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Rare Al Williamson interview resurfaces thanks to Classic UK Comic Zines archive site

An influential 1960s Irish fan publication offering a fascinating interview with artist Al Williamson has just been added to the brilliant Classic UK Comic Zines archive site run by David Hathaway-PriceContinue reading Rare Al Williamson interview resurfaces thanks to Classic UK Comic Zines archive site

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How FANSCENE plans to continue celebrating British comics fandom – and comic creators – in 2019

FANSCENE 2 is a free 212 page PDF fanzine, out now, celebrating over fifty years of Comics Fandom in Ireland and the UK, with its focus this issue on Comic Conventions, from the very first held in Birmingham and organised by Phil Clarke in 1968, through the glory days of UKCAC, to the wide rangeContinue reading How FANSCENE plans to continue celebrating British comics fandom – and comic creators – in 2019

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FANSCENE 2, a free celebration of 50 years of British comic conventions, available now

Earlier this year, British comic fans were treated to the first issue of FANSCENE, a very special celebration of over fifty years of comics fandom in Ireland and the UK – and now, a second Issue is available, free. FANSCENE 2, featuring a wonderful cover by Mark Wayne Barrett, is a free 212 page PDFContinue reading FANSCENE 2, a free celebration of 50 years of British comic conventions, available now

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A Slice of British Comics History – Fantasy Advertiser #1

Artist David Hathaway-Price, who runs the terrific Classic UK Comics Zines online archive, has unearthed a rare copy of one of Britain’s first fanzines, Fantasy Advertiser #1, published by Frank Dobson in 1965. Two years before Anthony Roche published his Merry Marvel Fanzine in Ireland (and, later, Heroes Unlimited), and Phil Clarke and Steve MooreContinue reading A Slice of British Comics History – Fantasy Advertiser #1

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British comic fanzines celebrated in style in FANSCENE – a new fanzine, of course!

I’m delighted to report the release of FANSCENE, a very special celebration of over fifty years of comics fandom in Ireland and the UK. It’s a privilege to have been asked to be part of this free mammoth publication put together by artist David Hathaway-Price. David, who also runs the terrific Classic UK Comics ZinesContinue reading British comic fanzines celebrated in style in FANSCENE – a new fanzine, of course!