a personal blog for Jamey Alea

Category - Zines

April 12, 2023

I Love Cassettes

Let’s talk about cassette tapes. A friend of mine recently made a prediction about cassettes becoming the next hipster thing, like vinyl has become. That’s an interesting thought! I’m afraid...

August 10, 2022

Introducing “Punk Ass Sorcerers” 🤘🏻✨

I recently got to collaborate with my good friend Charlie Bacon on a new two-stat roleplaying game called Punk Ass Sorcerers. Actually, I don’t want to sell it short: the...

May 26, 2021

Look Alive, Sunshine!: Tales from the Zones

It’s a known fact about me that I love The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. (You may even already be aware of this if you saw my review series...

December 21, 2020

Conf Report: Rubyconf 2020

This is my first individual conference wrap-up post in a while, but after Rubyconf 2020, I felt compelled to write about it. I’ve attended quite a few virtual conferences since...

June 7, 2017

Zine Updates – Fairs, Sales & Libraries

I’m not sure when my life started revolving solely around zines but here we are. And you’ll get no complaints from me! In fact, I have a few exciting announcements...

June 2, 2017

Zine Origami: A Tutorial

I just finished my newest zine, which I’ll be featuring on the site next week, and it’s gotten me pretty hype about sharing the magic of zinemaking with everyone I...

May 19, 2017

Interview with Our Queer Art

I recently did an interview about my zine-making and artistic process with an awesome website called Our Queer Art that does profiles of queer artists! Here is the full text...

April 10, 2017

Available Now: “Self Care”

“Self Care” is my newest zine, which is the culmination of a month long art project I did in conjunction with Sugar City Arts Collaborative. They hosted a Fun-A-Day project...

March 3, 2017

Available Now: Meep Morp #1!

“Meep Morp #1” is the first zine I have published completely independently and I think it’s more of a labor of love than anything else I have ever worked on,...