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|From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959|
|Pet name for Bob Tucker's legendary fanzine, Le Zombie. (It began as a satire on Doc Lowndes' Le Vombeiteur, but the tail began to wag the dog.) Lez-ettes, invented by Tucker for this 'zine, were the ultimate in literary condensation; one is displayed below.
Chapter 1: Vampire Chapter 2: Mirror Chapter 3: Long time no see
They began appearing in the Jun 1941 issue of Le Zombie and continued erratically for two years, ending with a set contributed by Art Widner. Perhaps he wanted to end them. Ashley and Evans originated the idea and contributed the vast bulk of them; a few others were the work of Jack Wiedenbeck, Walt Liebscher, and myself. Mine can be identified by the poor quality.
|From Fancyclopedia 1 ca 1944|
|Pet name for fanzine Le Zombie. Efforts have been made to call it Lizzie, with little success.|
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