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'''Charles Wells''' is a fanzine publisher from the U.S.A.
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'''Charles Wells''' is a fanzine publisher and fan artist from the U.S.A.
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Charles Wells published three science fiction fanzines: [[Fiendetta]] in the 1950's and [[Cadenza]] and [[Trill.]] (the period is part of the title) in the 1960's.  He also guest edited the last issue of [[Quandry]].
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Charles Wells published several science fiction fanzines: [[Fiendetta]], [[Grey]], and [[Hex (Wells)|Hex]] in the 1950's, and then [[Cadenza]] and [[Trill.]] (the period is part of the title) in the 1960's.  He also guest edited the last issue of [[Quandry]].
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Charles Wells began his fan published career in Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A., with ''Fiendetta''. At least fourteen issues were released from September 1952 to 1956. In 1953, he was the guest editor of the last issue of ''Quandry'', issue 30. In the Autumn of 1953 he also published a single page newsletter, known to fans at that time as a "Snapzine", called [[Grey]]. At least 18 issues appeared, with #18 released in November 1954. In June 1955, Charles Wells published the first issue of [[Hex (Wells)|Hex]]. Eight issues of this title appeared, the last in December 1964, and all 8 issues are in the Liverpool University Library as part of the J. Michael Rosenblum collection.  
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Charles Wells began his fan published career in Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A., with ''Fiendetta''. At least fourteen issues were released from September 1952 to 1956. In 1953, he was the guest editor of the last issue of ''Quandry'', issue 30. In the Autumn of 1953 he also published a single page newsletter, known to fans at that time as a "Snapzine", called ''Grey''. At least 18 issues appeared, with #18 released in November 1954. In June 1955, Charles Wells published the first issue of ''Hex''. Eight issues of this title appeared, the last in December 1964, and all 8 issues are in the Liverpool University Library as part of the J. Michael Rosenblum collection.  
In 1961 he returned to fanzine publishing with his tile ''Cadenza'', a mimeographed fanzine, published in North Carolina. 11 issues were released, with issue 2 released in May 1961, and issue 11 appearing in May 1965.
In 1961 he returned to fanzine publishing with his tile ''Cadenza'', a mimeographed fanzine, published in North Carolina. 11 issues were released, with issue 2 released in May 1961, and issue 11 appearing in May 1965.
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===Zines===
===Zines===
*[[Cadenza]]
*[[Cadenza]]
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*[[The Chattahoochee, Okefenokee, & Ogeechee Occasional Gazette]] (with Jesse Floyd and [[Lee Hoffman]]
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*[[The Chattahoochee, Okefenokee, & Ogeechee Occasional Gazette]] (with Jesse Floyd and [[Lee Hoffman]])
*[[Fiendetta]]
*[[Fiendetta]]
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*[[Grand Fenwick Gazette]] (with Lon Atkins, Len Bailes and Al Scott) (July 1965)
*[[Grey]]
*[[Grey]]
*[[Hex (Wells)|Hex]]
*[[Hex (Wells)|Hex]]
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Revision as of 23:30, 7 October 2012

Charles Wells is a fanzine publisher and fan artist from the U.S.A.

Charles Wells published several science fiction fanzines: Fiendetta, Grey, and Hex in the 1950's, and then Cadenza and Trill. (the period is part of the title) in the 1960's. He also guest edited the last issue of Quandry.

Charles Wells began his fan published career in Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A., with Fiendetta. At least fourteen issues were released from September 1952 to 1956. In 1953, he was the guest editor of the last issue of Quandry, issue 30. In the Autumn of 1953 he also published a single page newsletter, known to fans at that time as a "Snapzine", called Grey. At least 18 issues appeared, with #18 released in November 1954. In June 1955, Charles Wells published the first issue of Hex. Eight issues of this title appeared, the last in December 1964, and all 8 issues are in the Liverpool University Library as part of the J. Michael Rosenblum collection.

In 1961 he returned to fanzine publishing with his tile Cadenza, a mimeographed fanzine, published in North Carolina. 11 issues were released, with issue 2 released in May 1961, and issue 11 appearing in May 1965.

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