Rune

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Rune was a science fiction fanzine published by The Minnesota Science Fiction Society.

Rune began life as MinnSTF Newsletter in the mid 1960s, but the group members very quickly changed the name to Rune.

The editor of Rune from 1974 till 1976 was Fred Haskell, for issue 39 - 48, with Editor Elect David Emerson. Lee Pelton was the editor from 1978-1980. In the 1980s, Lee and Carol Kennedy were the co-editors, and in the 1990s the editor was Jeff Schalles, with editorial staff Garth Edmond Danielson, and Tom Juntunen .

It was published throughout the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and into the 2000s. Issue 85 appeared in March 1955, and issue 66 was released in March 2002.

Contributors of writing included John Bartelt, C.J. Cherryh, David Emerson, Rick Gellman, R.J. Johnson, Dennis Lien, Dave Nixon, Steve Perry, David E. Romm, Jon Singer, Robert Whitaker Sirignano, John C. Sulak, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie, Science Fiction Newsletter), Bob Vardeman (Sandworm), Dave Wixon, and Jim Young.

Contributions of art work included Derek Carter, Ken Fletcher, Phil Foglio, Tom Foster, Vikki Marchall, James Shull (The Essence), Al Sirois, Steve Stiles, Reed Waller, Taral Wayne, and Jim Young.

Included also were reprints of speeches by Ted Johnstone, with illustratons by Bjo Trimble.

In Proper Boskonian, Bob Devney said in his review, "Rune 85 is warm, informative, and silly. I like that in a fanzine."

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