Xero (SF fanzine)


Xero (SF fanzine)

"Xero" was a science fiction fanzine edited and published from 1960 to 1963 by Dick Lupoff, Pat Lupoff and Bhob Stewart. With a main focus on science fiction and comic books, "Xero" also featured essays, satire, articles, poetry, artwork and cartoons on a wide range of other topics.

The contents pages and letter columns often featured well-known contributors: Dan Adkins, Otto Binder, James Blish, Anthony Boucher, Algis Budrys, Lin Carter, Avram Davidson, L. Sprague de Camp, Roger Ebert, Harlan Ellison, Ed Gorman, Ron Haydock, Roy Krenkel, Frederik Pohl, Larry Shaw, Robert Shea, Steve Stiles, Bob Tucker, Donald E. Westlake, Ted White, Paul Williams and Walt Willis.

Articles from "Xero" were collected to form the basis of the books "All in Color for a Dime" (1970) [Lupoff, Richard A., and Don Thompson. "All in Color for a Dime". New Rochelle, N.Y.: Arlington House, 1970. ISBN 0870000624 9780870000621] and "The Best of" Xero (2004) [Lupoff, Pat and Richard A. Lupoff; intro. by Roger Ebert; illust. by Larry Ivie. "The Best of" Xero. San Francisco: Tachyon, 2005. ISBN 1892391171 9781892391179 ] . "Xero" won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1963 [ [http://web2.airmail.net/tharvia/fanzine_hugo.html Best Fanzine Hugo Nominees and Winners] ] .

References

External links

* [http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/102/ Artwork from "Xero"]
* [http://www.sfsite.com/11a/xe187.htm Rich Horton reviews "The Best of" Xero]
* [http://collectingsf.com/hertz/the_best_of_xero.html "Distilled Spirit of a Classic Fanzine": John Hertz reviews "The Best of" Xero]


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