Relative Encounters

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Title: Relative Encounters
Publisher: Purple Unicorn Press
Editor(s): Jay Felton & Hindman
Date(s): 1986-1999
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Medium: print
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Fandom: Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Language: English
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Relative Encounters is a gen Man From U.N.C.L.E. anthology.

Issue 1

cover of issue #1

Relative Encounters 1 was published in 1986 and contains 93 pages.

Issue 2

cover of issue #2

Relative Encounters 2 was published in 1987 and contains 101 pages. Reprinted 2001.

Issue 3

cover of issue 3

Relative Encounters 3 was published in 1990 and is 126 pages long. It was edited by Hindman and Jay Felton

Issue 4

cover of issue #4, Hindman
flyer for issue #4

Relative Encounters 4 was published in 1995 and contains 120 pages. It was edited by Hindman and Jay Felton.

  • The Lucky For You I Came Along Affair by Hindman, art by Hindman (reprinted from The Kuryakin File #1; also in UNCLE Gold #1) (1)
  • The Locust Affair by Angela Field ("A THRUSH insect with a deadly bite puts Illya's life in jeopardy.") (8)
  • The Smart Russian in Hawaii Affair by Maria Anne Bennett, art by Maria Anne Bennett (19)
  • The "I Was In The Neighborhood" Affair by Angela Field, art by Hindman ("crossover with The Equalizer.) (24)
  • Spy By Night, poem by Connie Crouch, art by Connie Crouch (36)
  • The Achilles Heel Affair by Angela Field, art by Barbara Hall ("Captured by the THRUSH they were trying to apprehend, Napoleon and Illya undergoes most cruel and unusual torture.") (37)
  • Dying of the Light by Linda Cornett (reprinted in Through Innocent Eyes) (49)
  • The Quantum Leap Affair by Maria Anne Bennett ("Sam Beckett leaps into Napoleon Solo just in time for another world-saving mission.") (crossover with Quantum Leap) (56)
  • Spoiler, poem by Connie Crouch and Leah McGrew, art by Connie Crouch (68)
  • The Gone to Ground Affair by Jay Felton (""Solo, Kuryakin and Hans Dietrich race through the African desert to rescue Mr. Waverly from an old adversary.") (crossover with The Rat Patrol.) (69)
  • My Love Has Thorns, poem by Connie Crouch; art by Connie Crouch (82)
  • The Here We Go Again Affair by Linda Chapple ("The appearance of Tracey Alexander turns Illya's routine assignment into the exact opposite.") (83)
  • No Way Out by Rachelle S. (95)
  • Call Me Ishmael by Connie Crouch and Leah McGrew, art by Connie Crouch ("Taken in by monks, an inured man finds safe haven, but he can't remember who he is or what happened to him.") (96)
  • The Prodigal Son Affair by Hindman (crossover with Star Wars) (reprinted in expanded form from Dial S #2; also in UNCLE Gold #4) (116)

Issue 5

Cover of Issue No. 5

Relative Encounters 5 was published in 1999 and contains 108 pages (including covers by Barbara Hall). It was edited by Jay Felton and Connie Crouch.

  • The Lesser Spotted Thrush Affair by Karen Miller; art by Alison Clark (previously appeared in The Network)
  • The Hunter and the Hunted Affair by Linda Chapple
  • Ill Met in Passamaquoddy by J.E. Bowman (previously published on the Internet)
  • The Suspicious Saxon Affair by Karen Miller; art by Anne Wells
  • The Blonde Brunette Affair by John Spencer; art by Anne Wells
  • The Gerbil at the Bottom of the Sea Affair by Maria Anne Bennett and Yvonne Stubbington; art by Yvonne Stubbington
  • The Lazarus Affair by Mo Boldock; art by Anne Wells
  • The Apartment Block Affair by Karen Miller and Laura Webster; art by Barbara Hall