Askance

A fanzine published by John Purcell with 34 issues 2007 through present (November 2015). Cover artists have been Taral Wayne, Brad Foster, Ditmar, Steve Stiles, Maurine Starkey, Valerie Purcell, Alan White, and others. A genzine (general interest science fiction fanzine), Askance is published on a roughly quarterly schedule and appears mostly as an electronic fanzine, although print copies are sometimes produced and mailed. In the summer of 2013, it was joined by a small, paper-only sister fanzine, Askew, which appears anywhere from 5 weeks to three months apart, depending on how busy Purcell is. Life has a tendency to dictate life's duties, and producing fanzines definitely is impacted by Life Itself.

It can be found at http://efanzines.com/Prior/

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 March 2007
6 January 2008
March 2010 Third Annish
March 2011
26 March 2012
29 August 2013

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Contents
Bemused Natterings………………………………3
Is “Core Fandom” the next “Topic A”?
by Andy Trembley………………………………….6
What a Piece of Work is a Fan
By Claire Brialey………………………………….…9
Fannish Pet Peeves
written by Committee…………………………15
Penney for your Thoughts: fanzine reviews
by Lloyd Penney………………………………….19
Figby
by Bill Fischer……………………………………..22
Regional Convention Calendar……………23
From the Hinterlands
by devoted readers…………………………….27
Wikiphilia: the Fried Encyclopedia
by Bill Fischer……………………………………..39
What’s Next………………………………………..44

Cover art by Kyle Hinton