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The British Underground Press of the Sixties : A Catalogue

Birch, James, Miles, Barry
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Essential Works Ltd (Rocket 88)
Published: October 5, 2017
ISBN: 9781910978184
224 pages


In 1966 Barry Miles and John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins decided to start a newspaper. They called it International Times and launched it in April. It was the first British underground newspaper, and began a news media revolution.

This catalogue accompanies the exhibition of the same name and displays the covers of every British underground paper that launched in the 1960s: ‘International Times’, ‘Oz’, ‘Friends/Frendz’, ‘Gandalf’s Garden’, ‘Black Dwarf’ and ‘Ink’. It also includes the comic books that grew out of the papers, and various examples of the graphics, ads, posters and flyers produced by each publication. — .

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