Quark (Tom Perry)

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''Quark'' was published in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. beginning in 1964 and published till 1966. At this time Tom Perry took a ten year break between issues, and returned to publishing with issue 13 in 1976. He resumed published new issues in the UK for a year before he stopped publishing in April 1977.  
''Quark'' was published in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. beginning in 1964 and published till 1966. At this time Tom Perry took a ten year break between issues, and returned to publishing with issue 13 in 1976. He resumed published new issues in the UK for a year before he stopped publishing in April 1977.  
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Contributors to the 1960s issues included [[Georgina Ellis|Gina Clarke]] ([[Honque]], [[Descant]]), writing on George Lincoln Rockwell, and [[Walt Willis]] with his regular column "The Harp That Once Or Twice". Other contributors included Eric Bentcliffe, Norm Clarke ([[Descant]], [[Queebshots]]),  David Langford ([[Ansible]]), and Joe Piloti.
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Contributors to the 1960s issues included [[Georgina Ellis|Gina Clarke]] ([[Honque]], [[Descant]]), writing on George Lincoln Rockwell, and [[Walt Willis]] with his regular column "The Harp That Once Or Twice". Other contributors included Eric Bentcliffe, Norm Clarke ([[Descant]], [[Queebshots]]),  David Langford ([[Ansible]]), and Joe Piloti.  
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At this time Tom Perry took a ten year break between issues, and returned to publishing with issue 13 in 1976. He resumed published new issues in the UK for a year before he stopped publishing in April 1977.
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Peter Roberts, in [[Checkpoint]] 74, from December 1976, reviews the returning ''Quark''; '' "In the midst of all these newcomers the wise and aged Tom Perry has emerged from the depths of time and restarted Quark after a ten year gap. I don't seem to have any of the older issues, so he'll be spared the comparison – from me, at least...In any event, I look forward to seeing future issues." ''
Contributors to the 1970s issues included David Langford ([[Ansible]]), and [[Peter Weston]] ([[Speculation]]).  
Contributors to the 1970s issues included David Langford ([[Ansible]]), and [[Peter Weston]] ([[Speculation]]).  
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Tom Perry died of cancer on July 8, 1997, in Gainesville, Florida. Aside from his fanzine publishing he also was a frequent contributor of articles to ''AMAZING'' under the editorship of [[Ted White]], in the 1970s.
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Tom Perry died of cancer on July 8, 1997, in Gainesville, Florida. Aside from publishing the fanzines [[Logorrhea]] and ''Quark'',  he also was a frequent contributor of articles to ''AMAZING'' under the editorship of [[Ted White]], in the 1970s.
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Quark was a science fiction fanzine published by Tom Perry.

Quark was published in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. beginning in 1964 and published till 1966. At this time Tom Perry took a ten year break between issues, and returned to publishing with issue 13 in 1976. He resumed published new issues in the UK for a year before he stopped publishing in April 1977.

Contributors to the 1960s issues included Gina Clarke (Honque, Descant), writing on George Lincoln Rockwell, and Walt Willis with his regular column "The Harp That Once Or Twice". Other contributors included Eric Bentcliffe, Norm Clarke (Descant, Queebshots), David Langford (Ansible), and Joe Piloti.

At this time Tom Perry took a ten year break between issues, and returned to publishing with issue 13 in 1976. He resumed published new issues in the UK for a year before he stopped publishing in April 1977. 

Peter Roberts, in Checkpoint 74, from December 1976, reviews the returning Quark; "In the midst of all these newcomers the wise and aged Tom Perry has emerged from the depths of time and restarted Quark after a ten year gap. I don't seem to have any of the older issues, so he'll be spared the comparison – from me, at least...In any event, I look forward to seeing future issues."

Contributors to the 1970s issues included David Langford (Ansible), and Peter Weston (Speculation).

Tom Perry died of cancer on July 8, 1997, in Gainesville, Florida. Aside from publishing the fanzines Logorrhea and Quark, he also was a frequent contributor of articles to AMAZING under the editorship of Ted White, in the 1970s.

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