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Finding Aid

Bergus Zine Collection
MsC 834
Collection Dates: 1978-2002, 2011

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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Acquisition and Processing Information: These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Nick and Laura Bergus in 2005. The collection was originally processed as part of the ATCA family of archival collections, but was removed from ATCA in July and August 2008.

Photographs: None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Scope and Contents

The Bergus Zine Collection consists primarily of zines relating to avant-garde, underground, and popular music. There are some scattered zines relating to social and political issues as well. In addition, a number of zines are comprised of poetry or short stories.


 


Box Contents List

Box 1

Miscellanea / 10 items

664 Magazine

127 Days to Live

A Day in the Air # 7, 11, 12, 14 and dated issues April 1998 / March 1999, June 1999, December 1999

Abscess Magazine #1 (1990?)

Adventures of Dr. Bob and Irving #1 (2000)

Airborne Ovine #1 (1987?)

AK New Titles Press (Summer 2001)

Alternative Press – New Music Now # 47, 48, 53, 54, 59, 62, 67, and 68 (June 1993, September 1993, February 1994 - March 1994)

A May Zine #2 (2001)

Amazing Cynical Man, volume 2, #5 (2001)

American Porn #1 (July 1998)

Amsterdam Chronicle #4 (December 1997)

Amsterdam News #1 and 2 (January - February 1997)

Anathema #2 (Summer 1988)

Anatomic Waste, no issue # (1988)

Angry Thoreauan #21 (May-June 1988)

Antipathy #4, n.d.

Anti-Racist Action News (ARA), no issue # (August 2, 1995)

Box 2

A//political / 3 copies of the same issue, no issue # (1997)

Apples of Gold in a Silver Basket, no issue 3 (1978)

Arbella, no issue #, n.d.

Archive #1 (2000)

Arm Chair Revolution #3, 6, 7, 8 and 10 (1999-2000 for issues 6 - 7, n.d. for rest)

Assassin and the Whiner #11 and 13 (1999)

Asylum, volume 4 #1 (1988)

Attack #2 (August 1988)

Avow #7 and 9, n.d.

Aw Zeeen #4, n.d.

Box 3

Backlash, 2 issues with no issue # (January - February 1991)

Bag of Dirt, no issue #, n.d.

Ballerzina # 1, 2, and 3 (June  - September/October 1999)

Beat, volume 6 #6 (1987)

Becoming Everything You Hate #1 (2000)

Beer Frame # 6, 7, 8, and 9 (1996 - 1999)

Beer Zine, no issue # (1997)

Beet #3, n.d.

Ben is Dead #27 and 28 (1997 - 1998)

Ben is Dead #29 and 30 (1998)

Bible #5 (1986)

Big Deal 4 Loser #4, n.d.

Big Whoop, no issue # (April 1992)

Bijou, no issue # (Summer 2001)

Bitter Pie # 4, 6 1/2 (August 1999, n.d.)

Black and Green, no issue 3, n.d.

Black and Tan, no issue #, n.d.

Black and White, no issue # (November 1989)

Black Sun #6 (Summer 2001)

Blaze, volume 10 #4 (December 13, 2000)

Box 4

Blame It On the Fat Kid #1, n.d.

Bloom #5, n.d.

Bomb Time for Bonzo #2, n.d.

Book #4 (1986)

Book of Letters # 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (+ a duplicate) and 14 (1997 - 2000)

Book Your Own Fucking Life # 1, 6, 7 and 8 (1992, 1997 - 2000)

Brd St., no issue #, n.d.

Broken Pencil #13 (Summer 2000)

Bucktoothed Ghost #1 (2000?)

Bumper Cars, no issue # (1987)

Burn Collector # 3 and 11, n.d.

Burnt #2 (2000)

Box 5

Censor This #10 and 11, n.d.

Chapbook from Hell (1988)

Charmed Life, no issue # (1996)

Chicks Dig Scars #4 (1997)

Child is Farther Than the Man (1990)

Chris Leif, no issue #, n.d.

Chumpire # 130 and 135, n.d.

Circle of Poop (1989?)

Clamor #2 (April/May 2000)

Cleopatra’s Hats, no issue #, n.d.

Cometbus #10, 27, 29, 36, 38 (+ a duplicate) 38.5, 39 (1983 for #10, 1997 for #39, n.d. for rest)

Cometbus #40 - 46 1/2 (1999 for #44, n.d for rest)

Comixwerks (4 post cards), n.d.

Complete Control #7 (1998?)

Constructive Destruction #1, n.d.

Contrascience #6 (1997?)

Cool Beans # 7 and 8 (1997 - 1998)

Cool Runnings #9 (November 1986)

Criminal Justice Consortium [pamphlet], n.d.

Crucial Times #9 (June 1998)

Crude Noise #1, n.d.

Crush Zine, no issue #, n.d.

Crying Clown #6 (January 1998)

Cryptical Oyster #3 (1988?)

Box 6

Cul-de-sac #1 and 2 (August - October 1997)

Culture Jamming (1993)

Cup Full of Head, no issue # (1988)

Cut and Paste (2 copies/ same issue) (2002)

Cute Girl, no issue # (1994)

Damned Bunnies, no issue # (1995)

Day of Reckoning #4, n.d.

Death of Antisocial Man #11 (1998)

Deathship #1 (2002)

Decaying Orbits (1985)

Decoded Factories of the Heart (1991)

Delinquent Theory, no issue # (1997?)

Demand!, no issue # (Spring 1992)

Democracy, no issue # (2000)

Deviance, no issue # (Summer 1998)

Direct Action #78 (1991)

Dish-Washer #13, 14, and 15, n.d.

Dog-Print #11 (Spring/Summer 1998)

Dr. Disenfranchised’s Guide to Better Living #1, n.d.

Don’t be a Sad Clow, no issue #, n.d.

Driver’s Side Airbag #30 (1997)

Earth First issue "Litha" (June/July 2001)

Earthward Bound #2 (1998?)

Eco-Nightmare #3 (June 1993)

Eloquence/ Wellfair #3 (Summer/Autumn 1997)

Emergency #3 (Summer 2000)

Engine #4, 5, and 6, n.d.

Environmental Advocate (February 1997)

Everything’s Fine (1999)

Experiment in Words 8 (1992?)

Eye Candy #6 (1998?)

Box 7

Faction Fatigue, no issue # (1998)

Factory Direct (New Mouth from the Dirty South) #3 (2001)

Factsheet 5 #36, 48 - 49 (June 1990, July - October 1993)

Factsheet 5 #61, 62 - 64 (April 1997 - July 1998)

Fallen From Heaven: For Defense of the Ancient Soul [in Greek] #1, n.d.

Famous Last Words #0, n.d.

Fend #3- 4, n.d.

Fifteen Dollar Christmas Treee, no issue #, n.d.

Fire Inside #2 (September 1996)

Fire Raisers #3, n.d.

First and Last Citizen of the Late United States, n.d.

Fist City #6 (1996)

Flashpoint #3 (January 2000)

Flipside Lollipop #108 (September/October 1997)

Flotation Device #1, sub-issue 1["Itty-Bitty Flotation Device"], 4 and 6 (1998 - 2000)

Flotsam and Bedlam #1 (Spring 1989)

Fly Boys and Food Scraps, no issue # (2000?)

Food Fight #1 (Late 2002)

Food Geek # 1, 2, 3, and 4 (1999 - 2000)

Free Kulture Express #7  (February 1985)

Friction #3, n.d.

Fucktooth #23 (December 1998)

Fudge #1 (July 1992)

Full Gallop [Audio Zine] #8, n.d.

Full Gallop # 6 and 7 (2000)

 

Box 8

Gajoob #9 (Winter 1993)

Game of the Arseholes # 1, 2, 3 and 4 ½, n.d.

Garlic Press, volume 2,# 1 and 3 (February 2002, April 2002)

Geiger Sabid Rayg #1 (1992)

General Advocation #1, n.d.

Genetic Disorder #15, n.d.

Gestalt #3 (September 1988)

Get Bent #2 (Winter 1998)

Get Off My Lawn #13 and 16 (2001?)

Gloria Victis #3 (May 1992)

Go Metric # 8 and 13 (Fall 1997, Spring 2001)

Godsend #18, n.d.

Grade D But Edible #25 (Winter 1992?)

Gray Areas #2 (Summer 1993)

Grey Noise #4 (2000)

Grub #1, 10 - 11, 100 and 101, n.d.

Guinea Pig Zero #1 (May 1996)

Gullible #22/Cryptic Slaughter #15 (2000)

Box 9

Hamtramck #5/8, n.d.

Hamtramck v. Godzilla (1998)

Hanging Like a Hex #8, n.d.

Happy Goat # 6, 7, 8 (+ a duplicate), n.d.

Harbinger, no issue #, n.d.

Hardcore #1213 (1997)

Heartattack #15 - 20 (June 1997 - November 1998)

Heartattack #22 - 27 (May 1999 - August 2000)

Heartattack #28 - 35 (August 2000 - August 2002)

Box 10

Heaven Bone #7 (Winter 1989)

Hello My Name is Rachel #3.5 (2000)

Hey Cynicalman, no issue # (1999)

Hip Surgery #6 (April 1997)

Hodge Podge #6 (2000)

Home is Where the Eyeball Is, no issue # (1988)

How to Zine, no issue #, n.d.

“How To” Guide, no issue #, n.d.

Human Genome Projekt # 1 and 2 (2000)

Huracan #3 (Summer 1992)

IAO, no issue #, n.d.

I Can’t Believe It’s Not a Fanzine #3 (Summer 1998)

Icarus Was Right #3 (Summer 1996)

i-D Magazine #82 (July 1990)

Imp #1 (1997)

Impact Press #33 (June-July 2001)

In Abandon #3, n.d.

In These Times #16 (July 9, 2001)

Inkling #4, n.d.

Inside Front #9, 10, and 11 (December 1996 - May 1998)

Inside Front #12 and 13 (May 1999 - 2000)

International Prisoners List, no issue # (Summer 1996)

J of S #1 (1998)

Journalsong #2 (2000)

Box 11

Kallisti #4 (Winter 1989)

Karma Lapel #4 (1992?)

Keep the Change #3, n.d.

Ker-Bloom #24 (May-June 2000)

King-Cat # 27, 48, and 54 (1991, 1995, September 1998)

King-Cat # 55, 57, 58 and 59 (June 1999, 2000 - 2001)

Knox #7 (Spring 1998)

Kronikle Komix #3 (1996)

Ladies (1989)

Lady Brady (1997?)

Laughing Gasoline Blues, no issue # (1990)

Law of Inertia #4 (Winter 1998)

Leeking Ink #20, 21 and 22 (June 1999 - May 2000)

La Lega Dei Furiosi [In Italian] #1 (1990)

Letters, no issue #, n.d.

Love Tips #2, n.d.

Loved & Lost, no issue # (2001)

Lumpen Times volume 3, # 17 and 20 (March 1994, August 1994)

Box 12

Mangelslakt # 2 and 3 (2000?)

Maximum Rock N Roll #51, 52, 55, 57, 58 and 59 (August - September 1987, December 1987, January - April 1988)

Maximum Rock N Roll #63, 64, 65, 68 and 69 (August - October 1988, January - February 1989)

Maximum Rock N Roll #70, 71, 72, 73 and 74 (March - July 1989)

Maximum Rock N Roll #75, 76 and 77 (August - October 1989)

Maximum Rock N Roll #78, 81 and 82 (November 1989, February - March 1990)

Box 13

Maximum Rock N Roll #83, 84 and 85 (April - June 1990)

Maximum Rock N Roll #86, 87, 88 and 89 (July - October 1990)

Maximum Rock N Roll #90, 91, 92, 97 and 98 (November 1990 - January 1991, June - July 1991)

Maximum Rock N Roll #99 and 100 (August - September 1991)

Maximum Rock N Roll #101, 106 and 107 (October 1991, March - April 1992)

Box 14

Maximum Rock and Roll #109, 110 and 111 (June - August 1992)

Maximum Rock N Roll #112, 113, 114 and 115 (September - December 1992)

Maximum Rock N Roll #116, 117, 120 and 121 (January - February 1993, May - June 1993)

Maximum Rock N Roll #122, 123 and 124 (July - September 1993)

Maximum Rock N Roll #125 and 126 (October - November 1993)

Box 15

Maximum Rock N Roll #127 -- 130 (December 1993 - March 1994)

Maximum Rock N Roll #132, 135, and 155 (May 1994, August 1994, April 1996)

Maximum Rock N Roll #157, 158, and 160 (June - July 1996, September 1996)

Maximum Rock N Roll #162 -- 164 (November 1996 - January 1997)

Maximum Rock N Roll #165 - 167 (February - April 1997)

Box 16

Maximum Rock N Roll #168 -- 170 (May - July 1997)

Maximum Rock N Roll #171 - 173 (August - October 1997)

Maximum Rock N Roll #174 - 176 (November 1997 - January 1998)

Maximum Rock N Roll #177 - 179 (February - April 1998)

Maximum Rock N Roll #180 - 182 (May - July 1998)

Box 17

Maximum Rock N Roll #183 -- 185 (August - October 1998)

Maximum Rock N Roll #186 - 188 (November 1998 - January 1999)

Maximum Rock N Roll #189 - 191 (February - April 1999)

Maximum Rock N Roll #192 - 194 (May - July 1999)

Maximum Rock N Roll #195 - 196 (August - September 1999)

Box 18

Maximum Rock N Roll #197 -- 199 (October - December 1999)

Maximum Rock N Roll #200 - 201, and 203 (January - February 2000, April 2000)

Maximum Rock N Roll #204 - 205, and 208 (May - June 2000, September 2000)

Maximum Rock N Roll #213 - 214 (February - March 2001)

Maximum Rock N Roll #215 and 217 (April 2001, June 2001)

Box 19

Maximum Rock N Roll #219 - 221 (August - October 2001)

Maximum Rock N Roll #222 and 224 (November 2001, January 2002)

Box 20

Maybe its an Old Time Already (1988)

Mega Beef #4 (1999?)

Menace #1 - 3 (1997 - 1999?)

Merlin’s Music Box #7 (May 1991)

Meshuggah #6 (December 1992)

Messenger, volume 20 #6 (October 1991)

Micro Film #2 (Spring 2000)

Midget Breakdancing Digest #9, n.d.

Mikado, no issue #, n.d.

Mr. Fujiyama Loves You #1 (February 2001)

Modern Industry #1 (March 2000)

Modern Industry: Futurista! #1 - 2 (March 2001)

Monkeybite #3 (Winter/Spring 1998)

Mool #2 (January 2001)

Mosh of Ass #2 - 3 (1998?)

Motion Sickness #9 (1999)

Murder Can Be Fun #17 (1996)

Mutant Carpet Cleaning, no issue # (2000)

Mutant Renegade #9 (1998)

Necronomicon X Mortis #2, n.d.

Necropolis #19 (April 1994)

New American Wireless #1 (1990?)

Newland #1, n.d.

Newspeak, no issue # (1990)

Nex [in French] #13 - 14 (February - March 1989)

Nice Slacks #1 (January - March 1992)

No Cover #8 (July 1988)

No Idea #12 (1997)

No Name #4 (Spring 2000)

No Outlet #1 (2000)

Nomad Express, no issue #, n.d.

Nose Dive #10, n.d.

Nostalgia Papers (1986)

Nothing to Do #5 (February - June 2001)

Notta Lotta Love Stories, no issue #, n.d.

Box 21

Oceans of Your Eyes #1 (2001?)

Oculus, volume 2 #2 (March 1993)

Off-Line #13 (Summer 2000)

Off My Face (1987)

Off Our Backs, volume 28 #1 (January 1998)

Oh Lord #1, n.d.

Old Orson Olson of Osgood Hill, n.d.

Olive Pit #1, n.d.

On a Negative Trip #1, n.d.

On the Spot #0, n.d.

Ooze #1 (January 2000)

Option #77 (November - December 1997)

Organ of Hope #2, n.d.

Panacea [in Greek] #26 (April 1993)

Paper, Scissors, Clocks, no issue #, n.d.

Para Keet, no issue #, n.d.

Parallel Lives (1989)

Participation Theory #1, n.d.

Passed Away #5, n.d.

People Can’t Drive #3 (Spring/Summer 1998)

People’s Ska Annual #4 (Summer 1997)

Pieces of the Bone – Text Still There, no issue #, n.d.

Pink Shot, n.d.

Pique-nique, n.d.

Pit Report #7 (October 1993)

Poets Groove#8 (2001)

Ponce de Leon Revisited (July 1988)

POP Smear Magazine #7 (Spring 1996)

POP Smear Magazine #12, 13, 15, and 18 (October-November 1997, December 1997 - January 1998, May - June 1998, November - December 1998)

POP Smear Magazine #19 - 23 (March-April 1999 - November-December 1999)

Box 22

Porcelain Rooms (Mockersatz) #1.3 (1985)

Potatoe of Injustice #2 (1998?)

Probe # 5, 7, and 8, n.d.

Profane Existence # 29/30, 31, 33 - 34, 38 - 39 (Fall 1996, Summer 1997, Fall 1997?, Winter 1997?, Summer 2000, Spring 2001)

Project: Atlantis #1 (March-May 2000)

Prom Queen #2 (2000?)

Proper Gander 17, 31 (April 2000, January-February 2002)

Psycho-Moto #2, n.d.

Psychoholics Unanimous #51 (Summer 1999)

PTBH! #4 (Spring 1998)

Punk Kid Walks into a Bar #12, n.d.

Punk Royal#5 (1998?)

Purse (1995)

Box 23

Punk Planet #15, 17 -- 19 (October/November 1996, March/April - July/August 1997)

Punk Planet #20 - 22 (September/October 1997 - January/February 1998)

Punk Planet #25 - 27 (May/June 1998 - September/October 1998)

Punk Planet #28, 30 and 34 (November/December 1998, March/April 1999, November/December 1999)

Punk Planet #37 - 38 (May/June 2000 - July/August 2000)

Box 24

Rabble Review #1 (Summer 1997)

Rational Insanity #1, n.d.

Rats in the Hallway #10 (Winter 1998)

Raw Sewage #5 (September 1998)

Razorcake #60 (February/March 2011)

Reader’s Guide to the Underground Press # 12 and 15 (1999, Spring 2001)

Real Life #19 (March-April 1995)

Red Alert Collective #2 (March 2001)

Red Butt Monkeys #1 (Fall 1989)

Review Corrigee [in French] #16 (1993)

Rock Around the World, no issue # (March 1991)

Rockerilla 62 (October 1985)

Rockgirl 18 (November-December 1997)

Ron Androla (1987)

Rooga Scroogle #2 (1986)

Roughly Speaking #2 (Autumn 1994)

Ruined Concrete (1989)

Saga of Shame, no issue # (1989)

Salza #5 (1998)

Satan’s Salad Bar, no issue #, n.d.

Scene Not Seen # 1, 2 (+ a duplicate) and 3 (n.d., December 1994, Summer 1995)

The 2nd Hand #4 and 5 (Winter 2000, Spring 2001)

Shades of Grey volume 2, # 1 (May 1987)

Shadows (1986)

Shag Stamp # 7 and 8 (n.d., January 2000)

Shapes, no issue # (February 2000)

Shoe Lace 10, n.d.

Short, Fast + Loud # 5, 6, and 7 (Spring 2000, Summer 2000, Spring 2001)

Shuttle Bus #5 (2000-2001)

Sh’wipe (1988?)

Sidetracked #11, n.d.

Sidewalk Chalk #2 (Spring 2001)

Silly-Cat #1 (December 1997)

Box 25

SKA New York, no issue # (May-June 1997)

Slam #5 (September-October 1993)

Slander ‘Zine # 7 and 8 (Winter 2000, Summer 2000)

Slave Magazine #1 and 2 (Winter 1997-1998, n.d.)

Slave Magazine #3 and 4, n.d.

Slow Leek #18 (August 1998)

Slug and Lettuce # 63, 67, 69, 70, 71 and 72 (March-May 2000, Spring 2001, Autumn 2001, Winter 2002, Spring 2002, Summer 2002)

Sniffin Rock #10 (September 1989)

Soma Magazine, no issue #, n.d.

Some Idea #3 (January 2001)

Songs of the Range, n.d.

South Chicago Ara Alert #1 (July 10, 1998)

Spinal Jaundice #4 (1988)

Spleen #7 (1997)

Squirrel-Bomb Fanzine #1, n.d.

Static #2 (Winter 1996)

Stay Free, no issue # (Spring 1997)

Stitch Witchery #2, n.d.

Stuff That Never Made it into the New Testament, no issue #, n.d.

Subspace, no issue # (1993)

Subsidize Xmess #2 (Summer 2000)

Box 26

Substitute#4, n.d.

Sugar Needle # 16 and 21, n.d.

Suicide Notes #1 (Summer 1997)

Super Hero #1 (May 1994)

Sushi Yes #3 (July 1999)

Sweet Dreams, Baby! #1 (May 1990)

Tab to Block Bicuspids #4 (November 1990)

Tail Spins #29, 30, 31, and 32 (1997 - 1999)

Tale of John WTO 1 (March 2000)

Tales from the Little Brown House #1, n.d.

Ten Foot Rule #4 (Spring 2000)

Ten Pages News #29 (Summer 2001)

Tepid Spring Issues 1999, 2000 and 2001

Terrorist #10 (Summer 2001)

Third Side #1 (Summer 2000)

Thought Worm # 4 and 5 (n.d., June 2001)

Thoughts on Technology (May 1999)

Titanium Expose #2 (1999)

Too Much, Too Late #1, n.d.

Touch These Shadows (1988?)

Transubstantiation Process (1988)

Trash Factor #1, n.d.

Tree of Knowledge, no issue #, n.d.

Trouble & Strife #17 (Winter 1989)

Truth, volume 4 #1 (June 1990)

Twisted Times #18 (1996)

Uncool Beans #9 (1998?)

Underdog Zine #24 (Summer 1998)

Understanding MiniComics (1993)

Vespera (in Spanish) #246 (February 1993)

Viral or Bacterial #1 (1998?)

Visionary Context (September 1996)

Box 27

War, no issue # (1991)

Warp #4 (Fall 1993)

What Goes On (2001)

Whirl #1 (1993)

Whizzbanger Guide to Zine Distributors #3 (1999)

Wild Children, no issue #, n.d.

Wilson’s Diary #7, n.d.

Wonka Vision #11 (November 2000)

Woozy #15 and 16 (1996?, n.d.)

Work Bahlurk Day 2 (2000)

Wrap Up #19 (April 1993)

Xeroxdebt #3 and 4 (June 2000, October 2000)

Yard Wide Yarns # 7, n.d.

YIP Magazine #32 (February 2000)

Yo La Tengo Gazette #10 (Summer 1998)

Zeenee #6 (Spring 2001)

Zendik #52, n.d.

Zine Guide # 1 and 3 (n.d., Winter-Spring 2000)

Zisk #5 (Spring 2001)