HYPErion

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HYPErion is a music fanzine published by Mark Jenkins.

HYPErion was published in Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. in the 1970s. Originally titled Hyperion, the title changed gradually over time on the cover to become HYPE, while the colophon continued to use the name HYPErion.

HYPErion was ins ome ways a 'proto-punk' zine, since many of the musical acts covered would be credited as the influences of punk. With in the pages of the fanzine could be found photos and articles on Alice Cooper, David Bowie, The New York Dolls, Lou Reed, Iggy Stooge and The Stooges, and The Velvet Underground as well as Kim Fowley, The Osmonds, and

Also included are articles and reviews on writers such as Samuel Beckett and artists such as Salvador Dali, as well as films, television and comics.

Contributing writers included Roger Bain, Alex Calabrese, William Campbell, Steven Gray, Solomon Gruberger, DC Hatch, Libby Hatch, Ken Highland, Rainer Karasz, Bill Kunkel (Rats!), Frank Lima, CD Macauley, Paul McArthur, Richard Meltzer, Steve Miller, Edouard Moliner, Bruce Townley (later publisher of Oblong),

Bruce Townley wrote a fanzine review column called "Almost Another", that included such science fiction fanzines as Carandaith and Granfalloon.

Contributing illustrators included John Clagett, Mark Jenkins, Tom Johnson, and Bruce Townley.

Photographers included Rainer Karasz.

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