Blanc-Citron

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'''Blanc-Citron''' is an absurd humour science fiction fanzine by Mario Giguere.  
'''Blanc-Citron''' is an absurd humour science fiction fanzine by Mario Giguere.  
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''Blanc-Citron'' was first published in 1983 in Quebec, Canada, and is a French language publication. The English translation of the title is ''White Lemon''. It was a small 3 inch by 4 inch zine, but proved influential. In [[New Canadian Fandom]], Luc Pomerleau wrote about the 1985 fan publishing scene in Quebec, "...Blanc-Citron, published by Mario Giguère, measures 3x4 inches and has spawned at least four imitators in style if not in form. These are faanish fanzines, devoted to silly interviews with the not-so-well-known fans and dissertations on every subject except SF."  
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''Blanc-Citron'' was first published in 1983 in Quebec, Canada, and is a French language publication. The English translation of the title is ''White Lemon''. At least 54 issues were released.
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''Blanc-Citron''  was a small 3 inch by 4 inch zine, and proved influential. In [[New Canadian Fandom]], Luc Pomerleau wrote about the 1985 fan publishing scene in Quebec, "...Blanc-Citron, published by Mario Giguère, measures 3x4 inches and has spawned at least four imitators in style if not in form. These are faanish fanzines, devoted to silly interviews with the not-so-well-known fans and dissertations on every subject except SF."  
Yves Meynard, in his article "Quebec Fandom: A Brief Overview" from "The NCF Guide to Canadian Science Fiction", writes, "If you like William Gibson cut-out paper dolls and Godzilla, this is the fanzine for you!"  
Yves Meynard, in his article "Quebec Fandom: A Brief Overview" from "The NCF Guide to Canadian Science Fiction", writes, "If you like William Gibson cut-out paper dolls and Godzilla, this is the fanzine for you!"  
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The last issue ''Blanc-Citron'' was released in 1991, and was nominated for the 1991 [[Aurora Award for Best Fanzine]].
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The last issue of ''Blanc-Citron'' was released in 1991, and was nominated for the 1991 [[Aurora Award for Best Fanzine]].
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Revision as of 09:47, 26 October 2012

Blanc-Citron is an absurd humour science fiction fanzine by Mario Giguere.

Blanc-Citron was first published in 1983 in Quebec, Canada, and is a French language publication. The English translation of the title is White Lemon. At least 54 issues were released.

Blanc-Citron was a small 3 inch by 4 inch zine, and proved influential. In New Canadian Fandom, Luc Pomerleau wrote about the 1985 fan publishing scene in Quebec, "...Blanc-Citron, published by Mario Giguère, measures 3x4 inches and has spawned at least four imitators in style if not in form. These are faanish fanzines, devoted to silly interviews with the not-so-well-known fans and dissertations on every subject except SF."

Yves Meynard, in his article "Quebec Fandom: A Brief Overview" from "The NCF Guide to Canadian Science Fiction", writes, "If you like William Gibson cut-out paper dolls and Godzilla, this is the fanzine for you!"

The last issue of Blanc-Citron was released in 1991, and was nominated for the 1991 Aurora Award for Best Fanzine.

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