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Zine Vending Machine

Lucky Drop
Lucky Drop is Wellington's vending machine for zines, comics, stickers and self-published work.

Lucky Drop is currently stationed at Arapaki Manners LibraryThe machine has been repainted by local artist Jewelia Howard, and is stocked with fresh zines, comics and stickers from Wellington zinemakers.

Submit to Lucky Drop

Wanna stock your zines in Lucky Drop? We'd love to hear from you! Send us an email with the details of the zines you'd like to stock. Please note that Lucky Drop can only fit A6 and A7 zines.

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Current design by Jewelia Howard.

Other Zine Vending Machines

We're in good company! There's some really awesome zine vending machines out there - here's some of our favourites:

Zine-O-Mat, Auckland
Canberra Zine Emporium, Canberra
White Rock Zine Machine, Dallas
Zine Machine Project, Edmonton, California
Disroboto, Montreal
Biblio-Mat, Toronto


Big thanks to the machine's previous hosts: The French Art Shop, Kristine Garay and Mashuko, Victor Hicks and Lemonade, and Wellington City Libraries.

Lucky Drop was donated to us by artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, who also helped us with getting the machine painted and set up. Special thanks also to Uli and Caitlin at the Massey University College of Creative Arts 3D Workshop.

Previous Designs.

Lucky Drop is possible with funding support from Wellington City Council.

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