Back to the Wild Wild West

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Zine
Title: Back to the Wild Wild West
Publisher:
Editor(s): Catherine Schlein until 1984, then Ann Teipen
Type:
Date(s): August 1982-sometime in the 1990s
Frequency:
Medium: print
Fandom: Wild Wild West
Language: English
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Back to the Wild Wild West is a gen quarterly newsletter and is a fan club zine. Issues contain fan fiction, photos, artwork, interviews, tidbits on Robert Conrad and Ross Martin, villains, guest stars and more. There are 104 issues (which is also the number of episodes) and averaged around 25 pages (each 10-34 pages). Each issue is 8-1/2 x 11 inches, stapled, and published every two months.

It was one of the first Wild Wild West zines published.

Contents

This description is from the publisher: "This mini-zine includes the following features, SCRAPBOOK (pictures of WWW regulars and guest stars), GREAT AUNT MAUDE'S KITCHEN (a cooking/fiction column featuring Artie's culinary delights, WINGS (a letter column), BACKTRACK (episode guide and review column with full commentary, VILLAINS OF THE WEST and WOMEN OF THE WEST (concerning the marvelous guest stars), WRONG, WRONG WEST (concerning the laughable historical inaccuracies in the show, and there were many!), THE WHITE PAGES (half of this mini-zine is devoted to WWW fiction by authors such as Schlein, Beatty, Teipen, Thrower, Culler, Emerson and others. Approx. 30 pages, reduced, published quarterly." [1]

Issue 1

Back to the Wild Wild West 1 was published in August/September 1982.

Issue 2

Back to the Wild Wild West 2

Issue 3

Back to the Wild Wild West 3 was published in December 1982/January 1983 and contains 26 pages.

Robert Conrad news, poetry, recipe, scrapbook, articles, and short story: The Night of the Nonadventure.

Issue 4

Back to the Wild Wild West 4 was published in February/March 1983 and contains 24 pages.

Robert Conrad news, reviews, articles, and short story: The Night of TARDIS.

Issue 5

Back to the Wild Wild West 5 was published in April/May 1984 and contains 30 pages.

Robert Conrad news, articles, and short story: The Night of the Nightmare's edge.

Issue 6

Back to the Wild Wild West 6 was published in June/July 1983 and contains 26 pages.

Articles, news, and a short story: The Night of the Savannah Fund.

Issue 7

Back to the Wild Wild West 7 was published in Fall 1983 and contains 24 pages.

News, articles, and fiction: The Night of the Inside Out.

Issue 8

Back to the Wild Wild West 8

Issue 9

Back to the Wild Wild West 9

Issue 10

Back to the Wild Wild West 10

Issue 11

Back to the Wild Wild West 11

Issue 12

Back to the Wild Wild West 12

Issue 13

Back to the Wild Wild West 13 was published in Spring 1985 and contains 26 pages.

Contents include: Robert Conrad news, recipe, scrapbook, articles, and short stories: The Night of the Lost Child by Bruce Melton and The Night of the General by Patrick Tierney.

Issue 14

Back to the Wild Wild West 14 was published in Summer 1985 and contains 26 pages.

Contents include: Robert Conrad news, reviews, articles, recipe and short story: The Night of Tong by Karen Emerson.

Issue 15

Back to the Wild Wild West 15 was published in Sept/Oct 1985 and contains 12 pages.

Contents include: Robert Conrad news, articles, recipe.

Issue 16

Issue 17

Back to the Wild Wild West was published in Jan/Feb 1986 and contains 12 pages. Contents include: Robert Conrad news, recipe, articles and a vignette: The Night of the Truth Incarnate by Ann C. Teipan.

Issue 53

Back to the Wild Wild West 53 was published in Jan/Feb 1992.

Issue 65

Back to the Wild Wild West 65 was published in Jan/Feb 1994.

Contents include: Great Aunt Maude's Kitchen, fiction by L.C. Wells

Issue 72

Issue 83

Back to the Wild Wild West 83 was published in January/February 1997.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ from Pop Stand Express #3