|Publisher:||Overmind: The Society for British Science Fiction and Telefantasy, third issue by Pony Press, after 1986 all issues were published by Pony Press|
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Starship Britannica is a gen multifandom anthology focusing on the British media. There are three issues of art, essays, reviews, and fan stories.
Starship Britannica 1 was published in 1983 and contains 67 pages.
- Leigh Arnold, "Avon's Big Score" (Blake's 7); reprinted in Powerplay #6
- Intro to Blake's 7 (non-fiction)
- Disaster Area lyrics
- other fandom content: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who, and a Tomorrow People/Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Starship Britannica 2 was published in 1983 and contains about 70 pages.
- Leigh Arnold, "Blake's 7-- A Birthday Present" (Blake's 7)
- other fandoms: Gerry Anderson, Tomorrow People, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Starship Britannica 3 was published in 1987 and contains 190 pages.
The production of the zine was delayed due to computer issues. In Datazine #44, the publisher writes, somewhat amusingly, that her computers have developed a personality of their own: "TO EVERYONE WHO MIGHT BE WAITING FOR STARSHIP BRITANNICA #3: Due to unforeseen difficulties, SB#3 will be postponed from October to December. First, changing from programming micros to programming IBM mainframes in machine language requires (shouldn't but does) more math credit than I have, and the fall semester has started. Even more seriously, Harriet, the wonderful, hard working IBM PC responsible for getting FOUR zines our between February and August of this year, had a nervous breakdown when she saw the number of disks to be formatted in preparation for SB#3...She'll quite willingly run programs (and did eventually format the disks) but word processing definitely needs a screen ....Peon, the Commodore, only requires a TV and has volunteered. Unfortunately, Peon also requires an RS232 interface board to run the beautiful dot matrix (could you tell) Toshiba Harriet uses. So which ever one comes up to par first runs the word processing software."
- Mary Alice Wuerz, "Rest(less) Cure" (Blake's 7)
- Rebecca Ann Brothers, "Promises to Keep" (Blake's 7)
- Genn Eccles, "Jassi's Storm" (Blake's 7)
- Joan Hoffman, "Journey's End" (Blake's 7)
- art by Vicki Brinkmeier (cover) and Dani Lane
- other fandoms: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who, Tomorrow People, Professionals and Dangermouse