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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.


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.)


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?


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!