ZiP

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'''ZiP: Zine in Progress''' is a ''polymegazine'' inspired by Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco's Mission District, in California, U.S.A.  
'''ZiP: Zine in Progress''' is a ''polymegazine'' inspired by Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco's Mission District, in California, U.S.A.  
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''ZiP'' was conceived by veteran zinester [[Tony_Longshanks_LeTigre]] and his wizardly doppelganger, the [[Whimsical Wizard of ZiP]] (aka Whimzy) in late 2011, and launched its first issue on Valentine's Day, 2012. ZiP and related projects have a website currently in development and already fairly easy on the eyes called '''ZiPZineWeb]''' (ZZW).
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''ZiP'' was conceived by veteran zinester [[Tony_Longshanks_LeTigre]] and his wizardly doppelganger, the [[Whimsical Wizard of ZiP]] (aka Whimzy) in late 2011, and launched its first issue on Valentine's Day, 2012. ''ZiP'' and related projects have a website currently in development and already fairly easy on the eyes called ''ZiPZineWeb'' (ZZW).
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By "polymegazine" we mean that it is a collaborative zine with a variety of contributors, and in addition to that it is a fairly large-scale and high-end zine. ZiP01, released Feb. 2012, was 60 pages long, with a digitally designed layout, printed with color covers.  
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By "polymegazine" the editors mean that it is a collaborative zine with a variety of contributors, and in addition to that it is a fairly large-scale and high-end zine. ZiP01, released Feb. 2012, was 60 pages long, with a digitally designed layout, printed with color covers.  
''ZiP'' is unusual in a number of respects. For one, its pagination is in Hexadecimal or Base 16 rather than the conventional decimal system. Each quarterly installment is called a Chapter rather than an Issue or Volume, the idea being that ZiP is in fact one "megazinebook" published as a serial. In keeping with this concept, the numbering of pages will continue from one chapter to the next, rather than starting over at 1 with each new publication.
''ZiP'' is unusual in a number of respects. For one, its pagination is in Hexadecimal or Base 16 rather than the conventional decimal system. Each quarterly installment is called a Chapter rather than an Issue or Volume, the idea being that ZiP is in fact one "megazinebook" published as a serial. In keeping with this concept, the numbering of pages will continue from one chapter to the next, rather than starting over at 1 with each new publication.
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==External Link==
==External Link==
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*[http://zine.noisebridge.net]
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*[http://zine.noisebridge.net ZiPZineWeb]
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Revision as of 12:56, 8 February 2012

ZiP: Zine in Progress is a polymegazine inspired by Noisebridge hackerspace in San Francisco's Mission District, in California, U.S.A.

ZiP was conceived by veteran zinester Tony_Longshanks_LeTigre and his wizardly doppelganger, the Whimsical Wizard of ZiP (aka Whimzy) in late 2011, and launched its first issue on Valentine's Day, 2012. ZiP and related projects have a website currently in development and already fairly easy on the eyes called ZiPZineWeb (ZZW).

By "polymegazine" the editors mean that it is a collaborative zine with a variety of contributors, and in addition to that it is a fairly large-scale and high-end zine. ZiP01, released Feb. 2012, was 60 pages long, with a digitally designed layout, printed with color covers.

ZiP is unusual in a number of respects. For one, its pagination is in Hexadecimal or Base 16 rather than the conventional decimal system. Each quarterly installment is called a Chapter rather than an Issue or Volume, the idea being that ZiP is in fact one "megazinebook" published as a serial. In keeping with this concept, the numbering of pages will continue from one chapter to the next, rather than starting over at 1 with each new publication.

Each ZiP chapter has its own unique title, treated as a subtitle of ZiP. ZiP has its own zine classification system, which we can illustrate with the full ZIDN (Zine Identification Number) for ZiP Chapter " "ZiP01.2°2012Q1.7DC

This can be broken down as "ZiP Chapter 1, Folio Print, 1st Quarter (Jan-March) 2012, Chapter Title: 7DC (which, incidentally, is Hexadecimal for "2012")

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