BRITISH FANZINE
1961-1970
BIBLIOGRAPHY

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FAN POLL RESULTS (from SKYRACK)
1961
..1. THE ATOM ANTHOLOGY
- Ella Parker
..2. ORION - Ella Parker
..3. HYPHEN - Walt Willis & Ian McAuley
..4. BASTION - Eric Bentcliffe
..5. SKYRACK - Ron Bennett
..6. COLONIAL EXCURSION
- Ron Bennett

..7. SCOTTISHE - Ethel Lindsay
..8. ESPRIT - Daphne Buckmaster
..9. EPITAFF - Eric Bentcliffe
=10. LES SPINGE - Dave Hale
=10. DIRECTORY OF SF FANDOM
- Ron Bennett
=10. VECTOR - Various for the BSFA
1962
..1. SKYRACK - Ron Bennett
..2. HYPHEN - Walt Willis
..3. BASTION - Eric Bentcliffe
..4. ORION - Ella Parker
..5. SCOTTISHE - Ethel Lindsay
..6. LES SPINGE - Dave Hale
..7. VECTOR - Jimmy Groves
for the BSFA
..8. SCRIBBLE - Colin Freeman
..9. PARKER'S PEREGRINATIONS
- Ella Parker
10. VAGARY - Bobbie Gray
1963
=1. SKYRACK - Ron Bennett
=1. HYPHEN - Walt Willis
..3. LES SPINGE - Dave Hale
..4. SCOTTISHE - Ethel Lindsay
..5. VECTOR - Jimmy Groves for the BSFA
..6. SCRIBBLE - Colin Freeman
..7. POT POURRI - John Berry
..8. ZENITH - Peter Weston
..9. SQUEAK - Tony Glynn
10. TENSOR - Langdon Jones
1964
..1. SKYRACK - Ron Bennett
..2. ZENITH - Peter Weston
..3. LES SPINGE - Dave Hale
..4. BEYOND - Charles Platt
..5. VECTOR - Archie Mercer for the BSFA
..6. HYPHEN - Walt Willis
..7. SCOTTISHE - Ethel Lindsay
..8. CAMBER - Alan Dodd
..9. HARLEQUIN - John Berry
10. ALIEN - Harry Nadler
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MAIN CONVENTIONS

A

Alien: Harry Nadler & others.
         1    May/63   m     Q     20
         2    Jun/63   m     Q     28
         3    Jul/63   m     Q     26
         4    Aug/63   m     Q     28
         5    Oct/63   m     Q     20
         6    Nov/63   m     Q     28
         7    Feb/64   m     Q     28
         8    Apr/64   m     Q     46 
         9    Jun/64   m     Q     40 
        10    Aug/64   m     Q     34
        11    Oct/64   m     Q     42 
        12    Dec/64   m     Q     40 
        13    Jan/65   m     Q     40
        14    Mar/65   p    A5     32 
        15    May/65   p    A5     44 
        16         ?   p     ?      ?
      *(17)     ?/66   p    Q/2    64
*published as a professional magazine: Alien Worlds 1. 

The Amazine Dancing Bear - see Zine.

Amble: Archie Mercer.
(first published 1960)
         5    Mar/61   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 27 
         6    Jun/61   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 28 
         7    Sep/61   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 29 
         8    Dec/61   m     Q     18  d/w OMPA 30 
         9    Mar/62   m     Q     16  d/w OMPA 31 
        10    Jun/62   m     Q     18  d/w OMPA 32 
        11    Sep/62   m     Q     18  d/w OMPA 33 
        12    Dec/62   m     Q     10  d/w OMPA 34 
        13    Mar/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 35 
        14    Jun/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 36 
        15    Sep/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 37 
        16    Dec/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 38 
        17    Mar/64   m     Q     14  d/w OMPA 39 
        18    Jun/64   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 40 
        19    Sep/64   m     Q     10  d/w OMPA 41
        2O    Dec/64   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 42 
        21    Mar/65   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 43 
        22    Jun/65   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 44 
        23    Sep/65   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 45 
        24    Dec/65   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 46 
        25    Mar/66   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 47 
        26    Jun/66   m     Q      4  d/w OMPA 48

And Behold, Cushi Came: Mike Ashley.
         1    Sep/69   m     Q     10  d/w OMPA 55

Anglofanac: Archie Mercer.
(first published 1959)
         2    Feb/63   m     Q      2

Archie Mercer's Guide To The 1966 World Convention: Archie Mercer.
        (-)   Aug/65   m     -      2  (size = AQ)

At Last...: Charles Platt. 
        (-)   Oct/64   m     Q      2

Atom Abroad: Arthur Thomson. 
        (-)     ?/65   m     Q     94  TAFF Report

The Atom Anthology: Arthur Thomson & Ella Parker.
        (-)   May/61   m     Q    108

Attercliffe: Terry Jeeves & Brian Jordan.
         1    Jun/65   m     Q      2  d/w OMPA 44

Authentic SF Checklist: Brian Burgess.
         1    Sep/64   m     Q     24  d/w OMPA 41
         2    Dec/64   m     Q     34  d/w OMPA 42

B

Back Your Fancy: Archie Mercer.
        (-)   Mar/61   m     Q      2  d/w OMPA 27

Badinage: Graham Boak; Rob Johnson for 
           the Bristol & District Sf Group.
         1    Feb/67   m     Q     46  ed GB
         2    Jun/67   m     Q     46  ed GB
         3    Dec/67   m     Q     44  ed GB
       *(-)   Mar/68   m     Q      4  ed RJ 
         4    Mar/68   m     Q     42  ed RJ  
         5    Jul/68   m     Q     62  ed RJ
*b/w Thirdmancon Combozine(qv).

Bad News!: Dave Wood.
         1    Apr/66   m     Q     22  d/w PADS 6

Bastion: Eric Bentcliffe.
(first published 1960)
         2      ?/61   m     Q     56
         3    Spr/62   m     Q     54

Berserk: Ken Cheslin, Fred Hunter, & Archie Mercer.
         1    Mar/64   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 39

Beyond: Charles Platt.
        *1    Nov/63   h    F     28 
        *2    Dec/63   h    F     36 
         3    Jan/64   h    F     36 
         4    Mar/64   m     Q     30 
         5    Apr/64   m     Q     46 
         6    Jul/64   m     Q     50
       **7    Oct/64   m     Q     40
       **7    Oct/64   m     Q     36
         8    Apr/65   m     Q     58
 *called Point Of View.
**published in two volumes.

Big Deal: Dave Hale.
         1    Jun/62   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 31
         2    Sep/62   m     Q     18  d/w OMPA 33
         3    Jan/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 34
         4    Jun/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 36
         5    Mar/64   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 39

Binary: Joe Patrizio.
         1    Mar/62   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 31
         2    Jun/62   m     Q     10  d/w OMPA 32
         3    Dec/62   m    A4     10  d/w OMPA 34
         4    Mar/63   m    A4     12  d/w OMPA 35
         5    Mar/64   m    A4     12  d/w OMPA 39
         6    Sep/64   m    A4     22  d/w OMPA 41
         7    Dec/64   m    A4     10  d/w OMPA 42
         8    Mar/65   m    A4     18  d/w OMPA 43
continues after 1970.
issues also have binary numbers 
(ie 1,10,11,100,101,110,111,1000 respectively) .

Birth Of A Project: George Locke. 
        (-)   Feb/66   m     Q     12

Black Angel: Phil Spencer.
         1      ?/70   ?     ?      ?
continues after 1970.

Black Knight: Phil Spencer.
         1    Aut/70   h     F     16
continues after 1970.

Bletherings: Ethel Lindsay.
       *(-)   Sep/61   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 29
      **35    Mar/64   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 39
        36    Jun/64   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 40
        37    Sep/64   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 41
        38    Sep/67   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 49
     
      ***1    Feb/69   m     Q      8  d/w FAPA 126
         2    Mar/69   m     Q      8  d/w FAPA 127
         3    Dec/69   m     Q     12  d/w FAPA 130
continues after 1970.
  *called '25' or '26'.
 **continues numbering of Scottishe (qv).
***new series for FAPA.

Brennschluss: Ken & Irene Potter.
(first published 1954)
         5    Oct/61   m     Q     18  d/w OMPA 29
         6    Nov/65   m     Q     42

The British Science Fiction Association - see BSFA.

British Fanzine Checklist: Peter Roberts & Phil Spencer.
        (-)   Sep/70   h     Q      4

British SF Magazines: Brian Burgess.
        (-)   Sep/67   ?     Q     12  d/w OMPA 49

BSFA Bulletin: Archie Mercer for the BSFA.
         1    Oct/65   m     Q      4
         2    Nov/65   m     Q      4
         3         ?   m     Q      ?
         4         ?   m     Q      ?
         5    Apr/66   m     Q      2
         6         ?   m     Q      ?
         7    Oct/66   m     Q      6
         8    Nov/66   m     Q      2
         9    Dec/66   m     Q      2  (+ 2 Q pages)
        10    Jan/67   m     Q      2  (+ 2 Q)
        11    Mar/67   m     Q      2
        12    Apr/67   m     Q      4
        13    Jul/67   m     Q      4  (+ 2 Q)
        14    Sep/67   m     Q      2  (+ 2 Q)
        15    Nov/67   m     Q      2  (+ 2 Q)
        16    Jan/68   m     Q      4
        17    Apr/68   m     Q      6
        18    Jul/68   m     Q      2  (+ 2 Q)
        19    Sep/68   m     Q      4  (+ 2 Q)
        20    Dec/68   m     Q      6  (+ 2 Q)
        21    Jan/69   m     Q      4
        22    Mar/69   m     Q      4
        23    Mar/69   m     Q      2
        24    May/69   m     Q      4
        25    Jul/69   m     Q      6
       *26    Aug/69   m     Q      4  (+ 2 Q)
        27    Sep/69   m     Q      6
        28    Nov/69   m     Q      8
        29    Dec/69   m     Q      4
        30    Jan/70   m     Q      2
        31    Mar/70   m     Q      6
        32    Apr/70   m     Q      4
        33    Jun/70   m     Q      4
        34    Jul/70   m    A4      6
        35    Aug/70   m    A4      4
        36    Sep/70   m    A4      8
        37    Oct/70   m    A4      6
        38    Nov/70   m    A4      4
        39    Dec/70   m    A4      4
continues after 1970.
*Q pages called '26a'.

BSFA Conventions - see under individual titles (follow main page link).

BSFA New Bulletin - see Galactic Fair.

BSFA Newsletter: Jim Groves; Ella Parker for the BSFA.
(first published l960)
         6    Feb/61   m     Q      8
         7    Apr/61   m     Q      4
         8    May/61   m     Q      4
         9    Jul/61   m     Q      4
        10    Aug/61   m     Q      4
        11    Nov/61   m     Q      6
        12    Mar/62   m     Q      4
       *13    May/62   m     Q      4
       *14    Aug/62   m     Q      6
        15    Dec/62   m     Q      4
*ed EP; all others ed JG.

Bumblie: John Barfoot.
         1    Jun/64   ?     ?     10  d/w PADS 1
         2    Feb/65   ?     ?     18 
         3    Jun/65   ?     ?      ?

Burp: Ron Bennett.
(first published 1954) 
        19    Mar/61   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 27 
        20    Jun/61   m     Q      4  d/w OMPA 28
        21    Mar/63   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 35
        22    Mar/64   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 39
        23    Sep/64   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 41
        24    Dec/64   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 42
        25    Jun/66   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 48

Burroughsiana: Rick Ellingsworth.
        *1    Spr/63   ?     ?      ?
*new series; no further information.

Bybyn-Bubyn: Peter Roberts.
         1    Sep/68   m     Q     14  d/w APA-45 17 
         2    Jul/69   m     Q      6  d/w APA-45 20

C

Camber: Alan Dodd.
(first published 1953) 
        13      ?/62   m     Q     40 
        14    Jun/64   m     Q     42

Chaos: Roy Kay.
         1    Jan/63   m     Q     18 
         2    Jun/63   m     Q     24 
         3    Mar/64   m     Q     34

Chatterings: Ethel Lindsay.
         1    Mar/69   m     Q      6  d/w OMPA 53

Checklist to Astounding SF: Terry Jeeves.
         1      ?/64   ?     ?      ? 
         2    Aug/65   ?     ?      ? 
         3      ?/70   m     Q     54

Checklist of Poul Anderson: Rog Peyton.
        (-)   Aug/65   ?     ?      ?

Checklist to SF Adventures: Brian Burgess.
        (-)   Sep/63   ?     ?     14  d/w OMPA 37

Checklist to SF Adventures: Rog Peyton.
        (-)     ?/64   ?     ?      ?

Checkpoint: Peter Roberts.
       *(-)   Dec/68   m     F      8
         1    Apr/69   m     F     14
         2    Jul/69   m     F     10
         3    Jul/69   m     F      8
         4    Aug/69   m     F      8
         5         -   -     -      -  c/w no.4
         6    Sep/69   m     F      8
         7         -   -     -      -  c/w no.6
         8    Oct/69   m     F      6
         9         -   -     -      -  c/w no.8
        10    Apr/70   -     -      -  c/w Egg 2
        11    Jul/70   -     -      -  c/w Egg 3
continues after 1970 (new series).
*called A Sample Copy Of Lostwithiel Checkpoint.

A Child's Garden Of Olaf: Ken Cheslin.
        (-)   Apr/64   m     ?     58  d/w OMPA 39
continues after 1970.

The Chopping Block: Bryn Fortey.
        (-)   Jul/69   m     Q     36

Circular: Keith Freeman for the Knights of St Fantony.
         1    Jul/64   ?     ?      ? 
         2    Aug/64   m     F      6

Club Combozine - see The Science Fiction Club 
                     of London Club Combozine.

Colonial Excursion: Ron Bennett.
        (-)   Mar/61   m     Q     96  TAFF Report

Compact: Ella Parker.
         1    Mar/63   m     Q     14  d/w OMPA 35 
         2    Jun/63   m     Q     10  d/w OMPA 36 
         3    Dec/63   m     Q     22  d/w OMPA 38 
         4    Jun/64   m     Q     14  d/w OMPA 40

Compass: Rob Wood.
         1    Win/66   m     Q     28 
         2    Mar/67   m     Q     62 
         3         ?   ?     ?      ?

Con: Chris Priest.
         1    Aug/64   m     Q     20 
         2    Feb/65   m     Q     30

Conrep from B'ham: Archie & Beryl Mercer (Henley).
        (-)   Jun/65   m     Q     16  d/w OMPA 44

Cosmos: Walter Gillings
         1    Apr/69   p    A5     20
         2    May/69   p    A5     20
         3    Jun/69   p    A5     20

Crabapple: Mary Long (Reed).
         1    Sep/65   m     Q     20  d/w OMPA 45 
         2    Dec/65   m     Q     24  d/w OMPA 46 
         3    Feb/66   m     Q     30  d/w PADS 5 
         4    Apr/66   m     Q     40  d/w PADS 6 
         5    Sep/66   m     Q     30 
         6    Nov/68   m     Q      ?
         7    Mar/69   m     Q     28
         8    Aug/69   m     Q      ?
         9         ?   m     Q      ?
        10    Jul/70   m     Q      ?

Cronogas-du: Peter Roberts.
         1    Dec/70   m     Q      8  d/w OMPA 60

Cyclops Eye: Gary Parfitt
         1    Aug/65   m     Q     20

Cynic: Graham Boak.
         1    Jul/70   m    A4     24
continues after 1970.

Cypher: Jim Goddard & Mike Sandow.
         1    Jun/70   m     Q     32
         2    Sep/70   m    A4     52
         3    Dec/70   m    A4     40
continues after 1970.

D

Damned Patrol: Beryl Mercer & Joe Gibson (US)
         4    Oct/66   m     Q     40
no information on other issues.

Deadwood: George Locke.
         1    Oct/64   m     Q     30
         2    Feb/65   m     Q     22 

Debb'nshire Crame 'n Scrumpy: Gerald Bishop.
         1    Dec/68   m     Q     12  d/w OMPA 52

Directory of SF Fandom: Ron Bennett.
(first published 1956)
       *(6)   Jan/61   m     Q     16  d/w FAPA 94
       *(7)   Jan/62   m     Q     16  d/w FAPA 98
       *(8)   Jan/63   m     Q     16
      **(-)   Mar/64   ?     ?      4  d/w OMPA 39
       *(9)   Apr/66   m     Q     20
 *issues for '1960','1961','1962', & '1966' respectively.
**supplement.

Doubt: Graham Hall.
         1    Oct/64   m     Q     24  d/w PADS 1

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