Rare, classic BEM #1 zine added to British Comic Zines digital archive

Comics artist and archivist David Hathaway-Price has just added BEM #1, a rare item of 1970’s British comics fandom to his fantastic digital archive, Classic UK Comic ZinesContinue reading Rare, classic BEM #1 zine added to British Comic Zines digital archive

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Andersonic Issue 25 goes “Countdown”, interviews Thunderbirds puppet sculptor Joy Cuff

Issue 25 of the Gerry and Sylvia Anderson-inspired Andersonic zine has just been published, sporting¬† a wonderful homage cover by Richard Farrell to the classic, sadly short-lived SF comic Countdown, which would morph into the longer-running Countdown and TV Action, then TV Action. We’re treated to the second instalment of the UFO comic strip “TrojanContinue reading Andersonic Issue 25 goes “Countdown”, interviews Thunderbirds puppet sculptor Joy Cuff

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A snapshot of British Comics Fandom in 1970: Fantasy Advertiser #32

David Hathaway-Price continues his brilliant UK Classic Comic Zines project to digitise British comic fanzines across several decades, from their early beginnings in the 1960s and 70s as hand printed low print run titles to more sophisticated, slick looking publications in the 1980s and beyond – adding a ground-breaking Issue of Fantasy Advertiser his invaluable web site.Continue reading A snapshot of British Comics Fandom in 1970: Fantasy Advertiser #32

Rare one-shot 1960s Dan Dare zine featuring contributions from Ron Embleton and Frank Hampson, heads to Classic UK Comic Zines digital archive

A new item destined for the Classic UK Comics Zines archive thanks to downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf is a rare edition of the one-shot fanzine published in October 1969, Ultima Thule, thanks to its original editor, artist and Dan Dare fan Andrew Skilleter, today best known, perhaps, for his Doctor Who art. Devoted to Dan DareContinue reading Rare one-shot 1960s Dan Dare zine featuring contributions from Ron Embleton and Frank Hampson, heads to Classic UK Comic Zines digital archive

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2000AD-inspired zine Sector 13 Issue 5 to get Enniskillen Comic Fest Launch

The fifth issue of the 2000AD-inspired zine Sector 13, offering a great mix of strips, will get its launch at Enniskillen Comic Fest this weekend. At over 40 pages, this is the biggest issue of the anthology not-for-profit zine yet, offering a  mixture of colour and black and white strips. Produced by the Sector HouseContinue reading 2000AD-inspired zine Sector 13 Issue 5 to get Enniskillen Comic Fest Launch