RESSURWRECKAGE, $3, 5½” x 4 ¼”, copied, 32 pgs.

Ressurwreckage is first and foremost a meditation on pain. It is also the narrative of how Marina became a ghost, not by way of dying but by way of trauma and its long-terms repercussions. It is also a testament to the bands that save us, or at the very least keep us here, employing emo aesthetics and lyrics to set the ambience, as it were, for the reader. I won’t cut corners and say this zine isn’t heartbreaking or at the very least upsetting (huge trigger warnings for rape and self-harms), and I won’t say “it’s emo, but—” that’s a cop-out. It’s emo and it’s important: it gets to the heart of what it means to survive terrible things—and to be in pain and maybe keep being in pain forever—but to keep being nonetheless. –jimmy cooper (Marina Graves,