|Publisher:||"is a "'That's Why' Generation (That's Why...)", later agented/distributed through Bill Hupe|
|Editor(s):||Kimberley Junius and Lillie Deans, then Daniel Van De Wiele|
|Genre:||gen, het, femslash and slash|
|Fandom:||Star Trek: TNG|
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Its emphasis is Picard/Crusher.
Issues were word-processor printed, photocopied, and hand-stapled. An ad by the publisher in Datazine #57 describes it as "sleaze on a shoestring."
This zine required an age statement to purchase as "these stories are for grown-ups."
Asbestos Envelope 1 was published in 1989 and contains 50 pages.
- Moonlight Madness by Kimberly Junius (Jack Crusher shares more than a meal when his best friend Jean-Luc Picard comes to visit.)
- Gamma Watch by Kimberly Junius (It's the graveyard shift on the Enterprise. What, oh, what do the Captain and the Doctor find to do for all those hours?)
- a long poem by Kim
- poetry and dialogues by Lillie Deans
- some art
Asbestos Envelope 2 was published in 1990 and contains 56 pages.
"For all you P/C aficionados, here's take two on that sleaze on a shoestring from the Beverlyophiles."
- a Wesley first time story "(no wonder he scr-... messed up with the nanites!)"
- A Bev and Jack vignette ("a threesome, actually, but NOT what you think")
- House Call ("The captain has need of the Doctor's... treatment.")
- A Particular Need (a post-bonding comfort story)
- excerpts from an original P/C story
- poetry and dialogues
- cover art by Barbara Caldwell, interior art by Barbara Caldwell and Kimberly Junius
Asbestos Envelope 3 was published in 1990 and contains 87 pages.
- Foreplay (editorial) (2)
- Sleep Well, My Love by Jessica Francine Steele (5) (sweet)
- Flesh and Blood by Chad Dean and J.F. Taylor (9) (straight)
- Libido by Michael L. Kuhne (15) (salacious)
- Domestic Fantasy No. 15 by Kimberly Junius (35) (sapphic)
- Our Bodies Be Twisted, But Never Our Minds by Christopher Barrett (41) (shamel-less)
- In Sight, In Silence by Shea O'Connor (49) (Story!)
- art by Charlie Petruzzieloo, Christopher Barrett and Kimberley Junius
Asbestos Envelope 4 was published in 1990 and contains 54 pages.It contains both het and slash.
From the editorial: "Welcome to your latest injection of hot sex... I remember how I was introduced to this type of fan-friction. Lillie Deans had a book she lovingly called, 'The Binder.' That book had in it a story about a little triste between Jean-Luc Picard and Beverly Crusher called 'I get no kick from Champagne.' After picking my jaw up on the floor, I was hooked. Now, I find myself putting together the 'zine that was started as stories between two friends."
Summaries for stories come from the zine's table of contents:
- The Question by Beth Kitterer (Beverly is given an offer by Jean-Luc Picard Will she or won't she? (2)
- Higher Ground by Gamine (Remember Finn? Beverly does.) (4)
- Just Another Day by Chad Dean (Wesley's dreams are hot. The counseling he gets is hotter.) (5
- After All by Jeanne-Marie Martin (Beverly and Jean-Luc go for a ride.) (8)
- Stars by Gamine (What do you see when you look at the skies?) (10)
- Truth or Dare (no author listed) (Will, Ro, and Geordi have some time on their hands.) (according to key, gay or bisexual) (11)
- Crusher.01 by Nyasia Marie (Beverly [and] some 'quality time' on the holodeck with a few ohter women.) (according to key, gay or bisexual) (19)
- The Admiral's Question by Gamine (What does the Romulan admiral want to ask Beverly.) (25)
- Being Human by Jasmine Hamilton (Wesley and Jono find there's more to being together together than sharing a sundae.) (according to key, gay or bisexual) (26)
- Truth's First Time (Lights. Camera. Q? Q shows Picard and Crusher their future.) by Christine Davenport (30)
- A Walk in the Woods by Alan Gibson (What happened between Wesley and Ensign DuMont.) (35)
- When Alternate Worlds Collide by Sam Christian (Beverly looks into the alternatives.) (39)
- A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That by C.P. Campbell (Beverly is a maiden fair in this romp through thee holodeck.) (40)
- For Sexism to Live, You Must Die by Adrian Flores (Dr. Bev takes on the powers that be, or does she?) (48)
- art by Adrian Flores (cover), K. Kilometers, and A. Lippencot