BRITISH FANZINE
1971-1980
BIBLIOGRAPHY

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The print version of this section of the bibliography was published in 1991. It was started by Peter Roberts in the 1970s and later completed by Vince Clarke, with substantial help from Rob Hansen and the assistance of Ian Maule, Joseph Nicholas, 'Haz' Bond, 'Skel', Mike Meara, Steve Sneyd and others.

N.B. Progress reports and convention programmes are listed on a separate page in this section of the bibliography. Click here.

FAN POLL RESULTS (from Checkpoint)
1971/2
..1. EGG - Peter Roberts
..2. CYNIC - Graham Boak
..3. SPECULATION - Peter Weston
..4. MAYA - Ian Maule
..5. CYPHER - Goddard/Sandow
..6. SCOTTISHE - Ethel Lindsay
..7. FOULER - Pickersgill/Kettle
..8. HELL - Skelton/Robinson
=9. SHADOW - David Sutton
=9. ERG - Terry Jeeves
1972/3
..1. EGG - Peter Roberts
..2. MAYA - Ian Maule
..3. SPECULATION - Peter Weston
..4. CYPHER - James Goddard
..5. ZIMRI - Lisa Conesa
..6. LURK - Mike & Pat Meara
..7. CYNIC - Graham Boak
..8. TURNING WORM - John Piggott
..9. ERG - Terry Jeeves
10. VECTOR - Malcolm Edwards
1973/4
..1. ZIMRI - Lisa Conesa
..2. VECTOR - Malcolm Edwards
..3. BLUNT - Rowe/B & M Smith
..4. CYNIC - Graham Boak
..5. RITBLAT - Greg Pickersgill
..6. HELL - Skelton/Robinson
..7. CYPHER - James Goddard
..8. TRUE RAT - Leroy Kettle
=9. MAGIC PUDDING - Edwards
=9. ERG - Terry Jeeves
1974/5
..1. TRUE RAT - Leroy Kettle
..2. WRINKLED SHREW - Pat Charnock
..3. EGG - Peter Roberts
=4. ZIMRI - Lisa Conesa
=4. INFERNO - Paul & Cas Skelton
..6. MAYA - Rob Jackson
=7. TRIODE - Eric Bentcliffe
=7. SPI - Graham Poole
..9. CYPHER - James Goddard
10. BIG SCAB - John Brosnan
1975/6
..1. MAYA - Rob Jackson
..2. STOP BREAKING DOWN - Greg Pickersgill
..3. TRUE RAT - Leroy Kettle
..4. WRINKLED SHREW - Pat Charnock
..5. EGG - Peter Roberts
..6. KNOCKERS FROM NEPTUNE - Mike & Pat Meara
=7. K - Dave Rowe/Bernie Peek
=7. VIBRATOR - Graham Charnock
..9. DAISNAID - D West
10. GOBLIN'S GROTTO - Ian Williams
1976/7
..1. WRINKLED SHREW - Pat Charnock
..2. STOP BREAKING DOWN - Greg Pickersgill
..3. MAYA - Rob Jackson
..4. TRUE RAT - Leroy Kettle
..5. TWLL DDU - Dave Langford
..6. VIBRATOR - Graham Charnock


although over 60 titles were nominated, no other zine received more than five points this year.
1977/8
..1. TWLL DDU - Dave Langford
..2. STOP BREAKING DOWN - Greg Pickersgill
..3. MAYA - Rob Jackson
..4. DOT - Kevin Smith
..5. TRUE RAT - Leroy Kettle
=6. KAMIKAZE - Harry Bell
=6. MEET ON THE LEDGE - Pardoe
..8. EPSILON - Rob Hansen
=9. ONE-OFF - David Bridges
=9. FANZINE FANATIQUE - Keith Walker
1978/9
..1. TWLL DDU - Dave Langford
..2. SEAMONSTERS - Simone Walsh
..3. DOT - Kevin Smith
..4. ONE-OFF - David Bridges
=5. GROSS ENCOUNTERS - Alan Dorey
=5. DEADLOSS - Chris Priest


no other zine received more than five points this year.
1979/80 (from Ansible)
..1. TWLL DDU - Dave Langford
..2. DEADLOSS - Chris Priest
..3. DRILKJIS - Langford/Smith
=4. DOT - Kevin Smith
=4. SEAMONSTERS - Simone Walsh
..6. ONE-OFF - David Bridges
..7. PARANOID - Ian & Janice Maule
..8. BY BRITISH - Maule/Nicholas
..9. OCELOT - Ounsley/James
10. NABU - Ian Maule
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A

A Bit Of The Other One: Brian Parker
         1      Jul/77  m       A4      12
         2      Apl/78  m       A4      26
   continues after 1980
 
Action Replay: Bryn Fortey
	(-)     Mar/77	x        F      10

Adsum: Mike Dickinson
	(-)	 ?/79	m       A4      20

Advice From The JLAS Committee
	(-)      ?/79   m       A4       2
   reprinted in Jackie! qv.

Aether: Richard C.C. Nixon
	 1	Aug/77	m      6mo      36
         2      Oct/78	m      6mo      46 

A For Antares: Ian Garbutt
	 1	May/76	?        ?       ?
	 2        ?/ ?  ?        ?       8
	*4	Aug/77	m       A4       8 (one side only)
  *stapled on short side
   no further information available          

After The Flood: David Griffin
	 1	Apr/75	x       A4      18 (one side only)
         2      Aug/75	m        Q      16
         3	Dec/75	m        Q      20
         4        ?/76  m        Q      38
         5      Aug/76  m        Q      28
         6      Dec/76  m       A4      38
   Binary numbering was used

Amanita: Cyril Simsa
	 1	Oct/79	m       A4      16
	 2	Jan/80	m       A4      16
	 3	Jul/80	m       A4      20

Amizine Stories: Eric Bentcliffe
  (Alternative title to 'Mi', see note to Checkpoint.)

Amon Hen: John Martin; Stuart & Rosie Clark, Jeremy Morgan II,etc.
                 for the Tolkien Society.
   Some information available, but not considered to be an sf
   fanzine. There were at least 39 issues between No.1 (Oct.'72) 
   and the end of the decade.

&: Andy Sawyer
	 1	  ?/80  m       A4      14

Amseph: Andrew Davey.
 	 1      Mar/72	m        Q      26

An Appreciation of John Burnner:Dave Griffith
        (-)       ?/76  m       A4       8  d/w OMPA 82

Anduril: John Martin (issues 1-3 for the Tolkien Society).
        (-)	Mar/72  m        Q      14  (called '0')
	 1	Apl/72	?        ?       ?
	 2	Sum/72	?        ?       ?
	 3	Apr/73	x       A4      50
	 4	Jul/74	x        -      40  (page = 7"x10")
	 5	Jul/75  x        ?      36  (page = 6.75" x9.5")
	 6        ?/77  L       A4      48
	 7	Feb/79	x        -      52  (page 8.25" x11")  
   no further information available          

Another Bloody Fanzine: Joseph Nicholas & Alan Dorey
	*0	Jun/79  m       A4       2
	T-1	Aug/79  m       A4       4
	 1	Oct/79	m       A4      14
  *hoax by unknown (later revealed as Dave Langford & Kevin Smith);
   'T-1'(sic) was actual 1st. issue by JN & AD.

Another Earth: Andy Sawyer
  c. late '75/early '76 - other details unknown

Ansible: Dave Langford
       * 1	Aug/79	m        Q       4
	2/3     Sep/79  m        Q      12
	 4	Nov/79  m        Q       4
	 5	Dec/79	m        Q       6
	 6	Feb/80           Q       4
	 7	Mar/80           Q       4
	 8	Apl/80	         Q       8
       % 9	Apl/80	         Q       8
	10	Jun/80	         Q       4
	11	Aug/80	         Q       4
	12      Sep/80	         Q       4
       %13	Nov/80	         Q       4
       %14	Dec/80	         Q       4
 * b/w Northern Guffblower 5
 % includes Taff Talk
   From No.6 onwards appears to be a mixture of duplicating and litho.
       continues after 1980

APA Astral: D.West
	(-)	 -/--   m       A4       2

A Pauling: Paul Kincaid
	 1	Mar/80	m       A4       6  d/w FEAPA 1
	*2	Nov/80	m       A4       6
 * called Too A Pauling
       continues after 1980

Apaviews: Terry Jeeves
        (-)       ?/75  m        Q       2

Arcanum: Jim Goddard
       *(-)	Jul/72	?        ?       4  d/w OMPA 66
	 1	Dec/72	?        ?      16  d/w OMPA 67
	 2	Jan/73	?        ?      16  d/w OMPA 68
 * called '0'

Ardees: Andrew & Ruth Dunlop
	 1	Aug/75	m        Q      14
	 2	Dec/75	m        Q      26

Arena SF: Geoff Rippington
	 1	Dec/75	m       A4      24
	 2      Feb/76  m       A4      40
	 3	  ?/76  m       A4      44
	 4	Oct/76	m	A4	38
	 5	Feb/77  L	A5	24
         6	Aug/77	L	A5	36
	 7	Mar/78	L	A5	36
	 8	Oct/78	L	A5	40
	 9	Aug/79  L       A5      44
	10	Apl/80	L	A5	48
	11	Nov/80	L	A5	48
       continues after 1980
  (1st 4 issues were called Titan)

A.R.I.C.A: Phil Spencer
	 ?	Apl/72	?	 ?      12  d/w OMPA 65
  
Armchair Spaceman's Handbook Vol.III: David Griffin
	(-)	Mar/76	m	 Q	14  d/w OMPA 81

Arthur Rose Weir: A Memorial Anthology: Darroll Pardoe
	(-)	Apl/71	m	 Q	18

Ashes to Ashes- see Balthus

Astral Leauge Year Book: D.West
	(-)	Eas/77  m	 *	28
 * size Qto folded lengthways

Astron: Steve Green & Chris Cutts.
	 1	Nov/77  ?        ?      14 
	 2      Spr/78  m       A4      20
	 3	Win/78  m	A4	28

Astroneer: - see Bletherings

Atacon: Paul & Cas Skelton and other Mancon 5 Attendees
      *	(-)     Eas/76  m        Q       6
  *produced at Con., stapled later

Atropos: Dave Cockfield
	 1	Oct/75	m	 Q	 16
	 2	Feb/76	m	 Q	 36
	 3	Aug/76	m	 Q	 52
	 4	Sep/77	m	 Q	 28

B

Baked Beans On Toast: Ian Maule
	(-)	Aug/74	m	 Q	  2  d/w ROMPA 3

Balthus: Jon Harvey.
	 1      Mar/71	x	F/2      36
	 2	  ?/71	x        -       36  (size = 7"x9")
      * (-)	  ?/71  x	F/2       8
	 3	  ?/72  x        -       40  (6.5"x 8.5")
      * (-)	  ?/72	x	 -	  4  (6.5"x 8.5")
	 4	  ?/73  x        -       40  (7"x9")
      % (-)	  ?/73  m	A4	  2
      $ (-)	  ?/73  m       F/2      12
 * letter supplement, called Ashes to Ashes.
 % Supplement
 $ called Balthus Review.

Barddoni: Peter Presford
	 1      Apl/77  m       A4       18
	*2	Oct/78  m       A4       22
	 3      Aug/79	m	A4	 24
 * called 'Vol 2' on cover
      continues after 1980	 
   
Barry Bongyear's Skiffy Mag: Ian Maule
	(-)	Nov/80	m       A5        8

Bar Trek: Mike Dickinson & Lee Montgomerie for Leeds SF Group
	 1	Oct/76	m       A4       28 
	 2	Apl/77  L       A4       32
	 3      Nov/77	m       A4	 36

Baton Pilot: Darroll Pardoe
	 1	Jan/74  m        Q        2

Beltane: Rosemary Pardoe
	 1	Oct/71	?	 ?	  4  d/w OMPA 63

Benjamin Disraeli: Hartley Patterson
	 1	Jan/73	m       A4	  6
	 2	May/73  m       A4	  4
   title later used for games magazine.

Benzine: Ben Burr
	 1        ?/78  m       A4       20
	 2	Aug/79	m	A4	 32

Best of Elmer T.Hack: Jim Barker and Chris Evans
	(-)	  ?/79	L	A5	 60
   reprints strips from Vector

Best Of The Bushel: see Complete Bosh

Beyond the White Gates: Mat Coward
	 1	Sep/80	m	A4	 22

BFS Bulletin: Various for the BFS
  Fantasy fanzine - many issues during '70s 	  

BFS Fantasy Library Newsletter: Rosemary Pardoe for the BFS.
  At least 12 issues during '70s

Bi-Annual Gerbish Annual for '72: Gerald Bishop
	(-)	Jan/74	?	 ?	  4  d/w OMPA 72

Big Scab: John Brosnan
	 1	Jun/74  m	 Q	 12
	 2	Aug/74  m	 Q	 18
         3	Oct/74  m        Q       12 

Binary: Joe Patrizio (& Graham Boak).
	(first published 1962)
     ** (9)       ?/ ?  m       A4       10  d/w OMPA 60
      *	10	Jul/71	m	A4	 12  d/w OMPA 62
      * 11	Oct/71	m	A4	 10  d/w OMPA 63
      * 12	May/72	m	A4	 16  d/w OMPA 65
   issues also have binary numbers 1001 to 1100  respectively.
 * co-edited by GB.
** cover was used for Transplant 5.

Birmingham SF Group Newsletter: ed. variously by Peter Weston, 
            Vernon Brown, Rog Peyton and Steve Green for the BSFG.
      *	(-)	Jun/71	m	 Q	  2
	 1	Jul/71	m	 Q	  4
	 2	Aug/71  m        F	  2 
         3      Sep/71  m        F        2
         4      Oct/71  ?        ?        ?
         5      Nov/71  m        F        2
         6      Dec/71  x        F        4
         7      Jan/72  m        F        2
         8      Feb/72  m        F        2
         9        ?/72  ?        ?        ?
        10        ?/72  ?        ?        ?
        11      Apl/72  m        F        4
        12      Apl/72  m       F/2      12  (Vol 2 No 1)
        13        ?/72  ?        ?        ?
        14      Aug/72  x       A5       16  (Vol 2 No 3)
	15      Sep/72  m       F/2      14  (Vol 2 No 4)
        16      Oct/72  m       F/2      16  (Vol 2 No 5)
	17	Nov/72  ?        ?        ?
	18	Dec/72  m       F/2      30  (Vol 2 No 7)
	19      Jan/73  m       F/2      14  (Vol 3 No 1)
        20      Feb/73  m       F/2      12  (Vol 3 No 2)
        21        ?/73  ?        ?        ?
        22        ?/73  ?        ?        ?
        23      Jun/73  m       F/2      14  (Vol 3 No 5)
		  ?              ?        ?
        83	Jul/78	L       A5        4
	84        ?/ ?  ?        ?        ?
        85	Sep/78	L	A5	  4  ed.RP
	86	Oct/78	L	A5	  4  ed.RP
	87	Nov/78	L	A5	  4  ed.SG
	88	Dec/78	L	A5	  4  ed.SG
	89	Jan/79	L	A5	  4  ed.RP
	90	Feb/79	L	A5	  4  ed.SG
	91	Mar/79	L	A5	  4  ed.SG
  Issues 1-11 ed. PW; 12-23 ed. VB
* just called The Birmingham SF Group
      continues after 1980

Black Angel: Phil Spencer
	(first published 1970)
	 2	Jan/71	?	 ?	  4  d/w OMPA 60

Black Hole: Roger Campbell and others for Norwich SF Society
	 1	Dec/74  m       A4       42
	 2	Win/75  m       A4       50
  later retitled Sfear qv.

Black Hole: John Harvey, Alan Dorey, Tony Berry and many others 
                   for Leeds University Union SF Group
	 1	Mar/74	m	A4	 28
	 2      Aug/74  m       A4	 40
	 3	Dec/74	m	A4	 40 
	 4	Apl/75  m	A4       40 
         5      Jun/75  x       A5       36  
         6      Dec/75  x       A5       36 
	 7	Jun/76	x	A5       32 
	 8	Jan/77  x	A5       32 
	 9	Apl/77  x	A5	 48 
	10	Jul/77	x       A5       60
	11	  ?/ ?  ?        ?        ?
    * 12/13       ?/ ?  ?        ?        ?
        14	Sum/78	x	A5	 64
	15	  ?/ ?  ?        ?        ?
	16	Spr/79	x	A5	 56
	17	Sum/79	x	A5	 56
	18        ?/ ?  ?        ?        ?
      19/20     Nov/80  x       A5       72 
* double issue also inc. Black Horse Fiction Supplement qv.
        continues after 1980

Black Horse Fiction Supplement: Alan Dorey
        (-)       ?/ ?  *       A4       16
 * mixed L & m publication

Black Knight: Phil Spencer
      (first published 1970)
	 2	Jul/71	m	 Q	 30  d/w OMPA 62

Bland: Kevin Williams & Henry Pijohn
        (-)       ?/76  m        Q       18
 
Blazon: Eric Bentcliffe, Keith Freeman for Knights of St. Fantony.
         1	Apl/74  x	 -	 54  ed. EB  (10"x13.5")
	 2	Jul/75  m	A4       32  ed. KF

Bletherings: Ethel Lindsay
      (first published 1961)
         4      Apl/71	m	 Q	 10  d/w FAPA 135
  called Astroneer on cover and also d/w with OMPA 61.

Blunt: Mary & Bob Smith and Dave Rowe (baby Melica was also listed)
	 1 	Oct/73	m	A4	 64
	 2	Nov/73	m	A4	 66

Bognor Regis: D.E. Britton
	 3	  ?/72	L	A4	 32

Bookworm: Chris Jones
	 1	Jly/76	m	 Q	 26
	 2	Mar/77  L        Q       32

Border Ruffian: Chris Beaumont
	 1	  ?/77	L	A4	 20

British Fantasy Society - see BFS

British Fanzine Bibliography: Peter Roberts
	 1	May/77	L	A5	 12  (1936-1950)
	 2	Jan/78	L	A5	 20  (1951-1960)
	 3	Jun/79	L	A5	 20  (1961-1970)

BSFA Bulletin: Archie Mercer
      (started Oct.'65)
	46	Feb/72	m       A4        6
	47	May/72	m	A4	  4
  (at least 13 copies were published in period covered by 
   this listing, and probably many more)

BSFA Newsletter: Chris Fowler & Tom Jones for the BSFA
	 1        ?/75  m       A4        4  ed CF
	 2	Nov/75  m       A4       12  ed CF
	 3        ?/75  m       A4       16  ed CF 
      *	(4)     Feb/76  m       A4       24  ed TJ
	 5	Mar/76  m       A4       18  ed TJ
	 6	May/76  m       A4       24  ed TJ
  * mis-numbered as '3'
  (continued as Matrix qv.)

BSFG - see Birmingham SF Group

Bumf:Ian Maule; Rob Jackson for ROMPA 
      *	(-)	  ?/ ?  m        Q        2
	 1	Feb/74	m	 Q	  2	
	 2      May/74  m        Q        2
         3      Aug/74  m        Q        2
         4      Nov/74  m        Q        2
         5      Feb/75  m        Q        2
 * Called Rompa Flyer each issue d/w ROMPA mlgs, as numbered;
   1-4 ed. IM, 5 ed. RJ

By British: Ian Maule & Joseph Nicholas
	(-)	Aug/79  m       A4       92

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