WHO: Anna Jo Beck

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT THE ZINES YOU CREATE AND/OR WHY YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO TABLING AT L.A. ZINE FEST 2016?: Hey there, My name is Anna and I put out a zine called Biff Boff Bam Sock, which has evolved from comics/illustrations to aesthetically pleasing educational guides. Issue 4 is about my experience getting married at city hall. Half per zine, half practical advice on weddings/family/love. (seen here: Issue 5 is a basic primer to personal finance with a slick transparent vinyl cover (seen here: Issue 6 is a bare bones reference guide intermediate Spanish grammar, clocking in a 40 pages. The content is finished, just waiting until after the holidays to print. A side project was my riso’d mini called duoodles, taking some of the odder phrases from the language learning app Duolingo and illustrating them (seen here: This is my first LAZF, and I’m looking forward to meeting new people, getting a break from Chicago’s extended winter, and making lots and lots of fruitful trades!

Get to Know Your Zinester features collages of the 2016 Fest exhibitors.
Clockwise from left; the zinesters, their work, more work, and a source of inspiration!


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