Reviews & Interviews

Future Fantasteek! No.16 reviewed The Comics Alternative
September 2015
Screenshot from the Alternative Comics Homepage

"The Comics Alternative is a weekly podcast and blog focused on the world of alternative, independent, and primarily non-superhero comics. (There’s nothing wrong with the superhero genre…we just want to do something different.)" Quote from

PODCAST REVIEW (for Future Fantasteek! scroll to 01.24.20)

Screenshot of the Alternative Comics Podcast page

The 'Two Guys' are Andy Kunka, a Professor of English at the University of South Carolina Sumter, where he teaches courses in literature, film, and comics. And Derek Royal a comics scholar and a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas in their School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication.

Their website has some fab links to further comics research and lots of reviews. Great site for anyone interested in comics and zines and sequential art/narrative.


Artist's Book Yearbook : 2012-2013
Over 600 artist’s book listings from 207 national and international artists. Reference listings of: collections, libraries, archives, bookshops, galleries, centres, design print and bind, publishers, dealers, presses, studios, competitions, fairs, festivals and exhibitions, journals, reference books, organisations, societies, websites, academic projects, touring programmes and courses.There's also a double-page spread all about the Future Fantasteek! Mini-Tour.


Printmaking Today Vol 20 No2
JUL 2011
There's an article about Future Fantasteek! zines in the current issue of Printmaking Today Vol 20 No2 Summer 2011. The feature's written by Sarah Bodman - Senior Research Fellow for Artists' Books at the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR), where she runs projects investigating and promoting contemporary book arts.


Ultrabold No.8
DEC 2010
Ultrabold is the journal of St Bride Library. Its editorial policy encompasses the full breadth of the Library’s collections; current design projects and expressive personal work rub shoulders with historical investigations and appreciations. Each issue is 40pp, illustrated in full colour throughout. Issue No.8 has an article by Teal Triggs, Fanzines: new directions for the DIY revolution (pp.10-18).

Link to the St.Bride website.


Fanzines Book
NOV 2010
There's a great book about zines just been released,
Fanzines by Teal Triggs.
Thames and Hudson ISBN 9780500288917.

It's a lovely huge book weighing in at 33.8 x 24.2 x 2.6 cm and at 256 pages.
Lots of fabulous images and including Future Fantasteek! No. 6. on p220.

A couple more spreads, to show how wonderful the book is.


Interview for Zine Weekly
Zinester Interview 03 -


Zine World No.28
MARCH 2010
My Make a Zine illustration features in Zine World No.28

"Announcing the release of Zine World #28, This 50-page, full-size issue features: more than 340 reviews of zines, comics, chapbooks, books, DVDs, magazines, and other self-published materials. An article about the zine scene in Japan by Gianni Simone a column by Michelle Aiello (Indigo Zine) called “People Are Complete Fucking Assholes, Or How I Lost My PO Box” an art piece by Jackie Batey called “Make a Zine” a comic strip from the zine Intellectual Property Is Theft: Copyright, Anti-Copyright, Public Domain, and Creative Commons an updated list of zine review zines & websites information sharing about distros & stores, zine libraries, zine resources, and upcoming zine events a report from the first New York City Zine Fest cover art by e. war and much more!"

Get your hands on a copy by sending $4 to:
PO Box 330156
Murfreesboro TN 37133-0156, USA.