• BOUGHT by Martin Wiggins!
  • READ by Stephen Moffat!
  • ACKNOWLEDGED by Paul Cornell!
  • and SNEERED AT (possibly) by Gary Russell!

Some comments on our endeavour:
 
"This curious fanzine..." - Ed 'made-up name' Salt, DWM
"I will save my hard earned 1 in the future" - Sue Claridge, EKLG leader
"Essentially a series of articles" - SFX
"Go on then, how much?" - many, many people

Number of visitors to this unofficial SAD Magazine site:

God Knows

NEW! The official West Medway Local Group site

The Editorial Team (Now KISSED by Gary Gillat)

Simon Guerrier (staff writer), Rob Morris (designer), Paul Morris (editor), Simon Scott (funny stuff).


Issue Four is now available! Launched on September 2nd at the Fitzroy Tavern, it sold an extraordinary 25 copies in one evening!
  • An appreciation of the Daleks, including just why Destiny is better than Genesis...
  • Something linking 'Queer as Folk' and Doctor Who fans
  • Admiral Ackbar's contribution to the racial politics of Star Wars
  • All you ever needed to know about The Wombles...
  • And No. 73.
  • The symbiotic relationship between Lee and Herring and their fans
  • Doctor Who's continuity - integral part of its charm or a complete waste of space?
  • The Truman Show is the new The Prisoner - discuss...
  • The genesis of tv's popular Smack The Pony, disclosed by writer James Henry
  • And lots of silliness, including the West Medway Local Group up to their old tricks
  • Brought to you by the award-winning team of Paul Morris, Robert MJ Morris, Simon H Scott, Simon Guerrier and Lee Binding.

Ordering details are available from the official SAD Magazine website or direct from Mr P. Morris.

ISSUE ONE

ISSUE TWO

ISSUE THREE

  • Sold out
  • But don't worry
  • It wasn't very good anyway

     

  • Tom Baker Interview!
  • Eddie Izzard Interview!
  • 1997 Kent Doctor Who events
  • Star Wars trilogy appraisal
  • Doctor Who tv movie
  • The Happiness Patrol
  • Chalk retrospective
  • David J Howe - the man
  • Nacogdoches
  • Craig Charles interview
  • The 60's Dalek films
  • Psychological profile of fans
  • Local Group life exposed
  • SAD guide to Conventions
  • Avengers film review
  • Star Wars: six of nine?
  • 'Battlefield' reappraised
  • Dr Whom!
And now that we're on a roll, Issue Five - our 28-page special edition! - may well turn up in July. Here's our old friend La Cuccuracha the Dalek to run us through its contents:
  • "Strange Doctorlove" - From signifying systems to reception theory, Tat Wood's inimitable take on Fandom
  • "80's Advocate" Simon Guerrier discusses Eric Saward
  • "Attack of the 50ft zips" - The importance or not of realistic mise en scene.
  • "Why TV's apple pie don't taste too nice" - context is everything in the nostalgia market.
  • Continuity Street - Why Who and Corrie both revel in their history
  • The awesome Jonathan Creek under scrutiny
  • The Phantom Menace - an unseen early draft of the script
  • Plus an update on our half-hearted effort to blackmail the distinguished actor who played the scorpion.
  • Brought to you by the award-winning team of Paul Morris, Robert MJ Morris, Simon H Scott, Simon Guerrier, Tat Wood, Lee Binding, Kelling Heath and Simon Belcher.

And now that we're on a roll, Issue Six may well turn up in January. Here's Cuccuracha again to run us through its contents:
  • An over-critical Red Dwarf overview (now where've I heard that before...)
  • Plus an interview with FX designer Chris Veale
  • Tat Wood's beginner's guide to Doctor Who
  • "80's Avacado" Paul Morris discusses Chris Bidmead
  • C3P0 and Jar Jar - the most annoying characters ever committed to celluloid?
  • A seance with Jon Pertwee
  • Marmalade Atkins retrospective
  • Plus an update on our half-hearted effort to blackmail the distinguished actor who played the scorpion.
  • Brought to you by the award-winning team of Paul Morris, Robert MJ Morris, Simon H Scott, Simon Guerrier, Tat Wood and Simon Belcher.
 
Issue six is due to be lauched at the Tavern on January 4th 2003. It will probably contain the standard 24 pages and set you back one shiny pound, unless the printers put up their prices before then.

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