The Factsheet Five Zine Reader
The Factsheet Five Zine Reader is a zine anthology compiled by R. Seth Friedman that was published June 24, 1997 on Three Rivers Press. The book is comprised of an introduction by Friedman, a mammoth list of zine resources and information, and excerpts from 73 zines that appeared in the pages of the review zine Factsheet Five over the years. The Factsheet Five Zine Reader hit bookstores right at the mainstream's peak interest in zines and is thought by many to be one of the best zine anthologies every published. It also helped bring Factsheet Five and a handful of other zines from the underground into national prominence.
Zines featured include: American Job, babysue, Batteries Not Included, Beer Frame, Black Sheets, Boycott Quarterly, Bust, Celluloid All, Chemical Imbalance, Claustrophobia, Cometbus, Convivion, Cooking on the Edge, Crank, Cupsize, Curmudgeon's Home Companion, DIS, Diseased Pariah News, Duplex Planet, Ersatz, Exile Osaka, Eye, Farm Pulp, Fat Girl, Food for Thought, The Freakie Magnet, Girlfrenzy, Grade D But Edible, Gulp, Gun Fag Manifesto, Happyland, Hermenaut, Hip-Hop Housewife, Hip Mama, Hitch, Holy Titclamps, How Perfectly Goddamn Delightful It All Is, To Be Sure, Hungry Freaks, Hysteria, It's a Wonderful Lifestyle, Lies, Lilith, Long Shot, Mouth: The Voice of Disability Rights, Mudflap, Murder Can Be Fun, Organ & Bongos, Out West, Pasty, Peaches & Herbicide, Pills-a-Go-Go, Pinch Point, Princess, Probable Cause, Religion of the Month Club, Schlock, Scram, Sidney Suppey's Quarterly and Confused Pet Monthly, Snevil, Sony Free, Strange-Looking Exile, Temp Slave!, Theoryslut, Twilight of the Idols, Twisted Image, 2600, Verbivore, You Sank My Battleship, and 8-Track Mind.