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The things you find in that trunk of Doctor Who books you rescue from the mouldering family manse*
And I mean the Target novelizations from when I was 12-ish, not the New Adventures, which live on my living room shelf. Except I forgot that alongside the Target novelizations, a whole bunch of random crap from college, some Strawberry Shortcake miniatures, and Avon: A Terrible Novel, lay the half of my fanzine collection that I hadn't long ago packed up and brought back to my own house.

Baby's first slash zine



Purchased at Visions '91. (The con that preceded Chicago Tardis as the Chicago Thanksgiving Con.)

*That's a post for another time. When I can frame coherent sentences about the current condition of the house I grew up in. Which thankfully no one actually lives in now.

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mpoetess

2008-05-21 12:58 pm (UTC) (Link)

I was so wee and innocent!

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trepkos

2008-05-21 07:01 am (UTC) (Link)

Cool!

mpoetess

2008-05-21 12:59 pm (UTC) (Link)

Though slightly musty. As in, merely opening it gives me a mildew-allergy headache.

iyalode

2008-05-21 08:28 am (UTC) (Link)

Eee! Goes into retro mode.

mpoetess

2008-05-21 01:00 pm (UTC) (Link)

Sometimes being old is fun!

I have that Avon novel

kuzibah

2008-05-21 01:06 pm (UTC) (Link)

I don't recall ever actually reading it, though.

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mpoetess

2008-05-21 01:52 pm (UTC) (Link)

It's not quite OH PAUL DARROW, NO, but it's.... wow. His Avon /= Avon on the series. And there's huge amounts of ubermacho violenceporn, the women are...eccch.

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annlarimer

2008-05-21 02:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

HE BURST WITHIN HER!

Re: I have that Avon novel

mpoetess

2008-05-21 03:30 pm (UTC) (Link)

*HATES OMG*

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roseveare

2008-05-21 08:50 pm (UTC) (Link)

I have that Avon novel too. Somewhere... I also have the one that was done as a sequel to the series (was it called Afterlife???) which I remember actually liking when I was 14, but haven't read in years. (but the Avon one was indeed bad. And unrecognisable as the same universe as the series. and bad. meep.)

mpoetess

2008-05-21 09:04 pm (UTC) (Link)

I've got Afterlife as well. I like it much better than the Avon novel. It's got some canon WTFery and it essentially feels like fanfic, but decent fanfic, you know?

roseveare

2008-05-21 09:08 pm (UTC) (Link)

I have to read it again. I spent ages trying to get hold of a copy and yet have still to re-read it because I loved it so much years ago and so many people have told me how much they hated it since!