NeoLithic

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NeoLithic was a science fiction and fantasy fanzine by Ruth Berman.

Published in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A., 23 issues of NeoLithic appeared during the 1950s and 1960s. The first issue appeared in 1959; it was published monthly for the next four years, with issue 23, the last issue, released in 1962.

Issue 8 appeared in May 1960 and included articles by Robert R. Pattrick and Mike Swifka. Artwork was contributed by John Nelson.

Issue 9 was released August 1960, and features the article "An Effect of Television" by Mike Deckinger, and artwork by Jeff Wanshell and Ron Whyte (All Mimsy). Also included was a quote from Dick Schultz (later editor of En Garde).

Issue 18 was published in September, 1961, an issue 20 in December 1961.

Bruce Pelz reviewed NeoLithic in Glamdring 2, from May 1960, since it was one of the early fanzines to include content about Tolkien's writings.

At the same time she was publishing NeoLithic, Ruth Berman was also co-editor of All Mimsy, with Eleanor Arnason and Ron Whyte. Ruth Berman went on to publish numerous fanzines throughout the 1960s, including Dinky Bird, Nous, No, and Pantopon, and in the late 1960s, the media science fiction fanzines Despatch and Inside Star Trek, followed by T-Negative, and The Star Trek Songbook. During the 1960s and 1970s, she was also publishing the Sherlock Holmes fanzine SH - sf Fanthology.

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