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'''Cristy Road''' is a Cuban-American [[zinester]] and graphic artist originally from Miami and living in [[New York]]. She wrote the [[perzine]] [[Greenzine]] and has published a series of books and [[graphic novel|graphic novels]].
  
'''Chainsaw''' was a zine published by [[Donna Dresch]] out of Olympia Washington that later developed into a recording label.
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In 2012 she released [[Spit and Passion]] (Feminist Press), a graphic novel about surviving the pre-teen closet amidst a homophobic society. Road's prior books include [[Indestructible]] ([[Microcosm Publishing]], 2006), [[Bad Habits]] (Microcosm Publishing, 2008), and [[Distance Makes The Heart Grow Sick]] (Microcosm Publishing, 2007).
  
'''Chainsaw''' existed from the late 1980's to the early 1990's during which time four issues were released.  Musicians and writers featured in '''Chainsaw''' include [[Lois|Lois Maffeo]], [[Juliana Lueking]], [[G.B. Jones]], [[Larrybob]] of [[Holy Titclamps]], [[Jena von Brucker]], editor of [[Jane Gets A Divorce]], Candice Peterson, and the bands Holy Sister of the Gaga Dada, and Vomit Launch. '''Chainsaw''' was an early queercore zine and was also influential for the emerging [[Riot Grrrl]] scene, since its primary focus was on women in music.  
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''Greenzine'' began in 1997 as a Green Day [[fanzine]], but gradually became a [[perzine]] about Road's various homes of Miami and Philadelphia, racism in her communities, the strength of her friends, coming to terms with assault, gender, sexuality, and identity and more. The final issue, #14, was published in 2004. [[Cristy_Road|Read More...]]'''
 
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Issue two featured a family tree of the "Northwest Fanzine Family" and Chainsaw regularly featured reviews of zines, including [[Boysville U.S.A.]], [[Girl Germs]], [[Highschool Fag]], [[Homocore]], [[J.D.s]],  [[Teenage Gang Debs]], [[True Reality Rock Report]], and [[Twang]]...
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Artwork by Cristy Road

Cristy Road is a Cuban-American zinester and graphic artist originally from Miami and living in New York. She wrote the perzine Greenzine and has published a series of books and graphic novels.

In 2012 she released Spit and Passion (Feminist Press), a graphic novel about surviving the pre-teen closet amidst a homophobic society. Road's prior books include Indestructible (Microcosm Publishing, 2006), Bad Habits (Microcosm Publishing, 2008), and Distance Makes The Heart Grow Sick (Microcosm Publishing, 2007).

Greenzine began in 1997 as a Green Day fanzine, but gradually became a perzine about Road's various homes of Miami and Philadelphia, racism in her communities, the strength of her friends, coming to terms with assault, gender, sexuality, and identity and more. The final issue, #14, was published in 2004. Read More...

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