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'''Revenge of Print''' is a challenge to [[zinester]]s, [[minicomic]] creators, and other independent publishers to produce at least one new issue of their publication (or to make their first zine) in 2011. This project originated with Baltimore's [[Atomic Books]] and Chicago's [[Quimby's]] Bookstore.  
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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 promoting the project, Liz Mason of Quimby's [http://www.quimbys.com/blog/zines/revengeofprint/ said], "We're tired of all the end of paper, the end of publishing as we know it stories. We've been hearing it ever since we've been open (which is going on almsot 20 years now). ... Maybe you were thinking in the back of your head you'd do another issue one day. Now is the time."
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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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As Benn Ray of Atomic Books [http://atomicbooksblog.blogspot.com/search?q=revenge+of+print posted] at the bookstore's blog, "A healthy zine culture means we need access to and critical discussion of zines," and "Print is only dead if you want it to be. [[Revenge of Print|Read More...]]'''
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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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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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