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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A periodical publication that is written and edited by science-fiction and fantasy enthusiasts and that is frequently prepared by mimeographing.

Usage examples (36)
  • Community because another strength of the fanzine is the LOC (letter of comment).
  • In brief, a fanzine is a "for the love" publication, an amateur magazine, where nobody gets paid anything.
  • The word fanzine comes from a blend of two words, 'Fan' and 'Magazine' or 'Zine' for short.
  • There's a comraderie in fanzine writing, too, that's different than with slicks or pro mags. for more
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