So many questions... was it ZZAP! or ZZAP! 64 or just Zzap? Were we
supposed to pronounce it ZerZap or just Zap? How come it's sister mag
wasn't CerCRASH? Did Lloyd Mangram really exist?? All these questions
and more will be ignored on this exciting web site.
Erm, well here it is - the ultimate guide to ZZAP! 64 covering issues 41
(September 1988) to 50 (June 1989), otherwise known as "The Houghton
Hamza Glancey Evans Mangram Years..." For many years this was the best
selling Commodore magazine around.
Before you ask, no I don't really know what any of the reviewers are
doing these days and I cannot contact them for you. This web site is a
totally independent thing, done by myself with the help of my old back
issues of ZZAP! 64 (Psst! A little fish tells me some ex-Zzapers hang out
over here, but please, no stalking).
If you're looking for serious reviews and tips taken from the magazine,
then take a look at the other ZZAP! web sites on the
Sadly Newsfield, the publisher, went bankrupt some years ago. ZZAP! 64 is
long gone, but not forgotten!
Some notable events that happened during 88/89 include...
Issue 41 (September 1988) saw Matthew Evans join ZZAP! Towers to help
Paul Glancey as a staff writer along with the Gordon Houghton as the big