The Federation Chronicle

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Title: The Federation Chronicle
Publisher: Final Frontier Star Trek Club
Editor(s): Hal Wilson
Date(s): 1972, the last two issues were published before 1977
Medium: print
Fandom: Star Trek: TOS
Language: English
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The Federation Chronicle is a gen Star Trek: TOS club zine, published by a Houston, Texas Star Trek club. It is an anthology of fiction, art and non-fiction. There are four issues.

The audience for this zine and its club was boys aged 10-15.

Issue 1

Federation Chronicle 1 was published in July 1972 and contains 28 pages. The front cover is by R. Young, and interior illos are by C. Townsend. Some of the art by Townsend was reprinted in some issues of A Piece of the Action.

  • poetry by Lavon Dunaway
  • fiction by Bryan McKenzie
  • article and some art by Parker Riggs
  • Journey To Malakesh by Cheree Townsend
  • art and cartoons by Cheree Townsend
  • article by Hal Winson
  • a puzzle by Russell Young

Reactions and Reviews: Issue 1

[Journey to Malakesh]: If this story doesn't quite match the quality of my others, it's because this was one of the first ST stories I ever wrote, way back in 1972. So, be forgiving when you read it. :) Originally printed in the fanzine "Federation Chronicles #1", 1972. [1]

Issue 2

cover of issue #2

The Federation Chronicle 2 was published in December 1972 and contains 30 pages. Interior illos are by Deivon and C. Townsend.

Reactions and Reviews: Issue 2

This zine is a publication of the Final Frontier ST Club, but it is also available to non-members. #3 and #4 are scheduled for March and May, respectively... After admiring the ST Trivia Test and glancing through the rest of the zine, I turned to the editor's page and found, to my great surprise, that he and the other charter members of the FFSTC are seventh graders. They've put out a nice-looking zine by anyone's standards. And although this is a short issue and the contents vary in quality from excellent to fair, the overall tone is dignified (not stuffy, but not giggly either). The contents include the above-mentioned (and excellent) trivia test, a 'mail interview' with the omnipresent Jacqueline Lichtenberg, and a humorous Christmas-on-the-Enterprise story. [2]

Issue 3

The Federation Chronicle 3 was published in 1973.

Issue 4


  1. ^ author's note for the story on on AO3
  2. ^ from T-Negative #20