James Roberts promises the return of the Letters Page


Okay, so it’s not the full-on return of Transmissions (or GrimGrams for our UK users) but James Roberts is looking for YOUR letters to fill a page or two to celebrate More Than Meets The Eye’s 50th issue.

Thousands of years ago, before message forums, Facebook, and Twitter came along and put every fan instant contact with the people making comics, people would write letters and mail them in, hoping to see their message show up in print in the next issue of their favorite book. It was a bit of a thrill, and one of the things old timers like Kup complain about not seeing anymore.

Via James Roberts:

How would you like to be in MTMTE 50?

In next month’s issue, in celebration of MTMTE reaching its half century, we’re resurrecting the letters page.

This is an invitation to get your name in print and to share with other readers your thoughts on the last four years – favourite issues, stories, characters, character moments, you name it. Best of all would be an insight into what MTMTE means to you.

There’s no word limit as such, but the shorter your correspondence, the more we can fit in – and we reserve the right to edit letters for space. You don’t have to give your actual name, but we need some kind of identifier – your twitter handle, for example.

But listen — time is of the essence. You only have until Sunday night to send something through…!

A special email has been set up – mtmte50@gmail.com – so that your letters are immediately recognised as being intended for publication in issue 50. Sending something to that address indicates that the message is ‘For Publication’. After Monday, once the pages have been finalised, the email account will be cancelled.

We can’t promise to print every letter, but we’ll squeeze in as many as we can.

Feel free to spread the word beyond Twitter to TF sites etc.

If you’re moved to write, thank you. MTMTE would be nothing without its fans, and this is a chance to recognise and celebrate that.





Chris Patrick (Random Items) is a fan of all things vintage and retro, with a particular fondness for 1980s robots, classic video games, and anything that blends those two things.

Chris joined the Allspark community in 2002 and has been a member of the News and Content team since 2014.

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