'The Flatman Compendium' was published in book form in 1976.
Yet most of the issues depicted in these pages are just as relevant today
as they were 36 years ago.


 [Foreword]

Flatman is the result of people putting chemicals into marmalade which tasted better before. Also of fly-by-night characters digging around in Snowdonia National Park for a quick buck; breweries tarting up their pubs, which shouldn't be theirs in the first place, to look like amusement arcades; seabirds in oil; the conversion of the QE2's library into a casino; the conversion of animals into fur coats and candles; the conversion of just about everything into money.

This website doesn't attempt to explain the mentality of those responsible, but I can tell you roughly what they look like:

 [Gold cufflinks etc.]

These web pages aren't so much dedicated to, as pointed at, Flatmen everywhere.

- Chris James           


Copyright© 1976-2012 Chris James.

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