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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]].
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In 1991, [[Caroline Azar]], [[Jena von Brucker]], [[G.B. Jones]], [[Johnny Noxzema]] and [[Rex]] released '''Double Bill'''.
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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).
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Often referred to a 'hatezine' (as opposed to [[fanzine|'fan'-zine]]), or sometimes as an 'anti-zine', '''Double Bill''' introduced a new category into the the self-publishing world. '''Double Bill''' compares two Bills: fat actor William Conrad, star of ''Cannon'', ''Jake and the Fatman'' and ''Nero Wolfe'', as well as narrator of ''Rocky and Bullwinkle'', to too-thin William Burroughs, misogynist wife killer and pederast. Burroughs invariably comes up short.
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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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Five issues of this [[Cut and Paste|cut and paste]] [[zine]] were published from its headquarters in Toronto, Canada, during its run from 1991 till 2001. The zine was nominated for a ''Trillium Award'' in 1992, and was the subject of several articles in magazines such as ''The Village Voice'', usually provoking angry letters to the editor in response.  
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Artwork by Cristy Road
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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