Mike Horvat

Martin M. (Mike) Horvat is a retired printer, collector and science fiction fan and fanzine publisher. He has lived in California and Oregon. Among his collecting interests were science fiction paperbacks, magazines and fanzines. During his military service in Vietnam, while on leave, he visited science fiction fans in Australia.

During the nineteen seventies, a small gathering of sf fans called TankCon was held at his residence at the time, a hundred year old former church, in Tangent, Oregon.

Horvat founded the American Private Press Association and was one of the founders of Slanapa. During the 1980s, he was an editor of South of the Moon, a catalog of publications of amateur press associations. His collection of fanzines now resides at the University of Iowa. His other interests include amateur radio and non-sf amateur press associations.

His fanzines include


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