Thursday, 20 December 2012

1978: FOOM MARVEL UK HOUSE AD


Here's a MARVEL UK in-house plug for the US Marvel-made fanzine FOOM.

Appearing in February 1978, it gave UK readers the chance to take out a three-issue subscription, covering issues 21-23.  Unfortunately, Marvel New York abandoned the 'zine with issue 22, leaving British subscribers screwed.

Dez Skinn promised to produce a special UK-centric 23rd issue, specifically for British fans and to meet Marvel's outstanding commitments.  But the project was abandoned before publication.  And - presumably - outstanding subscriptions not refunded.  Unless, anyone knows otherwise...

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