Trumpet

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Trumpet is a science fiction fanzine by Tom Reamy published in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

Trumpet first appeared in 1965. It was a lithographed publication that ran until 1969. Ken Keller was co-editor for later issues. Previously Tom Reamy had published Crifanac in the 1950s.

Writing was featured by Dan Bates, Ruth Berman (SH - sf Fanthology), Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury (Futuria Fantasia), Terry Carr (Lighthouse) as "Rich Koogle", Grant Carrington, Leonora Carrington, Alan Dodd (Camber), Harlan Ellison (Science Fantasy Bulletin), Alex Eisenstein, Phyllis Eisenstein, E.E. Evers, Greg Gabbard, Richard Hodgens, H.H. Hollis, Al Jackson, Eichard Koogle, Robert Lowndes, John McGeehan, George Mueller Lewis, Ray Nelson, Larry Niven, Arthur Norman, Stuart Oderman, Tom Perry (Quark), Charles Portis, Jerry Pournelle, James Twiggs, Steven Utley, and Hollis Williford.

Columns were written by Andrew J. Offut and Jerry Pournelle and fanzine reviews by Alex Eisenstein.

Trumpet also featured an adaptation of Poul Anderson's novel The Broken Sword, done in graphic novel format by editor Reamy and artist George Barr, which was serialized over several issues.

Art work was featured by Dan Adkins (Sata Illustrated), George Barr, Vaughn Bode, Hannes Bok, Steve Fabian, Michael Gilbert, Jeff Jones, Tim Kirk, Doug Lovenstein, Jerry Mayes, William Rotsler, John Schoenherr, Gilbert Shelton, Dennis Smith, Stan Taylor, Wallace Wood and Bernie Wrightson.

Comic strips were by Gilbert Shelton.

Letters came from John Brunner, and Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons).

Trumpet was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1967 and 1969.

Tom Reamy began writing fiction in the 1970s, and his first novel Blind Voices was published in 1976. He died suddenly the next year in the midst of writing his second book.

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