The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection (JFABC) digital library is an online guide and finding aid for the rich collection of artists’ publications available in Flaxman Library Special Collections. The JFABC brings together close to ten thousand artists’ publications in all formats and media including: books, zines, multiples, video and audio recordings, digital works, periodicals, and other intimate works of art created by artists of local, national, and international significance. Focusing on materials published from the 1960s to the present, it is complemented by collections of reference works and exhibition catalogues to support in-depth research on artists’ publishing.
Collection of illustrated short stories, poems, and comics, created by sisters Jackie and Vansessa Klobucar. Vanessa Klobucar provides writing and illustrations; Jackie Klobucar contributes illustrati... Read more
READ facilitates zine-making events that are “a celebration of free speech and freedom of press.” Individuals contribute pages of their own artwork or writing, resulting in a zine of one-off, unrelate... Read more
"Punk Planet was a 16,000 print run punk zine, based in Chicago, Illinois, that focused most of its energy on looking at punk subculture rather than punk as simply another genre of music to which... Read more
Box containing serial publications distributed through the Milwaukee grocery store, Koppa's. Contents of each issue varies, but includes stories, comics, satire, and recipes, as well as informati... Read more
An excerpt from “No Hands Sam and Other Children’s Stories,” a book in progress by Jesse Carsten and Joey Jacks.; Illustrated story of a boy who begins to shrink and fears being forgotten.; Library ha... Read more
Letters from Patty Yumi Cottrell, Amy Berkowitz, Ali Liebegott, Lawrence Weschler, José Vadi, Niela Orr, Claire Vaye Watkins, and Rajeev Balasubramanyam. Stories by Nick Arvin, Chris Dennis, Mia McKen... Read more
To commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of McSweeney's Quartlery Concern, this is a comprehensive collection of what the publisher considers to be the most remarkable work. Drawing on the full r... Read more