Behind the Blue Door

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Title: Behind the Blue Door
Publisher: Jamie Lawson
Date(s): 1988-1990
Medium: print, zine
Fandom: Doctor Who & Blake's 7 and Star Trek and "any other Sci-Fi or fantasy world"
Language: English
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Behind the Blue Door is a gen anthology with Doctor Who, Blake's 7, Star Trek fiction and filks.

A Submission Request

There was a submission request for a third issue in Times v.7 n.6 in June 1990: [1]

The fanzine "Behind the Blue Door" #3 is still accepting submissions of fiction, art, poetry, filk and essays on the "multiverse" - DOCTOR WHO, "Star Trek (any variation), "Blake's 7" and any other Sci-Fi or fantasy world. Trivia and quotations are also needed for filler. While "BBD #1" was merely called "Behind the Blue Door", the second issue was called "The Spy Who Came in From Behind the Blue Door" (which is being reprinted) and the editor would like suggestions for the issue #3 title.

Submissions of fiction and essays should be typed double-spaced if possible, and they must be received by September 1. Handwritten manuscripts will be accepted if short and legible. Poetry and filks can be single-spaced. Files will be accepted via disc if they are IBM or clone and straight ASCII files would be easiest. The issue length will be 80-85 typed pages, so if you have questions on the length of your manuscript, contact the editor. If you are a new contributor, please include a short (1- 3 paragraph) biography for inclusion. If you have contributed before and want to update your bio, include that information, otherwise it will be omitted. If you want your manuscript returned please include an SASE or return postage. Artwork may be originals or photocopies and will be returned. The deadline for submission is October 31. Publication is planned for January 1, 1991. Send submissions, questions, etc. to: [address in San Jose, California redacted].

Issue 1

Behind the Blue Door 1 contains 150 pages of text and 9 pages of art. It was published in 1988.

Issue 2

Behind the Blood Door 2 contains 136 pages. It may have been published in 1989. It has the subtitle: "The Spy Who Came in From Behind the Blue Door."


  1. It is unknown if this third issue made it off the ground.