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'''Oopsla!''' is a science fiction fanzine by Gregg Calkins.  
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[[Image:Oopsla_copy.jpg‎|right|frame|'''Oopsla!'''<br/> Issue 28-29 1959 <br/>Cover art by [[Arthur Thomson]] ]]
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'''Oopsla!''' was a science fiction fanzine by Gregg Calkins.  
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Thirty issues of ''Oopsla!'' were published in the U.S.A., beginning in the early 1950s and ending in 1960.
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Thirty issues of ''Oopsla!'' were published in the U.S.A., beginning in the early 1950s. The first twenty issues appeared between January 1952 and January 1956, after which Gregg took some time off and returned with a new issue in March 1957. Another nine issues were released between then and October 1959. An interim six page issue was published in March 1960, and then the 30th and final issue was published September 1961.
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Contributors included Ron Bennett ([[Ploy]]), John Berry ([[Pot Pourri]]), Robert Bloch, Vernon L. McCain ([[Wastebasket]]), with his column, "The Mark Of McCain", Bob Tucker ([[Le Zombie]]),  [[Harry Warner, Jr.]] ([[Horizons]]), with his column "All Our Yesterdays", and [[Walt Willis]] ([[Hyphen]]), with his column, "The Harp That Once Or Twice".  
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Contributors included Ron Bennett ([[Ploy]]), John Berry ([[Pot Pourri]]), Robert Bloch, Vernon L. McCain ([[Wastebasket]]), with his column, "The Mark Of McCain", Dean Grennell ([[Grue]]), Bob Tucker ([[Le Zombie]]),  [[Harry Warner, Jr.]] ([[Horizons]]), with his column "All Our Yesterdays", and [[Walt Willis]] ([[Hyphen]]), with his column, "The Harp That Once Or Twice".  
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Contributors of art work were Dan Adkins ([[Sata Illustrated]]), Ray Capella, Margaret Dominick (as 'DEA'), Ray Nelson, [[Bill Rotsler]], and [[Arthur Thomson]].
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Contributors of art work were Dan Adkins ([[Sata Illustrated]]), Ray Capella, [[Margaret Dominick (DEA)|Margaret Dominick (as 'DEA')]], Ray Nelson, [[Bill Rotsler]], and [[Arthur Thomson]].
The article "Bah! Humbug!" written by Robert Bloch for ''Oopsla!'' issue 25, 1958, was included in the fanzine yearbook, [[The Best of Fandom 1958]].  
The article "Bah! Humbug!" written by Robert Bloch for ''Oopsla!'' issue 25, 1958, was included in the fanzine yearbook, [[The Best of Fandom 1958]].  
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The article "The Iron Curtain Drops" written by Bob Tucker of ''Oopsla!'' issue 9, 1953, was reprinted in Terry Carr's [[Entropy (U.S.A.)|Entropy]].
The article "The Iron Curtain Drops" written by Bob Tucker of ''Oopsla!'' issue 9, 1953, was reprinted in Terry Carr's [[Entropy (U.S.A.)|Entropy]].
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[[Science Fantasy News]] said of ''Oopsla!', "...has some of the best fan writers, is one of the ’zines no self-respecting fan should miss."  
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[[Science Fantasy News]] #15 said ''Oopsla!'', "...has some of the best fan writers, is one of the ’zines no self-respecting fan should miss."  
==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[http://fanac.org/fanzines/Entropy/Entropy1-05.html "The Iron Curtain Drops" by Bob Tucker from '''Oopsla!''' # 9]
*[http://stromata.tripod.com/id440.htm "Bah! Humbug!" by Robert Bloch, from '''Oopsla!'''# 25]
*[http://stromata.tripod.com/id440.htm "Bah! Humbug!" by Robert Bloch, from '''Oopsla!'''# 25]
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*[http://fanac.org/fanzines/Entropy/Entropy1-05.html "The Iron Curtain Drops" by Bob Tucker from '''Oopsla!'' # 9]
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Oopsla! Issue 28-29 1959 Cover art by Arthur Thomson
Oopsla!
Issue 28-29 1959
Cover art by Arthur Thomson

Oopsla! was a science fiction fanzine by Gregg Calkins.

Thirty issues of Oopsla! were published in the U.S.A., beginning in the early 1950s. The first twenty issues appeared between January 1952 and January 1956, after which Gregg took some time off and returned with a new issue in March 1957. Another nine issues were released between then and October 1959. An interim six page issue was published in March 1960, and then the 30th and final issue was published September 1961.

Contributors included Ron Bennett (Ploy), John Berry (Pot Pourri), Robert Bloch, Vernon L. McCain (Wastebasket), with his column, "The Mark Of McCain", Dean Grennell (Grue), Bob Tucker (Le Zombie), Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons), with his column "All Our Yesterdays", and Walt Willis (Hyphen), with his column, "The Harp That Once Or Twice".

Contributors of art work were Dan Adkins (Sata Illustrated), Ray Capella, Margaret Dominick (as 'DEA'), Ray Nelson, Bill Rotsler, and Arthur Thomson.

The article "Bah! Humbug!" written by Robert Bloch for Oopsla! issue 25, 1958, was included in the fanzine yearbook, The Best of Fandom 1958.

The article "The Iron Curtain Drops" written by Bob Tucker of Oopsla! issue 9, 1953, was reprinted in Terry Carr's Entropy.

Science Fantasy News #15 said Oopsla!, "...has some of the best fan writers, is one of the ’zines no self-respecting fan should miss."

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