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'''William "Bill" Rotsler''' ([[July 3]], [[1926]] - [[October 8]], [[1997]]) was a Fan Artist who provided thousands of cartoons to fanzines around the world. His illustrations continue to appear in Fanzines, and it is estimated that there are thousands of Rotsler illustrations that haven't appeared anywhere yet. He was known in both science fiction fandom (from the 1940s through the 90s) and in early Rock 'n Roll zines, including doing covers for early rock fanzine [[Bomp]].
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[[Image:Bill_Rotsler_illo.gif|frame|Rotsler illo for ''Checkpoint'' #78 (1977)]]
  
Bill also published several fanzines, including [[KTEIC]] for many years.  
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'''William "Bill" Rotsler''' (July 3, 1926 - October 8, 1997) was a professional writer, photographer and illustrator who provided thousands of cartoons for [[fanzine]]s in the USA, Canada, and UK.  
  
He won 5 Hugo Awards for Best Fan Artist and also wrote several books, including novelations of several Hollywood movies.
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His artwork continues to appear in fanzines, and it is estimated that there are thousands of Rotsler illustrations which haven't yet appeared anywhere. He was known in both science fiction fandom (from the 1940s through the 90s), doing work for publications such as ''[[Science Fiction Five Yearly]]'', and in early Rock 'n Roll zines, including covers for the early rock fanzine ''[[Bomp]]''. He won five Hugo Awards for Best Fan Artist and published several fanzines, including ''[[KTEIC]]'' for many years.  
  
[Category:Zinester|Rotsler]]
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In his professional career, Rotsler wrote erotica, several novelisations of Hollywood movies and photographed models for ''Playboy''.
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===Zines===
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*[[KTEIC]]
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*[[Masque]]
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*[[The Tattooed Dragon Returns]]
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*[[ZIUQ]] (with Jack Harness and [[Jean Young]])
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===Selected Contributions ===
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*[[A Sense Of FAPA]]
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*[[Abstract]]
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*[[Algol]]
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*[[Alien Culture]]
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*[[Askance]]
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*[[Aspidistra]]
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*[[Badmouth]]
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*[[The Best of Fandom 1957]]
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*[[BLAT!]]
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*[[Boonfark]]
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*[[Citadel]]
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*[[Contact!]]
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*[[Crossroads]]
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*[[DMSFF]]
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*[[DNQ]]
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*[[The Drink Tank]]
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*[[Egoboo]]
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*[[Energumen]]
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*[[Fanthology 1994]]
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*[[Flafan]]
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*[[Forerunner Quarterly]]
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*[[Gorbett]]
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*[[Granfalloon]]
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*[[Graymalkin]]
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*[[Habakkuk]]
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*[[Hodge-Podge]]
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*[[Infinitum]]
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*[[Ignatz]]
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*[[IS]]
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*[[Innuendo]]
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*[[Khatru]]
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*[[Klein Bottle]]
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*[[Macabre (Canada)|Macabre]]
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*[[Metanoia]]
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*[[Mota]]
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*[[Nandu]]
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*[[Niekas]]
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*[[No]]
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*[[Nope!]]
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*[[Obelisk]]
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*[[Oopsla!]]
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*[[Outworlds]]
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*[[Oxytocic]]
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*[[Ploy]]
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*[[Psychotic]]
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*[[Quandry]]
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*[[QuasiQuote]]
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*[[Science Fiction Echo]]
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*[[Science Fiction Five Yearly]]
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*[[Science Fiction Newsletter]]
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*[[Scintillation]]
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*[[Scottishe]]
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*[[Shangri L'Affaires]]
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*[[Simulacrum]]
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*[[Sky Hook]]
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*[[Slap & Tickle]]
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*[[Space Age Terminology]]
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*[[Spaceship]]
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*[[The Essence]]
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*[[Viper]]
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*[[Whistlestar]]
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*[[Xenium]]
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[[Category:Zinester|Rotsler]] [[Category:Artist|Rotsler]]

Latest revision as of 16:53, 7 October 2018

Rotsler illo for Checkpoint #78 (1977)

William "Bill" Rotsler (July 3, 1926 - October 8, 1997) was a professional writer, photographer and illustrator who provided thousands of cartoons for fanzines in the USA, Canada, and UK.

His artwork continues to appear in fanzines, and it is estimated that there are thousands of Rotsler illustrations which haven't yet appeared anywhere. He was known in both science fiction fandom (from the 1940s through the 90s), doing work for publications such as Science Fiction Five Yearly, and in early Rock 'n Roll zines, including covers for the early rock fanzine Bomp. He won five Hugo Awards for Best Fan Artist and published several fanzines, including KTEIC for many years.

In his professional career, Rotsler wrote erotica, several novelisations of Hollywood movies and photographed models for Playboy.

Zines

Selected Contributions