Third Foundation

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Third Foundation1 was a fanzine published by Lee Klingstein, then by Lee Gold and Barry Gold, from 1967-1970. The first issue was #76 (there must be a story behind that), and the last issue is #95.

Lee (Klingstein) Gold says "I found organized SF fandom in 1967 at Westercon XX", including filking, then "A month later I attended my first LASFS meeting with copies for sale of The Third Foundation #76 (the fanzine's first issue), containing my first filksong: Oh, What a Beautiful Martian. One of the LASFSians who sang it that night was a fellow named Barry Gold, whom I married two years later."

See also: Wayne Third Foundation, a club at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

Issue Date Pages Notes
76 1967 First issue!
78 Managing editor: James Shapiro. Lee Klingstein is listed as "Ambassador from Academia"
83 July 1968 41
84 September 1968 36
86-87 January 1969 50
88 June 1969
90 Sept.-Oct. 1969 48 Pages numbered 1-38, A-J. Cover by "Simpson"
91 1969
92 1970 42 "Year-ish". Cover by G. Barr. Internal evidence implies this was probably published in late Jan. 1970.
94 1970
95 January 1970 40 Final issue. (The date of publication listed here is probably in error.

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