Vega was a science fiction fanzine published by Joel Nydahl.
Vega was first released in 1951 and came from Marquette, Michigan, U.S.A.
Written contributions came from Robert Bloch, Norman G. Browne (Vanations), Gregg Calkins, Don Cantin, Fred Chappell, Wilkie Conner, Marion Cox, Charles Dynzof, Harlan Ellsion (Science Fantasy Bulletin), W. Paul Ganley, Dean Grennell (Filler, Grue), Lynn A. Hickman, Jerry Hopkins, Matt Hopkins, Barclay Johnson, Chuck Lear, Jimmy Mays, Gerry de la Ree (Sun Spots, Loki), Johan von Rodman, Larry Saunders, Robert Silvergerg (Spaceship), Ray Thompson, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie), Shelby Vick (Confusion), Bob Warner, and Mari Wolf.
Cover art work was by DEA (Margaret Dominic), Jerry Hopkins, Ray Thompson, Bob Warner, Juanita Wellons, and Ted White.
Illustrations were contributed by John D. Anspauch, Leonard Avallone, Celia Block, Harlan Ellison, David English (Fantasias), Dean Grennell, Jerry Hopkins, Joel Nydahl, Chuck Lear, Maril Shresbury, Ray Thompson, R. Twesli, Shelby Vick, George Viksnins, and Juanita Wellons.
Letters came from Robert Bloch, Redd Boggs, Wilkie Conner, Harlan Ellison, Dave Ish, Ian Macauley, Charles Lee Riddle, Bob Tucker, Juanita Wellons and Charles Wells.
Vega was a member of "Fanvariety Enterprises", an affiliation of fan publishers put together by Max Keasler and Bill Venable. It included such publications as Max Keasler's Opus, Bill Venable's Pendulum, Norman Browne's Vanations, Harlan Ellison's Science Fantasy Bulletin, Dave English's Fantasias, Bob Farnham and Nan Gerding's The Chigger Patch of Fandom, Norbert Hirschhorn's Tyrann, Ian MacAuley's Cosmag, and Starlanes by Nan Gerding and Orma McCormick.