British fanzine published starting September 1959 and edited by Ken Cheslin and Peter Davies of the Stourbridge Science Fiction Circle (SADO). In the 60s Peter Davies was replaced by Dave Hale. Along with Hyphen it was a good example of an old-style of British fanzine.
It had a 100 page 13th issue (May 1964) issued in two volumes, with contributors including Walt Willis, John Berry, and Michael Moorcock. The 106-page 14th issue (January 1965) was assembled using a power drill and metal binding straps. The editors could only collate and mail a few issues each week. Contributors to this issue included Michael Moorcock, John Berry, Charles Platt, and George O. Smith.
Eventually, relatively low reader response received caused editors to quit. Darroll Pardoe edited some slimmed-down subsequent issues, but it was never quite the same after that. It lasted through the 70s, with its final issue (#36) in December 1979.
|1||Autumn 1959||24||editors: Ken Cheslin and Peter Davies|
|7||September 1961||22||editors: Ken Cheslin and Dave Hale|
|9||July 1962||42||For OMPA 33|
|13||May 1964||100||Stapled in two parts|
|15||August 1966||20||editor: Darroll Pardoe|
|22||July 1970||18||OMPA 58|
|33||May 1979||8||Includes index to the first 33 issues|
Les Spinge online at fanac.org
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