Quandry

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Quandry Cover Art by Shelby Vick

Quandry was a science fiction fanzine that was published by Lee Hoffman in New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Quandry was produced on a mimeograph machine and ran for 30 issues. It ran from 1950 till 1953. It is considered to be the defining fanzine of its period.

Writers contributing to Quandry included Rose Andley, R. J. Banks (Utopian), Muriel Baxter, John Blyer, Redd Boggs (Sky Hook), Charles Burbee, Ray Capella, Tom Covington, Tanya Curry, Gerry de la Ree (Loki, Sun Spots), Frank Dietz (Science, Fantasy, and Science Fiction), Rich Elsberry, Dave English, Bob Farnham (The Chigger Patch of Fandom), Dave Hammond, John Kelly, Joe Kennedy (Vampire), Walt Kessel (Cosmic Dust), David Langford (Ansible), Lilith Lorraine (Challenge), Orma McCormick (Starlanes), Bobby Pope, Peter Ridley, Steffan Samlan, Robert Silverberg (Spaceship), Roger Sims, Basil Shroppford Sloane, Rick Sneary, Jack Speer, Robert D. Statton, Hector Torrie, Bob "Wilson" Tucker (Le Zombie), Bill Venable, Charles Wells (Fiendetta), Stanley Wiedbottom and Walter A. Willis (Slant).

Artists contributing to Quandry included Robert Bloch, Jim Bradley (Destiny), Dan Braun, Grant Canfield, Ray Capella, Michael Devanneu, Gary Fowler, Allen Holut, Alan Larkin, Barry McKay, Ray Nelson, Steve Oliff, Ralph Rayburn Phillips, Peter Ridley, John Rodak, Bill Rotsler, James M. Shea Jr., Jack Speer, Mike Streff, Brute Tornley and Shelby Vick (Confusion).

There were compilations of Quandy, one in 1960 by Robert Lichtman and two in the 1980s by Joe Siclari.

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