Potential Mode is a zine published by Jeremy Scott Nichols of Paoli, Indiana. The first issue debuted March 3, 2010. It is 24 pages (including covers), 5.5" x 8.5", black and white, and photocopied. Cover price is US $2.00.
Potential Mode is a collection of artistic projects, some ongoing and some self-contained, by Nichols. The zine is entirely hand-written and drawn. The only electronic machine used in its creation is a photocopier for duplication.
Issue #1 contents:
Cover/Page 1: "Visitor in a Land of Stone"
Page 2: Author self-portrait, copyright information
Pages 3-7: "Red Glare" (part 1, comic serial)
Pages 8-10: "Heighton College Stories: A Place to Park" (short fiction)
Page 11: a sketch
Pages 12-13: a cartoon and "Tales of North Cumberland" (part 1, comic strip)
Page 14: a sketch of the author's brother, Daniel Nichols.
Pages 15-19: "Michael Steward Was A Good Man" (short fiction)
Page 20: sketches
Page 21: a poem
Pages 22-23: "Omnipotent Mandy" (part 1, comic serial)
Back cover/Page 24: "Cross-Hatching Variations"
Potential Mode can be ordered by contacting the author at firstname.lastname@example.org or through his page on Facebook.