Celebrating UK Comics Fandom – Get Fanscene Free!

Published On January 23, 2018 | By Richard Bruton | Comics

Last week we ran a story about the first UK Comic Convention, 50 years ago this August, as organised by ex-Nostalgia & Comics owner, Phil Clarke, and Steve Moore, in Birmingham 1968.

This week it’s a pleasure to share the news of Fanscene, a massive 300+ pages of work to celebrate the UK comics scene. Congratulations to David Hathaway-Price for putting the whole thing together, a great piece of work and all available for free.

You can download the entire 324-pages of Fanscene here (308MB):
https://drive.google.com/…/1v4htUqh7voJY4pNB7z7LrPLNZ…/view…

Thanks to Lew Stringer for the heads up.

Contributors include; Alan Moore, Dez Skinn, John Freeman, Lew Stringer, Nigel Kitching, and so many more. There’s also a fabulous interview by Mike Conroy with Phil Clarke. Go download it now.

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About The Author

Richard Bruton

– Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he’s written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard’s day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children’s graphic novel library in the country.

One Response to Celebrating UK Comics Fandom – Get Fanscene Free!

  1. Thank you Richard, I hope everyone is enjoying the zine.

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