Fanscene 2, celebrating British Comics Fandom, available now

Fanscene 2 “We are the editors” cover by and copyright Mark Wayne Barrett

Fanscene 2 “We are the editors” cover by and copyright Mark Wayne Barrett

A limited print edition of FANSCENE 2, another amazing, mammoth celebration of British Comics fandom is available now.

Featuring a terrific cover by Mark Wayne Barrett, Fanscene is edited by David Hathaway-Price, who’s also publisher/ gatekeeper of the brilliant Classic Comics UK Zines online archive, decided that 50 years of British comics fandom needed celebrating and released Fanscene 1 last year, which includes material from the likes of Dave Gibbons, Alan Moore and Dez Skinn.

The focus of this second issue, available free online as well as in print, is on British Comic Conventions, from the very first held in Birmingham and organised by Phil Clarke, through the glory days of UKCAC, to the wide range of events that are being held today.

The zine also pays tribute to some of the giants of the industry lost in 2018.

“Reading on-line is probably the future of course, especially if a product is intended to be free (and there will always be a free version of Fanscene),” notes David.

“I do know, though, that there is still nothing quite like the feel of holding a book or magazine in your hand and flicking through its pages,” he continues.

We’re featuring some pages from Fanscene 2 here, and if you like what you see at the link below, and are interested in buying a print copy, why not drop David a line at: david.price@post.com

At 188 A4 Pages, with full colour throughout, the print edition of Fanscene 2 costs £16.50 including delivery.

The Flipbook version of Fanscene 2 can be found here

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