Pig Tails & Other Swill

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Title: Pig Tails & Other Swill (the cover has Bodie wearing a shirt that says "'88 Pig Tales")
Publisher: con zine for De-Udder Con using the name "Porcine Press"
Date(s): September 1988
Medium: print
Fandom: Professionals
Language: English
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front cover by TACS
back cover

Pig Tails & Other Swill is a slash 62-page Professionals con zine. The zine contains 3 black and white pictures of Lewis Collins and a single piece of art by TACS.

It is a con zine for De-Udder-Con.

Sister Zines


  • There Has to be a Morning After, fiction by Meg Lewtan (1)
  • Scorpio 6 Photos -- Lewis Collins, by Laura Peck (9)
  • How to Write Slash: A Desk Reference for the Millions by Susan Kray & Lois Welling (10)
  • Library Classification System, a VERY brief explanation of the Dewey Decimal System and LC cataloging categories, plus some resource books, compiled by B. Dugan ("Library classification systems to find non-fiction books on various subjects useful in writing stories.") (13)
  • The H.M.S.C.I.5. (Gilbert and Sullivan operetta) by Araminta Carrington (17)
  • Three Pretenders (25)
  • After Justice, fiction by Shark (gen) (26)
  • Roses, poem by unknown author (33)
  • Idle Thoughts, vignette by Anonymous (34)
  • Welfare and Whereabouts, Part 2, vignette in memo form by Tolbran (35)
  • untitled poem by Aki Watanabi (36)
  • How Legends are Born, fiction by DW (37)
  • more Scorpio photos (43)
  • The Man Who Came to Con by Euphemia (Self-insert, RPF story about named Pros fans cooking and planning for D'Con, when there is a knock on the door... It's Lewis Collins!) ("All right, ladies, finish the story yourself. Just you and Lewis and 34 other women together in a house for the weekend. What happens? The only rule - no character assassination.") (44)
  • Flitter Flits, poem by Charley (45)
  • Fannish Flo Chart (46)
  • Bound for Argo, song by Susan Kray (a riff on Banned from Argo) (Star Trek: TOS) (47)
  • Arked, song by Susan Kray (Raiders of the Lost Ark) (48)
  • Lightning Magic, song by Susan Kray (unknown fandom, talks about virgins and androids) (49)
  • Ship Gas, song by Susan Kray (Star Trek: TOS) (50)
  • Peggy Sue is Occupied, song by Susan Kray ("lyrics for the eighties in the tradition of capitalist realism") (bitter social commentary) (51)
  • Paws Press, satire (52)
  • A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing, fiction by Lezlie Shell (The story also contains a picture by TACS titled "Bodie the Good" of Bodie in suit and polo neck, hands clasped and a halo above him, glowing, whilst Doyle stares at him with a belligerent expression.) (53)
  • Captions to photos of fans at cons and other places (61)

Sample Interior