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[[Image:Seth Friedman.jpg|frame|Seth tabling at a zine convention in Seattle]]
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[[Image:11764_600_copy.jpg|thumb|right|TARDIS #8]]
  
'''R. Seth Friedman''' (born in Great Neck, NY) is best known as the final publisher of the [[review zine]] [[Factsheet Five]] and the editor of the book [[The Factsheet Five Zine Reader]] (published by Three Rivers Press in June of 1997). In the introduction to the [[The Factsheet Five Zine Reader]] Friedman recalls discovering music zines in the late 1970s and getting hooked. His uber-fandom of zines peaked when he restarted the failed [[Factsheet Five]] in 1991 with capital derived from working as a computer consultant in New York.
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'''TARDIS''' was a fanzine published in London, UK, devoted to the television series ''Dr. Who''.
  
In 1997 Friedman talked about reviving Factsheet Five in an [[alt.zines]] post. He said, "How do you think I got this 'job' in the first place? I applied for it? I saw an ad in the paper? I had friends in high places? I used my parent's connections? I did Factsheet Five because Mike and Hudson gave it up. Factsheet Five was dead! I revived it because I thought it was too important to die. I revived it because no one else was doing it."
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First published in Spring 1975 by Andrew Johnson, the first issue of TARDIS  featured a tribute to William Hartnell, an interview with Terry Nation and an article on ''The Six Million Dollar Man''. ... Contributors of art work included Stuart Glazebrook, among others. Contributors of photographs included Stephen Payne, and Jan Vincent-Rudzki, among others. Contributors of writing included Jeremy Betham, Gordon Blowes, Geraint Jones, Jeanette Napier, Jan Vincent-Rudzki, and Martin Wiggins, among others.
  
Under Friedman's helm as publisher, [[Factsheet Five]] was published quarterly on a consistant schedule from 1991 until it folded in 1998...
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With issue 7 from May 1976, TARDIS became the fanzine for the Dr. Who Appreciation Society. [[TARDIS|Read More...]]'''
 
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TARDIS #8

TARDIS was a fanzine published in London, UK, devoted to the television series Dr. Who.

First published in Spring 1975 by Andrew Johnson, the first issue of TARDIS featured a tribute to William Hartnell, an interview with Terry Nation and an article on The Six Million Dollar Man. ... Contributors of art work included Stuart Glazebrook, among others. Contributors of photographs included Stephen Payne, and Jan Vincent-Rudzki, among others. Contributors of writing included Jeremy Betham, Gordon Blowes, Geraint Jones, Jeanette Napier, Jan Vincent-Rudzki, and Martin Wiggins, among others.

With issue 7 from May 1976, TARDIS became the fanzine for the Dr. Who Appreciation Society. Read More...

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