Salamander was a science fiction fanzine published by Fred Patten.
Fred Patten published Salamander in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., and released the first issue in January 1962. Issue 2 followed in March 1962 and the third, and last issue, in July 1962.
Contributions of writing included the article "The Asbestos Shelf" by Fred Patten on the work of Andre Norton, and fiction by Bruce Pelz.
Fred Patten was also one of the editors of Shangri L'Affaires for 1961, and Ipso Facto for 1963, and publisher and editor of Foofaraw, Lefnui, and the long running apazine Rabanos Radiactivos! for APA-L, for which he produced 2279 issues, and was included in every mailing from 1964 till 2009. He belonged to the Apa devoted to comic books, CAPA-alpha, for which he produced Heavy Water, and was the Official Editor of Rowrbrazzle from February 1989 till February 2005, as well as writing a column for Yarf!. He also founded Cerebus the Newsletter in 1981, editing the first 5 issues.