Next up from our Starburst raid are these classic adverts for London’s first comic book shop – Dark They Were And Golden Eyed. Another great London store that I wish I could have paid a visit to, but sadly according to the Wiki page it actually closed down in 1981.
Dark They Were And Golden Eyed – 9-12 St. Anne’s Court, London, W1
PLUS that lead on to find the South Of Watford episode from 1984 looking at fantasy role playing games with lots of Dungeons & Dragons action plus a look at very early LARPing and it’s presented by Ben Elton of all people, this is equally amazing, you have to check out the fantastically grumpy man in the games shop!
And as a bonus here the Blue Peter report on LARPing at the same location…