A5 / 56pg / b&w / UK
This is a split zine – one side is Rum Lad, flip it over, and then the other side is Gadgie.
Rum Lad #6 is an illustrated comic-zine drawn by Steve Larder In this issue he talks about growing up in, and then leaving Boston, Lincs in the UK. Covering things ranging from exploring the town itself, discovering an amazing punk scene on his doorstep and learning to define what ‘home’ means.
Gadgie #31 is a long running, legendary punk zine by Marv Jolly, who resides in Boston, Lincs. If you’re familiar with his work, you know to expect hilarious observations and anecdotes that revolve around small town life, having a family and beyond. This issue features interviews with ‘Hard Lines’ Productions (Makers of the great ‘Punk football’ documentary’), tales from the pit and some reviews.