Oblong

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It featured strange, absurd, and sometimes humourous articles, and reviews of weird books and movies. There were articles about the Winchester Mystery House, Big Daddy Roth software, and film noir. As well there are fanzine reviews and a letter column. The cover of issue #5 featured the actor Jack Nance as he appeared in the film ''Eraserhead''.
It featured strange, absurd, and sometimes humourous articles, and reviews of weird books and movies. There were articles about the Winchester Mystery House, Big Daddy Roth software, and film noir. As well there are fanzine reviews and a letter column. The cover of issue #5 featured the actor Jack Nance as he appeared in the film ''Eraserhead''.
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Contributors include William Breiding ([[Star Fire]]), and Candi Strecker ([[Sidney Suppey's Quarterly & Confused Pet Monthly]]). Al Hoff ([[Thrift Score]]) had a column entitled "Pittsburgh: Don't Park Where You See a Chair".
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Contributors include William Breiding ([[Star Fire]]), and Candi Strecker ([[Sidney Suppey's Quarterly & Confused Pet Monthly]]). [[Al Hoff]] ([[Thrift Score]]) had a column entitled "Pittsburgh: Don't Park Where You See a Chair".
Bruce Townley  previously published the fanzines [[Le Viol: The Fanzine With Taste]] and  [[Phiz]] in the 1970s.
Bruce Townley  previously published the fanzines [[Le Viol: The Fanzine With Taste]] and  [[Phiz]] in the 1970s.

Revision as of 16:05, 1 September 2011

Oblong is a weird fiction and film fanzine by Bruce Townley.

Oblong was published in San Francisco, California, U.S.A. It began in the mid 1990s, with #3 released in April 1996, #4 in November 1996, #5 in February 1997, #6 in June 1997 and #7 in 1998.

It featured strange, absurd, and sometimes humourous articles, and reviews of weird books and movies. There were articles about the Winchester Mystery House, Big Daddy Roth software, and film noir. As well there are fanzine reviews and a letter column. The cover of issue #5 featured the actor Jack Nance as he appeared in the film Eraserhead.

Contributors include William Breiding (Star Fire), and Candi Strecker (Sidney Suppey's Quarterly & Confused Pet Monthly). Al Hoff (Thrift Score) had a column entitled "Pittsburgh: Don't Park Where You See a Chair".

Bruce Townley previously published the fanzines Le Viol: The Fanzine With Taste and Phiz in the 1970s.

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