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[[Image:Medusa.jpg|thumb|right|Artwork by Cristy Road]]
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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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'''Webly Bowles''' (aka '''Webly Bucket''', born April 26, 1981) is a [[zinester]] from [[Portland]], OR.
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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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Bowles was born in Houston, Texas but spent her formulative years in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her sister, [[Alex Wrekk]] first introduced her to zines in the mid '90's before they started their own [[perzine]], [[Fun In A Bucket]]. Later, they both went their own zining ways breaking away from the silliness of [[Fun In A Bucket]], as Webly created [[Touched by an Anvil]] after her love of anvils, and Wrekk started [[Brainscan]].
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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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Bowles wrote about broken hearts and lost loves in her early issues. In her college years in Eugene, Oregon, her writing turned more to her everyday life of her love for architecture, dogs she didn't live with, her failing health, world wide traveling adventures and general growing up.
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Today, Bowles works as an architect by day, and struggles in balancing an office job with her [[DIY]] ethics. This topic comes up often in newer issues of her [[perzine]], [[Touched By An Anvil]]...
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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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