Aspidistra

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Aspidistra was a perzine published by Susan Wood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Susan Wood was also co-editor of the science fiction fanzine Energumen, and worked on both zines during the same time period. The first issue appeared in 1970. The next two issues were released in April of 1971 and October 1971. Issue 4 appeared in June 1972 and the final issue in July 1973.

Aspidistra is noted for being focused on concern for the environment. Rob Latham writes that Wood's Aspidistra, Ray Fisher's ODD and Hank and Lesleigh Luttrell's Startling are "vehicles for antiestablishment attitudes virtually indistinguishable at times from the contemporary underground press", and demonstrate "the permeability of sf to trends in the broader culture".

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