Starcrossed (Quantum Leap/Starman zine)

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Title: Starcrossed
Publisher: Star Island Press/Driftwood Press
Editor(s): Bruce R. Jividen and Effie Burton
Date(s): 1994-1996
Medium: print
Fandom: Quantum Leap/Starman
Language: English
External Links: [1]
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Starcrossed is a gen crossover anthology.

"This anthology is a "cross-universe zine, with lots of QL. This started out as a Starman/QL project. The editors later widened it to anything crossed with Starman, but Sam leaps into every character and even a network executive." [1]

Issue 1

cover of issue #1

Starcrossed 1 was published in 1994 and contains 220 pages. Edited by Bruce R. Jividen.

  • Cover photograph (c) Science Source / Photo Researchers, Inc.
  • Features stories/poems/scripts by Yvette Jessen (then Cantrell), Bruce R. Jividen, Marina Bailey, Gayle HighPine, Marian Gibbons, Deborah Gallagher, Todd A. Andrews, Effie Burton, Lynda Sappington, Vicki H. Werkley.
  • Fandoms/shows represented: Beauty and the Beast (both Disney and TV versions), Star Trek: The Next Generation, Quantum Leap (five stories), The X-Files, Forever Knight, Barney, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Jurassic Park, Time Trax, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Free Willy, Lois & Clark, and The Twilight Zone.
  • Other information: includes a cross reference describing each fandom and the relevant characters, and a poem called "Starchild" by Yvette Cantrell that won a 1995 FanQ

Issue 2

cover of issue #2

Starcrossed 2 was published in 1996 and contains 74 pages. Edited by Bruce R. Jividen and Effie Burton.

  • Cover illustration courtesy Russet McMillan and the Pennsylvania State University Web Page.
  • Featured authors and artists: Merle (Wiebke) Pommert, Effie Burton, Bruce R. Jividen, Selma McCrory, Yvette Jessen, and Vicki H. Werkley.
  • Fandoms/shows represented: Highlander, Reboot, The New Tomorrow People, The Dukes of Hazzard, Grizzly Adams, The X-Files, Night Court, and StarChild.
  • includes a cross reference describing each fandom and the relevant characters.
  • A Reason to Live (Highlander) (4)
  • Codemasters (Reboot) (33)
  • Random Acts of Kindness (The New Tomorrow People) (39)
  • Hazardous Waste (Dukes of Hazzard) (47)
  • Rocky Mountain Miracles (Grizzly Adams) (57)
  • Paul and Scott in the Woods (63)
  • Out of the Woods (X-Files) (64)
  • Trial of Errors (Night Court) (68)


  1. from a QL forum