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'''Queebshots''' was a science fiction fandom fanzine published by Norm Clarke and [[Georgina Ellis]] with [[Boyd Raeburn]].  
'''Queebshots''' was a science fiction fandom fanzine published by Norm Clarke and [[Georgina Ellis]] with [[Boyd Raeburn]].  
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''Queebshots'' was an apazine published from 1963, first from Aylmer, Quebec, Canada,  and later, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It ran till 1967 and was known for its acerbic humour. ''Queebshots'' was like a series of one shots, and each issue has its own subtitle. Below is a partial list of titles and the years they appeared.  
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''Queebshots'' was an apazine published from 1963, first from Aylmer, Quebec, Canada,  and later, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It ran till 1967 and was known for its acerbic humour. ''Queebshots'' was like a series of one shots, and each issue has its own subtitle. Robert Lichtman, in a letter to [[Vegas Fandom Weekly]] #97, wrote, ''"Norm & Gina (Ellis) Clarke, two of fandom’s funniest writers...with Boyd Raeburn produced a series of “Queebshots” that raised the bar for short, pithy oneshots"''.
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Below is a partial list of titles and the years they appeared:
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1963
*Issue 3:  "Blues In The Closet"
*Issue 3:  "Blues In The Closet"
*Issue 4:  "Akavits In Aylmer"
*Issue 4:  "Akavits In Aylmer"
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*Issue 8:  "Terry Carr in Aspic"
*Issue 8:  "Terry Carr in Aspic"
*Issue 9:  "Duck In The Afternoon"
*Issue 9:  "Duck In The Afternoon"
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*Issue 10: "Songs Some Mother Taught me"
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*Issue 10: "Songs Some Mother Taught Me"
1965
1965
*Issue 11: "Black Is The Colour Of Glen Campbell's Hair"
*Issue 11: "Black Is The Colour Of Glen Campbell's Hair"
*Issue 12: "Hoo Ha Hagerstown"
*Issue 12: "Hoo Ha Hagerstown"
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*Issue 13: "Gary-Lou_a_Go-Go"
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*Issue 13: "Gary-Lou-a-Go-Go"
1967
1967
*Issue 20 "The Willard R. Biscuit Newsletter"
*Issue 20 "The Willard R. Biscuit Newsletter"
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At least one issue, ''Deep In The Glen'', issue #6, was distributed by the [[Fantasy Amateur Press Association]] in the 107 mailing of Spring 1964.
In 1976 [[Susan Wood]] published [[Queebshot]], a [[one shot]] homage to ''Queebshots''.
In 1976 [[Susan Wood]] published [[Queebshot]], a [[one shot]] homage to ''Queebshots''.
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Boyd Raeburn had previously published the fanzine [[A Bas]] in the 1950s, while Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis Clarke were also published [[Descant]] and [[Honque]] along with ''Queebshots''.
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Revision as of 19:47, 7 July 2012

Queebshots was a science fiction fandom fanzine published by Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis with Boyd Raeburn.

Queebshots was an apazine published from 1963, first from Aylmer, Quebec, Canada, and later, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It ran till 1967 and was known for its acerbic humour. Queebshots was like a series of one shots, and each issue has its own subtitle. Robert Lichtman, in a letter to Vegas Fandom Weekly #97, wrote, "Norm & Gina (Ellis) Clarke, two of fandom’s funniest writers...with Boyd Raeburn produced a series of “Queebshots” that raised the bar for short, pithy oneshots".

Below is a partial list of titles and the years they appeared:

1963

  • Issue 3: "Blues In The Closet"
  • Issue 4: "Akavits In Aylmer"
  • Issue 5: "Rats In My Room"

1964

  • Issue 6: "Deep In The Glen"
  • Issue 8: "Terry Carr in Aspic"
  • Issue 9: "Duck In The Afternoon"
  • Issue 10: "Songs Some Mother Taught Me"

1965

  • Issue 11: "Black Is The Colour Of Glen Campbell's Hair"
  • Issue 12: "Hoo Ha Hagerstown"
  • Issue 13: "Gary-Lou-a-Go-Go"

1967

  • Issue 20 "The Willard R. Biscuit Newsletter"

At least one issue, Deep In The Glen, issue #6, was distributed by the Fantasy Amateur Press Association in the 107 mailing of Spring 1964.

In 1976 Susan Wood published Queebshot, a one shot homage to Queebshots.

Boyd Raeburn had previously published the fanzine A Bas in the 1950s, while Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis Clarke were also published Descant and Honque along with Queebshots.

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