Overload (Star Trek: TOS zine)

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Title: Overload
Publisher: Su Masters
Date(s): 1971
Medium: print zine
Fandom: Star Trek: TOS
Language: English
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front cover by M. Andrewjeski

Overload is a gen Star Trek: TOS 54-page Scotty-centric anthology that was published in 1971. The interior illos are by G. Carlson, C. Carter, Connie Faddis, Karen Flanery, J. Moffat, and MKS.

  • Notes From the Engineering Hull (article) (3 pages)
  • A Wee Bit o'Scotch by Shayne McCormack (12 pages)
  • Conversation with Mr. Scott by G. Carlson (article) (3 pages)
  • Book Reviews by G. Carlson (article)
  • So You Want to Build a Phaser? by J. Langley (article) (5 pages)
  • Double, Double, Toil and Trouble by Nickee Grayson (also in Introduction to Star Trek Fanzines) (fiction) (14 pages)
  • Hope to be Spared by Jacqueline Lichtenberg (also in Kraith Collected #1) (fiction) (3 pages)

Reactions and Reviews

Totally dedicated to Scotty. Hurrah! Two good stories. "A Wee Drop 'O Scotch" where Scott's heart melts for a wee lassie from home, and "Double, Double, Toil & Trouble" -- mischief aplenty with Nikkee being an unwilling [rook] in Mibla Kangless' strange sense of fun. Very amusing, especially Shayne McCormack's story and considering this is so early in fanzine tales, they still make good reading. [1]


  1. ^ from Beyond Antares #30/31