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Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Keith Gildart, Anna Gough-Yates, Sian Lincoln, Bill Osgerby, Lucy Robinson, John Street, Pete Webb, and Matthew Worley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Ripped, torn and cut offers a collection of original essays exploring the motivations behind – and the politics within – the multitude of fanzines that emerged in the wake of British punk from 1976. ... More


The “Facts” of Blackness and Anthropological Worlds

Mark C. Jerng

in Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the origins and development of sword and sorcery in the pulps and fanzines of the 1930s. It starts with Robert Howard’s Conan the Barbarian stories and reads these stories in ... More


Introduction: adventures in reality: why (punk) fanzines matter

Matthew Worley, Keith Gildart, Anna Gough-Yates, Sian Lincoln, Bill Osgerby, Lucy Robinson, John Street, and Pete Webb

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The introduction outlines the ways by which fanzines were integral to the development of punk-related cultures and embodied the ethos of do-it-yourself (DIY). It assesses some of the previous writing ... More


Zines and history: zines as history

Lucy Robinson

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Fanzines serve as portal back in time, but also as examples of history being created. Professor Robinson asks what fanzines can teach the historian, both in terms of methodology and in archiving the ... More


“Tiny Flashes of Light”: Comic Books, Nostalgia, and Billy Batson’s America

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The relationship between comic books, comics scholarship, and nostalgia is complex. This chapter explores the history of Captain Marvel, the popular comic book hero created by Bill Parker and C. C. ... More


Wertham’s Little Goblins: Captain Marvel, Fanzines, and the Art of Nostalgia

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

After Fawcett’s legal settlement with National in 1953, the original Captain Marvel did not return to comic books until 1973. In the meantime, comic book fans and amateur historians began writing ... More


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