Raucous Caucus

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Raucous Caucus
Issue 2 June 2013
Cover art by Bruce Townley

Raucous Caucus is a science fiction fanzine by Pat Charnock.

The first issue of Raucous Caucus appeared in December 2012. The cover is by Harry Bell (Grimwab), and interior artwork and comic are by Dan Steffan (BLAT!). Contributions of writing are by Roy Kettle (True Rat), Robert Lichtman (Trap Door), Mike Meara, and the editor.

Issue 2 was released in June 2013. The cover is by Bruce Townley (Oblong). Cartoon is by D West (Daisnaid). Writing came from Claire Brialey (Banana Wings), Rich Coad (Space Junk), Jerry Cornelius, Mark Plummer (Banana Wings), and the editor. Letters came from Lenny Bailes (Whistlestar), Doug Bell (Head), John D. Berry (Egoboo), Bill Burns, Jack Calvert, Graham Charnock (Vibrator), Alan Dorey (Vector), John Nielson Hall (Motorway Dreamer), Jerry Kaufman (Littlebrook), Dave Langford (Ansible), Jim Linwood (Typo), Marion Linwood, Gary Mattingly (Skug), Ian Maule (Maya, Checkpoint), Murray Moore (Aztec Blue), Joseph Nicholas (Vector), and Paul Skelton (Small Friendly Dog).

Issue 3 was published in January 2014. The cover is by Dan Steffan. Interior art work is by Jim Barker, Harry Bell, Grant Canfield, Brad Foster, Dan Steffan, and Steve Stiles. Writing is contributed by John D. Berry, Claire Brialey, Dougal Charnock, Liz Phillips, and Dan Steffan. Letters came from Randy Byers (Chunga), William Breiding (Star Fire), Stuart Brenton, Jerry Kaufman, Jay Kinney (Nope!), Hope Leibowitz, Robert Lichtman (Trap Door), Marion Linwood, Mike Meara, Murray Moore (Aztec Blue), Joseph Nicholas, and Taral Wayne (Toronto the Ghood).

Issue 4 appeared November 2015. Cover art is by D. West. Interior art is by Harry Bell, Brad Foster, and D. West. Letters this issue came from Lenny Bailes, William Breiding, Randy Byers, Jack Calvert, Grant Canfield, Jim Caughran, Alan Dorey, Brad Foster, John Nielsen Hall, Jerry Kaufman, David Langford, Hope Leibowitz, Robert Lichtman, Jim Linwood, Marion Linwood, Murray Moore, Mark Plummer, Paul Skelton, D. West, and Ted White (BLAT!).

Issue 5 was released in 2017. Cover art is by Brad Foster, and interior art by Harry Bell, among others. Writing is contributed by Dave Cockfield, and Mike Meara, among others. Letters came from Lloyd Penney, among others.

Raucous Caucus won the FAAn Award for Best Fanzine for Best Genzine (tied with Chunga) in 2016.

Pat Charnock had previously published 8 issues of Wrinkled Shrew from1974 till 1979.