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Blanc-Citron is an absurd humour science fiction fanzine by Mario Giguere.

Blanc-Citron was published in the 1980s in Quebec, Canada, and is a French language publication. The English translation of the title is Lemon White. It was a small 3 inch by 4 inch zine, but proved influential. In New Canadian Fandom, Luc Pomerleau wrote about the 1985 fan publishing scene in Quebec, "...Blanc-Citron, published by Mario Giguère, measures 3x4 inches and has spawned at least four imitators in style if not in form. These are faanish fanzines, devoted to silly interviews with the not-so-well-known fans and dissertations on every subject except SF."

Yves Meynard, in his article "Quebec Fandom: A Brief Overview" from "The NCF Guide to Canadian Science Fiction", writes, "If you like William Gibson cut-out paper dolls and Godzilla, this is the fanzine for you!"

Blanc-Citron was nominated for the 1991 Aurora Award for Best Fanzine.