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Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

British comics archivist, and former Fine Art and Graphic Design teacher David Hathaway-Price has been busy adding some gems of British comic fan history to his incredible Classic UK Comic Zines site, which is now located here. Two additions feature early work by a slew of famous 2000AD contributors, edited by Dez Skinn and NickContinue reading Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

Online Classic UK Comic Zines Archive Repository Launched

After months of hard work scanning and contacting their original creators for permission to publish them online, David Hathaway-Price has launched his much-anticpated archive of British comics zines – a fascinating online repository of classic print fan magazines devoted to comics, spanning the 1960s to the 1990s. The aim of his site is to create a digitalContinue reading Online Classic UK Comic Zines Archive Repository Launched

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British Comic Fanzines Digital Archive in the works

For several months now, British comics fan David Hathaway-Price had been gathering and scanning every British comics fanzine that he’s been able to buy or had loaned to him. His aim is to  create a Fanzine archive / repository, celebrating all of the brilliant work that was produced in the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s inContinue reading British Comic Fanzines Digital Archive in the works

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In Memoriam: Martin Skidmore

(Last updated 11/8/11): We’re sorry to report that Martin Skidmore, a longtime stalwart of British comics, has died after a long and difficult battle with cancer, aged 52. He died peacefully, surrounded by good friends in hospital in London, bouyed in his last days by good wishes from many British comic creators, including Alan MooreContinue reading In Memoriam: Martin Skidmore

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Sweet! FA returns after 20 years in onine form

For many years, FA magazine – originally published as Fantasy Advertiser – was arguably the best comics fanzine in Britain, but 20 years ago publication sadly ceased. We’re delighted to report that it’s back, in sparkling online form, run by old editor Martin Skidmore. “We hope it will be a stimulating, varied and challenging siteContinue reading Sweet! FA returns after 20 years in onine form