John Purcell

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He also produced a couple of personal zines in the 1980s, [[Ennui]] and  [[Bangweulu]]. The very last issue of [[This House]] was the 15th, [[Split zine|ace-doubled]] with the 6th and final issue of [[Bangweulu]] in the Spring of 1989. After that, he drifted out of fandom by 1992, then resurfaced in 2003 with [[In A Prior Lifetime]].   
He also produced a couple of personal zines in the 1980s, [[Ennui]] and  [[Bangweulu]]. The very last issue of [[This House]] was the 15th, [[Split zine|ace-doubled]] with the 6th and final issue of [[Bangweulu]] in the Spring of 1989. After that, he drifted out of fandom by 1992, then resurfaced in 2003 with [[In A Prior Lifetime]].   
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Purcell folded [[In A Prior Lifetime]] (20 issues) and [[and furthermore...]] (26 issues) in February of 2007, in order to begin a bimonthly genzine [[Askance]]. The debut issue was dated March, 2007, and featured a cover by Hugo Award winning fan artist, Brad Foster, who also produced the cover for the first annish of [[Askance]]. Other featured artists have been Alan White, [[Sheryl Birkhead]], [[Bill Rotsler]], Taral Wayne ([[DNQ]]), Kyle Hinton, [[Frank Wu]], Dick Jenssen as 'Ditmar' ([[Perhaps]]), Marc Schirmeister, and Steve Stiles. The Second Anniversary issue (March, 2009) featured reproductions of all previous covers.  
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Purcell folded [[In A Prior Lifetime]] (20 issues) and [[and furthermore...]] (26 issues) in February of 2007, in order to begin a bimonthly genzine [[Askance]]. The debut issue was dated March, 2007, and featured a cover by Hugo Award winning fan artist, Brad Foster, who also produced the cover for the first annish of [[Askance]]. Other featured artists have been Alan White, [[Sheryl Birkhead]], [[Bill Rotsler]], Taral Wayne ([[DNQ]]), Kyle Hinton, [[Frank Wu]], Dick Jenssen as 'Ditmar' ([[Perhaps]]), Valerie Purcell, Marc Schirmeister, and Steve Stiles. The Second Anniversary issue (March, 2009) featured reproductions of all previous covers. Since Spring 2010 9[[Askance]]) has appeared on a quarterly schedule.  
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Revision as of 15:21, 8 October 2012

John Purcell (March 22, 1954 - ) is a fan writer and fanzine editor currently living in College Station, Texas, U.S.A.

John began doing fanzines in Minnesota in the 1970s. One of his early zines was called This House. He edited In A Prior Lifetime and its addendum and furthermore... as PDFs on eFanzines.com. He has also recently released a couple of one shot zines, as well as contributing to other publications.

He also produced a couple of personal zines in the 1980s, Ennui and Bangweulu. The very last issue of This House was the 15th, ace-doubled with the 6th and final issue of Bangweulu in the Spring of 1989. After that, he drifted out of fandom by 1992, then resurfaced in 2003 with In A Prior Lifetime.

Purcell folded In A Prior Lifetime (20 issues) and and furthermore... (26 issues) in February of 2007, in order to begin a bimonthly genzine Askance. The debut issue was dated March, 2007, and featured a cover by Hugo Award winning fan artist, Brad Foster, who also produced the cover for the first annish of Askance. Other featured artists have been Alan White, Sheryl Birkhead, Bill Rotsler, Taral Wayne (DNQ), Kyle Hinton, Frank Wu, Dick Jenssen as 'Ditmar' (Perhaps), Valerie Purcell, Marc Schirmeister, and Steve Stiles. The Second Anniversary issue (March, 2009) featured reproductions of all previous covers. Since Spring 2010 9Askance) has appeared on a quarterly schedule.

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