Subspace Chatter (Star Trek: TOS zine published in Delaware)

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Title: Subspace Chatter
Publisher: Delaware Valley SF/ST Association
Editor(s): Maureen Leise & Lucy Carroll
Date(s): 1982-1989 (?)
Medium: print zine
Fandom: multimedia though mainly Star Trek: TOS
Language: English
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Subspace Chatter is a gen multifandom, though mainly, Star Trek: TOS, anthology published by Maureen Leise and Lucy Carroll.

Issue 1

cover of issue #1, Lucy E. Carroll

Subspace Chatter 1 was published in June 1982 and contains 99 pages. Cover: Lucy E. Carroll. Art & illustrations: Lucy E. Carroll, Maureen Leise, Heidi Rabinowitz. It contains mostly Star Trek but has a small amount of other fandom content.

Star Trek:

  • The Portal by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 6 (Journey with Scotty to San Francisco in the year 1906 as he's lost in time.)
  • Stellar Evolution (poem) by Ruth Williams, p. 15
  • Personal Log entry by Randy Voldish, p. 16
  • A Wee Bout by Maureen Leise, p. 18 (Join Scotty and Kevin Riley for a most unusual reunion.)
  • A Taste of Freedom by Maureen Leise, p. 24
  • Kleeg's Sabbatical by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 42 (reprinted in The Collected Trek)
  • The Adventures (puzzle) by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 48
  • The Vogon by Heidi Rabinowitz & Sashi German, p. 50
  • A Superior Woman by Maureen Leise, p. 53
  • Who Said That? (quiz) by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 54
  • Alone (poem) by Ruth Williams, p. 55
  • The Davies Incident by Mary Davis, p. 56

Doctor Who:

  • The Doctor in King Arthur's Court by Maureen Leise, p. 63
  • Key to Time (puzzle) by Maureen Leise, p. 77

Original Science Fiction:

  • Invasion by Maureen Leise, p. 79
  • Caught by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 83
  • In His Image by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 84


  • Trekchatter (column), p. 90
  • A Toast (song) by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 92
  • Cartoons by Heidi Rabinowitx, p. 64, 76, 82
  • Cartoons by Lucy E. Carroll, p. 95

Issue 2

Subspace Chatter 2 contains 96 pages.

  • The Gift by Lucy Carroll (reprinted in The Collected Trek) ("I have often thought T'Pring to be a bloomn' fool for choosing Stonn over Spock. I have tried to give her reason, some credibility, and to re-examine her possible motives.")
  • other unknown content

Issue 3

cover of issue #3

Subspace Chatter 3 was published in 1988 and contains 180 pages. Content is primarily Star Trek: TOS, Star Trek (movie) and Star Trek: TNG with some Blake's 7 and original SF thrown in.

Issue 4

cover of issue #4, Jean Kluge

Subspace Chatter 4 It was published in 1989 and contains 189 pages. On the cover: "Generation to Generation," art by Jean Kluge. A variation of this art was used on the Henry Jenkins book, Textual Poachers.