This week's scan is the second issue of Photo-Love, from April 7th 1979. I love the 'complete photo-novel' in this issue, for all its overwrought tragedy, though the letters page is quite depressing. 'He's so jealous and possessive, it scares me,' says one reader, while another writes 'I know he loves me and our unborn child but he keeps beating me up when he's drunk. Don't tell me to leave him as my family disowned me when they found out he was already married and I really love him.' Who wouldn't, eh?
You can read the magazine via Yumpu:
Click the pictures below to find full cover guides to various teen magazines (primarily collated to make scale miniature magazine covers but I figure they'll also be useful for collectors and anyone into media history) and scans from my own magazine collection. I've also got a couple of kids' books I didn't want to part with - The Squirrel and Little Owl Book of Pets . The unwieldy size of my bookmark folders convinced me I needed a reference post for online magazine archives. Or, more accurately, free online magazine archives. Whether you're looking for leisure reading or research avenues, you're bound to find something useful in this list. :) ☆ Archive for the Unexplained - UFO mags galore. ☆ The Magazine Rack - over 140,000 digitised magazines! ☆ Lantern - thousands of vintage film magazines. ☆ FANZINES - a number of online archives now exist for these including FANAC (SF), ScoTpress (Trek), Sandy Herald Collection (media fandom, major