Sam Martinez

(1920 — July 4, 1984)

A fan born in Chicago who lived most of his life in Tulsa, OK and who was active in Oklahoma fandom since the 1950s. He published the fanzine Shadowland.

He was a long-time member of FAPA for which he wrote Sambo under his own name, but he also maintained a hoax identity, William Clyde who contributed ribald stories and sexy drawings until they ran afoul of the Post Office and got banned.


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