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Dark We Were & Golden Eyed:
The Birth Of American Comics Fandom In Britain



Superstar artists Brian Bolland and Bryan Talbot and comics retailers Phil Clarke and Derek “Bram” Stokes do the ‘timewarp” with Mike Lake, co-founder of Forbidden Planet and Titan Distributors, to bring to life the startling story of how American comic books fandom exploded in the Sixties, through seminal fanzines, first conventions, and new specialist comic shops Nostagia & Comics in Birmigham and Soho’s Dark They Were & Golden-Eyed. More…

Tickets: £6, concs £5, ICA members £4
Where: ICA, The Mall, London
When: Saturday, November 7, 2009 - from 2.30pm

Illustrations by Brian Bolland
Top: Advert for Dark They Were And Golden Eyed, 1977
Bottom: Advert for Forbidden Planet, 1979

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