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'''Doris''' is a [[perzine]] created by [[Cindy Crabb]]. It covers topics such as gender roles, sexual abuse, [[anarchism]], depression, and the author's personal musings. The zine often features stick-figure drawings as illustrations. Twenty-nine issues have been released. Many issues are photocopied, although at least one was printed on newsprint, ranging in size from mini to half-legal.  
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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]].
  
Reviews of '''Doris''' have described it as a "renowned personal zine" with "language that evokes the intimacy and immediacy of journal entries or letters between close friends" (Library Journal). "This cut and paste perzine is honest, intimate and raw. ... Cindy conveys her struggles, whether they be psychological (as a survivor of abuse) or physical (trying to camp in the freezing rain), in a fresh and unself-conscious way." (Zine World) [[Doris|Read More...]]'''
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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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''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

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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