To Hell With Poverty

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To Hell With Poverty was a fanzine based in Coventry, England, of which four issues were produced between 1984-86. In order to confuse future archivists, and to make better use of a rather nice photo of John Wayne, issue 4 was retitled 'The Hell With Poverty'. A fifth issue, which would have seen a return to its original name, was prepared but not printed.

Featured articles and interviews Issue 1 (400 printed/sold)- Furious Apples, Paris Cinema Project, The Luddites Issue 2 (600 printed sold)- Marc Riley, Ausgang, Million £ Bingo, Goons, International Rescue Issue 3 (1500 printed 1450 sold) - Redskins, Nightingales, 3 Johns, Issue 4 (600 printed)- Blue Orchids, Colour Field, African music Issue 5 (prepared but not printed) - Go Betweens, Sue Arnold, Super 8 Film festival

Rare copy of THWP issue 3 sells for six figure sum on e-bay. Well ok £2.99 plus p&p

Interview with cult band Blue Orchids from THWP issue 4