Nimoyan (Star Trek club zine)

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Zine
Title: Nimoyan (also, "The Nimoyan")
Publisher: Leonard Nimoy National Association of Fans
Editor(s): Louise Stange, Bjo and John Trimble
Type:
Date(s): 1969-?
Frequency:
Medium: print
Fandom: Star Trek: TOS
Language: English
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Nimoyan is a Star Trek: TOS club newsletter dedicated to Leonard Nimoy in his many roles. It was published by the Leonard Nimoy National Association of Fans.

Some Mystery Issues

Issue 1

Nimoyan 1 was published in 1970 and contains 68 pages.

cover of issue #1, art by Karen Flanery

It is printed mimeograph. The artwork is by Diane Marchant and Karen Flanery.

This issue contains reviews and articles on various roles played by Leonard Nimoy as well as fan club news.

  • From Sam (1)
  • From Bjo (2)
  • A Pet Pad Frolic, cartoon by Diane Marchant (3)
  • From Sam (4)
  • from Jim Phelps, by Amelia Rodgers (5)
  • illos by Janet Mortorano (6)
  • Comments (8)
  • Surprise (9)
  • International Fan Club & Music Week (9)
  • One Small Step for Mann (10)
  • UNICEF by Mike Sobota, UNICEF Chairman (11)
  • Mission: Impossible, compiled by Jeanie Fudala and Shirley Meech (12)
  • Mission: Impossible, sketches by Karen Flanery (13)
  • The Price of the Image: Do We Need Movie Magazines, essay by Ann Headlee, (15)
  • My Open Communication and Response to Editorial by Linda A. Stanley (dated January 5, 1970) (18)
  • illo by Janet Mortorano (19)
  • Mission: Impossible -- Reviews by Dee Gurnet (20)
  • The Balcony: A Review and illo by Jackie Weeden (21)
  • Renewals Due by L'Shaya/Linda A. Stanley (25)
  • The Jet Assist, sketch by Karen Flanery (26)
  • Glimpses of LN by Ruth Berman (27)
  • Photo Reproduction by Dot Fenger (28)
  • Spy or Spock, poem by T'Yumm (29)
  • The Sounds of War, poem by Alan Cole (29)
  • Barbara McNair Show by Michael Sobota (30)
  • Stamp Contest by Mary Kissel (31)
  • Telethon & Sketch by Karen Flanery (32)
  • Introducing Dot Fenger (34)
  • 1st Year Viewer sees MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE by Betty Ann (35)
  • Pet Pad Frolic, cartoon by Diane Marchant (36)
  • Intro to Middle Earth by Bilbo Baggins (37)
  • Betty Ann Sheridan by Sis (38)
  • Minding My Own Business by Sam (39)
  • Nimoy Watcher by Karen Flanery (40)
  • How the Plot Started by Betty Ann (41)
  • Traitors Exposed! by Betty Ann (42)
  • Mission Assist, sketch by Karen Flanery (43)
  • Presenting Stuart Whitman by Manet Havenridge & Glennys Barnes (44)
  • Personals by Eileen Becker (46)
  • Suggestions (48)
  • Help, Mrs. Cole by Suzann Hughes (49)
  • Advertisements by Betty Ann (53)
  • "No Different Flesh" -- A Fan Club by Valancy Carmody (LAS) (flyer) (58)

Issue 2

Nimoyan 2 was published in November 1971 and contains 41 pages. The front cover is by Karen Flanery, the back by Diane Marchant.

front cover of issue #2, Karen Flanery
back cover of #2, Diane Marchant: a RPF Nimoy family portrait -- note: this example shows the result of part of the cover exposed to sunlight
  • Special Membership Renewal Offer! (2)
  • Table of Contents (3)
  • Dear Friends, a letter from Sam Cold to the membership (4)
  • Sam's "Leonard Nimoy" Storylines (5)
  • How to Produce a Beautiful Fanzine by Bjo Trimble (6)
  • cartoon (7)
  • What's a Leonard Nimoy?, essay by Beryl Van Riper (8)
  • illo, pic of Paris by Marty (9)
  • Review: Mission Impossible by Dee L. Gurnett (10)
  • Peeping Through the Knothole by K-Nut Flanery (16)
  • cartoon, Trials of Spies by Marty (17)
  • Unicef Report by Jeanie Fudala (18)
  • Trick or Treat by Bjo (20)
  • cartoon, Cool Cats by Alan Cole (20)
  • Comments on the review of The Balcony by L'shaya S. Salkind (21)
  • A Poem to Leonard Nimoy by Trish (22)
  • TheWatcher by Karen Flanery (23)
  • cartoon (26)
  • No Different Flesh by Sylvia Stanczyk (Mission Impossible story) (27)
  • cartoon, images by Karonutt (32)
  • Flight #507 by Betty Ann Sheridan (33)
  • Biography of a Retarded Genius by Sam Cole (34)
  • The Sun Shall Rise Tomorrow Morning, But Until Then Let's Have a Piece of Today, poem by Karen (37)
  • Spock-Paris, essay comparing and contrasting these two characters by Edna Mae Hahn (38)
  • cartoon, Perils of the Autograph Purist by Karen (39)
  • A Verse-A Rhyme-A Poem-A Game by Diane Marchant (40)
  • B-Jottings, ramblings & rappings from Bjo, mostly about taking over this fanzine (40)

Issue 3

Nimoyan 3 was published in November 1972 and contains 43 pages. It was edited and published by John and Bjo Trimbel

cover of issue #3

The front cover is by Karen Flanery, stenciled by Bjo. The back cover is a "minor sketch" by Tim Courtney, stencilled by Bjo.

  • Thoughtfullness and Other Comments by Bjo (2)
  • Table of Contents (3)
  • An Editorial That Really Isn't by Cathy Greathoues (4)
  • Four Men and a Challenge by Kathy Watkins (5)
  • cartoon, Brown Bagging (7)
  • A Visit from Sama Luna and Others by Karen Flanery (8)
  • illo: Paris in Love by Karen Flanery (11)
  • Mission Impossbile by Betty Ann Sheridan and Linda Frappier (12)
  • cartoon, Krackers, Mickey by Bjo (15)
  • cartoon (15)
  • Review by Luanne Hofschulte: Assault on the Wayne (16)
  • Review by Farren Michaele: Assault on the Wayne (18)
  • Science Fiction Notes by Bjo (19)
  • Sound of Silence (20)
  • cartoon (21)
  • Quiz for Mission Impossible Buffs by Rusty Hancock (22)
  • Sun Signs (24)
  • Speaking of Horoscopes (28)
  • Paris by Daphne Ann Hamilton (29)
  • Writing for Mission Impossible by Jackie Franke (30)
  • cartoon, Paris and Pills (31)
  • Review of Sea Hunt (32)
  • cartoon (33)
  • Luvly Parts by Trish (34)
  • cartoon, Plans by Marty (35)
  • Love: It Comes in All Colors by Luanne Hofschulte (36)
  • The Inquiring Mind: A Question and Answer Column by Bjo (37)
  • Star Trek Convention Ad (37)
  • A Convention in Planning by Bjo and assorted ST fans (40)
  • Another Star Trek Song? by NEC-OSFIC (41)

Issue 4

Nimoyan was published in 1973 and contains 72 pages. It was published by Bjo and John Trimble.

  • Contest Results (1)
  • Here We Go Again, editorial (2)
  • Hearing It from Sam (6)
  • Alpha Caper or Hang in There, Baby (8)
  • News, Bits, and Pertinent Excetera (9)
  • Dateline Leonard Nimoy (10)
    • Camelot by Becky Baggett (10
    • More Camelot by Alice Jordon (13)
    • Interviews (15)
    • Nimoy Back to Earth as Freelance Actor (16)
    • Ecology Watching (17)
    • Ohio by Louise Stange (18)
    • Let's Make a Full Circle by Karen Flanery (19)
    • Visit to the Full Circle by Pat Dana (23)
    • News Clippings by Darlene Forquet (23)
  • Leonard! (24)
  • Paris, Story of a Man (part one), Genesis of a Magician by Fran Lake (25)
  • ____ eroffice Files (33)
  • The Collection of Star Trek Material (35)
  • Now Look Here (36)
  • The Animated Bjo and Other Stories (excerpts) by Bjo Trimble (37)
  • __ ak of the Devil (39)
  • Fan Clubs by Kay Houston (40)
  • __an's Satellites by Karen Flanery and Alice Mimbs (40)
  • Mirror Image by Linda Lawson (46)
  • ___nd by Cynthia Kade Huie (67)
  • ___ The Hillside by Linda Lawson (67)
  • Birthday Gift in Riga by Becky Baggett (68)
  • __sh Children of the Ghettos by Becky Baggett (68)
  • Potpourri (69)
  • Want Ads (80)
  • Advertisements (83)
  • Acknowlegement Page (84)