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Issue 4 March 1970

Mathom was a science fiction fanzine published by the Houston Science Fiction Society.

Mathom was published in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., and was the official organ of the Houston Science Fiction Society, established by Joanne Burger (Pegasus, The National Fantasy Fan), H.H. Hollis, Joseph F. Pumilia, Lisa Tuttle, and Bill Wallace in 1969. Joanne Burger was the first President. The Society lasted until 1980.

Lisa Tuttle founded, edited and published the first few issues of the fanzine.

Issue 1 was published in February 1969, with issue 2 following in June, and issue 3 in October of the same year.

Issue 4, released in March 1970, is edited by Lisa Tuttle, and features contributions from Hugo Greenback, Joseph Pumilia, Bob Rozakis, Darrell Schweitzer, and Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons).

Issue 5 appeared in October 1970.

Letters came from Arthur C. Clarke (Novae Terrae), among others.