Postwarp

Postwarp (nicknamed "Postie") was the name for the official letterzine of The National Fantasy Fan Federation (N3F), originally edited by Arthur H. Rapp. Later editors included Alan J. Lewis, Bob Johnson (assisted by Ella Lee), and Ray C. Higgs.

After September, 1951, the zine was no longer associated with the N3F, although the same people continued to edit and contribute. It was now nicknamed "Posie."

In May, 1954 it again was part of The National Fantasy Fan, and was mailed stapled to it. Stuart S. Hoffman was mailer, and John Magnus edited both zines.

Postwarp was published from October, 1949, into the 1950s. Robert Lambeth,
editor of Tightbeam #2 (July 1960) describes the snafu with Postwarp vol. 10, #6 in Tightbeam: "Yes, for those of you who doubt it, there WAS such an issue. There were 290 copies of it. I know. I mimeographed about half of it. However, Alan J. Lewis turned the assembled, stamped, and addressed copies over to the tender love and care of the post office, and most of them were never seen again."

An "Historical Vignette" on ''Postwarp'', written by Jon D. Swartz, was published in the December, 2009 issue (Vol. 9, No. 4) of The National Fantasy Fan.


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