Times New Roman by Pedro Javier Arbelaez. This poster in particular is a favorite of mine. I assume this poster goes through the history of Times New Roman. What's great is that Times New Roman is the only typeface used here.
size and scale could be important and relevant to the subject matter of the zine. Now THAT's a newspaper! I love how his paper goes against some "type rules" but does it effectively and makes for a very interesting and different design.
A LAYOUT'S BACKBONE — Here's a twelve column layout that gives many options on how to lay out your text and image blocks. Rarely used in magazines, more often in newspapers. Try creating something similar with and columns.