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Fanzine: Fantasy Newsletter

Editors (alphabetically listed): Paul C. Allen  |  Robert A. Collins

Language: English

ISSN:

Issues: 63, 1978 – 1983

Websites: ISFDB  |  Wikipedia

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Bibliographic comments: Fanzine occasionally containing poetry and fiction, continued in 1984 as Fantasy Review.

• Only issues with contents of interest to this library are listed here, highlighted in white.

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Fantasy Newsletter, #43

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  December 1981

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 36 pages

$1.95

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'Horning In On the Art Show Controversy' by Robert A. Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Fool and the Fantastic  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A

Certain Slant of 'I'  //  Mike Ashley, The British Scene

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Fantasy Newsletter, #44

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  January 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$1.95

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'Just One of Those 'Editor's Mail' Things' by Bob Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': The Horror... The Horror... (Part 1 of 2)  //  James Gunn, From

Here to Forever: Inner Concerns in Outer Space; The Real and The Surreal  //  Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: In

Memoriam: Lee Brown Coye  //  Doug Winter, Notes on the 7th World Fantasy Convention  //  Joan Digby, Realizing

Paper Tigers: The Fantastic Collages of John Digby  //  Roger C. Schlobin, Anthologies – "a glorious year for those

glittering, golden hoards."

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Fantasy Newsletter, #45

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  February 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$1.95

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'Just One of Those 'Editor's Mail' Things' by Bob Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Mark Siegel, The Pornograpy of Violence  //  Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy  //  Bill Warren, Warren's Film News &

Reviews  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': The Horror... (Part 2 of 2)  //  Mike Ashley, The British Scene

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Fantasy Newsletter, #46

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  March 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$1.95

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'Blooded in the Boudoir: Schizophrenia, Bedtime Books, and Michael Bishop' by Robert A. Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Gene Wolfe, The Tellur-Scop: How Science Will Conquer the World for Fantasy...  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A

Certain Slant of 'I': Unmitigated Spectacle!  //  James Gunn, From Here to Forever: A Retrospective: Science Fiction's

'New Wave'  //  Phineas Phundament, Goin' North: Phase 1: Th Whipping Stall  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's

Well  //  Douglas E. Winter, Shadowings

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Fantasy Newsletter, #47

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  April-May 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$1.95

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'Calling All Subscribers' by Robert A. Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Harlan Ellison, Hard Truths  //  Eric S. Rabkin, Two and a Half Practically New Universes, John Varley, Prop.  

//  Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy: Sex and the Fantasist  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': Journalism Italian

Style, A Wild Ride to Pompeii, "The Warhound and The World's Pain", Editors & Anal Axioms  //  Roger C. Schlobin,

The Dragon's Well: F & SF and the Bibliographer  //  Timothy Robert Sullivan, Monsieur la tête de pomme de terre  //  

Jeffrey Elliot, A. E. van Vogt, Systematic Thought: Home Library

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Fantasy Newsletter, #48

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  June 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$1.95

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'ICFA, Wagner, Searles & Co.' by Robert A. Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: Reality: Assassin of Myth  //  Phineas Phundament, Flyin' South to

Swanncon  //  James Gunn, From Here to Forever: The View from the Outside: Form and Content  //  William F. Wu,

The Asian as Alien: Fantasy's Yellow Peril  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I'  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The

Dragon's Well

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Fantasy Newsletter, #49

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  July 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Editorial 'Balrogs, Bad News, Beefcake' is uncredited.

  •  Only fiction is listed here.

Fiction: Somtow Sucharitkul, Coaster Time

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Fantasy Newsletter, #50

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  August 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Editorial by Robert A. Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: James Gunn, Science & Fiction: Fiction & Science  //  John Morressy, The Great Bohring—Farfetchkin—

Tipova Definition Controversy  //  Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: The Invisible Assassins  //  Douglas E. Winter,

Shadowings  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  John R. Ellis, Film Clips  //  Mike Ashley, The British

Scene  //  Gary Alan Ruse, A Renaissance Fayre: Fleshed-Out Fantasy  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I':

On Convincing Gibberish

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Fantasy Newsletter, #51

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  September 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Editorial '...In Your Face! No, in Yours!' by Robert A. Collins.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy: Lost Fantasies  //  Bill Warren, Warren's Film News and Reviews  //  Marion

Zimmer Bradley, Respectfully to Differ...  //  Douglas E. Winter, Profile: David Morrell  //  Brooks Landon, Morrell: The

Papa Hemingway of Gothic Novels  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': No Tickee No Washee and Other

Rebuttals  //  William F. Wu, Wu Rebuts Attack by Thai Terror  //  Timothy Robert Sullivan, To Praise, and Not to Bury  

//  Timothy Robert Sullivan, On 'The Thing'  //  Melissa Mia Hall, Cutting the Air of Myth & Reality  //  R. A. Collins,

"Vintage" Heinlein Turns Up Vinegar  //  Mary Ann McIntyre Nixon, Seductive Selkies  //  John D. Squires, Wu on the

Yellow Hordes  //  William F. Wu, Dr. Wu Responds  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well

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Fantasy Newsletter, #52

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  October 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: uncredited, The Rats of Nimh  //  Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: A Fan Madness  //  Robert Weinberg,

Collecting Fantasy: Gnome Press  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': The Importance of Being Tacky  //  

James Gunn, From Here to Forever: History and Transcendence; From Inner Space to Exotic Parable  //  Mike Ashley,

The British Scene  //  Douglas E. Winter, Shadowings  //  Timothy Robert Sullivan, Classic Japanese Fantasies on

Tour of American Cities  //  Cornelia Theys, Steve Theys, Eye of the Basilisk  //  Phineas Phundament,

Phundamentally Speaking: A Fannish Primer  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, Rebut Redux: Dink vs. Chink  //  Marshall B.

Tymn, Bifocals  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well

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Fantasy Newsletter, #53

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  November 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  The Editorial is uncredited.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Fantasy as History – The Parisian Swordswoman as a Model for Swords and

Sorcery Amazons  //  Marshall B. Tymn, • Bi-Focal  //  Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy: Naming the Moons: Part 1  //  Gene

Wolfe, The Tellur-Scop: Eaters of the Dead  //  Carl B. Yoke, Vinge and Vegetation  //  Somtow Sucharitkul,

Children's Corner  //  William Fulwiler, Reaction: 'On The Thing'  //  Michael Collings, E. T. and the Christmas Tree  //  

William Fulwiler, Who Wrote Poltergeist?  //  Esther M. Leiper, Another Look at Contests  //  Mike Ashley, The British

Scene  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well

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Fantasy Newsletter, #54

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  December 1982

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  The Editorial is uncredited.

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Joy M. Schwab, Caught in the Act  //  Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: Hold the Bologna on Mine  //  

James Gunn, From Here to Forever: "Reader Reaction" and Science Fiction Writers  //  Douglas E. Winter,

Shadowings  //  Cornelia Theys, Steve Theys, Eye of the Basilisk: Sculpture: "Merchant of Dreams" by Hap

Henriksen  //  Sharon Jarvis, Cranky Bitches: Who Is This Woman? Why Is She Unemployed and Smiling?  //  

Douglas E. Winter, In Memoriam: John Gardner  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  Somtow Sucharitkul,

A Certain Slant of 'I': Lost Hugos... Lost Luggage

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Fantasy Newsletter, #55

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  January 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Bob Collins, The Elder Statesman Sweepstakes  //  Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy: Naming the Moons: Part II  //  

Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  Mike Ashley, The British Scene  //  Lea Braff, Sharon Jarvis, Cranky

Bitches: Publishing Row  //  John Betancourt, A Note for Desperate TV Watchers  //  Cornelia Theys, Steve Theys,

Eye of the Basilisk  //  Marshall B. Tymn, Bi-Focal  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': Under the Lion's

Gate  //  Phineas Phundament, Delayed by the Censors  //  Mark Siegel, Fantastic TV: A Subversive Art?  //  Jude

Camillone, On Pink Floyd's Wall  //  Lon Levy, Beauty Is in the Eye of the Film Critic  //  Darrell Schweitzer, Sensible

Attire for Fantasy Characters  //  Jim Neal, Wiz Quiz Wiz Quiz Wiz Quiz Wiz Quiz  //  Jim Neal, Wiz Quiz Answers

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Fantasy Newsletter, #56

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  February 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Bob Collins, King-dom Cum Kane-dom  //  Jack L. Chalker, On Specialty Publishing: Old Testament  //  Karl

Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: The Unknown Writer  //  William F. Nolan, Selected Short Fiction of Dennis Etchison  //  

Sharon Jarvis, Cranky Bitches: The Case of the Vanishing Vocation and Other Strange Tales  //  Arnie Fenner, Tim

Kirk: Artist Profile  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  Cornelia Theys, Steve Theys, Eye of the Basilisk:

Other Worlds Than Ours  //  Douglas E. Winter, Thoughts on Creepshow & EC Comics  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A

Certain Slant of 'I': Consulting the Oracle

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Fantasy Newsletter, #59

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  May 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Bob Collins, The Body/thing Booboo and Other Rebuttals  //  Carl B. Yoke, Literature by the Pound  //  Jack

L. Chalker, On Specialty Publishing: Reflections on the Franklin Mint  //  Forrest J. Ackerman, Lon Chaney's 100th

Birthday  //  Arnie Fenner, Profile: Hank Jankus  //  Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy: Pearl Harbor Vampire: How I Came to

Write Science Fiction  //  Mike Ashley, The British Scene: By Way of a Postscript  //  Douglas E. Winter, Shadowings  

//  Cornelia Theys, Steve Theys, Eye of the Basilisk: Buying Original Art Work  //  William F. Wu, A British View of The

Yellow Peril

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Fantasy Newsletter, #60

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  June-July 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 48 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Robert A. Collins, Ding Dong Diablo!  //  Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy: "... And Others" (David Drake)  //  

Charles Platt, D. M. Thomas: A Profile  //  Douglas E. Winter, Shadowings: 'New Wave' Gothicism and Spriitual Panic:

Strieber  //  Whitley Strieber, The Hunger  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A

Certain Slant of 'I': My Thai Identity Crisis  //  Craig Shaw Gardner, It Came from the Silver Screen  //  Cornelia Theys,

Steve Theys, Eye of the Basilisk  //  Eric S. Rabkin, How Budrys 'Blew it' in His Blast at Academe  //  Timothy Robert

Sullivan, Something Wondrous This Way Comes  //  Harlan Ellison, A Letter from 'Uncle Harlan' //  William F. Wu, Dr.

Wu's Lost & Found Emporium  //  Lea Braff, Sharon Jarvis, Cranky Bitches: To Con or Not: Part Two

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Fantasy Newsletter, #61

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  August 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Bob Collins, The Death Throes of Published Prose  //  Sharon Jarvis, Cranky Bitches: Adventures in

Publishing Land: Curiouser & Curiouser  //  Frederik Pohl, An Evening with Fritz at the Ipsy-Wipsy Institute  //  Fritz

Leiber, On Fantasy: New Purposes and the Cinvention; Alcohol and the Writer  //  Hazel Pierce, Pastiche Fantasy  //  

Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': Save the Veils!  //  Craig Shaw Gardner, It Came from the Silver Screen  //  

Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  Richard E. Hersh, Ergonomorality: Today's Techno-Fable  //  Timothy

Robert Sullivan, The Horror Film: Two Kinds of Turkeys

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Fantasy Newsletter, #62

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  September 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 40 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Bob Collins, "We" Need You  //  Douglas E. Winter, Profile: Paul Hazel  //  Karl Edward Wagner, On Fantasy:

The Decline But Not Yet Fall of the Anthology  //  Jack L. Chalker, On Specialty Publishing: Son of Daddy!  //  Craig

Shaw Gardner, It Came from the Silver Screen  //  Lea Braff, Sharon Jarvis, Cranky Bitches: To Con or Not to Con,

Part Three  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  K. C. Kleinman, Quest of the Adult Trekker  //  William F. Wu,

Dr. Wu's Lost & Found Emporium  //  Joe Sanders, Zelazny's 'Dilvish' Series: Enduring Concerns  //  Timothy Robert

Sullivan, TZ is Year's Best Fantasy Film  //  Lawrence Hass, Stalker: Russian Odyssey  //  Forrest J. Ackerman, The

Ackerman Chronicles

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Fantasy Newsletter, #63

Robert A. Collins, ed.

<  October 1983

Florida Atlantic University

Quarto, 48 pages

$2.50

Notes:

  •  Only essays are listed here.

Essays: Bob Collins, The Editor's Notebook: It's Never High Noon  //  Fritz Leiber, On Fantasy: My Life and Writings,

Part 4: Midlife Crossroads  //  A. Fox Populi, 1983 Hugo Awards Provide Few Surprises  //  A. Fox Populi, Voyage of a

Paracon  //  Jack L. Chalker, On Specialty Publishing: On Specialty Presses: Correcting Some Odd Ideas...  //  Craig

Shaw Gardner, It Came from the Silver Screen  //  Billy Bob Burnette, Shadowings: The Supermarket Buyer's Guide

to Horror Fiction  //  Lea C. Braff, Cranky Bitches: Cranky Bitches 8  //  Somtow Sucharitkul, A Certain Slant of 'I': The

Pitching Arm of Providence  //  Roger C. Schlobin, The Dragon's Well  //  Marleen Barr, Feminist Fantasy: Unise and

the Patriarchy  //  Timothy Robert Sullivan, Holy Woody  //  Cornelia Theys, Steve Theys, Eye of the Basilisk

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