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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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'''That Girl'''  was a zine published by Los Angeles, U.S.A. and San Francisco, U.S.A.-based zine writer Kelli Williams, who also published under the name [[Kelli Callis]], from the mid-1990's until sometime in the early 2000's. The series spanned 11 issues and was a [[perzine]] with a feminist and usually humorous slant.
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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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Included in issue two (due) of this [[Cut and Paste|cut and paste]] zine are detourned letters to teen magazines answered by the editor, a story by a contributor named Kelly about dealing with an ex-boyfriend who won't believe the writer is now queer, collages dealing with issues of female representation, "Facts about Maureen McCormick," a photo centerfold of The Frumpies playing live, a little article called "I'm Sorry Brenda Walsh Rule,s, which states she's "The Most Dangerous Woman In America", an essay entitled "Sugar & Spice & Fuck You!" by Kathy, and an interview with the editor's thirteen-year-old sister Katherine.[[That Girl|Read More...]]'''
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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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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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