Nancy Rapp

(–May 4, 2002)

Born Nancy Share and often called Nan, Nancy Rapp entered fandom in the 1940s, writing and drawing for fanzines. She sometimes signed her illos Kabu.

She married fan Art Rapp in 1961. She invented the fannish ghod Ignatz and published the fanzines Ignatz and Torrents. She helped her husband publish Spacewarp and also published her own apazine, Hodgepodge in the Spectator Amateur Press Society.

Nan Rapp taught her son to stick out his tongue and go "pfft!" when the N3F was mentioned.

Her photograph appears on page 16 of A Wealth of Fable (1992), the fan history of the 1950s by Harry Warner, Jr.


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