Trap Door

A fanzine published by Robert Lichtman starting in 1983 which was nominated for the 1987 Best Fanzine Hugo and the 1992 Best Fanzine Hugo. It also won a FAAN Award in 2000, 2004, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014. It has had 27 issues through the end of 2011.

Many fans and pros have contributed to it. A list in order of first appearance: Chester Anderson, Paul Williams, Dan Steffan, Redd Boggs, Eric Mayer, Larry Stark, Brad Foster, Jay Kinney, William Rotsler, Steve Stiles, Arthur Thomson (ATom), Charles Burbee, Lee Hoffman, David Langford, F. M. Busby, Sidney Coleman, Marta Randall, Bob Tucker, Steve Green, Frederik Pohl, John-Henri Holmberg, rich brown, Greg Benford, James White, Terry Carr, Bob Shaw, Carol Carr, Karen Haber, Chuch Harris, Calvin Demmon, Geri Sullivan, Gary Hubbard, Shelby Vick, Bill Kunkel, Ray Nelson, David Hartwell, Ted White, Ross Chamberlain, Rob Hansen, Teddy Harvia, John Foyster, Arnie Katz, Candi Strecker, Dale Speirs, Jim Harmon, Ron Bennett, Richard Brandt, Gregg Calkins, John Hertz, Bill Donaho, Joe Kennedy, William Breiding, Boyd Raeburn, Avram Davidson, George Metzger, Chris Priest, Joel Nydahl, Gordon Eklund, Bob Silverberg, Michael Dobson, Bruce Townley, Andrew Main, John D. Berry, Graham Charnock, John Baxter, Roy Kettle.

Copies of a number of recent issues can be found at http://efanzines.com/TrapDoor

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 October 1983 20
2 April 1984 32
3 November 1984 32
4 May 1985 36
5 December 1985 36
6 December 1986 36
7 December 1987 52
8 December 1988 32
9 January 1990 48
10 January 1991 48
11 February 1992 48
12 March 1993 48
13 November 1993 36
14 July 1994 36
15 May 1995 48
16 August 1996 48
17 April 1997 48
18 May 1998 48
19 May 1999 48
20 July 2000 48
21 March 2002 60
22 May 2003 60
23 December 2004 60
24 January 2007 60
25 February 2008 60
26 December 2009 60
27 December 2010 60
28 December 2011 48
29 December 2012 52
30 January 2014 44
31 December 2014 60 Won FAAN Award for Best Single Issue in 2015
32 March 2016 60
33 December 2016 56

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