Fast Fiction 18

Publishing history

Edited by Ed Pinsent
Published in Liverpool February 1986
32 pp (unpaginated), A5 size, plain blue cover, 75 pence cover price


Cover: Bob Lynch
2: Contents page (illo by Chris Flewitt)
3-5: ‘I Loved an Alien’ by Caspar Williams
6-7: ‘I Bought This Hat’ by Trevs Phoenix
8-10: ‘Live First Ask Questions Later’ by Glenn Dakin
11-13: ‘Getting the Taste for Modern Art’ by Ed Pinsent
14-18: ‘Breaking Branches’ by Chris Flewitt
19-20: ‘Gizmo’ by Phil Laskey
21-24: ‘Children’s Books Revised’ by Steve Way
25- 30: ‘Behold The Hamster (Episode one)’ by Bob Lynch
31: Illustration by Phil Elliott
Back cover: John Bagnall


  • This issue included the first chapter of Lynch’s Behold The Hamster, a project subsequently developed and planned by Escape publishing as a mini-series for the American market.

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