Devra Michele Langsam and Sherna C. Burley (editors)
Title Spockanalia (Star Trek, science fiction fanzine 'zine) 2 issues, 1968-1969
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First printing, First edition
Publisher Brooklyn, NY Garlic Press 1968
Illustrator Vaughan Bode; Jack Gaughan
Seller ID 019034
2 original issues of 1960s science fiction zine devoted to Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy). Side-stapled letter size. Each issue approx 100 pages. The first Star Trek 'zine ever published. Produced by women. Fan fiction, poetry and artwork throughout. Contents Include (excerpted from fanlore): #3 (September 1, 1968) Editorial by Yeds; Spock by Marian Turner; letter from Gene Roddenberry; "The Most Unforgettable Humanoid I've Ever Met" by Allan Asherman; "The Mysterious Yellow String" by Joyce Yasner (a Star Trek episode narrated by John Lennon); "Proposed Structural Sketch of the Vulcan Language" by Dorothy Jones; "Duty Briefing: Stores and Supply" by Juanita Coulson; A Slanderous Song by Devra Langsam, Debbie Langsam and Joyce Yasner; "Vulcan Nutrition" by Tom Bulmer; "Mare Frigoris" by Terri Harris; Enterprise Graffiti; The Vulcan Reforms" by Lee Burwasser; "Klingon Intelligence Report" by John Mansfield; "The Alternate" by Laura Harris; Whoops! and Rank Out by Yeds; "Terms and Conditions of Residence Aboard a Starship Class Vessel" by Joyce Yasner; "The Vulcan Heart: An Alternative Proposal" by Dorothy Jones and Sherna C. Burley; "The Menace" by Sherna C. Burley (humorous play); "The Probable Place of Art in Vulcan Culture'" by Sue H. Lewis; Alt by Terri Harris; "Intimations of Mr. Spock" by John Boardman (discusses Sherlock Holmes and James Branch Cabell's character Dom Manuel); "A Lament for the Unsung Dead" by Jane Peyton; "Excerpts from the Young Vulcan's Handbook of Emotional Control" by Devra Langsam; "Visit to a Weird Planet" or the Inside Story Behind the Antagonism of a Certain Network Toward a Certain Segment of the Population online here by Jean Lorrah and Willard F. Hunt (RPF) (sends Kirk, Spock and Bones back to the set of the filming of Star Trek); #4 (April 30, 1969) "Leila's Poem" by Andra Robbins; "Time Enough" by Lelamarie Kreidler; "Universal Constant" by Rusty Hancock; The Free Enterprise by Robin Schuster, Randy Cowan ,Jane Peyton, and Carle Johnson; "Mr. Spock on Logic: An Interview" by Jacqueline Lichtenberg; "A Tale of Three Kirks" by John Boardman; "Communication from Star Fleet" by John Mansfield; "Pierce" by Sherna Burley; "Star Trek Song" by Ed Chamberlain; "Crank Letter" by Jean Lorrah; Vulcan Graffiti and Enterprise Graffiti; Scotty: Inter-personal relationships within a closed community by Devra Lanso=am and Deborah Langsam; "How To Beat a Vulcan at Chess" by Susan Kotar; "A Vulcan Compromise" by Suzanne Laycheck; "Family Affair" by Devra Michele Langsam, art by Vaughan Bode, Jack Gaughan and others; From the Library of John Boardman, a frequent 'zine contributor and play-by-mail game innovator. Each shows the expected toning with some brittleness to the outer pages and some edge chipping. In #4 one page is loose as it was missed by the staples during binding. Intact but heavily edge chipped.