description clearly does not do it justice.  I loved every single inch of this zine.  After reading it I ran out of the room and made the boy read it.  I was definitely smiling hard when I read it and even laughed out loud a couple times.  The thing is, I'm not sure if I was supposed to.  It's funny, but am I supposed to be laughing at the misfortune of this somber little lass?  I guess this is the part that I admit I'll laugh at a kid who falls of his bike (you know, as long as they don't see me).

Here's a look at one of my favourites:

Seriously - Ms Calder knows what I'm talking about.