Warhoon

A fanzine published by Richard Bergeron in New York. (The title comes from the name of one of the Green Martian hordes which infest Barsoom.) It began as an apazine for SAPS, but later moved to FAPA.

Warhoon won the 1962 Best Fanzine Hugo. It was nominated for the 1963 Best Fanzine Hugo and the 1969 Best Fanzine Hugo.

Warhoon 28 is a huge hardcover mimeographed (!) volume published in 1978 and is a complete anthology of the writings of Walt Willis, editor of Slant and Hyphen. It is 614 pages long and containing all of Willis' columns: "The Harp That Once Or Twice", "The Harp Stateside", and "Twice Upon A Time", as well as other writing.

Contributors to Warhoon included Brian Aldiss, John Baxter, John Bangsund, John Berry, James Blish, Virginia Blish, Redd Boggs, Terry Carr, Harlan Ellison, Philip Jose Farmer, Peter Graham, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Lee Hoffman, Dave Langford, Robert A.W. Lowndes, Vincent Omniaveritas, Tom Perry, Alva Rogers, Nancy Share Rapp, Bob Shaw, Arthur Thomson, Bob Tucker, Shelby Vick, Harry Warner, Jr., Charles Wells, James White, Ted White, and Walt Willis.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 1952 8
2
3 1953
4 Winter 1953 2
5 Summer 1954 8
6 1960
7 1960
8 1960
9 October 1960 42
10 January 1961
11 April 1961 48
12 July 1961 50
13 October 1961 66
14 January 1962 58
15 April 1962 74
16 July 1962 52
17 October 1962 92
18 January 1963 46
19 February 1964
20 August 1964 50
21 November 1964 20
22 August 1965 34
23 May 1968 40
24 August 1968 64
25 November 1968 56
26 February 1969 60
27 September 1970 56
28 May 1978 616 The page count is correct. This is the famous hardbound Walt Willis issue. See Warhoon 28 for more.
29 October 1981 64
30 September 1982 88
31 June 1985 26 Final issue

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