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'''Random''' is a science fiction fanzine by [[Daphne Buckmaster]].
'''Random''' is a science fiction fanzine by [[Daphne Buckmaster]].
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''Random'' was a classic homemade zine released in the early 1960s in Scotland. The first issue was published in September 1960.
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The first issue of ''Random'' was published in September 1960 in Scotland.
Issue two followed in March 1961, and consisted of the editor's thoughts on the roles of women in science fiction fandom and in society at large, She argues for a meaningful role for women in the world.
Issue two followed in March 1961, and consisted of the editor's thoughts on the roles of women in science fiction fandom and in society at large, She argues for a meaningful role for women in the world.
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The third, and last, issue was published in June 1961. ''Random'' was an apazine, and  was sent out as part of the [[Offtrails Magazine Publishers Association]] and also distributed on its own.
The third, and last, issue was published in June 1961. ''Random'' was an apazine, and  was sent out as part of the [[Offtrails Magazine Publishers Association]] and also distributed on its own.
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Artwork was contributed by [[Arthur Thomson|Arthur Thomson (ATOM)]], and  John Rackham, among others.
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Cover artwork was contributed by [[Arthur Thomson|Arthur Thomson (ATOM)]] for issue 1, and  John Rackham for issue 3.
   
   
Daphne Buckmaster also published the zines [[Esprit]], [[Hobo]], and [[Rackhamart]].
Daphne Buckmaster also published the zines [[Esprit]], [[Hobo]], and [[Rackhamart]].

Revision as of 08:25, 19 March 2014

Random Issue 1 September 1960Cover art by Arthur Thomson (ATom)
Random
Issue 1 September 1960
Cover art by Arthur Thomson (ATom)

Random is a science fiction fanzine by Daphne Buckmaster.

The first issue of Random was published in September 1960 in Scotland.

Issue two followed in March 1961, and consisted of the editor's thoughts on the roles of women in science fiction fandom and in society at large, She argues for a meaningful role for women in the world.

The third, and last, issue was published in June 1961. Random was an apazine, and was sent out as part of the Offtrails Magazine Publishers Association and also distributed on its own.

Cover artwork was contributed by Arthur Thomson (ATOM) for issue 1, and John Rackham for issue 3.

Daphne Buckmaster also published the zines Esprit, Hobo, and Rackhamart.

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