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In Review: “Bald” by John Tucker

“My scalp was so smooth, I fell clean out of my mother while she did the weekly shopping!” The Story: Essentially this is the story of one man and his male patterned baldness. This is no ordinary baldness and the story takes a surprising turn. Observe the extreme reactions he gets and the tests thatContinue reading In Review: “Bald” by John Tucker

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In Review: The Skylab Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Since the first ‘proper’ Haynes Owners Workshop Manual, for the Austin Healey ‘Frogeye’ Sprite, was published in 1966, the publisher has covered the innards of many a vehicle – both factual and fictional, some of the covered here on downthetubes. But while the workings of Thunderbird 2 will surely delight many a fan of GerryContinue reading In Review: The Skylab Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

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Forgotten Books in Review: Shadows in the Sun by Chad Oliver

By Chad Oliver SF Novel First Published: 1954 | Find it on amazon.co.uk The Book: Anthropologist Paul Ellery discovers that the small Texas town of Jefferson Springs is actually an imitation of small-town America created by the aliens who now offer him a chance to explore the universe… The Review: I’m currently buying the occasionalContinue reading Forgotten Books in Review: Shadows in the Sun by Chad Oliver

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In Review: Grey Area Our Town by Tim Bird

By Tim Bird Published by Avery Hill Publishing ISBN 9781910395240 Published on 1st October 2016 32 pages, full colour, 210x297mm Reviewed by Emily Owen The Story: Our Town is Tim Bird’s follow-up to From the City to the Sea, which won Best Comic at the 2015 British Comic Awards. The focus in this instalment turnsContinue reading In Review: Grey Area Our Town by Tim Bird