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Despatch was a media science fiction fanzine published by Ruth Berman.

Despatch was the official organ of the Mark Lenard International Fan Club, a club that was based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Published from October 1968 until the early 1980s, 44 issues were released. During the run of the fanzine, the title alternated between Despatch and "The Despatch". It was one of the earliest fanzines devoted to the television series Star Trek to feature fan-fiction.

Contributors of art work included Tim Courtney, Jane Dalley, Marilyn Hawkes, Chris Lofthus, Cara Sherman Tereno (Romulan Wine, Anthony Tollin, and Ellen Winder, among others.