The Intergalactic Etcetera

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Title: originally called From the Intergalactic Corporation of Quadrotriticale Quirps, LTD but almost immediatley was called The Intergalactic Etcetera or Intergalactic Etc
Publisher: Slightly Press & "The Intergalactic Corporation of Quadrotriticale Quirps, Ltd."/F.T.I.C.O.Q.Q., Ltd.
Editor(s): Karin Meyer, Elena Andrews, Sharon Gumerove and Margaret McMahon
Date(s): 1975-1980
Medium: print zine
Fandom: Star Trek: TOS, multimedia
Language: English
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The Intergalactic Etcetera is a gen Star Trek: TOS and multimedia anthology of fiction and articles.

From the editorial of Time Warp: "...a friend became involved with the publication of a fanzine, FROM THE INTERGALACTIC CORPORATION OF QUADROTRITICALE QUIRPS, LTD. (I kid you not. That is the title of their 'zine. In desperation, the editors now refer to it as THE INTERGALACTIC ETC.)"

Note: this is spelled both "Querps" and "Quirps" on Halliday's Zinedex.

Issue 1

cover of issue #1

The Intergalactic Etcetera 1 was published in 1975 and contains 40 pages.

  • The Enterprise Visits the Capricious Kwee by N. Basner
  • The Mystery of the Devil's Foot by by S. Gumerove [also in The Adventures of Sherlock Bones #1]
  • Image by I McMahon
  • Spring Fever (Part 1) by B. Gordon
  • Two Writers of Star Trek by A. Andrews (article)
  • Phaser Beam on Jules Verne by K. Meyer (article)
  • Paper Peace, Paper War by K. Meyer
  • Interview:Carleton Montgomery, Tribble of the Month by A. Andrews (article)
  • Phaser Beam on David Gerrold by S. Gumerove (article)

Issue 2

cover of issue #2

The Intergalactic Etcetera 2 was published in April 1976. It has interior illos by L. Bechtold, L. Duchen, M. McCahon, K.A. Meyer, and Anne Elizabeth Zeek.

  • The Cytherian Cycle (Part 1) by Anne Elizabeth Zeek [Also Time Warp #1]
  • A Menace to the CDGP by F. Tynczyszyn
  • And Then There Were None by F. Andrews
  • And I Thought I Could Collect... by S. Gumerove (article)
  • The Story by S. Gumerove
  • Space Station K-4, Where Are You? by A. Adems
  • That's Entertainment? by K. Meyer
  • Dance of Insanity (Part 1) by A. Eck
  • What's It All About, Alphie? by N. Basner
  • Before Our Beginning by K. Meyer
  • The Clandestine Adventure of the Arcane Tomato by M. McMahon (reprinted in Time Warp #1)
  • Phaser Beam on A.C. Clarke by K. Meyer (article)

Issue 3

cover of issue #3

The Intergalactic Etcetera 3 was published in December 1976 and contained 39 pages.

  • Who's Who
  • The Cytherean Cycle
  • The Cura Connections
  • Dance of Insanity
  • [symbol]
  • The Narax Rip
  • The Money Syndrome
  • Elena Andrews
  • Home Movies
  • The Amelioration of an Amenable Author's Plight
  • The Great Word Search
  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Vulcan Lyrette stitch pattern

Issue 4

The Intergalactic Etcetera 4 was published in January 1977 and contains 44 pages. On the cover, "Featuring Sherlock Bones! The Cytherean Cycle, Sci-Fi, Trivia, much more!"

cover of issue #4
  • Who's Who
  • The Cytherean Cycle
  • The Cura Connections
  • The Other Side
  • Labyrinthine
  • Fabulae Stellarum
  • Of the Body Human Nature
  • The Lonely Computer
  • Ben Bova
  • Margaret McMahon
  • The Enigma of the Pawn
  • Trekkie Opinion Poll

Issue 5

The Intergalactic Etcetera 5 was published in May 1978. The first part of the TOC below is a little spotty.

cover of issue #5
  • art by Doug Drexler, Anthony Fredrick- [n], Karin A. Meyer, Elena Andrews
  • The Cura Connections by Elena Andrews (2)
  • Human Nature by Elizabeth Tymczyszyn (5)
  • Ben Bova by Sharon Gumerove (13)
  • Margaret McMahon by Karin A. Meyer (13)
  • Females Wanted (13)
  • The Enigma of the Pawn by Karin A. Meyer (14)
  • Trekkie Opinion Pole (19)
  • The Cytherean Cycle by Anne Elizabeth Zeek (20)
  • Spinoff by Karin A. Meyer (25)
  • Fabulae Stellarum by Sharon Gumerove (27)
  • The Other Side by Andrea Eck (30)
  • Labyrinthine by Matier (33)
  • The Lonely Computer by Karen Vardy (40)
  • The Glommer Gossip, by Sharon Gumerove (41)
  • Who's Who? by Tim and Joe Moriarty (42)
  • From the Engrams by Elena Andrews (44)
  • The Feds are Coming! The Feds are Coming! The Feds are Here!!!
  • Of the Body
  • Phaser Beam On:
  • The Interstellar Convention of Cosmic Quacks

Issue 6

cover of issue #6

The Intergalactic Etcetera 6 was published in Winter 1979 and has 82 pages.

  • Glommer Gossip (essay) (1 page)
  • Federation Bandstand
  • More Zines?
  • Puzzles
  • From the Reminiscences of Doctor Leonard McCoy (6 pages)
  • Who's Who Part 3 (8 pages)
  • An History of the Transporter (2 pages)
  • The Cura Connections (6 pages)
  • Emotion's Double Edge (27 pages)
  • The Second Time Around (9 pages)
  • Kosgobos Presents:
  • The Cytherean Cycle (7 pages)
  • The Case of the Missing Case (7 pages)
  • Pleasant Dreams
  • Energy
  • Thoughts on James "R" Kirk
  • Space Law
  • Phaser Beam On: A. Frederickson

Issue 7

cover of issue #7

The Intergalactic Etcetera 7 was published in Winter 1980 and had 82 pages.

  • Day of Judgement
  • The Final Frontier
  • The Cura Connections
  • The Rift in the Drift
  • Day of Reckoning
  • Tinnus-Alley
  • The Cytherean Cycle
  • Emotions Double Edge
  • The Maltese Tribble
  • Foiled Again
  • Solar Energy
  • Black Hole
  • How to Read A Movie
  • Puzzles

Issue 8

cover of issue #8, Elena Andrews

The Intergalactic Etcetera 8 was published in 1980 and had 109 pages.

  • art by Elena Andrews (cover), Karin Meyer, Richard Pollet, Dorothy Sasscer, Barry Weinberger, Kathy Rao
  • Welcome Home
  • The Dragon Prince
  • Best of Both Worlds
  • Taf-ennae
  • "Life's too Short for Chess"
  • Fools With Visions
  • All for Leia
  • Another
  • Falling Angel
  • Kaalani
  • A Second Chance
  • The Cura Connections
  • The Bohemian Vehicle
  • The Last Resort
  • Leave of Absence
  • Back to the Ole Rat Races
  • Puzzle Page