Zeus

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Zeus

Zeus is a science fiction fanzine by Ronald Levy.

Zeus was a product of the Futurian Society of Sydney and was first published in 1940 in Sydney, N.S.W., Australia. Bill Veney, in Mumblings from Munchkinland #13, recalls the beginnings, "Zeus was an attempt by six fans to bring out a composite fanzine."

After issue two there was a split and for awhile it was reported in various fanzines, that there would be two issues of issue 2 coming out - one by Ron Levy and on by Noel Dwyer. But, according to the Futurian Observer issue 25, Kevy and Dwyer, "...got together on the matter and arrived at a decision, -said decision being peaceable." However, in issue 27 in the fan mags section there is a listing for "Zeus (psuedo) - imitation is the sincerest form of flattery", and then proceeds to review Ron Levy's Zeus, saying that it, "prints general and miscellaneous material and gets a good selection of this."

The April 1942 Futurian War Digest #19 announced the end of Zeus, as conscirption has begun and Bert Castellari is called up and Ron Levy is fully occupied with university.

Covers were by Roma Castellari and art work was by Rona Castellari and Bruce Sawyer.

Contributions were from Warwick Hockley, Vol Molesworth, Bruce Sawyer, and William Veney,