Opuntia

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'''Opuntia''' is the name for a series of [[zines]] by [[Dale Speirs]] from Calgary, Canada.  
'''Opuntia''' is the name for a series of [[zines]] by [[Dale Speirs]] from Calgary, Canada.  
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As he says in the intro, "Whole-numbered  [[Opuntias]] are sercon, x.1 issues are review zines, x.2 issues are indexes, and x.5 issues are [[perzines]]. He is also active in [[mail art]], all things sci-fi, and not only reviews zines and mail art, but prints a number of letters from readers in most issues.
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As he says in the intro, "Whole-numbered  [[Opuntias]] are sercon, x.1 issues are review zines, x.2 issues are indexes, and x.5 issues are [[perzines]]."
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Contributors have included Teddy Harvia, winner of the the Fan Artist HUGO Award.  Opuntia has won the 2002 Prix AURORA Fan Achievement Award from the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association. However, Opuntia is not limited to just science fiction, since each issue is different.
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Contributors have included Teddy Harvia, winner of the the Fan Artist HUGO Award.  Opuntia has won the 2002 Prix AURORA Fan Achievement Award from the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association.  
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However, Opuntia is not limited to just science fiction, since each issue is different. Dale Speirs is active in the [[mail art]] community and some issues are devoted to this topic. Other topics have included rubber stamping. Opuntia also reviews zines and prints a number of letters from readers in most issues.  
==External Link==
==External Link==

Revision as of 23:59, 27 December 2007

Opuntia is the name for a series of zines by Dale Speirs from Calgary, Canada.

As he says in the intro, "Whole-numbered Opuntias are sercon, x.1 issues are review zines, x.2 issues are indexes, and x.5 issues are perzines."

Contributors have included Teddy Harvia, winner of the the Fan Artist HUGO Award. Opuntia has won the 2002 Prix AURORA Fan Achievement Award from the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association.

However, Opuntia is not limited to just science fiction, since each issue is different. Dale Speirs is active in the mail art community and some issues are devoted to this topic. Other topics have included rubber stamping. Opuntia also reviews zines and prints a number of letters from readers in most issues.

External Link

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