Albion Special

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Title: Albion Special
Publisher: H.L. Avery
Author(s): see below
Cover Artist(s):
Date(s): 1989-1990
Series?: yes
Medium: print
Fandom: Robin of Sherwood
Language: English
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Albion Special is a Robin of Sherwood gen series of four physical zines, three with two novels in one, the last one a single novel.

Related zines are Apocryphal Albion and Albion.

Issue 1

Albion Special 1 was published in 1989, contains two zines in one, and is 143 pages long. These are both novels and you must flip over the fanzine to the other side to read the other story. The art is by Paulie.

special issue #1, Brother Will, Paulie
other cover of special issue #1, Swordbrothers, Paulie
  • Brother Will by Jeanine Hennig--Post-third season. Robert's childhood friend Guillaume, now a priest, comes seeking peace in Sherwood. (67 pages)

It was the winner of a 1990 Fan Q.

  • Swordbrothers by Laura Chevening -- First/second season. Robin and Nasir are captured by pirates. (76 pages)

Issue 2

Albion Special 2 was published in 1990, is 160 pages long and contains two novels.

cover of special issue #2, "Enchantment"
cover of special issue #2, "Night of the Raven"

Issue 3

Albion Special 3 was published in 1993.

cover of special issue #3
  • Oath of Brotherhood by Laura Todd
  • Robin Hood and the Time of the Dragons by J. Ruth Dempsey

Issue 4

Albion Special 4 was published in 2001 and contains 81 pages.

cover of issue #4, Karen River
  • a single novel called "Valediction" by Barb Johnson and Laura Chevening