I Palantir

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A J. R. R. Tolkien clubzine published by The Fellowship of the Ring, it was the first Tolkien fanzine. It was published by Bruce Pelz and edited by Ted Johnstone and Pelz, with four issues between August 1960 and August 1964.

Contributors included George Barr, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Anthony Curtis, Dick Eney, Richard Glass, Jack Harness, George Heap, Kathleen Huber, Ted Johnstone, Hal Lynch, Patricia Meyer Spacks, Don Studebaker, and Arthur Weir.

"Departure in Peace" by Heap was the first known work of Tolkien fan fiction to be published.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 August 1960 17 Edited by Bruce Pelz and Ted Johnstone
2 August 1962 24 Edited by Ted Johnstone
3 April 1964 22 Now edited by Pelz
4 August 1966 42

I Palantir online at fanac.org.

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