Queebshots

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Queebshots was a science fiction fandom fanzine published by Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis with Boyd Raeburn.

Queebshots was an apazine published from 1963, first from Aylmer, Quebec, Canada, and later, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It ran till 1967 and was known for its acerbic humour. Queebshots was like a series of one shots, and each issue has its own subtitle. Robert Lichtman, in a letter to Vegas Fandom Weekly #97, wrote, "Norm & Gina (Ellis) Clarke, two of fandom’s funniest writers...with Boyd Raeburn produced a series of “Queebshots” that raised the bar for short, pithy oneshots".

Below is a partial list of titles and the years they appeared:

!963

  • Issue 3: "Blues In The Closet"
  • Issue 4: "Akavits In Aylmer"
  • Issue 5: "Rats In My Room"

1964

  • Issue 6: "Deep In The Glen"
  • Issue 8: "Terry Carr in Aspic"
  • Issue 9: "Duck In The Afternoon"
  • Issue 10: "Songs Some Mother Taught me"

1965

  • Issue 11: "Black Is The Colour Of Glen Campbell's Hair"
  • Issue 12: "Hoo Ha Hagerstown"
  • Issue 13: "Gary-Lou_a_Go-Go"

1967

  • Issue 20 "The Willard R. Biscuit Newsletter"

In 1976 Susan Wood published Queebshot, a one shot homage to Queebshots.

Boyd Raeburn had previously published the fanzine A Bas in the 1950s, while Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis Clarke were also published Descant and Honque along with Queebshots.

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