Rictus is a literary fanzine devoted to horror fiction and the supernatural, edited and published by Mary E. Spock.
At least seven issues were published in Washington, DC, U.S.A., during the 1990s.
Contributions of artwork came from Michelle Frankfurter.
Contributions of writing came from Donna Taylor Burgess (The Blue Lady), Bob Cook, Deidra Cox, Holly Day, Danya D'Arcy (Literatia Macabre), C.S. Fuqua, Ken Goldman, Charlee Jacob, D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), Mark McLaughlin, Kurt Newton, William P. Robertson, Steven L. Shrewsbury, Scott Thomas, and others.