No was a science fiction fanzine by Ruth Berman.
No began as Nous, published by Ruth Berman and her sister Jean Berman in 1967. Once Jean left after issue 4 in 1969, Ruth removed the "us" in the name, as she felt there was no longer an 'us' involved in making the fanzine. Issue 5, the first issue titled No, was released in 1969.
Contributors to these early issues included Filk song "The Fandoliers" by Lenny Bailes (Whistlestar), and illustrations by Alan Andres.
Issue 7 was published in February 1971. It included The Irregular Reviewer: "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes," by Dean Dickensheet (Tantalus), reprinted in Ruth Berman's Sherlock Holmes fanzine SH - sf Fanthology.
Issue 8 appeared in July 1971. Contributions of writing came from John Boardman, and Nan Braude, among others. Contributions of art came from Ken Fletcher (Rune), among others.
Issue 9 was released in December 1971.The cover was by Richard Tatge. Contributors of art work included Bonnie Bergstrom, Ken Fletcher, Rae Ladore, Dick Tatge, and Jim Young (Hoop). Contributors of writing included Ruth Berman, John Berry (Pot Pourri), and John Boardman. Letters came from Eleanor Arnason (All Mimsy).
Issue 10 came out in June 1972. The cover was by Grant Canfield, It included interior art work by Sheryl Birkhead (The National Fantasy Fan), Grant Canfield, Ken Fletcher, Rae Ladore, Dick Martin, Richard Tatge, Kees Van Torn, and Jim Young. Written contributions included "Kosher SF" by Ruth Berman,"The Saga of Olaf Loudsnore. Chapter CXLIX" by John Boardman, and "Oz Ad Nauseum" by Dick Martin.
Issue 11 appeared in August 1972. The cover is by Sheryl Birkhead and interior art work is by Sheryl Birkhead, Johnny Chamberlain, Ken Fletcher, Bonnie Goodnight, Rae Ladore, William Rotsler, Richard Tatge, Kees Van Torn, and Jim Young. Contributions of writing were by James Appelbaum, Ruth Berman, John Boardman, Dave Hulan (Pelf), and Mary Schaub. Poetry was by Nan Braude.
Issue 12 was published January 1973. The cover art was by Connie Faddis (Interphase). It featured writing by Jean Berman, John Berry, John Boardman and others. Letters came from William Rotsler.
Issue 13 appeared in March 1973. The front cover artwork is by Ken Fletcher. The interior art work is by Alan Andres, Sheryl Birkhead, Grant Canfield, Ken Fletcher, Rae Ladore, Jon Wilmunen, and Jim Young. Writing is by Ruth Berman, Ned Brooks, Tom Digby, and Dorothy Jones Heydt. Letters came from Harlan Ellison (Science Fantasy Bulletin), among others.
Issue 14 was published October 1973. The cover was by Ken Fletcher and Jim Young, and interior art work was by Sheryl Birkhead, among others. It featured writing by John Berry, John Boardman, J. R. Christopher, and Ben Indick. Letters came from Eleanor Arnason, Denis Quane, and Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons), among others.
Issue 15 was released in May 1974. The front cover art work is by Alan Andres and back cover by Connie Faddis, and interior art is by Sheryl Birkhead, Grant Canfield, Ken Fletcher, Tom Fletcher, Tom Foster, Rae Ledore, Jon Wilmunem and Jim Young. Contributions of writing were by Ruth Berman, John Berry, and Louise Valmeras. Letters came from Harlan Ellison, among others.
Issue 16 appeared in January 1975. Front cover artwork was by Connie Faddis; back cover art was by Bruce Arthur. Interior art work was by Sheryl Birkhead, Ken Fletcher, Rae Ladore, Wendy Lindboe, Dick Schultz (En Garde), Al Sirois, Bruce Townley (Oblong), and Jim Young. Writing was by Ruth Berman, John Berry, and J.R. Christopher.
Issue 17, the last issue, was published September 1875. The front cover is by Alan Andres. The back cover is by Connie Faddis. The interior art isby Sheryl Birkhead, Connie Faddis, Ken Fletcher, Doug Herring, Rae Ladore, Wendy Lindboe, Tim Marion, William Rotsler, Dick Schultz, Al Sirois, Dick Tatge, Bruce Townley, Reed Waller, and Jim Young. Writing was by Jean Berman, John Berry, with the conclusion of "Berry's Baedeker"; Deborah Collin, Greg FitzGerald, Paula Smith (Menagerie), Jeffery Stuart, Sheila Strickland, Steven H. Waller.