Rictus is a literary fanzine devoted to horror fiction and the supernatural, edited and published by Mary E. Spock.
At least two issues were published in Washington, DC, U.S.A., during the 1990s. Each issue featured horror and dark fiction and poetry.
Contributions of artwork came from Michelle Frankfurter.
Contributions of writing came from Donna Taylor Burgess (The Blue Lady), Bob Cook, Deidra Cox, Holly Day, Danya D'Arcy (Literatia Macabre), C.S. Fuqua, Ken Goldman, Charlee Jacob, D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), Mark McLaughlin, Kurt Newton, William P. Robertson, Steven L. Shrewsbury, Scott Thomas, and others.