Category Archives: fanzines

Info left over from GenghisCon

Murdoch University library has been doing stuff in the basement and here is the report: Over the 2012/ 2013 period approx. 1300 fanzines and associated material have been catalogued, with Murdoch University Library records added to the national database (Libraries … Continue reading

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Skribe – September ’93 – The Zone 3 Experience and October ’93 – In Search of Quasar

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Since Doug has been doing some writing on the current laser tag type games, we thought it would be nice to put up some articles he wrote on the topic in earlier times. The Zone 3 … Continue reading

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Fanzine – Skribe, 4 assorted issues

article by Anna Hepworth In one of our magic mystery archive boxes, we have four issues of Skribe, being a Western Australian SF newsletter edited by Paul Branch and Celine Zhu. The earliest of these issues, being September ’93, is … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Impressions: a blurry-eyed conreport – Clifford R Wind

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. All idiosyncracies of type faithfully reproduced Impressions:a blurry-eyed conreport I refuse to start at the beginning. To do that would require, if not my whole fannish history (such as it is), at least an explanation of … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Will The Horse Replace Science Fiction

Where as science fiction is a nebulous animal who in its sentience refuses to be fitted into any sort of category. The horse is an easily identifiable beast. handwritten: (INCOMPLETE – R. MCG.)

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – untitled piece

In the beginning there was darkness. This prevailed until the dawn, when over the horizon there appeared the first beginnings of true intelligence. This small force grew and continued to grow, it got bigger, more powerful until it was so … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures – Roy Ferguson

Transcribed by Elaine Walker. Any and all typos faithfully reproduced. I can’t remember when I started reading science fiction but I was very young. At that stage naturally I was reading children’s type SF, which was available in the children’s … Continue reading

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Gavron’s Guide to Weapons

The below was written by Guy Dyson, probably to fill in a gap at the bottom of a page, in the 1992 CIA Annual, that year called Perpendicular Worlds. Transcribed by Doug Burbidge. Gavron’s Guide to Weapons In most role … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 Cygnetures – Dungeons & Dragons – Judith Hanna

This review was originally printed in SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures, from the collection of Steve Gunnell, and has been reproduced faithfully, with as many of the original typographic conventions (and errors) as possible. Transcribed by Anna Hepworth and Elaine Walker. … Continue reading

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SwanCon 1 – a review by Robert McGough

This review was originally printed in SwanCon 1 – Cygnetures, from the collection of Steve Gunnell, and has been reproduced faithfully, with as many of the original typographic conventions (and errors) as possible. Hidden in a dark corner of my … Continue reading

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