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'''Descant''' was a science fiction fandom fanzine by Norm Clarke and [[Georgina Ellis]] Clarke.  
'''Descant''' was a science fiction fandom fanzine by Norm Clarke and [[Georgina Ellis]] Clarke.  
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Early issues were distributed by the [[Fantasy Amateur Press Association]].
Early issues were distributed by the [[Fantasy Amateur Press Association]].
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In a letter to [[Vegas Fandom Weekly]], Issue 100, Robert Lichman, editor of [[Trap Door]], responds to Arnie Katz's article in the previous issue (Issue 99) about the greatest fanzines published with his own additions to the list, one of which is - "''Descant'', the *other* fanzine of Norm & Gina Clarke, which saw two dozen issues to ''Hongue'''s five. Lots of great writing by both of them. Need I say more?"
Norm Clark and Georgina Clark also published [[Honque]] and co-edited [[Queebshots]] with [[Boyd Raeburn]].
Norm Clark and Georgina Clark also published [[Honque]] and co-edited [[Queebshots]] with [[Boyd Raeburn]].

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Descant Issue 20 1972
Descant
Issue 20 1972

Descant was a science fiction fandom fanzine by Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis Clarke.

Descant spanned three decades and two provinces during the years it was published. It was first published in May 1959 in Aylmer, Quebec, Canada, where two more issues were also released. The editors then moved to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, where nineteen further issues were released. Issue 22 was published in August 1973.

Early issues were distributed by the Fantasy Amateur Press Association.

In a letter to Vegas Fandom Weekly, Issue 100, Robert Lichman, editor of Trap Door, responds to Arnie Katz's article in the previous issue (Issue 99) about the greatest fanzines published with his own additions to the list, one of which is - "Descant, the *other* fanzine of Norm & Gina Clarke, which saw two dozen issues to Hongue's five. Lots of great writing by both of them. Need I say more?"

Norm Clark and Georgina Clark also published Honque and co-edited Queebshots with Boyd Raeburn.

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