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December 8, 2009, 12:45pm

Some of the people we talked to for the upcoming Fiction Issue were so fall-in-love-with-them-forever interesting that we ended up becoming even more obsessed by them post-interview than we were before. This has led to various members of staff trawling YouTube and unearthing total gems like the one above. It involves one of the issue's most well known subjects singing with a backing band called 'The Retro Spankees' in what looks like an old school hall. It's difficult to work out exactly what the song is about and the picture quality leaves a bit to be desired, but we'd like to think that this is due to the individual in question being a practicing magician as well as the greatest writer in modern comics history. For more chat on comics, magic, the tradition of the underground press, anarchy as a successful system of government, and how fiction may well be the most accurate form of history you'll just have to wait to get your hands on the Fiction Issue. Or your computer hands. Mice, I suppose. OK, here's your hint: