Who runs this thing anyway?

Small World Buttons has been changed to Portland Button Works. It is now as brick amd morter shop in North portland as well as a zine distro. I'll be closing this site and moving over to the new one soon! Please check out the new site at WWW.PORTLANDBUTTONWORKS.COM


Hi, My name is Alex Wrekk. I have been involved with zines for over 15 years. I got into zines when I was living in Salt Lake City, Utah. I have been creating the zine Brainscan since 1997, it is up to 25 issues. I also wrote a book about zines called Stolen Sharpie Revolution I am involved with lots of things that are zine related. I am an organizer for The Portland Zine Symposium and an open hours shift volunteer at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) I have taught workshops on zines at